Ivory Coast's little sack dress - 31 July 2008

Al Jazeera English

by Al Jazeera English

The Ivory Coast battles with soaring prices of food and fuel, but some have managed to rise above the global dilemma.

As the world's biggest cocoa producer, sacks used to store the beans have entered into the world of high fashion because of one woman's creative efforts to turn something lowly into a useful and aesthetic art form.