feature: haitian-italian fashion designer stella jean stands out from the crowd at milan fashion week with globally inspired collection

March 4, 2016

Haitian-Italian fashion designer Stella Jean is a frequent collaborator with African and Haitian artisans through a mutual appreciation and respect for the people, resources, and traditions of indigenous communities and the preservation of ancient cultures and self-sustaining local, female-driven businesses. Her Fall/Winter 2016 collection just showed at Milan Fashion Week and made a bold statements with globally influenced mixed prints, textures, and colors and chic European cuts. Check out some of our favorites from the collection down below.

By Erin White*, AFROPUNK contributor

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