Fashion stylist and costume designer Pernia Qureshi recently launched her first book Be Stylish with Pernia Qureshi — a perfect style guide for those who want to hone their personality. In what could turn out to be an invaluable style guide for the fashion-obsessed, Pernia shares a series of easy and helpful tips with IANS, to help the fashion conscious reader make the right choices.
The book was launched by Pernia’s close friend and actor Sonam Kapoor on October 30. Sporting a pink sari by Pernia and a beautiful choker set, Sonam unveiled the Luxe Illustrated Edition of the book, according to fashioncirqle.com.
“This book is the perfect next step in Pernia’s career. With her creative experience and deep understanding of the psyche of Indian women and their bodies, there is no better person to offer style advice than her,” said Sonam. Published by Random House India, the book will help readers to create their own signature look as it features dos and don’ts for individual body types and personalities.
“Be Stylish is a fun, easy read to help you be the very best version of your already fabulous self,” said Pernia. A reader, who goes by the name thedelhibride, tweeted a quote from the book that she loved: “What other people think of you in none of your business.”
Pernia became a costume designer in the year 2010, when she styled Sonam for her film Aisha. The entrepreneur, who has a fashion website by the address www.perniaspopupshop.com, also dressed Sonam in her 2011 film Thank You.
Available in paperback format, it is priced at INR299, while the Luxe illustrated edition is for INR999.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 2nd, 2013.