Big Fire Law and Policy Group
Advertise:   712.224.5420

Indian president of Bolivia inspires new fashion

When Evo Morales, the first Indian president of Bolivia, is sworn in on Sunday, observers are wondering if he will wear his famous red, white and blue sweater. alpaca sweater.

Morales sported the sweaters in meetings with heads of state throughout the world. His casual style has inspired a sportswear company to develop a similar sweater that will hit the streets on Monday.

"This is going to become a line we call 'Evo Fashion' that we hope will appeal to young people," the owner of the company was quoted by BBC News as saying.

Morales won the presidency with 54 percent of the vote, the highest of any presidential candidate since democracy was restored to the country in the 1980s, according to BBC News.

Get the Story:
'Evo Fashion' arrives in Bolivia (BBC News 1/20)
'Evo Fashion' Sweeps Across Bolivia (AP 1/19)

Relevant Links:
Evo Morales -

Related Stories:
Bolivia's new Indian president ready for change (12/20)
Indian coca farmer elected president in Bolivia (12/19)
Indian women star in Bolivia's wrestling spectacle (07/21)
Opinion: Bolivian Indians raise important issues (06/14)
Opinion: Indians still second-class citizens in Bolivia (6/13)
Judge sworn in as new president of Bolivia (6/10)
Bolivian Indians demand new election for president (6/9)
Indian-led protests in Bolivia take violent turn (6/8)
Indian protests in Bolivia prompt resignation offer (6/7)
Indian youth in Bolivian city embrace hip-hop (05/26)
Clashes reported as Bolivian Indians stage protest (5/25)
Indian protests in Bolivia prompt resignation offer (03/08)
Indians in Bolivia protest hike in gasoline prices (01/25)
Indian activists in Bolivia stage major protests (01/13)
Indian political party wins Bolivian elections (12/07)
Indians in Bolivia seek self-determination (07/19)
Indians in Bolivia hope to create tribal nation (01/08)
Writer says Indian movement threatens democracy (11/13)
Ecuador's Indians to stage massive protests (10/30)
Bolivia's Indians march to celebrate power (10/21)
Bolivia's Indians help drive president from office (10/20)
Bolivian Indians marching against president (10/17)