The Private Lives of Geniuses: Odette Steele the Texile Designer

The Private Lives of Geniuses: Odette Steele the Texile Designer

When asked “For what fault have you most toleration?,” Proust replied, “For the private lives of geniuses.” Popularised by (though not created by) him, the Proust Questionnaire is believed to reveal an individual’s true nature. What better way then to learn more about inspiring emerging creatives for our Representation Issue?  

In this round of ‘ The Private Lives of Geniuses’, we learn more about the Creative Director of eponymous brand Odette Steele who creates beautiful garments by manipulating recycled and waste fabrics through weaving or the use of embellishment to create a fusion of various materials culminating in a handcrafted luxurious product. التسجيل في تداول الذهب What is your idea of perfect happiness?

A decision

forex sbi bank What is your greatest fear?

Never being a mother

الخيارات الثنائية التداول منطقة إشارات أعضاء What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?

Starting something and not finishing it

ما هو أفضل وسيلة لكسب المال What is your greatest extravagance?

Experiences. And a beautiful Erdem Coat! (no regrets)

تقلب الخيار ضمنا ثنائي What is your current state of mind?

Endure, focus, do the damn thing!

سعر الذهب لليوم What do you consider the most overrated virtue?


الخيارات الثنائية يعيش مراجعة الإشارات Which words or phrases do you most overuse?

Oh my days! Or yes, but…

أسعار تجارة الذهب بجدة What or who is the greatest love of your life?


تداول العملات الأجنبية الحية Which talent would you most like to have?

To be able to sing

توصيات مجانية فوركس What do you consider your greatest achievement?

I don’t think that I have achieved anything great yet… When I do I’ll let you know. توقعات اسهم الشركات العقارية غدا الاحد 28 4 2013 If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be?


ITM مشاركة خيارات ثنائي المالي إشارات What is your most treasured possession?

My passport

كيف يمكن للمراهقات كسب المال What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?


الخيارات الثنائية الموالية إشارة أوروبا Who are your favourite writers?

Dale Carnegie and Paulo Coelho اكتتاب اسهم بنك الاهلي Who is your hero of fiction?

Nancy Drew

كيف تربح المال من الإنترنت للمراهقين Who are your heroes in real life?

My parents and siblings. Cheesy, but true

الخيارات الثنائية الإختراق تحميل What is it that you most dislike?

Going to work or going home when it’s raining

jobba hemifrån arbetsmiljö What is your greatest regret?

I think I am still young so I don’t have any regrets, and I hope it stays that way!

How would you like to die?

Peacefully in my sleep, with my family with me

What is your motto?

Love God, Love People, Love Yourself.

From the XXY Team:

What is something you want to accomplish in your life that you haven’t yet?

To influence the textile industry and culture in the Southern African region

Who or what has inspired your career the most?

It was the only thing I felt I was good at

What advice would you give to emerging creatives?

Don’t measure yourself on the restrictions and cultures of the industry. If you have enough passion, you can be the change you want to see


Interview by  Weruzochi Chinasa 

Fashion Editor

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