Prajjé Oscar. Jean Baptiste, is a Haitian born, New York¬ based fashion designer. Becoming a fashion designer was Prajjé’s childhood dream. Having been adopted as a child by his French parents, it became a reality when Prajjé graduated from the prestigious Massachusetts College of Art in Boston.
Prajjé opened his own fashion company, Prajjé 1983 now Prajjé Oscar, in 2003. Since that time he has received accolades in the press, on the runways of New York and on the red carpet Prajjé Oscar has been featured in some of the most prestigious publications and TV programs, such as ELLE Magazine, Arise Magazine, Teen Vogue online, The Boston Globe, , the Boston Herald, and Good Morning America. In 2014, Prajjé had the distinction of presenting his first fashion show during New York Fashion Week to critical acclaim.
Prajjé is a brilliant colorist, best known for his glamorous evening dresses, at once romantic, dramatic, and feminine. Prajjé’s understanding of the female form, his exquisite cut, and his subtle use of texture and body ¬worshipping fabrics magnify the beauty of women who wear his designs.
Prajjé Oscar. Jean¬-Baptiste believes that his proudest moments are still ahead of him and sees each day as a learning experience – in his both native Haiti and New York City. He dreams of creating a new awareness of the beauty and vibrancy of Haiti and its artisan craftsmanship to his couture clientele, on fashion runways and to his retail partners internationally. WWW.PRAJJEOSCAR.COM
ABOUT THE COLLECTION
“ÈZILI, ” Prajjé Oscar Printemps-Eté Collection
Positive energy, love, and power! For its latest collection Prajjé Oscar takes inspiration from two of Haiti’s goddesses: Erzulie Fréda Dahomey, the Haitian African goddess of love, Beauty, jewelry, dancing, and flowers; and Erzulie Dantor, goddess of motherhood in all its plenitude and beauty.
Together, the two goddesses bring a vibrant spirit to Prajjé Oscar new collection, combining eye-catching palette, luxury, tradition and modernity, craftsmanship and mystery. The Prajjé Oscar Erzulie collection comprises ready to wear, formal wear and couture, and showcases original prints “Maîtresse”, embroidery and beading, all made in Haiti by Haitian artisan women.
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