Cut from a different cloth: Somalia’s young fashion designers

Despite a challenging environment and sometimes conservative cultural barriers, these young Somalis being empowered in the fashion industry.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 4, 2018 Muna Mohamed Abdullahi, 24 year-old, owner of Mkena Designs, draws her new creations on a wall at her home in Modadishu, Somalia. – Somalia’s clothes business is a simple one: foreign imported garments for the well-to-do, locally tailored clothes for the rest. But new fashion designers are complicating that picture with locally-designed, hand-made attire. (Photo by Abdi HAJJI HUSSEIN / AFP)

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