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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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Haitian Fashion Designer Hosts Pop Up Shop

Fashion designer Dayanne Danier hosted Les Jardins de la Mode, pop-up shop in Manhattan on Aug. 19 to showcase a variety of products from Bien Abyé, Sandilou, Deux Noirs, Artisans du Monde, Dorpare, and Askanya.

Kenneth Cole Extends Partnership with Haitian Fashion Brand
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Kenneth Cole Extends Partnership with Haitian Fashion Brand

A world-famous fashion designer and sustainable Haitian fashion brand continue to work together to end poverty.

Designer and activist Kenneth Cole has extended his company’s partnership with Deux mains designs, an environmentally friendly Haitian-led social enterprise that provides living-wage income for its sandal makers. Deux mains designs is partly supported by its non-profit counterpart REBUILD globally in Orlando, Florida. REBUILD globally provides marketing and sales support while also scaling the education and capacity-building community programs in Haiti. Its vision is to fight poverty through job creation for and empowerment of impoverished Haitian individuals.

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