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What will Michelle Obama and thousands of Haitian schoolchildren have in common? They’ll have been dressed by Azede Jean-Pierre. The 30 Under 30 philanthropist and fashion designer designed both Michelle Obama’s dress for her Essence cover and is designing uniforms for Haitian elementary schools. Though Azede Jean-Pierre only lived in Haiti for the first six…
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.
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.
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.