In Conversation with Liya Kebede - The Frontlash
Model, actress, maternal health advocate, and designer Liya Kebede founded lemlem after visiting her native Ethiopia and seeing how traditional weavers struggled to maintain their craft and earn a living. Kibede launched lemlem as a way to employ traditional cotton weavers and using the textiles to produce garments for women, men, and children as well as homewares—all made in Africa.