Tuesday, October 22, 2019


Washington, DC -
Liberian/International leading brand Monsio Couture teams up with the biggest international fashion week style event based in the U.S. that promotes Liberian Fashion designers alongside designers from all around the world - Runway Liberia International to host the “MC Couture Curvy” Brand Ambassador Search.  "MC Couture Curvy" competition will search the U.S. for a confident and beautiful curvy woman to become the brand U.S. ambassador. 

Monsio Couture debut the brand curvy line in their Fall 2019 Collection. “My goal is to embrace the confident woman who is proud of her curves and not afraid to let the world know, ” say’s Laurice Monsio Saba, Lead Designer and CEO of Monsio Couture. After showcasing for three years at Runway Liberia International, Monsio Couture want to bring the brand to its customers in the U.S. The brand just signed an agreement with DHL Shipping where customers will be able to receive garments directly from the Monsio Couture Factory in Liberia.

Participants can enter the contest via LIVE MODEL CASTING and DIGITAL Casting
Live Model Casting
Nov 9, 2019
Long Branch Center
8900 Piney Branch Rd
Silver Spring, Maryland USA

Register Here for the LIVE Casting: https://mccouturecurvycontest.eventbrite.com

Digital Casting
Upload your photo or video and answer the following question, “Why are you A MONSIO COUTURE WOMAN and HOW WILL YOU represent Curvy Models Internationally?”
Upload on Instagram with #MCCoutureCurvy2020.
Make sure you tag @runwayliberiainternational in your post caption.

* $3000.00 Custom Monsio Couture Wardrobe
*Grace the cover of LUXE KURVES MAGAZINE
*5 Page Magazine Spread and exclusive interview with FF MAGAZINE

Born in Monrovia, Laurice Monsio Saba first entered the fashion world in 2003 right after the civil war in Liberia.  

Fashion for Monsio began at the rehabilitation center for young girls, Maryann Cheesmon School of Art & Design which was operated by the United Nations. Monsio studied Fashion Design where she graduated top of her class. 
Monsio was able to successfully translate her fashion design experience, culture and passion into what is now Monsio Couture. In March 2008 Monsio Couture Fashion House was created to revolutionize the Liberian Fashion Industry. For more than a decade Monsio has remained one of the strongest forces in the Liberian fashion industry with outstanding global recognition.

For more details contact email runwayliberia@gmail.com or call 202-643-8226

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Santa Margherita Ligure/Portofino Italy Creates The Perfect Backdrop for the 1st "ONE IN A MILLION INTERNATIONAL HAUTE COUTURE SHOW


The Mayor of  Santa Margherita Ligure’s  Mr. Paolo Donadoni, has inaugurated “ ONE IN A MILLION INTERNATIONAL HAUTE  COUTURE” event, that took place at VILLA DURAZZO, SANTA MARGHERITA LIGURE/PORTOFINO the 1th Semptember 2018. A night dedicated to fashion, art,charity, music with a a list of top fashion celebrities from all around the world. 

Renowned designers and to charity foundations: “MADE IN CARCERE”, supported by SANTO VERSACE, and created by LUCIANA DELLE DONNE made available a set of handcrafted gadgets realized by many detainees from several Italians jail, during the event, in order to allow them a chance to a new life after prison terms. To embody the foundation, the admired author, and producer of the bestseller book called “ GRAMIGNA,GRIDO DI LIBERTÀ” as well co-producer alongside well known journalist MICHELE CUCUZZA of the namesake movies.

The night’s special guest: ALEXANDRE BODART PINTO, CEO of event agency VIP Belgium, founder of Wheeling Around the World Foundation and Ambassador of the Monaco forum for a better world under high patronage of Prince Albert, all the way from Bruxelles to gave his precious for the event. During event, outstanding jewels adorned with diamonds by MAISON DARGAA PARRISSE PLACE ENDOME were sold at charity auction.

A one of a kind event, brought together the most prestigious haute couture background with two respectable charity projects. For this occasion, the Mayor of SANTA MARGHERITA LIGURE, PAOLO DONADONI, honored the sponsor and mastermind of the event, the successful editor and entrepreneur, GIULIA DEAMINA, following the stylist’s “dream team” starting from ADDY VAN DEN KROMMENACKER (AMSTERDAM) ,KIKI WANG (well known Hollywood stars designer), PATRICK PHAM ( hailing from Vietnam, current living in Paris) KARIM KADID(ALGERIA). Each of designer showcased their new haute couture collection, during the runway. Furthermore: ALEX PARIS COLLECTION(PARIS), ANNADEL(owner of a several atelier along the Côte d’Azur) and so on.
Musician guests list included: the Parisienne singer EDENN, who’ve performed live on stage his ultimate song “ THINKING”, that reached the top of the France charts. Behind the consolle: the one and only international DJ RITA GHERZ. The night, was hosted by the sponsor as the brain of the whole event, GIULIA DEAMINA along with CAROLIEN TER LINDEN: Dutchwomen Top model and Tv presenter for RTL4 Amsterdam also founder of 

Top model came from Russia, Paris, London,Holland, Montecarlo,Milan, and Genova 

Giulia Deamina and the CEO of NPU PARFUM, RAFFAELE, honoured the guests with a set of high fascinated parfum, branded “One In A Million” studied for the event.

