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Shabnam Arashan takes on the #PrestigeQuestionnaire

Guess who this stylish lady touts as her hero of fashion.


Legal Aid Bureau volunteer and fashion maven


Your idea of perfect happiness?

Being content and fulfilled.

Your greatest fear?

To live with regret and not having enough time to make any wrongs right.

Greatest extravagance?

I’d say it’s still to come.

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?

“Helloooo…” or “It is what it is”.

What do you most dislike?

Being judgmental in the way one looks at others.

World’s biggest con?

The saying that beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.

Who do you want to go shopping with?

Alexander McQueen or Naomi Campbell.

Fashion mantra you live by?

Be the best you can be. It sounds simple and it works.

Bags or shoes?


Fashion’s best invention?  

Denim jeans.

Your hero of fashion?

Carrie Bradshaw.

Someone steps on your gown. What do you do?


Your idea of a great party?

Food, friends, laughter and fireworks

Where could heaven on earth possibly be?

Maldives — the ultimate picture perfect place on earth.

Craziest thing you’ve done in the name of fashion?

Sleep with a corset for two weeks for a shoot in Paris.