For model Liya Kebede, Cannes feels like magic. "It gets into you the
minute you arrive here," she said this morning. "It's very glamorous,
and I like that it's very international as well. You ...
Ethiopian supermodel Liya Kebde stars in a new ad campaign called "Give Voice to your Heart" by Tiffany & Co. Tiffany & Co.'s latest commercial, celebrating the holiday season with their iconic little blue boxes featuring Ethiopian supermodel Liya Kebede, Shalom Harlow, and Sasha Pivovarova.
Liya Kebede (born January 3, 1978)is an Ethiopian model, maternal health advocate, clothing designer and actress who has appeared on the cover of US Vogue twice. According to Forbes, Liya was eleventh-highest-paid top model in the world in 2007. Since 2005, Kebede has served as the WHO's Ambassador for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health.
Kebede has been seen on the covers of Italian, Japanese, American, French and Spanish Vogue, V, Flair, i-D and Time's Style & Design. Kebede has been featured in ad campaigns including those for Gap, Yves Saint-Laurent , Victoria's Secret, Emanuel Ungaro, Tommy Hilfiger, Revlon, Dolce & Gabbana, Escada and Louis Vuitton. In 2003, Kebede was named the newest face of Estée Lauder cosmetics, the first African-American to serve as their representative in the company's 57-year history