ARWAY collections are inspired by various tribal groups (Mande,Mel,and Kru) and individuals in Liberia, and the authenticity of their traditions. Each item is uniquely designed in the bliss of the night or the wee hours of the mornings. Once completed, we maneuver to different parts of Monrovia to meet with our various Artists. As our designs are unique, every component is design to ensure each Artist utilizes his/her skills, additionally ALL can benefit economically. We start our journey with the Bag Makers, after hours of adding and subtracting we conclude. We skid over to the wood Carver with stencils, who carefully carved out each stencil. In between, we talk to the Painter,Vendors, BAs, etc. After few weeks our products are at your disposal. Thanks to……….

A protege of a Liberia fashionista, he has effectively gasps the art of threading in all aspects. He believes it is calling, and hope to someday own a fashion house.

"He was born to be an artist" said a colleague. Frank started drawing from an early age. He is known to be one of the best Artists in Liberia. He is currently working at Heritage newspaper, and freelance when the calling is right.

From a young age Konahs' father thought him the art of woodcarving. Over the years Konah has master the art, and currently utilizing his skill to carve several items using various wood originating from West Africa.


The manifestation of an idea from theory to actuality are moments I cherish” said Marit. Liberian born, worldly raised, fashion impacted, and cultural rapt. Her passion to utilize art as tool for economic empowerment, led her to start designing for  ARWAY Inc.

Bag Maker
My father inspired me to become a professional handbag maker. At the age of fifteen I decided to perfect the art of bag making. Making bag is not just about earning a living, but leaving a legacy for my children to one day follow.

Bag Maker
At the age of 7 years I started working with leather in various facet. I love working hard, and working with people who are dedicated to their profession. “I am hard working, because I like to make money”.


1. All items are unique and handmade, meaning no two items will be exactly alike.
Interior/exterior ankara of bags will always differ per bag, but styles remain the same.
2. Actual colors can be slightly different than shown in picture.
3. Please feel free to ask any questions before you purchase to ensure good experience on both sides.
4. In the rare case where two or more customers check-out the same item at the same time, we will service on a first come first serve basis.
5. Since this is a small business, all sales will be considered as-is and final - but we will be happy to discuss any issues and try to find an amicable solution where feasible.