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Showcasing the fabric of sustainable fashion

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We have long been familiar with water hyacinth. Our country has plenty of this free-floating perennial aquatic plant that we have cleverly turned into all sorts of items to use around the house. 

The ‘Bangkok Otop Runway 2013’ will showcase fabric handbags made from water hyacinth fibre at CentralWorld on Aug 29 at 2pm.

But next week we will see for the first time how this humble plant can be transformed into gorgeous handbags _ and they are totally different from ordinary basketry.

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