Papillon & Vogue Magazine

Papillon & Vogue Magazine

Papillon artisans were recently featured in the following article on Vogue.com  Designer Victor Glemaud Returned Home to Haiti With the Clinton Foundation—And Photographed the Trip for Vogue MARCH 30, 2018 11:00 AM by MARK HOLGATE Victor Glemaud stands in front of...
The Potter

The Potter

“It’s better to learn, to put something in your mind,” with passion in her voice, her eagerness is evident as she reminisces on her journey with Papillon and that which she has accomplished. It isn’t difficult to find Stephanie in the production area, as...
The Power in Your Purchase

The Power in Your Purchase

In an era of instant gratification and convenience, fast fashion dominates the retail industry. Gone are the days of perusing the stores, window shopping and waiting in anticipation for the next popular items and styles and trends. But now, rather than a quarterly...
I Need A Sponsor…

I Need A Sponsor…

I need a sponsor, the words quickly escape his mouth as if they’ve have been festering in his mind for quite some time. A sponsor, I think, an English word that has nestled itself into Haitian verbiage and become a part of the Creole dictionary. It’s a word I...
A Different Kind of Hardship

A Different Kind of Hardship

Tires burn in the streets to barricade the open routes. Vehicles are set ablaze, creating vast clouds of dark smoke which seem to be ever looming over the greater area of Port-au-Prince, the capital city suffering from pollution and too many people. Gun shots are...
Shirley: An Anomaly in a Broken World

Shirley: An Anomaly in a Broken World

She sits in The Cafe, fresh-faced, professionally-dressed, as the midday light filters into the pavilion, providing a golden hue against the wood decor. There’s a glow about her, perhaps because she’s sitting down next to her new husband or maybe because she’s...

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