History of lemlem

About the Founder

Liya Kedebe

Liya Kebede is a model and actress. She is the founder of lemlem and lemlem Foundation and actively serves as the brand’s Creative Director.   She has been featured on multiple American and international Vogue covers and in major campaigns for top designers and cosmetics brands. In recognition of her body of work and her philanthropic efforts on behalf of women in Africa, Kebede was named one of TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People and one of Glamour Magazine's Women of the Year.

Liya Kebede (model and founder of lemlem) by Kava Gorna