Thursday, February 27, 2014


Lights, Camera, Fashion.............. Tekay Designs "Queen of the Bride Collection" wowed the crowd at Couture Fashion Week in New York City on February 16, 2014.

See the collection:

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Honesty Oscars 2014: Best Activist Anthem - Liberian Music " Pot Boiling" Nominated VOTE NOW!

This week before the Academy Awards, February 24 to 28, ONE and Accountability Lab will unveil a category for our Honesty Oscars 2014, an award that honors not Hollywood films, but the creative work of activists and organizations that fight global corruption. Vote for your favorites, and we'll announce the winners on Oscar night, Sunday, March 2.

Today, we unveil the third category in ONE and Accountability Lab's Honesty Oscars Best Activist Anthem. Like the Academy Awards' "Best Original Song," this category honors original songs that have truly inspired audiences to learn about the fight against global corruption and join the movement, too. Both ONE and Accountability Lab have recognized the power of music in protest and accountability with the agit8 and Hip Co Festival projects, so this category is very dear to our hearts.
Source: I REP LIB

PLEASE VOTE NOW HERE! Pot Boiling Oh My People

See the Videos Nominated:

1."Pot Boiling Remix"
By Xpolay ft. Romeo Lee, JD Donzo, Luckay Buckay, Takun J, and Bentman tha Don.
This song by Liberia's most prominent "Hip Co" street rap musicians will capture your attention. They combine skill with candid messages about the problems that affect Liberian society, including lack of development, absence of leadership and rampant corruption. For many Liberians their pots are literally not boiling; they do not have enough food to eat.

2. "Sheria"
 By Sarabi Band featuring Juliani (Kenya)
"Fuata Sheria is about the state of Kenya's politics and of the failure of Kenya's citizens to take responsibility for their contribution to the corrupt status quo. The song is a call on Kenyans to retrospect and judge, not just the political leaders, but to judge themselves as well, and to 'fuata sheria', to respect the rule of law."

3. "Mujhse Hogi Shurvaat"
By I Paid a Bribe and the Shankar Mahadevan Academy (India)
We dig the visuals – and just the right amount of Auto-Tune – used in this very well produced music video by I Paid A Bribe and the Shankar Mahadevan Academy.

4. "El Soor" (The Wall)
By Youssra El Hawary (Egypt)
El Soor is a song and a story, whose star is the graffiti-covered wall erected to block access to Tahrir Square and downtown Cairo. Its uplifting style echoes the strength the young revolutionaries in Egypt and around the world, who refuse to be intimidated by the obstacles placed in their paths.

5. "Down By the Riverside"
By Dr and Da Green Soljas (Cameroon)
Down By The Riverside points to the involvement of all segments of society in corruption- from the police, to religious leaders, to doctors, lawyers, politicians, teachers, drug dealers, and tax collectors; and calls on individuals to stop their corrupt ways.

SoundCity Presents Beach Jam the Liberia Edition

Liberian Music Industry is being noticed by the entire Africa. SoundCity will host its first Liberia Beach Jam Edition on Bernards Beach.


The recently held Madrid Fashion Week took place in tandem with Momad Metropolis, bringing scores of fashion types into the Spanish capital. Eclectic and edgy were popular looks, with biker jackets, touches of fur and loads of dark layers leading the way.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014



Freetown, Sierra Leone is going to be on fire April 5,2014 as the AFRICAN KING himself host his long awaited album release concert. All the way from Jamaica, the one and only BUSY SIGNAL will be live and in full affect.

The album release concert is sponsored by AFRICAN MINERALS and AFRICELL


For Press or Booking Information email

Liberia Music Award To Shine The Light On Liberia's Growing Music Industry

All roads leads to Atlanta, Georgia...... The highly anticipated Liberia Music Award celebriting the Beauty and Uniqueness of Liberian Music is scheduled for Saturday June 14, 2014. The star studded event will attract guest from various cities in the United States as well as guest and honorees from Liberia, UK, Australia, Norway, China, Canada, Germany, Nigeria, Ghana and rest of Africa.

Check out the Nomination Video and
BRAVO to all of the amazing artists nominated:


For event information or to get updates on the show visit our site
For sponsorship inquiries send email  to receive your spnosorship packet.

Liberian Fashion Brand 1847 & Co. Signature Fragrance "Seyen" sponsors Sierra Leone Fashion Week VIP Gift Bags

1847 & CO. Liberian owned fashion brand has teamed up with Sierra Leone Fashion Week to be a sponsor for this chic event. VIP guest at Sierra Leone Fashion Week will be treated with the luxurious scent of the signature fragrance by 1847 & CO. "SEYEN".
For more information about the 1847 & CO. Brand log on to 1847 & CO

Liberian Model/Business Woman Lisa Togbah launches "Beauty With A Purpose" Campaign on Indigogo

Lisa Togbah

Lisa Togbah launched her luxury Lip's Company last December in Liberia during 1st annual Monrovia Fashion Week. The mission of the Angel's Lips Brand is to encourage Liberian Market Women and inspire young Liberian girls to become entrepernuers.

Angel's Lips Company has launch an indigogo campaign title "Beauty With A Purpose" to bring awareness to the impact that market women makes to Liberian economy and how she can give back to her homeland.

About Angel’s Lips Company
Angel’s Lips is a makeup company which specializes in luxurious natural cosmetics products such as Lipsticks, Organic Lip Balm, ETC. Angel’s Lips Company was Founded in 2013 by top Runway/Print model from Liberia, West Africa and Entrepreneur Lisa Togbah who has dedicated her life and her brand to making a difference in more ways than one. With the formation of the company Lisa has made a commitment through Angel’s Glam foundation to donate a portion of all sales to empowering market women in her home country Liberia.

