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Ugandan Tree Bark Cloth Wows Europe's Fashion Runwayi
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August 08, 2013 6:09 PM
Tree bark cloth from Uganda is being used to create some of the latest runway fashions in Europe. The technique used to make the bark into cloth is ancient, but a German-Nigerian designer is hoping it will help create a whole new fashion trend. VOA’s Mary Alice Salinas reports.

Ugandan Tree Bark Cloth Wows Europe's Fashion Runway

Published August 08, 2013

Tree bark cloth from Uganda is being used to create some of the latest runway fashions in Europe. The technique used to make the bark into cloth is ancient, but a German-Nigerian designer is hoping it will help create a whole new fashion trend. VOA’s Mary Alice Salinas reports.


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