She was one of the first model that I interviewed when we started Haitianbeatz.com in our fashion/beauty section as our "beauty of the month", she had just begun her career 2 years earlier. We decided to bring back Nathalie (Tico) Armand back, because of all the progress she had made during those past 5 years. I must also remind everyone, she is a former HMI artist, vocalist who used to be with the all female group Desire.
Sharon Pierre-Louis is a multilingual Haitian-American fluent in Kreyol, American Sign Language, and conversational French. She is a classical/Opera singer and has 5 siblings, including a Deaf older brother. She discovered her love of acting after performing a Langston Hughes poem in the 6th
As a Haitian-American Fashion blogger, I’ve often stopped to think about what influences my fashion choices. Even though I don’t have a first-hand account of life in Haiti, I do believe my connection to Haiti via my parents has most definitely shaped my sense of fashion, particularly my fond use of color. This fact becomes all the more evident when I encounter the beautiful stylings of these 11 fashion designers of Haitian descent. If you are even remotely familiar with Haitian art, it should come as no surprise that these Haitian designers make use of their fierce cultural pride to bring to life what it means to be Haitian through their fearless use of color, textiles and prints.
Wilnor Tereau was born on July 24, 1984 to Haitian parents Milor Tereau and Louisemene Desir. He grew up in various parts of Haiti. Until the age of three, he lived in Ganthier which is nearby Croix-Des-Bouquets. Then, he moved to live with his grandmother, Aureliane Destine (nicknamed “Grann Loulouze”), in Barriere Marasa which is about one hour from Croix-Des-Bouquets.
Kiki, also known by her real name Widline Barthelemy She was born in St. Marc, Haiti and moved to the United States in her mid-teens. She started modeling in her late teens and in October 2008, represented Haiti in the Reina Hispanoamericana beauty pageant where she won Miss Congeniality.