Supermodel Liya Kebede Connects Traditional Ethiopian Weavers To New York’s Hottest Boutiques

Lemlem’s high fashion line of handmade clothes is also preserving a way of life in Ethiopia. Liya Kebede isn’t out to build a fashion empire. “As much as I want it... Read more »
liya kebede

Super Model Liya Kebede for H&M “Wake Up To Spring” Collection (Pictures)

H&M has unveiled a new ad campaign featuring Ethiopian beauty Liya Kebede. The new campaign, called “Wake Up To Spring,” features the model in a tropical beach locale in a range of... Read more »

Burned Ethiopian Maid by Gaddafi’s Son wife Aline Scaf Getting Treatment (VIDEO)

Ethiopian nanny who was brutally torchered and burned by the wife of Gaddafi’s son Aline Scaf gets treatment at the Tripoli hospital according to CNN reporter update. At Tripoli hospital burn unit... Read more »
liya-kebede-desert -flower

Interview with Liya kebede star of Desert Flower

Read our exclusive interview with supermodel-actress-maternal health advocate Liya Kebede, who stars as Waris Dirie, a Somalian nomad who escapes her life of poverty to become a supermodel in London, in the... Read more »

Desert Flower Star Liya Kebede Interview

Liya Kebede: A Woman Apart She’s no ordinary model. In the upcoming Desert Flower, the designer and WHO Goodwill Ambassador tells a tale of triumph the world won’t soon forget. Desert Flower... Read more »

His Majesty Haile Selassie named one of a style icon

The of Jeremy Langmead reported one of the famous men’s wear designer website named the late Ethiopian King His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie one of the world most stylish men... Read more »

Designer Gelila Assefa and Superchef Wolfgang Puck Report Progress in Philanthropy Work in Ethiopia

Gelila Assefa Puck is Founder and Chairman of DFFAF and a noted haute couture fashion designer. Her work has been featured in Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue and she is the focus of... Read more »
Anna Getaneh

Fashion and charity go together for former Ethiopian supermodel

(CNN) — In the 1990s Ethiopian supermodel Anna Getaneh walked the runways of Paris and Milan. These days she is putting her flair for fashion to good use, helping deprived children in... Read more »

2011 Oscars nominations are out

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences unveiled its nominations for the 83rd annual Academy Awards. The King’s Speech led the way with 12 nominations, and the Coen brothers’ western, True... Read more »
Amsale aberra Ethiopian dress designer cnn profile

CNN profile Amsale Aberra, Dress designer to the stars set for reality TV show ( VIDEO )

This week CNN profile Ethiopian bridal and evening-wear designer Amsale Aberra, whose elegant dresses are a hit with celebrities. (CNN) — For many brides to be, picking out the perfect wedding dress... Read more »