lemlem: more than just swim

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Inspired by the vibrant colors and patterns found in her home country of Ethiopia, supermodel Liya Kebede founded lemlem in 2007. After noticing that local artisans and weavers were experiencing a decrease in demand for their goods, Kebede built lemlem to preserve their art forms and benefit their local economies by introducing their goods to a new consumer base. At its core, lemlem is an artisan-driven brand with the goal of preserving heritage weaving methods while driving growth for the artisans' local economies. 

LEMLEM Lena Bralette Top and High Waisted Bikini Bottom in Bright Pink
XIRENA Jordy Shirt in White
RACHEL COMEY Tilit Short in Indigo
CHIMI #08 Sunglasses in Ecru
EMME PARSONS Bari Sandal in Tan

With production in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Morocco, lemlem is one of the first international brands made entirely in Africa. Their resortwear and cover-ups are all hand-woven cotton, resulting in pieces that are  comfortable without sacrificing luxury. lemlem's swimwear is also sustainably produced out of polyester fibers made from recycled plastic bottles and a regenerated nylon made from ocean and landfill waste.

LEMLEM Palm Leaf Bandeau Top and Side Tie Bikini Bottom in Royal Blue
SAMSOE SAMSOE Alfrida Shirt in Stripe Pastel
RACHEL COMEY Tilit Short in Indigo
CHIMI #09 Sunglasses in Brown
EMME PARSONS Bari Sandal in Tan

Lemlem Swimwear Sara Tie Front Top in Sisay Blue
Lemlem Swimwear Sara Tie Front Top in Sisay Blue Lemlem Sara Tie Front Top in Sisay Blue
Lemlem Swimwear Sara Tie Front Top in Sisay Blue Lemlem Sara Tie Front Top in Sisay Blue
Lemlem Swimwear Sara Tie Front Top in Sisay Blue Lemlem Sara Tie Front Top in Sisay Blue
Lemlem Swimwear Sara Tie Front Top in Sisay Blue
Lemlem Swimwear Sara Tie Front Top in Sisay Blue Lemlem Sara Tie Front Top in Sisay Blue
Lemlem Swimwear Sara Tie Front Top in Sisay Blue Lemlem Sara Tie Front Top in Sisay Blue
Lemlem Swimwear Sara Tie Front Top in Sisay Blue Lemlem Sara Tie Front Top in Sisay Blue

Sara Tie Front Top in Sisay Blue

$135.00
Lemlem Swimwear Lucy Side Tie Bottom in Sisay Blue
Lemlem Swimwear Lucy Side Tie Bottom in Sisay Blue Lemlem Lucy Side Tie Bottom in Sisay Blue
Lemlem Swimwear Lucy Side Tie Bottom in Sisay Blue Lemlem Lucy Side Tie Bottom in Sisay Blue
Lemlem Swimwear Lucy Side Tie Bottom in Sisay Blue Lemlem Lucy Side Tie Bottom in Sisay Blue
Lemlem Swimwear Lucy Side Tie Bottom in Sisay Blue
Lemlem Swimwear Lucy Side Tie Bottom in Sisay Blue Lemlem Lucy Side Tie Bottom in Sisay Blue
Lemlem Swimwear Lucy Side Tie Bottom in Sisay Blue Lemlem Lucy Side Tie Bottom in Sisay Blue
Lemlem Swimwear Lucy Side Tie Bottom in Sisay Blue Lemlem Lucy Side Tie Bottom in Sisay Blue

Lucy Side Tie Bottom in Sisay Blue

$105.00
Lemlem Skirts Adia Sarong in Bezu Night
Lemlem Skirts Adia Sarong in Bezu Night Lemlem Adia Sarong in Bezu Night
Lemlem Skirts Adia Sarong in Bezu Night Lemlem Adia Sarong in Bezu Night
Lemlem Skirts Adia Sarong in Bezu Night Lemlem Adia Sarong in Bezu Night
Lemlem Skirts Adia Sarong in Bezu Night
Lemlem Skirts Adia Sarong in Bezu Night Lemlem Adia Sarong in Bezu Night
Lemlem Skirts Adia Sarong in Bezu Night Lemlem Adia Sarong in Bezu Night
Lemlem Skirts Adia Sarong in Bezu Night Lemlem Adia Sarong in Bezu Night

Adia Sarong in Bezu Night

$150.00
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