Dayanne Danier is the fashion designer behind the women’s contemporary ready to wear brand called Bien Abyé (means well dressed). The brand personifies a simple philosophy: to make women look fabulous at all times effortlessly in S7VEN. Dayanne has developed distinctive capsules that allow women to shop for their wardrobe in a way that makes their life easier. Bien Abyé has been presented in numerous cities throughout the United States and has exhibited in Boston, New York, Washington DC, Atlanta, Miami, and Haiti.
Danier has extended the Bien Abyé brand to include a collection of silk accessories. The vignette of prints reflective of some of her client’s favorite silk styles from Bien Abyé apparel line transformed into the perfect accessory. The styles are currently made in USA and Danier has plans to have the group produced in Haiti by women artisans as a part of her ethical fashion/empowering women initiative. Currently, Bien Abyé is available in stores in New York, Boston, New Jersey, Dallas, Pittsburgh, and online at www.dayannedanier.com
Prior to starting her own brand, Dayanne Danier grew up in Massachusetts and attended Massachusetts College of Art where she obtained a Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts with a concentration in Fashion Design. Her background in the fashion industry extends over a decade working as a designer for such companies like Blauer Manufacturing, Perry Ellis International, and Phillips-Van Heusen.Dayanne designs have been manufactured in countries all around the world which include China, India, Bangladesh, Africa, Vietnam, and Korea.
While achieving career success with her expertise in the arts and fashion, Dayanne spends much of her time giving back to the community both in the United States and in Haiti. Danier worked on collaboration with Haitian artist, Patricia Brintle, on the “Rassamble” scarf that is incorporated in the Bien Abyé collection where the proceeds are donated to support activities in Haiti. She is the founder of the non-profit organization Fleur De Vie (means Flower of Life) whose mission is to support struggling organizations which focus on implementing positive change in their community in the areas of education, health, and environmental sustainability. The organization started initially with one school consisting of 120 students. It has grown to touch the lives of over 800 students in multiple schools in numerous areas of Haiti.
Over the years, Dayanne has also traveled to Haiti to teach artisan members of sewing coops pattern drafting, construction, and quality control. She is a member of the Haitian Roundtable and has served as a panelist for the New York organization called Power Play which focuses on empowering young women. Danier is a recipient of the Mayor of New York Immigrant Women Leaders Fellowship 2015.