Liya Kebede in Conversation with Elizabeth Way

Katie Murphy Amphitheatre

Fred P. Pomertanz Art and Design Center

Accomplished supermodel and designer Liya Kebede joins MFIT Assistant Curator of Costume Elizabeth Way to talk about lemlem, Kebede’s collection of women’s, men’s, children’s clothing, and home goods made entirely in Africa. The core collection is handwoven from natural cotton sourced in Kebede’s native Ethiopia. Women artisans are at the heart of lemlem, and the brand is committed to helping them find health care, education, and jobs through the lemlem Foundation.

Please note that attending is on a first-come, first-served basis with RSVP.

If you require accommodations due to a disability please contact [email protected] to discuss your needs. The request should be provided with enough time to reasonably setup the accommodation.











When: Wed., May 8, 2019 at 6:00 pm
Where: Museum at FIT
Seventh Ave. at 27th St.
212-217-4558
Price: Free
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Katie Murphy Amphitheatre

Fred P. Pomertanz Art and Design Center

Accomplished supermodel and designer Liya Kebede joins MFIT Assistant Curator of Costume Elizabeth Way to talk about lemlem, Kebede’s collection of women’s, men’s, children’s clothing, and home goods made entirely in Africa. The core collection is handwoven from natural cotton sourced in Kebede’s native Ethiopia. Women artisans are at the heart of lemlem, and the brand is committed to helping them find health care, education, and jobs through the lemlem Foundation.

Please note that attending is on a first-come, first-served basis with RSVP.

If you require accommodations due to a disability please contact [email protected] to discuss your needs. The request should be provided with enough time to reasonably setup the accommodation.

Buy tickets/get more info now