Mexico indigenous do not benefit from inspiring fashion

Major brands and designers have been selling clothing inspired by traditional Mexican designs. But the communities where those designs originate say they often do not see the benefits.

    Mexico is famous for its highly patterned, ornate, indigenous clothing, and the fashion world has taken notice. Major brands and designers have been selling clothing inspired by traditional Mexican designs. But the communities where those designs originate say they often do not see the benefits.

    Al Jazeera's John Holman reports from Mexico City.


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