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Indigenous Fashion Hits Runways
Growing numbers of Mexican designers are drawing inspiration from the pre-Columbian clothing.
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In this photo taken Oct. 25, 2011, a model wears a creation by Mexican twin designers Malinali and Paulina Fosado during a showcase of their latest collection of indigenous inspired fashion in Mexico City. Growing numbers of Mexican designers are taking inspiration from the pre-Columbian clothing widely worn during the country's bicentennial celebrations last year, and they're coming up with fashions that give tradition a contemporary twist. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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In this photo taken Oct. 25, 2011, models wear creations by Mexican twin designers Malinali and Paulina Fosado during a showcase of their latest collection of indigenous inspired fashion in Mexico City. Growing numbers of Mexican designers are taking inspiration from the pre-Columbian clothing widely worn during the country's bicentennial celebrations last year, and they're coming up with fashions that give tradition a contemporary twist. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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In this photo taken Oct. 25, 2011, models wear creations by Mexican twin designers Malinali and Paulina Fosado during a showcase of their latest collection of indigenous inspired fashion in Mexico City. Growing numbers of Mexican designers are taking inspiration from the pre-Columbian clothing widely worn during the country's bicentennial celebrations last year, and they're coming up with fashions that give tradition a contemporary twist. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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In this photo taken Oct. 25, 2011, a model wears a creation by Mexican twin designers Malinali and Paulina Fosado during a showcase of their latest collection of indigenous inspired fashion in Mexico City. Growing numbers of Mexican designers are taking inspiration from the pre-Columbian clothing widely worn during the country's bicentennial celebrations last year, and they're coming up with fashions that give tradition a contemporary twist. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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In this photo taken Oct. 25, 2011, a model wears a creation by Mexican twin designers Malinali and Paulina Fosado during a showcase of their latest collection of indigenous inspired fashion in Mexico City. Growing numbers of Mexican designers are taking inspiration from the pre-Columbian clothing widely worn during the country's bicentennial celebrations last year, and they're coming up with fashions that give tradition a contemporary twist. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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In this photo taken Oct. 25, 2011, models wear creations by Mexican twin designers Malinali and Paulina Fosado during a showcase of their latest collection of indigenous inspired fashion in Mexico City. Growing numbers of Mexican designers are taking inspiration from the pre-Columbian clothing widely worn during the country's bicentennial celebrations last year, and they're coming up with fashions that give tradition a contemporary twist. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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In this photo taken Oct. 25, 2011, Mexican twin designers Malinali Fosado, center left, and Paulina Fosado, center right, walk the catwalk with one of their models at a presentation of their latest collection of indigenous inspired fashion in Mexico City. Growing numbers of Mexican designers are taking inspiration from the pre-Columbian clothing widely worn during the country's bicentennial celebrations last year, and they're coming up with fashions that give tradition a contemporary twist. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Indigenous Fashion Hits Runways

Growing numbers of Mexican designers are drawing inspiration from the pre-Columbian clothing.