Check out the "Beauty With A Purpose" on Indigogo and support Liberian Market Women.

Monday, February 24, 2014

DHL and IMG Fashion Seek to Globalize Designers with “DHL Exported”

DHL, along with IMG Fashion, is launching a new program, DHL Exported, to support the fashion industry worldwide. This unprecedented program was created to help designers who are already established in their local market to further their global footprint via the world’s most powerful fashion week platforms. Designers from around the globe are invited to submit an application package and select a foreign event of their choice: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York, London Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week or Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo. A committee of regional experts will review applicants and decide which designer demonstrates the most promise to benefit from debuting their collections at the event.

DHL will sponsor a chosen designer for two consecutive seasons at each of the four Fashion Weeks. Designers will receive a guaranteed spot on the schedule along with a funded and produced runway show or presentation. DHL will also underwrite all logistic costs of producing the collection (i.e. international shipping and exporting of hard goods) as well as exporting the collection to New York, London, Milan or Tokyo for the designers’ runway debut.
The application process will be open from February 17 – April 2, 2014 and winners announced at exclusive press events in New York, London, Milan and Tokyo in May.

DHL will support the designers’ journey from the outset of transporting fabrics and supplies for the collection to shipping the completed collection to the runway. DHL Exported is supported by IMG Fashion, the British Fashion Council, Camera Nazionale Della Moda, and Japan Fashion Week.

Submit your application here


Sunday, February 23, 2014

Kelly Rowland in Africa for "Love Like A Movie" Concert

Nigerian R&B singer Darey Art-Alade delivered the second edition of his “Love Like A Movie” concert - Love Roller-Coaster at the Oceanview Grounds, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The show proudly sponsored by telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, was headlined by American music superstar, Kelly Rowland.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Liberian Owned Fashion Brand Suakoko Betty Arrives At Belk Stores March 2014

Introducing a collection of modern, African-inspired dresses made with authentic Holland Wax Prints

2014 Belk Southern Designer Showcase Winner
will be available March 2014!

Look for our crafty, colorful, chic dresses in these Belk stores:
Southpark, Charlotte, North Carolina
Crabtree, Raleigh, North Carolina
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Phipps Plaza, Atlanta, Georgia
Birmingham, Alabama
Greenville, South Carolina
Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina
Dallas, Texas

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Top African Owned Brand Studio Number 14! House of Tara Launches a Different Kind of Beauty Experience at the Centro Mall, Lekki – Sunday 23, February

Industry leader in makeup and beauty, House of Tara has announced the official launch of its new luxury studio at the Centro Mall in Lekki. This is the 14th studio for the brand. It will be formally opened at an exclusive VIP event at the rooftop of the Centro Mall on 23 February, 2014.

The launch, which will present a different kind of beauty experience to guests, is to be headlined with the music of soul singer, Bez.

“Every studio is special to us, it’s an expression of the passion we bring to making women beautiful in Nigeria and outside,” says the managing director, Tara Fela-Durotoye. “We are particularly excited with this store as it gives an expression to the wholesome make up experience we want to create. Because we have mastered the art of retail management with our 14 studios and over 3000 reps, we are scaling up our distribution channel management by presenting other brands with our retail opportunities.”

“And for our customers, we also appreciate that each brand has its own offering and really; no woman’s makeup bag has all same products, so we want to ensure our consumers have access to a wide variety of products everytime they walk into our stores” says Rhema Akabuogu, Retail Experience Manager

With 14 studios in eight states and emerging footprints in Ghana, Kenya and SA; this studio is strategically located at the Centro Mall which sits in the heart of Lekki’s thriving lifestyle community, and is purpose built to be the premier provider of shopping, food, event and fitness space. House of Tara is also set to launch 29 new stores across 12 cities in 2014.

The studio will host TARA Makeup, the company’s in house brand, as well as some of the world’s most exciting beauty brands. House of Tara continues to create a world class experience for its customers across the country.

“We are excited!” says says Rhema Akabuogu, Retail Experience Manager. “We possess the education, infrastructure and distribution channels that allow for a soft landing for other international and local makeup brands. For this event; no detail was spared in creating this experience for the special guests who will be at the event, and the beautiful women – and men! – who will visit the studio. It points to the future for the TARA brand, and as a pioneer, for beauty in Nigeria and the continent.”

The event is strictly by invitation. For more information, email

Thursday, February 6, 2014


UK - Liberia - USA- Australia


Collins-Chic Designs is a UK based Liberian fashion brand founded by Marie and Angeline Collins. Chic  pronounced ( " sheek " ) is a French term commonly used in the fashion industry to describe a type of style that is Sophisticated and stylish. Our Garments is a mixture of fine African prints and Western Fabrics fused Together elegantly. Collins Chic is constantly evolving in terms of design due to the use of different fabrics and trimmings. we hope our garments reflect our creativity, individuality and influences; which stems from geometric , punk and pop art trends. all our garments is uniquely designed to serve a purpose, each piece has a story and character. Fashion is like a spin wheel, instead of duplicating what has already Been done, at Collins-Chic we like to place our signature stamp on classic styles and looks, this enable our clothing to stand out from the rest.

Collins-Chic designs is ready to wear clothing. We also make custom couture grown's, which allow our clients to represent individually, while looking fabulous, feeling comfortable and brimming with confidence.
Collins-Chic is for the mature fashionista who is independent and FIERCE! We aim to be versatile to cater for different personalities and styles, however, still incorporating effortless chic and elegance while retaining a classy, feminine style.

Website coming soon
To get more info contact via email for all enquiries at

PR/Marketing Company: JMK Publicist -

Collins Chic will debut in the Liberian Showcase this August at Baltimore Fashion Week.