Refugees with an eye for fashion are sewing seeds for a brighter future

A basic sewing workshop has given asylum-seekers in Paris the chance to turn their dreams into reality

22 June 2021 - 20:35 By Michaela Cabrera

From old denim, Afghan refugee Bagher Husseini fashioned a pair of baggy jeans with fringed patches he hopes will be paraded down a French catwalk later this year.

Husseini has worked with a sewing machine before. He made his way to Iran after fleeing fighting in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, surviving on a modest tailor’s income...

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