Drawing inspiration from her own heritage and African inspired textiles, Meskora has developed a unique fashion brand that draws from the essence of a Bohemian aesthetic mixed with the traditional African tribal vibe. Having some experience in both photography and fashion, designer Meskora Amoussou has launched her Meskora fashion line to provide exposure to Liberia and its unique culture.
Watch scenes from the Independence Day edition of the Monrovia Pop-up Shop.
Your style guide for the 26. Mama Liberia will be 169 years on July 26. In whichever way you decide to celebrate her independence, let it be unique to yourself, yet identifiable to others.
Deputy Information Minister for Public Affairs Isaac W. Jackson has disclosed that the government would host the Miss Liberia Beauty Pageant as soon as the economic situation improves in the country.
When my business partner and first I started doing “The Vagina Monologues” in Liberia in 2011, we received a lot of backlash. The play is a series of monologues that deal with topics related to the feminine experience including sex, menstruation, rape, masturbation, among other things. In the vitriolic responses from critics, we were accused of negatively portraying women and trying to bring Western views to Liberia and to expose people to vulgarity.
Local entrepreneurs have found that skilled managers and basic utilities for small businesses or lack thereof are impeding their vision for progress. One of these entrepreneurs is Archel Bernard, the owner of Mango Rags Boutique, a local business on the front line of Liberia’s comeback.
The organizers of the 2015 Miss Liberia Beauty Pageant said that the pageant could not be held due to the lack of sponsors. They are still struggling to find sponsors for this year’s event.
There have been many changes in fashion over the years, and one of the major changes is that boutiques no longer rely solely on imports from China, due to consumer demand for African-made and inspired wear.