Today is a wonderful day. My super awesome scarf I designed named Frehiwot is now for sale at
! It's handwoven in Ethiopia. with 100% Ethiopian cotton. It's available in 3 color ways Lemon Yellow, Watermelon and Seafoam. This scarf was the runner-up in the fashionABLE + Alt design contest last year. I feel like I won first place so I'm claiming it, haha! The
retails for $48. I am a huge fan of social businesses that empower others.
is doing just that. Take a look their mission statement to understand why this is such a great way to celebrate people and design.
photos via FashionABLE
FashionABLE Mission Statement
The fashionABLE mission is to create sustainable business for Africans so they aren't dependent upon charity, but instead earn the dignity of a job. We offer opportunity to everyone, with a primary focus on empowering women. When we invest in a woman, statistics demonstrate that she will have a life-changing impact on her family and community... and herself.
Through your purchase, you are ABLE to provide opportunity, and
a woman is ABLE to have a new choice.