Eric Himel is a celebrity stylist, fashion expert and media personality. Eric has been hailed as one of the most diverse and uniquely qualified stylists in the industry. As the “go-to style guy” on and off the camera, he’s well-known for his discerning eye and constructive candor when it comes to what looks best. From reality shows to lifestyle shows Himel is a regular media fixture giving insightful tips, discussing fashion do’s & don’ts and critiquing celebrity red carpet looks. Himel has appeared on E!, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW, TMZ, Lifetime, The Hallmark Channel, The Style Network, The Live Well Network, The Marilu Henner Show and The Shopping Channel. He styles for photo shoots and lends fashion guidance to top magazines and news outlets including Elle, InStyle, The New York Times, Flaunt, People, Us, GQ, Real Simple, The Huffington Post, Good Housekeeping, First For Women, Los Angeles Fashion Magazine, The New York Post, Miami Living, Chicago Baby, CS, The Atlanta, Michigan Avenue Magazine and The Chicago Tribune. Himel is a regular contributor to Us Weekly’s Fashion Police, a style expert for Life & Style Magazine as well as Canada’s top lifestyle, beauty and travel magazine, Niche and Drift. Eric is the Fashion Director for one of Chicago’s premiere luxury lifestyle magazine, ChicagoMOD and its sister magazine HudsonMOD.
Himel’s industry work and celebrity clientele include television and film stars, athletes, restauranteurs and musicians such Ali Larter, Jenny McCarthy, Kristin Cavallari, Rachel Brosnahan, Giuliana and Bill Rancic, Tia Mowry, Pete Wentz, Grey’s Anatomy Sarah Drew, Ali Fedotowsky, The Goldberg’s Hayley Orrantia, Scottie and Larsa Pippen, Taylor Kinney, Devious Maids’ Roselyn Sanchez, Chicago P.D.’s Marina Squerciati, Jane The Virgin’s Andrea Navedo, American Crime’s Angelique Rivera, MacGyver’s Justin Hires, David Eigenberg, Celebrity Chefs Graham Elliot, Grant Achatz, Curtis Stone, Stephanie Izard & Fabio Viviani, Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas, HGTV’s Alison Victoria and The Bachelorette’s Jillian Harris and others.
Raised in Toronto and Dallas, Himel moved to New York City upon graduation where he attended the highly competitive Fashion Design Program at the prestigious Parson’s School of Design where he trained under Project Runway’s dynamic style guru Tim Gunn. Following graduation, Himel moved to Los Angeles and began his styling career expanding his business across the US and Canada.