Established in 2009, Bien Abyé is a chic fashion brand with Krèyol touches that is inspired by the people, color…
By Rachele Viard Melissa Dufour is a Haitian-American designer and creative designer and founder of the leisure line Sexy Sweats….
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.
I Am Kréyol’s Spring 2018 line, The Lotus Collection, is an ensemble of looks that incorporates over exaggerated structural design elements such as bouffant sleeves and bustled tails with full length sheer skirts, The collection philosophy represents the lotus flower and its audacity to grow in unfavorable environments. It illustrates a woman’s tenacity to be strong, resilient and powerful in the midst of adversity.
“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.”
by Luxe LeBlanc “The Black Panther” movie was epic on so many levels. As I walked out of the theater…
By Melissa Bernier
The Haitian Times had an all-access pass to South African designer David Tlale’s FW15 show at Lincoln Center during New York Fashion Week! The show was spectacular and everything that you would expect of a New York Fashion Week show.
His take on fall and winter clothing ditches the layers, and focuses on sexy clothing that is intended to make a statement in a big way. . The dominant color of David Tlale’s FW15 line is black – but done up in a way that that is ultra luxe. Rich fabrics such as silk crepe, silk textured brocade, and textured cement wool are adorned with ostrich feathers, copper lurex and black leather detailing.
South African designer David Tlale presented his FW15 collection during Mercedes Benz fashion week at Lincoln Center on Feb. 15. The collection focused on statement-making, sexy clothing that featured rich fabrics with intricate details.