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Leon Parham has always been a “Step Above the Ordinary” with a visionary flair. He was raised by devoted parents in a small town in Petersburg, Virginia. Leon is the second youngest of five children. His middle- class upbringing provided a foundation for his imagination to flourish.
Always destine for greatness, his life took a detour when he married his high school sweetheart at age 17. During his 20 years of marriage and while raising four children (three daughters and one son); Leon continued to pursue an inspiring range of work experiences. He was a successful real estate consultant, owner of a hair salon and continued to build his fashion design business.
Leon’s cutting edge designs and portfolio includes a who’s who of noted clients with his designs being featured by Andre 3000 for the 2007 Grammy Awards, the covers of RollingStone and The Source Magazine (2007). Also that year Andre 3000 was selected one of the best dressed men in the world. Blair Underwood sported a classic pin stripped original during his appeared on theOprah Winfrey Show (2007). Leon’s most recent work featured by Lisa Raye adorning a futuristic signature white gown for Desirable Magazine (November 2013.)
Leon embraces life, defies age and any limitations. He is an out of the box innovator who possesses creative vision, complimented by beaming exceptional charisma and personality. He embraces change and is always fresh, perfecting his trend setting mindset.
What’s next for Leon? The sky is the limit!. He is pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Designing at SCAD. Leon Parham developed a strategic partnership the W downtown Atlanta hotel’s newly developed fashion program entitled Visions . The before stated joint venture has allowed Parham the opportunity to consult and develop specialty pieces that will showcase his unique skill set and expertise. Leon just keeps climbing. Proving it is never too late to dream and reach new heights.