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Haitian Style Expert ABS Petit To Star in New Reality Show “House of DVF”

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ABS Petit Courtesy of Awaken Magzine

If you haven’t heard the name Abigail Petit-frere, trust me you will be hearing more of her soon. Abigal aka ABS is a fashion stylist who’ve styled Haitian artists like  Jbeatz in his video “It’s getting late” and “Mwen anvi viv”, KLASS “Bagay neuf”, and Identity “Ke’m ap rache. She’s also held close relations with the Haitian community as a TV show host for the TV network, Haiti HD on Roku.

According to Sawpanse.com

Florida based Haitian fashion stylist Abs Petit will be one of the contestants in E! and Diane Von Furstenberg’s upcoming fashion-based reality series ‘’.

House of DVF will feature young contestants competing for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to work closely with the iconic designer Diane Von Furstenberg and travel the world as a “DVF girl.

Watch Abs Petit compete to be Diane von Furstenberg’s next DVF girl on “House of DVF,” coming on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 10|9c on E!.

Photography by Jonathan Croft 
ABS Photography by Jonathan Croft Courtesy of Awaken Magazine

Here are a few excerpt from a recent Awaken Magazine interview  with ABS Petit,

My career right now is currently stepping on to a new level. Its moving on to the next phase. I’m crossing into an unfamiliar place, but I’m happy for it. I’m in New York prepping for this next chapter and I’m eager to show the world, after I’ve completed this journey in the big city. The path I took as a stylist began with being IN FRONT of the camera as a model, then took the connections I made from that, to catapult my aspirations as a stylist.

The biggest thing I’ve learned while styling is the trick of optical illusions. Fashion is art, it needs to look appealing to the primary sense of sight. Too much can be tragic. I’ve learned that if a woman is top-heavy with little to no bottom, you wouldn’t want to give her a loud top with obnoxious prints. You’d either want to darken or solidify her bust and torso, and draw attention to her bottom, with an eye-catching print to give her a nice proportioned look.

I am inspired by people and culture. Culture gives texture, and texture gives a rich feel to any look. I am far from a minimalist, but if i do choose to go minimal, its intercepted by chunky neckwear or bracelet. Due to my Haitian culture, I’ve learned to appreciate African undertones in designer labels as well as the rich bold colors that come with it.

My ultimate goal is to be head of a creative team in a fashion house. I’ve been thinking of maybe becoming a fashion editor for a publication as my next move, but who knows? I am a freaking Gemini, i might just leave all together and pursue a career in acting.

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ABS Courtesy of Awaken Magazine
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