Walking the ramp in strife-torn Iraq

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Iraq may be at war with Islamic State, but in Basra, it is life as usual. The city hosted a fashion show showcasing local talent called Basra Fashion Night, October 4, 2015. (AP)

Iraq may be at war with Islamic State, but in Basra, it is life as usual. The city hosted a fashion show showcasing local talent called Basra Fashion Night, October 4, 2015. (AP)

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The bridal look: An Iraqi model presents a creation by a local designer. (AFP)

The bridal look: An Iraqi model presents a creation by a local designer. (AFP)

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A model in an ink-blue flowing gown by a local designer during the Basra Fashion Night… (AFP)

A model in an ink-blue flowing gown by a local designer during the Basra Fashion Night… (AFP)

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Silver shine and aqua-marine blue: A model presents a creation in Basra on October 4, 2015. (Reuters)

Silver shine and aqua-marine blue: A model presents a creation in Basra on October 4, 2015. (Reuters)

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Simmer and gold: Models display dresses designed by Iraqi designer Ziad Tariq in Basra. (AP)

Simmer and gold: Models display dresses designed by Iraqi designer Ziad Tariq in Basra. (AP)

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Iraqi models present creations by local designers during the Basra Fashion Night in Basra. (Agencies)

Iraqi models present creations by local designers during the Basra Fashion Night in Basra. (Agencies)

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