Fusha by Marie Claudinette Jean
Fusha by Marie Claudinette Jean: Innate Sense of Style
(Photo below: Designer Marie Claudinette Jean on the runway, Spring 2005. Photo by
Marie Claudinette Jean, designer and owner of Fusha Designs, is creating a brand new
category in couture.
She combines her love of 18th century fashions and the aristocratic flamboyance and elegance
from that historical period, with her inherent modern sensibility.
The collection is comprised of custom made pieces that are sophisticated, sexy and elegant.
Born in Haiti, Marie Claudinete and her family moved to New Jersey, where she and her husbandm
music legend Wyclef Jean, still reside.
With the early influence of her mother, who gave her a sense of individual style, a supportive
family who believed in her ability and a dream to become a fashion designer, Marie Claudinette
has combined her roots with a driving ambition.
Her innate talent for design is one fo the fashion business' best-kept secret. Handbeading,
extra-ordinary fabric combinations, and an innovative use of color are all elements of her
Each season, the Fusha collection includes elaborately beaded evening gowns, hip leather jumpsuits and
colorful cocktail dresses.
Launched in 2000, the Fusha collection offers luxurious fashions for women. Marie Claudinette
has established a notable following which includes many celebrities.
Notably, she dressed her husband and his band for performance at the European MTV Music
Awards. As a result, "Style" dubbed Wyclef one of entertainment's top-ten best dressed men.
Click on image to read the review and view the collection.
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