around L.A. / lemlem.

to blossom and flourish. this is the motivation behind and meaning of the Amharic word lemlem. after a visit to her native ethiopia, supermodel Liya Kebede was captivated by the skill and tradition of the handwoven creations she encountered and founded lemlem shortly after. all of the pieces are handwoven in africa from natural cotton and couldn’t be more comfortable.... 
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out of africa.

my friends dan and eszter rabin have a beautiful flat in san francisco’s eureka valley and i’ve shared it here before. but lately eszter’s been traveling to north tanzania and spending time with the masai tribes, working with the women there helping them to create sustainable employment using their existing beading skills to create beautiful jewelry. eszter’s... 
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