With a wish to preserve the art of weaving and a desire to inspire economic independence in her native country Ethiopia, supermodel and actress Liya Kebede launched Lemlem, a line of hand-woven apparel and accessories designed to increase demand for locally made goods in Africa. Kebede works with a group of artisans in Addis Ababa who craft intricate embroidered patterns for each soft, hand-spun piece, giving Lemlem clothing a breezy look, decorated with delicate geometric patterns and cheerful stripes.
Want 15% off your first purchase?
Sign up for Shopbop emails and make your closet (very) happy.
Please enter a valid email address, e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for signing up — and welcome!
Check your inbox for further details from us.
There was an error. Please try again later.