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Haitian-American Designer-Philanthropist: How Azede Jean-Pierre Succeeds Through Hybridization
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Haitian-American Designer-Philanthropist: How Azede Jean-Pierre Succeeds Through Hybridization

What will Michelle Obama and thousands of Haitian schoolchildren have in common? They’ll have been dressed by Azede Jean-Pierre. The…

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Capsule Collection Highlights Resiliency of Haitian Women
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Capsule Collection Highlights Resiliency of Haitian Women

“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.”

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