LemLem was founded by supermodel Liya Kebede to preserve the work of local artisans. For Resort '17, this 'Berhan' dress is hand-woven from featherweight cotton-gauze with a baby-pink and white ombré pattern - it's "reminiscent of the African sky on a clear summer day, " says the label. Wear yours as a coverup at the beach or with the slip lining and braided belt for daytime. Wear it with: Ancient Greek Sandals Sandals, Kayu Pouch, Chan Luu Bracelet, Arme De L'Amour Rings. - Baby-pink and white
LemLem's dress is made from the brand's signature variegated striped gauze. It has a relaxed babydoll silhouette with a gathered waist and hand-twisted fringed trim. The airy cotton-blend composition is perfect for balmy or tropical weather. Wear it with: K Jacques St Tropez Sandals, Chloé Sunglasses, Isabel Marant Earrings. - White, tonal-blue and pastel-yellow cotton-blend gauze - Slips on - 85% cotton, 15% acrylic - Hand wash
Grey cotton-silk blend pleated trim V neck dress from Lemlem.
Supermodel Liya Kebede's fresh, easy sense of style has long been coveted, and thankfully she's given us all the chance to channel her look with the launch of her label, lemlem. Celebrating African craft and design some of the most unique in the world the label helps empower women in every sense, hiring workers and creating beautiful pieces like the Mamo maxi dress. Freeing cotton blend gauze forms a flowing shape, with ruched seams puckering the candy stripes as they fall towards the hem. lemlem cotton blend gauze maxi dressSlips onScoop neck, spaghetti straps, sleeveless, all over stripe print, tiered skirt with ruched seams95% cotton, 5% acrylicHand wash coolTrue to sizeSize small: Length 60"Model is 5ft 10" and wears a size smallMade in Ethiopia
plain weave, no appliqués, stripes, deep neckline, short sleeves, no pockets, no fastening, unlined, dress
Mbali grey cotton and silk dress by Lemlem
Yellow cotton off shoulder dress from Lemlem.
A versatile addition to your vacation lineup, LemLem's 'Uju' dress is cut from light and airy cotton-voile that's so comfortable to wear over a bikini or with the accompanying slip while out to dinner. It has yellow and ivory strips and is trimmed with playful tassels at the neckline and cuffs. Don't worry about packing just the right shoes, the indigo base works with practically everything. Wear it with: Solid and Striped Bucket bag, ATP Atelier Slides, Chan Luu Earrings. - Indigo, ivory and ye
LemLem's cotton-blend gauze midi dress is named 'Aziza' after the artisan who hand-wove it. The contrasting black and blue stripes are a brand signature and positioned to frame your figure. The deep side slits and frayed hem add to the breezy, easy-going feel.
Lemlem's 'Izara' dress is cut in a loose shape from light and airy cotton-blend gauze that's hand-woven with colorful bands, arrows and diamonds - the brand's reinterpretation of traditional Ethiopian Tibeb patterns. The fringing on the gathered hem is hand-twisted, reflecting the label's commitment to traditional techniques. Wear yours with sandals and a basket bag while sightseeing on vacation. Wear it with: Nannacay Tote, Ancient Greek Sandals Sandals, Kenneth Jay Lane Anklet, Chan Luu Earrin
LemLem founder Liya Kebede looks to traditional weaving techniques from her hometown of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia when creating her collections. Entirely handmade, this airy 'Yodit' dress has been cut from the label's signature cotton-blend gauze, decorated with rainbow stripes, and finished with a hand-twisted fringed hem. It couldn't be more perfect for balmy beach days.
Lemlem's 'Alfie' dress is cut from airy tiers of hand-woven cotton in varying combinations of white and bright-blue stripes. The crinkled nature of the fabric makes it so convenient to pack - roll it lightly to optimise luggage space, as the ruching will disguise any creases if you want to wear it straight away. The cool voile and loose shape make it an ideal choice for beach days and sight-seeing alike. Wear it with: Nannacay Tote, ATP Atelier Sandals, Chloé Bracelet, Chan Luu Necklace. - Brigh
LemLem fans know the collections shouldn't be reserved for vacation - model and founder Liya Kebede incorporates the pieces into her everyday wardrobe. This 'Adia' dress is hand-woven from striped cotton-blend gauze and has an elasticated waist to temper the loose fit. Accessorize yours with slides and a straw tote. Wear it with: Nannacay Tote, Ancient Greek Sandals Slides, Kenneth Jay Lane Ring, Natasha Schweitzer Earrings, Chan Luu Bracelet. - Multicolored cotton-blend gauze - Slips on - 95% c
Supermodel-turned-designer Liya Kebede founded LemLem after meeting a group of weavers on a trip to Ethiopia. Crafted by local artisans using centuries-old techniques, this 'Berhan' maxi dress is made from cotton gauze that feels light and airy, so it's perfect for balmy summer days. It's woven in shades of white, lavender and baby-pink to create a marbled dégradé effect. Wear it with: Nannacay Tote, Ancient Greek Sandals Sandals, Arme De L'Amour Rings, Monica Vinader Bracelet. - Baby-pink, whit
Multi hued stripes adorn this fringe trimmed dress; Spaghetti straps; Scoopneck; Sleeveless; Gathered drop waist; Pullover style; Fringed hem; About 33 from shoulder to hem; Dry clean; Imported; Model shown is 5'10 (177cm) wearing size Small.
Pleated skirt, striped pattern uplift this breezy dress; Squareneck; Spaghetti straps; Pleated skirt; Side fringed slit; Pullover style; About 45 from shoulder to hem; Cotton/acrylic; Dry clean; Imported; Model shown is 5'10 (177cm) wearing size Small.
Luna blue, white, grey and yellow off-the-shoulder cotton dress by Lemlem
EXCLUSIVELY AT SAKS FIFTH AVENUE; Shoulder-skimming handwoven cotton-blend dress with knotted fringe trim; Hand-woven; Off-the-shoulder neckline; Short sleeves; Fringe cuffs and hem; Pullover style; About 28 from shoulder to hem; Cotton/acrylic; Dry clean; Imported; Model shown is 5'10 (177cm) wearing size Small.
LemLem's collections are handmade using time-honored weaving techniques. This striped cotton-blend mini dress is defined at the bust and waist by elasticated trims - try draping the pretty gauze straps off-the-shoulder. We like how the yellow piping flatteringly streamlines your frame.
Off-the-shoulder dress with frayed details; Elasticized off-the-shoulder neckline; Short sleeves; Frayed cuffs; Pullover style; Frayed hem; About 28 from shoulder to hem; Cotton/acrylic; Dry clean; Imported; Model shown is 5'10 (177cm) wearing size Small.