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Certified image consultant Nina Iskander will help you dress to impress

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Nina Iskander, 41

The certified image consultant will help you dress to impress without having to trawl through the rails

When did your passion for fashion begin?
When I was 13 and my mum decided to let me choose my own clothes. She rarely interfered and helped develop a love for looking great and caring for the details.

What do you enjoy most about your work?
The best part is when a client and I enter a store and they don’t see anything that they feel suits them. Then I manage to pick out 25 pieces from that store and they’re really happy.

Who are your favourite types of client?

I work with all kinds of people of all ages and nationalities. I enjoy the client who is interested to learn more about himself or herself.

Any strange customer requests?
A client requested high-end designer handbags then refused to pay for them because they cost far more than what she’d seen in a local market. I advised her to go for high street brands instead…

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