“A small gold plain cross was passed down from my grandma, to my mom, then to me, and now to my daughter. It is always nice to own something that connects you to the women who made it possible for you to exist,” Liya Kebede shares with ESSENCE.com.
Gold vermeil necklace, Satya, $58, endless.com.
“So chic. I wore a pair to the MET ball and loved them.”
Leather lace-up sandals, Alaia, $1,565, net-a-porter.com.
“This piece is exclusively sold by J.Crew and the gauzy cotton, boatneck, and classic Breton stripe make it a perfect summertime staple.”
“Elsa” smocked shirt, Lemlem, $188, jcrew.com.
“The ultimate in comfort and I love a little menswear touch.”
501 boyfriend jeans, Levi’s, $78, levis.com.
“Very soft and versatile.”
“Sabeen” jersey T-shirt, The Row, $250, net-a-porter.
“One of my favorites from our current collection.”
“Hilansha” handwoven scarf, Lemlem, $125, lemlem.com.
“I’m loving all of their patterns and fabrics and this feels a little tough and chic.”
Striped eel skirt, Proenza Schouler, $2,650, net-a-porter.com.
“I love that they are roomy, a touch edgy, and get better with age.”
PS1 medium travel bag, Proenza Schouler, $1995, barneys.com.
“Eternally cool,” says Kebede.
1460 ankle boot, Dr. Marten, $120, zappos.com.
“Comfy and effortless.”
Cotton hooded sweatshirt, Alexander Wang, $170, net-a-porter.com.