Monday, December 15, 2014

JMK Publicist Reveal Its Top 10 Fascisnating Liberians Boosting the Liberian Fashion Industry

As Liberia prepares for the eradication of the Ebola virus, the country has to prepare for new and fresh ways to boost the Creative Community of the country. In turn this will help to create entreprenuers and a healthy middle class.

Liberia Fashion Marketing (LFM) in conjuction with JMK Publicist reveals the major players that are making Liberia proud and boosting the interest of the Creative Community in Fashion.

Abraham Pelman - Top International Fashion Designer: Based in Paris
Official Designer of President Sirleaf

Mr. Pelham a native of Liberia has worked as a designer for companies including Calvin Klein, Henri Bendel, Nordstrom, Bergdorf Goodman and Saks Fifth Avenue before starting his own line.
Designs by Abraham Pelham

Designer Abraham Pelham with Models

Kimma Wreh - International Designer Brand Tekay Designs: Based in Houston
Top Celebrities like Serena Williams, Angie Stone and Chante Moore have all worn Tekay Designs.

Designer Kimma Wreh of Tekay Designs

Lisa Togbah - Owner Angel's Lips Cosmetics a luxury cosmetics brand.
Celebrity like Kenya Moore has worn Angel's Lips Cosmetics

Lisa Togbah- Owner Angel's Lip Cosmetics

Gbelley Taylor & Samuel Nimley- Seyen Fragrance by 1847 & CO.
Luxury Fragrance and Clothing Brand

Owners of 1847 & CO Brand - Gbelley Taylor & Samuel Nimley

Seyen Fragrances by 1847 & CO.

Catherine Kat Henry - Owner of Award winning Couture Brand Henrioci
Henrioci has been worn by Miss America 2014, Miss New Jersey 2014, LisaRaye McCoy, emerging artist-Brienna DeVlugt, actress/model-Kristen Davis and Vogue Italia feature model-Laura Meyers (a Henrioci Muse) to name a few fans of the brand. Henrioci has been seen in artistic and fashion publications from Elucid Magazine and PlastiQ to Funk The Formula and featured at Heart A Cause: Autism. CatherineHenry is the recipient of the New Day Associates Designer of the Year Award 2013/2014, a highly anticipated fashion industry accolade for nouveau designers.

Designs by Henrioci

Designer Catherine Kat Henry of Henrioci

Massie Dunbar - Celebrity Make Up Artist and Nail Professional
Maisie Dunbar is one of the world’s most recognized nail and body professionals. A manufacturer, she is among the most sought after beauty professionals by fashion industry leaders and celebrity elite in Hollywood, West Africa, South Africa, the United Kingdom and Madison Avenue, NYC.

A-list clientele who count on Maisie to transform their lives with the art of her touch include: Sharon Osbourne, Members of Guns and Roses, Roberta Flack, Chaka Khan, Dionne Warwick, Angie Stone, Kirk Franklin, Star Jones Reynolds, Eric Benet, Malaak Rock, Anthony Hamilton, Clay Aiken, Kelly Price, Mary Mary, Debbie Morgan, and Dr. Bobby Jones to name a few.

Cover Make Up by Massie Dunbar

Celebrity Make Artist & Nail Professional Maisie Dunbar

Mayietta Moore - Owner of Semoner Designs
Semoner Designs is featured and sold on Luevo. Luevo helps fashion designers launch their new collections. Making fashionweeks a shoppable event.

Owner Mayiatta Moore of Semoner Designs

Chris Collins - Owner of Elegance by Chris Collins
Chairman of the Board - Liberia Fashion & Art Council

Elegance by Chris Collins

Elegance by Chris Collins

Elegance by Chris Collins

Designer Chris Collins

Charlene Dunbar - Owner of Suakoko Betty
Launched in 2007, suakoko betty (pronounced SWAH-ko-ko) transforms authentic West African wax and resist-dye prints into dresses and separates that are flattering and current.

“suakoko” means place of new beginnings in Kpelle, a West African dialect and is also the name of reknown female warrior-chief in Liberia. Translation: we bring fresh, lead-don’t-follow thinking to African-inspired design.

Designer Charlene Dunbar

Patrice Juah - Owner of Moie Fashion Brand & Boutique in Liberia

An ethnic textile, fashion, accessories and lifestyle brand. Moie means "talk" in Kpelle, the largest tribe in Liberia.

Designs by Moie

Moie on the Runway of Africa Reception in Paris

Owner Patrice Juah of Moie