DISCOVERED IN PARIS
AND ROCKED THE FASHION WORLD
BY MIKE KAGEE
Liya Kebede was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, she later
moved to Paris at the age of 18years. Her modeling career
took on a year later as she debuted at the Ralph Lauren Spring
collection as well as the BCBG Max Azria collection.
She was personally selected by Tom Ford for an exclusive
contract for the Gucci Fall/Winter 2000 fashion show.
The entire May 2002 Paris Vogue was dedicated
to her. She has also been seen on the covers of Italian, Japanese
and French Vogue...........
She also has many Ad campaigns to her name including those of
Yves Saint Laurent, Gap, Emanuel Ungaro ,Tommy Hilfiger
Revlon, Dolce&Gabbana, Escada and Louis Vuitton
Text By Mike Kagee