KADO means gift in Haitian-Creole, KÉLÉ was Marie-France Merisier Noel’s beloved uncle. It all started with the intent to preserve KÉLÉ’s art and share his legacy with the world. In 2012, Marie-France launched , a t-shirt company honoring her late uncle’s legacy. The company has since evolved into a lifestyle brand adding Clothing and one of a kind Handcrafted Jewelry to its offerings.
Marie-France Merisier Noel is a lover of art, vintage finds, print-mixing, delicious food, nature, and statement jewelry. Born in a large artistic family, nurtured her creativity at a young age. Her late uncle, KÉLÉ a painter, had a lasting impact on her life. Her purpose is to inspire women to Live Artfully by promoting an unapologetic, kind and purposeful living
It is in this that Marie-France partnered with Samuel Dameus on the LIVEARTFULLY X FACES OF HAITI T-shirt collection of digital art celebrating Haitian Heritage and honoring Caribbean living.
Part of the proceeds from the sales will support a COVID-19 Awareness campaign in Haiti to promote a culture of safety.