About ELU

The Origin

Elon Kebede is a recent graduate from University of North Texas. With her fine draping, illustration, pattern making and garment construction expertise, designer Elon Kebede was able to graduate with her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion design.


With her many achievements and knowledge from past internships and freelance designer positions, Elon has been able to sharpen her skills and truly zone into the area in which she will master in. Her main desires is to open a wedding gown line where she is able to modernize and harmonize her Ethiopian culture and American upbringing, fusing them to create unique and breathtaking gowns. Her eye has been sharpened and made ready for such a time as this.

 

ELU's Resume

January 2020 - March 2020

Nardos Design

Design Intern

  • Assisted head designer in new projects 

  • Organized fabrics

  • Hand-stitched couture and bridal garments

  • Organized and solidified garment patterns

  • Assisted designer with New York Fashion Week

Summer 2019

Mood Designer Fabrics

Fabric Consultant

  • Assisted customers with knowledge in fabrics

  • Organized silk department

  • Sent out orders of fabrics to multiple companies

  • Able to provide yardage expertise and cut fabric for customers

Summer 2019

Brother Vellies

Summer Intern

  • Assisted staff with styling drop offs

  • Cycle counted all shoes and recorded them onto Shopify

  • Assisted Founder Aurora James in any task needed

  • Sourced fabrics for upcoming season

Summer 2018

African Mosaique

Summer Intern 

African Mosaique, Anna Getaneh, Ethiopia - Summer Intern 

Summer 2018

  • Created flat technical sketches for summer collection and other various projects

  • Organized fabric selections to ensure all fabrics are seen and are being used properly

  • Aided in designing garments for the upcoming seasonal collection

University of North Texas, Denton TX— B.F.A. 
Fashion Design- April 2021