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Ambassador's 'Diplomacy By Design' Fashion Event Aims to Change Haiti Narrative

Prajje Oscar, Ezili Collection

Last month, Haiti's Ambassador to Washington, Paul Altidor, hosted "Diplomacy by Design," an event at the Haitian embassy to showcase the country's best and brightest side in response to President Donald Trump's reported disparaging remarks about Haitian immigrants. At the event, alumnus Prajje Oscar '09 BFA Fashion Design showcased his "Ezili" Collection, named for the voodoo priestess of art, romance, love, and sex; and hand-sewn by Haitain artisan women.