ELLE (Canada) - - Fashion & Style -

Take some fash­ion ad­vice from Liya Kebede and try on the su­per­soft cot­ton caf­tans, scarves and dresses from her Lem­lem line. On a visit to her na­tive Ethiopia, the model no­ticed that the lo­cal weav­ing in­dus­try was dwin­dling and de­cided to do some­thing about it. Scarves and tops are wo­ven with in­tri­cate pat­terns and fin­ished with fringe that has been twisted by hand. “It has been in­cred­i­bly re­ward­ing to see our work­shop in Addis Ababa grow and con­tinue to em­ploy more peo­ple each year,” says Kebede. ($172, lem­ h

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