When we first heard about the event “L’Art de la Mode”, the first question we asked ourselves was: is fashion really art? If you are from New York, Paris, Milan or London, where the best fashion and art coexist, the answer to that question is very obvious: YES, fashion is art.
But in Haiti, we think it’s more complex. It is undeniable that the Haitian fashion industry is growing: the number of Haitian designers has significantly increased over the past years and they are making great progress. This year, at “Extravaganza Haiti Fashion Week 2014”, we had the opportunity to witness the talent and see the potential of some great established and upcoming designers. All their efforts showed, from the long hours required to make their garments to the amount of work they put into perfecting their craft. As a result, the show was great and we expect to more progress in the upcoming years. Some of these designers individually are growing even faster than the industry as a whole!
However, we must acknowledge that the Haitian fashion industry is still at its “
Born in Haiti, raised in Boston, MA, Prajje
We are excited to see what this designer will bring to amaze his homeland and it will be interesting to see how the public will react to this particular event. This fashion exhibit is the first of its kind in Haiti: all the garments will be showcased as art pieces and the public will have the chance to admire, appreciate and scrutinize Prajje
The choice of venue for this event is also very interesting. Prajje
We are strongly encouraging you to attend this unusual fashion show where you will probably enjoy or hopefully fall in love with Prajje 1983’s beautiful art work.