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Maguy Durce, Renaissance Woman and Haitian Fashion Force

Fashion Maven Maguy Durcé Wins Top Award at Paris Fashion Competition

Fashion designer, Maguy Durce, is a creative and political force to be reckoned with. She has been active not only in the field of fashion, but also as a public servant.

The year 2012 was an especially busy one for her. With European Union and institutional support, she organized Haiti Fashion Week in Miami. This event was a platform for Haitian fashion designers, which brought them attention from around the world. Durce also started a fashion design workshop with help from the Clinton-Bush Haiti Fund.

The fashion industry in Haiti also named her "Personality of the Year" for her contributions to Haitian fashion. The international media was on hand for the event, celebrating her selection. Durce is not modest about receiving the honor, as she says "Honestly, I think I deserve it because I worked hard."

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Haitian Designer Stella Jean to Show 2014 Collection at Armani Atelier

Designer Stella Jean to Show Collection at Armani Teatro

Stella Jean, a Haitian-Italian fashion designer, has been singled out by haute couture icon, Giorgio Armani, to show her 2014 collection at Armani Teatro. The showing will take place during Fall Milan Fashion Week.

The distinction of showing at the prestigious salon on Via Bergognone is not lost on Jean. Winner of Vogue Italia's Who's On Next talent search, she says Armani's recognition of her is received with much gratitude. To be chosen in the field of young fashion designers by an innovator, who has his finger on the pulse of fashion trends to come, is a remarkable honor.

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Donna Karan created meche hearts "Fashion for Haiti: One Million Hearts"

For Donna Karan, Haiti is the confluence of all her passions which include children's education, preservation of culture and well-being and health of people. She showed how big her heart is when she displayed her heart on 'Fashion for Haiti: One Million Hearts'. Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren and Nicole Miller along with 150 members of Council of American Fashion Designers put on auction the mâché hearts they created for 'Fashion for Haiti: One Million Hearts'. The auction runs from 22 April, 2013 to 2 May, 2013. 'Fashion for Haiti' is a collaboration between eBay, CFDA and Urban Zen.

Karan told to Women's Wear Daily that she was mesmerized by the extent and vividness of creativity and that each piece was unique in its own way and she could not call them anything less than couture collection. The money raised from the auction will be used by Urban Zen Foundation to help the Haitian artists. These Haitian artists actually created the hearts put on auction but were decorated by the designers. The New York location of Urban Zen has the installation of the hearts.

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From Law Enforcement to Fashion, Mario Andresol Fashion Show of Fine Clothing Line

Former Haitian Police chief Mario Andresol goes to Fashion

I do not see the relationship. The former Haitian Police chief Mario Andresol has decided to go to fashion with new clothing line called "My Collection. According to Mario Andresol, this is a collection of clothing and underwear.

The Former Police Chief has developed a reputation in the eyes of many people as one of the best dressed public figures in Haiti.

Here is the video of Mario Andresol Fashion Show of Fine Clothing Line:

Andrésol had been the head of the PNH from 2006 to 2012 with two 3 year mandate renewed in 2009. He left his position as Chief of Police when his term ended on August 18, 2012. Godson Orelius be came the new Police Chief since.

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Haiti Fashion Week 2012 concentrated into tropic-centric creations

Haiti Fashion week of 2012 - great experience for Haitian designers

This was one of the few positive things coming out of Haiti recently. After disasters such as Hurricane, flood, political demonstration, it was refreshing to see this fashion show out of Haiti. Haiti held its first fashion week since the 2012 hurricane in Haiti.

We were able to enjoy the presentation of several dozen designers who were present to showed off their latest designs concentrated into a tropic-centric creations. Haiti Fashion show was able this time to show in the various styles the very strong culture that exists in Haiti.

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Quddus, Haitian Canadian MTV VJ and Model

He is one of the best VJ around the world. Quddus is a Canadian citizen but has resided in America as a citizen too where he has been in the music industry for quite some time now. He began as a radio presenter and programmer at his university where he was studying philosophy in University of Ottawa.

Quddus was a good student there and once he completed his studies he followed his dreams in the music industry where he tried various shows and applications. He finally landed on the competition for a VJ at the MuchMusic VJ Search. Quddus however became third and thus did not get the job. However a year later he got a job as the total request lives VJ at the MTV.

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Haitian Fashion Designer Charles Dieujuste Introduces Spring/Summer

Charles Corvsky Dieujuste is Haitian fashion designer. He had grown up with the passion for art. He once told his mother that he wanted to be an artist but his mother did not encourage him at that age because she wanted him to study. Despite the discouragement, his passion grew day by day. Dieujuste was greatly influenced by his aunt who was a tailor.

He decided to do a unique thing from what his family did. Though he did not attend any school to study fine art as he would have liked, he was able to design fashion. He worked up in a textile company and their home sewing productions. These two molded him into a fashion designer.

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Marjorie Vincent, Haitian Model

She is one of the women who have been over the years acclaimed to be the people to watch out for. Marjorie Vincent has had a successful career where she was a modeling person before getting settled on other areas of her interests.

Marjorie has over the years been able to get what she wanted by simply going for it any time she needed something. This is the main reason why she must have reached to where she is currently. She was born by Haitian parents after they had immigrated to the states. She was the first child to be born in America and as such she is an American. They lived in Illinois where the parents took them to school.

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Haitian Fashion Designer Charles Dieujuste Introduces Spring/Summer

Charles Corvsky Dieujuste is Haitian fashion designer. Charles had grown up with the passion for art. He once told his mother that he wanted to be an artist but his mother did not encourage him at that age because she wanted him to study. Despite the discouragement, his passion grew day by day.

Charles was greatly influenced by his aunt who was a tailor. He decided to do a unique thing from what his family did. Though he did not attend any school to study fine art as he would have liked, he was able to design fashion. He worked up in a textile company and their home sewing productions. These two molded him into a fashion designer.

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Neomi Campbell organizes Fashion for Relief for Haiti

Fashion For Relief Haiti By Neomi Campbell

Supermodel Neomi Campbell is grabbing the attention by gathering some of the biggest international stars in designs, modeling and singing to participate in her Fashion for Relief Haiti for the earthquake victims. The Fashion for Relief Haiti event that was co-hosted by Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York.

Neomi Campbell took to the stage, followed by models, artists, wearing the latest dress creations by some of the internationally known designers.

Neomi Campbel organized two such events to raise money for the victims of Haiti earthquake. Her first event took place during New York Fashion Week and the second, to raise money for mothers and their new born in Haiti.

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