PRAJJE OSCAR JEAN-BATISTE – HIS CUSTOMERS ARE DOWNTOWN COOL WOMEN WITH AN UPTOWN FLAIR
Prajjé O. Jean Baptiste, is a Haitian born, US based fashion designer. Becoming a designer was Prajjé’s childhood dream. It became a reality after Prajjé graduated from Massachusetts College of Art in Boston.
Prajje Oscar opened his fashion house in Boston in 2003 and now overseas its operations in Philadelphia, and its design studio and manufacture in Haiti.
Since the inception of the brand, Prajjé’s understanding of the female form, his exquisite cut, and his subtle use of texture and body-worshipping fabrics received rave reviews from 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 Oscar’s design philosophy is rooted in a commitment to tradition and savoir faire through simplicity and understated elegance. Edgier and modern elements allow customers to express their personal style through clothing that exude elegance, luxury and modernity.
“As a designer I have a responsibility to the woman for whom I design so that she feels beautiful, confident, and modern – above all I wish to bring her affordable luxury.” said Prajjé O. Jean-Baptiste.
“I had the distinct honor of wearing Prajje for both a music video shoot and a feature in Rolling Stone. When I saw the dresses on the rack of options I immediately gravitated towards them above all other options- the vision, colors, and execution of talent and design are unparalleled. Each piece is a statement and a work of art. Prajje creates clothing that transforms the way you feel. The designs feel both timeless and futuristic – how he achieves this balance I don’t know but I’m honored to have worn them on several occasions”, said Mannequinpussy, Marisa Dabice
The Prajjé Oscar customer is a Downtown cool woman with an uptown flair. Clients who visit his studio in Philadelphia have the advantage of shopping every look in his current and past collections, seeing where and how they are made, and making nearly any customization they want – tweak a current style or start from scratch with a custom design.