Fashion Forward in Ethiopia
Ethiopia is a country with a very deep history and even has its own calendar. Until recently its rich fashion sector has only been appreciated locally, but with a world known super model and century old textile industry the country is popping on the global fashion radar.
The horn of Africa country’s rich cultural heritage has been given a modern twist and it is finding success in the fashion industry abroad.
As a result, fashion design is proving to be one of the most successful Ethiopian sectors for small business and entrepreneurs, generating profit margins ranging from 50 percent to more than 100 percent, according to a BBC News report…