Photo Credit: Andi McDaniel
In Guatemala, Mayan women traditionally wore a woven and
embroidered cotton blouse called a huipil (wee-PEEL). Women from one village would use particular colors and symbols on their huipils to distinguish themselves from women in other villages.

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February is the month fashion designers around the world roll out their latest styles. These voices will give you a glimpse of what people are wearing … in the developing world. Whether we’re from New York or Nairobi, what we wear says a lot about who we are and where we come from.
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