Posted: Apr, 7th 2015 Contributor: Bilen Shifferaw,


Afomia Tesfaye is one of many entrepreneurial Ethiopian Diasporas returned home to start up their own business. Afomia is one of the budding designers coming out of Ethiopia with her eclectic FOMI COLLECTION, a luxury women’s handbag and shoes company manufactured entirely in Ethiopia. Below are images of the latest collection for 2014.

One of Afomia aims for starting her label was to create a fashion company that could be both ethical and yet produce luxury goods from Africa while capitalizing on the nations rich craftsmanship and knowledge of leather manufacturing.

The Spring and Summer 2014 FOMI Collection is modeled by South Sudanese model and actress Kuoth Wiel and features a range of leather handbags and footwear from hot pinks, greens and yellow.


FOMI Collection Merkato Tote bag and Eshi Oxfords


FOMI Collection Leather Clutch


FOMI Collection Leather handbags and shoes collection


If you like what you see, then make sure to also check out FOMI Collection from 2013, with it's rich and deep colours.




Also check out Afomia Tesfaye's brother Miki Passport another talented designer coming out of the family fold, Miki is the founder of PassportPHC a men's life style brand based in LA.


Look out for our #MADEINETHIOPIA ISSUE coming out soon.


Website | Instagram |

Share this page
Ethio Beauty
Follow us
Don't miss our Free newsletter!