Actor and model Saim Ali decodes his style for us. From his love for winter shopping to the trends he avoids, he shares it all
Understanding your body is the key to looking good and a trait found amongst all impeccably dressed fashionistas. While people shy away from talking about their bodies, these brave souls explain how they work their anatomies to their advantage
How would you describe your body type?
My body type is mesomorph. I can build muscle and can turn into a water balloon as I desire.
Has your body type changed over the last five years?
In your opinion what is your most troublesome area?
My biceps, triceps and love handles.
How do you dress according to your body type?
Now that I am lean, I wear whatever I like.
How has your style changed over the years?
It keeps morphing; I usually prefer high street fashion.
In your opinion what is the biggest mistake a person can make while dressing up?
Follow trends without keeping in view one’s body type.
Which silhouettes suit your body the most?
Since I am a model and have a lean body, I wear all sorts of cuts and silhouettes.
What is the one piece of clothing that you would never wear?
Flapper and capri pants, I think it’s a bit too much for guys.
What’s one style every man should try at least once in his life?
White shalwar kameez with a black waist coat.
If you could raid anyone’s closet, whose would it be?
Jon Kortajarena and Carlo Sestini.
What are the first items you gravitate towards while shopping?
I usually gravitate towards jumpers, shirts, and t-shirts. I love shopping for the winter.
What is one item in your closet that you wear the most?
Nothing in particular but these days my new Gucci sneakers and Balenciaga cap.
Is it chic to wear white sneakers with a suit?
According to the trends these days, yes!