Lemlem is committed to elevating artisanship and expanding production and jobs across Africa, to bloom and flourish in the Ethiopian language, Amharic.
The core collection is handwoven from natural cotton in Ethiopia and Lemlem is steadily expanding partnerships with additional artisan groups all across Africa. The brand utilizes traditional motifs and techniques like hand spinning and weaving to create the quality designs.
The Lemlem foundation was created by Liya Kebede - model, actress and philanthropist of the women in Africa later named one of TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People. The foundation’s mission is to help African women have access to healthcare and business opportunities.