I am thrilled to be joined by a very old friend of mine, Melissa Odabash. Melissa is an incredible fashion designer known worldwide for her swimwear designs that fit all figures and flatter all shapes and sizes. Her swimwear has been worn by the likes of Beyonce, Kate Moss, Sienna Miller and so many more. She’s designed everything…from cool kaftans to beach bags, swimsuits and has now set her sights on masks! In this episode, Melissa talks about how her cycle tours became a lockdown success and made her fall in love with London. She also guides us through her career, from starting out as a model in Rome, going door to door selling her bikinis, to now becoming one of the most renowned swimwear designers in the world. I also ask how the pandemic will shape the future of the fashion industry and her answer is fascinating. Our conversation almost transported me to a beach holiday and if that’s as close as I can get right now…I’ll take it! *** Life and Soul is hosted by Emma Forbes, produced by Georgie Rutherford and Georgie Futong and edited by Steve Campen. If you’re looking for more content by Emma, please take a look at her new website which is a curation of everything she loves in life - from fashion and food to health & wellbeing: https://www.byemma.co/ Follow us: @byemma.forbes @emmaforbeslifestyle Follow Melissa Odabash: @melissaodabash We would also love to hear from you so feel free to send us an email if you enjoyed this episode to firstname.lastname@example.org
Will Gowing talks to designer and former model, Melissa Odabash. Will & Melissa chat about being ‘spotted’ quite by chance, a moment which sent Melissa on an incredible journey of modelling and then to the world of swimwear design.
Melissa Odabash, Founder and CEO of Melissa OdabashIn this episode, we are escaping the weather outside and looking forward to sunshine and summer with the queen of swimwear & former swimwear model, Melissa Odabash. Melissa guides us through her life, from growing up in New Jersey, living in Italy, to her home in London. Having been credited with ‘re-introducing high fashion into the swimwear world’, Melissa continues to develop and construct pieces to enhance the silhouette. With charming stories about her start in the business, you can see why Melissa & her brand are loved by celebrities and influencers worldwide.
Melissa Odabash incredible fashion designer known for her swimwear designs and has been noted by Vogue as creating the "Ferraris of swimwear." Her designs have been worn by Beyoncé, Kate Moss, Sienna Miller, Rihanna, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. In this very first episode I sit down with Melissa at her London home, Melissa only said yes so she could be me around to tidy up her shelves! We discuss her early business life and what it takes to build a global brand.
Episode 3 - Melissa Odabash and Dr Marwa Ali resident aesthetic Dr at Harrods Wellness Clinic
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Nat & Nicole talk hand luggage only packing and what essentials to take for a weekend away- They chat to world renowned swim wear designer Melissa Odabash and Queen of the injectables- Dr Marwa Ali (Resident Dr at the Wellness Clinic Harrods) as well as sharing what's top of their Hot List.
Melissa Odabash epitomizes luxurious, flattering swimwear and she herself is the perfect model for the job. Her swimwear, worn far and wide, fits all figures and flatters all shapes. She’s thought of everything…from cool kaftans to beach bags to bikinis, one pieces and even sporty swimwear that has turned holiday wear into serious fashion… Her energy is contagious, she’s the best beach party goer!Link to shop the collection:http://www.odabash.comMelissa received the Humanitarian Award from Future Dreams for her work designing swimsuits for breast cancer survivors. Here is a link to the info:http://futuredreams.org.uk/melissa-odabash/Subscribe to The Lifestyle News Hound on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-l…und/id1151513287...and follow us on instagram @thelifestylenewshoundThe Lifestyle News Hound is produced by Rebecca Hustonmusic by Rebecca Huston