Mode City Paris will honour Melissa Odabash with the title of Designer of the Year when it opens its doors on July 5, trade show organisers have announced.
The event will recognise the brand’s work in creating a collection of swimwear and beachwear which pays attention to comfort with fine fabrics, whilst showcasing glamorous, elegant designs.
Odabash, an American designer and former swimwear model, founded her brand in 1995 after becoming tired of “uncomfortable and complicated” bathing suits.
She opened her first boutique in London’s Notting Hill in 2007 and has since attracted a long list of celebrity fans, including Sienna Miller, Abbey Clancy, Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Moss.
Italian lingerie brand Andres Sarda was crowned Designer of the Year at Salon International de la Lingerie, Eurovet’s autumn/winter show.
The team was there to pick up the award from Marie-Laure Bellon, president and CEO of Eurovet.