Toppa Top 10: Ten Caribbean Designers You Should Know Right Now

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September 14, 2016

2. Azede Jean-Pierre (Haiti/USA)


Azede Jean-Pierre is perfecting the marriage between art and commerce as she creates clothing women want to live in. The New York-based, Haitian designer has been highly praised by publications such as Elle, New York Magazine, and Man Repeller since her NYFW debut in 2013. Jean-Pierreโ€™s designs, โ€œfundamentally about cut, color, and proportion,โ€ have garnered fans such as Solange Knowles, Lady Gaga, and Michelle Obama. Itโ€™s truly โ€œa label for the intellectual, quirky, and sophisticated free-spirit.โ€