Media partners for the event included: “mmm INTERNATIONAL FASHION TV DUBAI,  JMK Publicist, Giulia Deamina magazine by GIULIA DEAMINA and local media.

The make up artist and hair stylists for the models was provided by winners of LOOK MAKER ACCADEMY, talent show, broadcasted on sky uno: YENNY ROSALES, KATIUSCIA PINTORE, GILDA NEGRINI, ACHENA BATANI.

The events ended with a cocktail party by renowed “CAPURRO RICEVIMENTI” Catering.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Runway Liberia International Promotes Liberian Music To A Global Audience

Created by Junda Morris- Kennedy, Runway Liberia International (RL) is the biggest international event in the diaspora showcasing Liberian Fashion, Music & Arts on an international platform.

Runway Liberia is a multifaceted event established to promote the social, cultural and economic development initiatives of Liberia to a global audience through fashion and entertainment; serves as a collaborative catwalk and exhibition, highlighting the industry’s established and emerged Liberian alongside Top Designers from all over the world.

Runway Liberia International 4th Edition is set to bring out the big names in Liberian Music Industry. The event give a platform for Liberian artists to show their amazing talents and gifts to a global audience. The event organizers has picked from a wide genre of musical talent which includes names like: Big Steve's - Liberian Music Veteran, Desiree -Former Miss Liberia USA, Scientific - The Science of Liberian Music and The King of African Hip Hop, Yung Cutter - Liberian/Afro Pop Sensation, Tialae - Liberian Soulful Diva and Gray Cute - The King of HipCo.

Event Date: June 23, 2018
Venue: Baltimore War Memorial Building
101 N. Gay St.
Baltimore, Maryland U.S.A.

Get event tickets at Runway Liberia Ticket Outlet

Get more information about event at www.runwayliberia.com 

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Festival Di Cannes 2018 finale went out in a blaze of glory

The 71th edition of the most long awaited French Kermesse has ended, THE CANNES FESTIVAL. Even this year it was sheer inspirational days, fulls of emotions, creations and such international's events featured by filmmakers comings from all over the world. Designers who showed their collections into various fashion shows, but above all star's parade walking onto red carpet with stunning and unique gowns.

GIULIA DEAMINA, well known for the riviera's most successful luxury events, especially during cannes film festival,where she has channeled sponsor for each concomitant events, had been special guest for "SEVEN CONTINENT" which took place the 9th may at INTERCONTINENTAL CARLTON BEACH, following "FASHION AND ART" where she was media partner with her luxury newspaper " DEAMINA MAGAZINE" as she took part to the most yearned festival's events:

GIULIA really cared for the festival as she came onto red carpet wearing a black refined dress taylored to her requirements by STAR EVENTS CANNES, with the collaboration of a great parisian stylist's crew "max taylors and co" as well "image consulting". GIULIA has attended since the first film's competing until the festival ceremony hosting an excellent guest list as PENELOPE CRUZ AND JAVIER BARDEM.
During the second red carpet walk, the film in running was " WHITNEY by KEVIN MACDONALD, and GIULIA showed up with a haute couture dress created by the most powerful hollywood designer as well as mentioned "Hollywood Celebrities Stylist": KIKI WANG, well knowned in ASIA AND LOS ANGELES.

For the opening of the last movie competing " STAR WARS" directed by the oustanding RON HOWARD, GIULIA choose a breath- taking sky-blue dress to make her appeareance on red carpet, the dress was created by the legendary Londoner's stylist VENERA TABAKIN, however running for the BEST ANNUAL HAUTE COUTURE AWARDS.
A lots of luxury events such like DEGRISOGONO'S PARTY happened at glamorous "GRAND HOTEL DU CAP EDEN-ROC which is the long-standing place assigned to DEGRISOGONO'S EVENTS, with special celebrities the likes of landlord FARAZ GRUOSI, the top models that took the field like ALESSANDRA AMBROSIO, PARIS HILTON, JOHN TRAVOLTA, and so on.

The Giulia's festival experience has gone out with a bang to the young entrepreneur, certain partners of Cannes events overall. 2018 editions ended the 18th may at the outstanding background of INTERCONTINENTAL CARLTON HOTEL,where was appointed by the AWARDS.
GIULIA has been the sponsor of the night alongside the CEO ANDRES AQUINO, with a splendid dinner gala partnership with COUTURE FASHION WEEK NEW YORK, GLOBAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL NEW YORK. Various international's singers who has performed on stage during dinner as Arabian's singer MELISSA, famed in LEBANON and other singer from USA.During the events wonderful models has walked the catwalk in order to win the long awaited title of MISS INTERNATIONAL FILM CANNES 2018, and to land the bands.

A PARTERRE made up by elite group of celebrities starting from international media, top models came from all the globe, and GIULIA, even this 2018 edition has been part of the jury about film contest and also for MISS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018.

