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Beyonce BeyGood Shirts Support Pediatric Care in Haiti
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Beyonce BeyGood Shirts Support Pediatric Care in Haiti

By Lara Falcone

In a humanitarian effort last month, Beyonce visited Haiti to survey the progress made since the deadly 2010 earthquake that hit Port-au-Prince claiming up to 300,000 lives. After discovering that St. Damien Pediatric Hospital in Taberre has been suffering from a lack of funding, Beyonce decided to sell her popular BeyGood charity shirt online, giving proceeds from the sales directly to the hospital.

Haiti Seeks To Extend Duty-Free Textile Agreement
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Haiti Seeks To Extend Duty-Free Textile Agreement

By Lara Falcone

Last week the Haiti’s Center for the Facilitation of Investments (CFI) and Association of Industries of Haiti signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Inter-American Development Bank to ensure support in renewing the existing duty-free trade agreement with the United States.

The clothing industry plays a critical role in Haiti’s economy, with garments accounting for 90 percent of the country’s exports to the United States. In 2014, $854.3 million worth of textiles and apparel were shipped to the U.S.

Prajje 1983 to Debut in Haiti
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Prajje 1983 to Debut in Haiti

For the first time since leaving Haiti as a young child, Prajje Jr. Jean-Baptiste, founder of fashion company Prajje 1983, will return to Haiti to debut his latest collection in an exhibition entitled L’Art de la Mode. A man with a great deal of vision, Prajje started his company in 2003 with the goal of becoming a force to be reckoned with in the fashion industry, and he is well on his way to seeing that goal come to fruition.

Dnalsi Presents Sak Pasé Haiti
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Dnalsi Presents Sak Pasé Haiti

Dnalsi will manufacture the official tourism shirts of Haiti, the streetwear and sportswear apparel company announced on Nov. 21 at the New York Haitian Consulate. Modeled after the I Love New York t-shirts designed by Milton Glaser in 1977, the Sak Pase Ayiti shirts will serve as the country’s official tourism and souvenir shirt. The…

Prominent Designers From Latin America and the Caribbean Hit the Runway During Haiti Fashion Week
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Prominent Designers From Latin America and the Caribbean Hit the Runway During Haiti Fashion Week

  Port Au Prince, Haiti — The third edition of Haiti Fashion Week (HFW) wowed audiences with fashions and accessories from 40 designers from Haiti, Mexico, Dominican Republic, St. Lucia, Guyana, Canada, and other nations. “Haiti Fashion Week has been a significant success over the last three years,” said internationally-acclaimed designer Maguy Durce, president of…

Third Annual Haiti Fashion Week
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Third Annual Haiti Fashion Week

Port Au Prince, Haiti — The third edition of Haiti Fashion Week (HFW) will spotlight talent from Mexico on October 30 to November 2, 2014 at the Karibe Hotel Convention Center in Petion-Ville, Haiti. This year’s theme focuses on the important linkages between fashion and heritage. “Haiti is a leader in the fashion sector in…

Hadascha  Presents Capsule Yacht Collection
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Hadascha Presents Capsule Yacht Collection

The Capsule Yacht Collection by Hadascha Luxury Resort Wear is influences by Jamaican and French culture. The colors in the collection are vibrant and playful and bring a sense of “jubilee” to the eyes. The fabrics used in the collection are luxuriously soft on the skin and are breathable fabrics that are perfect for warm climates. The…