These Haitian-American designers meld Haiti and the Congo in their unique fashion designs.
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For Baboun it was important for him to create designs that he felt spoke to other artists and also pushed back against some of the more conservative aspects of the Haitian culture.
Haitian publisher and editorial director of World Bride Magazine, Myrdith Leon-McCormack is looking to highlight Brooklyn as a go to wedding destination for brides and grooms to be.
“The Lotus collection is exactly what it is,” said designer and founder, Joelle Fontaine. “So if you think about the lotus flower, you know, she’s kind of like the flower that grows in unfavorable conditions. And I think that’s what the I am Kreyol woman represents. She represents someone who is resilient, who’s bold, who’s strong. She’s able to grow in an area where most wouldn’t expect her to grow.”
As more and more beauty and skin care companies emerge across the globe, there is one company that’s dedicated to bringing natural hair, skin and body products from Haiti to the rest of the world.
by Luxe LeBlanc “The Black Panther” movie was epic on so many levels. As I walked out of the theater for the second time in the same week, mesmerized by the wardrobe designs of Ruth E. Carter, I couldn’t help but create T’Challa and Nakia’s love story in my mind. Thus was birthed; An Intimate Wakandan…
WASHINGTON, D.C – During this year’s DC Fashion Week, the Haitian embassy showcased Haitian-American fashion designers’ collection lines for their first “Diplomacy by Design” event. Four renowned designers of Haitian descent, Prajjé Oscar Jean-Baptiste,Kerby Jean-Raymond, Victor Glemaud and Azède Jean-Pierre, used the occasion to illustrate their creative talent to a diverse audience of dignitaries and…
Over the past several years, an increasing number of Black women have decided to ditch their chemical relaxers and embrace their natural hair. For one Haitian-American woman, embracing the natural hair movement was not enough if there weren’t trusted reliable products that Black women could use that enhanced their curls.
As the closing event to “Haiti Week,” a week full of events honoring Haitian Flag Day, the Embassy of Haiti is hosting the Bien Abyé Les Jardins de la Mode pop-up shop on May 21. Bien Abyé, which means well dressed in Haitian Creole, is a fashion brand that is a combination of a French style…