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Runway Liberia International Honors Liberians In The Fashion/Creative Industry

As Runway Liberia International Showcase draws closer to it's 4th Edition to be held on June 23, 2018 at the Baltimore War Memorial Building in downtown Baltimore, Maryland USA, they have official announce who their 2018 Honorees for this year are.

About Runway Liberia International Honors
Runway Liberia International honors ceremony recognizes the outstanding contributions made to Liberian Fashion by individuals from all areas of the industry and related arts, with honors being given for design excellence in women's-wear, menswear, and accessories as well as extraordinary accomplishments in journalism, fitness, creative vision, and lifetime achievement.

The Honorees are:

LISA TOGBAH - Former Model - Owner of Angel's Lips Cosmetics

SWV wearing Angel's Lips Cosmetics
Angel's Lips Cosmetics Promo
JEAN TITUS - Fitness Expert - Radio Show Host - Owner of Black by Jean LeVere, a custom clothier.


WOKIE DOLO - Miss Liberia - Philanthropist

MOHAMED BAH - #1 Liberian Textile Maker

About Runway Liberia

Created by Junda Morris- Kennedy, Runway Liberia International(RL) is the biggest event showcasing Liberian Fashion, Music & Arts on an international platform.

Runway Liberia serves as a collaborative catwalk and exhibition, highlighting the industry’s established and emerged Liberian Designers alongside Top Designers from around the world . Runway Liberia, aims to create opportunities for emerging designers and the creative industry of Liberia, through our educational workshops, Zutin Marketplace and e-commerce trade.

Beyond the rubles of years of  endless wars and with the strong recovery of the Ebola virus, Runway Liberia International, serve as a strong professionally produced platform to promote Liberian Fashion and Creative Industry across the global.


Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Liberia's # 1 Hip Hop Artist Scientific Set For Mega Concert in Liberia

Sonnyboy Tubman known in music business as Scientific aka The Science of Liberian Music has teamed up with the oldest brewing company in Liberia "Club Beer" and  the largest beach in Liberia "Miami Beach" in conjunction with JMK Publicist and Shizo Magazine for his Welcome Home concert upon in arrival from his U.S. Tour on 15th March, 2018 in the heart of Monrovia, Liberia.
In a recent interview with KMTV with Alex Devine, the award winning rapper said this concert will be the biggest concert in the history of his career ever in his own country.
“This concert is my way of helping to promote Liberian music on a major platform. My goal is to give Liberian fans for the first time in history a MEGA CONCERT that will headline by100% Liberian artists produced by Liberians in Liberia. God being so good the ‘Welcome Back Concert’ is out and the fact I have something new to give to my fans, is everything for me and just looking forward to 15th March. Honestly, we’re gonna have a great night,” he said.
The show organized by Wonda World in collaboration with Shizo Magazine and JMK Publicist will be held at the Miami Beach  on the biggest holiday in Liberia J.J. Roberts Birthday (the first President of Liberia).
According to the organizers, even though they were not going to mention names of the particular artistes joining Scientific for the concert, they were hopeful it will be some of the biggest names in Liberian Music right now..
“This concert is going to be out of this world. We are saying expect the unexpected. Anybody who is anybody in music and in Liberia around the world is going to be on this stage. You know that Scientific has had a lot of collabos, so you can imagine a lot of those people that have been working with him are going to turn up,” the organizers said.
This concert is set to be the biggest concert to hit Liberia by Liberians for Liberians.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

First in history..Liberia's Next Top Fashion Designer Search

WHEN: JANUARY 27, 2017

The organizers of Runway Liberia International in partnership with JMK Publicist, JMK Productions LLC and Runway International Shows  are delighted to announce the launch the first ever Fashion Designer Search in the entire country. The growing of interest and attraction for African inspired designs globally and the great impact that Liberian's all over the world are contributing to the growth of the emerging African Fashion Industry, this provides great interest for the creation of an event of this magnitude - Liberia’s Next Top Fashion Designer. 
Liberia's Next Top Fashion Designer search is about establishing and empowering the best emerging  fashion designers from Liberia by promoting and showcasing them on an international stage at one of our Runway International Shows. Created by Junda Morris- Kennedy, Runway International Shows serves as a collaborative catwalk and exhibition, highlighting the industry’s established and emerged designers from all around the world. Runway International Shows, aims to create opportunities for emerging designers, through our educational workshops, Zutin Marketplace and e commerce trade platform. The winner of the competition will receive an all expense paid trip to showcase at Runway Ghana International a signature Runway International Shows event. All the finalists will get the opportunity to showcase their designs one the LIB Fash 360 TV program first  independent own Fashion TV show in Liberia,  an initiative created by Runway Liberia and JMK Publicist in order to help potential fashion talent with in the country and to promote the Made in Liberia brand globally.

View episodes of LIB FASH 360 TV:


The debut edition of Liberia’s Next Top Fashion Designer Search invites designers through out the country to participate and stand a chance of becoming Liberia’s Next Top Designer.

Log on to www.jmkpublicist.com for prize package and more details on the search.

For More Information:  077713716 - 0886632209 -  077098580 - 0775121544