lemlem x Joe Fresh's Collab Is All You Need This Summer

When Liya Kebede founded her ready-to-wear label lemlem in 2007, the Ethopian-born supermodel made it her mission to employ and empower women in her home country.

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lemlem x Joe Fresh's Collab Is All You Need This Summer

When Liya Kebede founded her ready-to-wear label lemlem in 2007, the Ethopian-born supermodel made it her mission to employ and empower women in her home country.

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Women in the World Conference

Pregnant women have “one foot in the grave”: four women reducing maternal mortality. Rates of women dying in childbirth have stagnated in the developing world, but solutions can be low-cost and simple

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Kenneth Cole The Courageous Class

I want to see every mother thrive, and that starts with her having access to health care during pregnancy and childbirth. Each year, nearly 300,000 women die from preventable complications largely because there are no skilled midwives, doctors, and equipped...

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One Heart France

Liya Kebede a défilé pour les plus grandes marques, fait la couverture des magazines les plus prestigieux. Un succès fulgurant dont elle aurait pu se contenter. Mais non, le top a décidé de mettre sa réussite et son talent au profit de belles causes. Elle...

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Vogue.com: Lemlem Fall 17

Lemlem has become the go-to brand for resortwear with a far-flung touch, but Liya Kebede isn’t resting on her laurels. As her business grows, she’s interested in exploring new territory, like heavier knits and winter clothing. So for those who...

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Elle.com: 7 Women-Run Fashion Brands Everyone Should Support

In 2007, model-turned-activist Kebede set out to create an artisan-driven label made entirely in Africa. "Building businesses in Africa and consistently employing workers creates a long-lasting, sustainable impact," says Kebede.

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Business of Fashion: Can You Build a Fashion Business With a Manufacturing Base in Africa?

Liya Kebede made her first Lemlem garment in 2007 as a way to give back to Ethiopia, where the successful model was born and raised; a crucial stop before starring in Tom Ford campaigns and walking Miuccia Prada’s runway. She...

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Vogue.com: PRE-FALL 2017 Lemlem

At Lemlem’s showroom in downtown New York City, Liya Kebede was wearing one of the label’s gauzy pink tops with loose jeans and suede boots. Her label is a go-to for vacationwear—breezy dresses, caftans, and cover-ups—but plenty of girls wear...

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In Style Magazine: Sweet Escapes

Ancient Greek Sandals and Liya Kebede's Lemlem label introduce colorful gladiators and slides built for summer.

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Huffington Post Parents

Liya Kebede: The Mother Championing Change In Global Maternal Health

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Nymag.com: Treat Yourself: A Maxi Dress You Can Wear Anywhere

This off-the-shoulder, ankle-skimming maxi dress from Lemlem is as chic as it is comfortable. The contrasting stripes and bare shoulders will stand out wherever you plan to wear it, which could really be anywhere: Take this baby to Casual Friday,...

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Elle South Africa: Liya Kebede

Read more in Elle South Africa September 2016 Issue

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Refinery29: The Only Weekend-Vacay Packing Guide You Need

This Lemlem dress is equal parts beach cover-up and dancing machine.

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Architectural Digest: Why Liya Kebede Is Our Summer-Interiors Style Muse

If you like stripes, then model, activist, and entrepreneur Liya Kebede’s fashion and home decor line, lemlem, has you covered. Whether on shoes or pillows, beach dresses or throw blankets, the pattern is well represented in her breezy artisanal designs....

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NYTimes Fashion: How to Beat the Heat and Stay Chic

Caftans have had their glamorous moments, championed as high fashion by Diana Vreeland in the ’60s, famously worn by Elizabeth Taylor throughout the ’70s and, in the last decade, paraded on the red carpet by J. Lo, Angelina Jolie and...

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Elle France: En Turban

Joliment enroulé autour de la tête.

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Who What Wear: The Best Places to Buy Pieces Made by Artisans Abroad

Model Liya Kebede founded the company in 2007, which works with Ethiopian artisans to produce beautiful pieces made from natural hand-woven cotton.

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Elle France: Une Fille, Une Destination Liya Kebede

Cette belle Ethiopienne est plus qu'une top-modele. Elle est aussi la creatrice de la delicate griffe lemlem. Dont toutes les pieces semblent inviter aux vacances. Ce's en italie que Liya prend ses quartiers d'ete.

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CR Fashion Book: Liya Kebede's Lemlem leads by example

Once your summer travel plans are in place, your next Google search should be for Liya Kebede’s label Lemlem, because you’ll need plenty of breezy, handcrafted pieces to wear on your trip. The made-in-Africa brand has become known for its...

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Town & Country Philanthropy Issue

Model Liya Kebede Takes on Maternal Mortality.  A decade ago supermodel Liya Kebede saw the tragic turn her life could have easily taken. That's when she decided she was going to be more than just a pretty face.

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Le Monde

Selon l’Organisation mondiale de la santé, 830 femmes meurent chaque jour dans le monde de causes liées à la grossesse ou à l’accouchement. Plus de la moitié d’entre-elles se trouve en Afrique subsaharienne. La top-modèle éthiopienne Liya Kebede a créé...

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Le Journal des Femmes: L’Oreal Partnership

A l'occasion de la sortie de son nouveau produit pour les cheveux, L'Oréal Paris soutient la fondation de Liya Kebede. La marque reverse en effet une partie de ses bénéfices à cette association qui vient en aide aux femmes africaines...

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DevEx Ethiopia’s Code Red Food Crisis

The impact of Ethiopia's 'Code Red' food crisis.

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