Husam El Odeh at Valery Demure Showroom

Dear Shaded Viewers,

Valery Demure has gathered together some of the most interesting international accessory designers. During LFW she held a cocktail for her Untamed Showcase.

Husam El Odeh’s obsession with time and the coolest suspenders.

28 year old German Husam El Odeh studied fine art at Berlin’s renowned Hochschule der Kuenste and subsequently worked as a Berlin-based artist until he relocated to London in 1999. Becoming frustrated with the medium through which he expressed his body conscious aesthetic, he swapped the canvas for of jewellery.

A need to be transparent, especially at the airport

Husam’s work is inspired by his belief that all human experience is manifested wholly by physical experience. He plays with opposites, strives for a balance between the tactile and visual, and confuses expectations, introducing an element of surprise.

In February 2005 Husam was invited to show at London Fashion Week by talent finders, Fashion East. Immediately after graduating from Middlesex University in 2005, he was offered sponsorship from the British Fashion Council enabling him to have a stand at New Generation during LFW SS06 and AW07.

Husam El Odeh with London Fashion Week’s Barbara Grispini, the muse to London’s most interesting creators.





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