Iraq Fashion Week 2015: Normalcy in the times of war

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A model displays a multi-fabric creation on the opening day of a folk fashion show event in Baghdad, Iraq on June 1, 2015. (AP)

A model displays a multi-fabric creation on the opening day of a folk fashion show event in Baghdad, Iraq on June 1, 2015. (AP)

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An Iraqi model displays a heavily embroidered dress by a local designer at Baghdad's Fashion Institute fashion show in Iraq on June 1, 2015. (AFP)

An Iraqi model displays a heavily embroidered dress by a local designer at Baghdad's Fashion Institute fashion show in Iraq on June 1, 2015. (AFP)

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A model wearing a traditional Iraqi costume dances during the opening day of a fashion show at Baghdad's Fashion Institute on June 1, 2015. (AP)

A model wearing a traditional Iraqi costume dances during the opening day of a fashion show at Baghdad's Fashion Institute on June 1, 2015. (AP)

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Check out the fancy and varied head gears created by local designers at the first fashion show at Baghdad's Fashion Institute in Iraq. (AFP)

Check out the fancy and varied head gears created by local designers at the first fashion show at Baghdad's Fashion Institute in Iraq. (AFP)

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Models present creations by local designers at Baghdad's Fashion Institute fashion show on June 1, 2015. Flowing garments and traditional cuts were the highlights. (AFP)

Models present creations by local designers at Baghdad's Fashion Institute fashion show on June 1, 2015. Flowing garments and traditional cuts were the highlights. (AFP)

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The fashion show at Baghdad's Fashion Institute in Baghdad, showcased prints and motifs, seeking inspiration from Iraqi history. (AFP)

The fashion show at Baghdad's Fashion Institute in Baghdad, showcased prints and motifs, seeking inspiration from Iraqi history. (AFP)

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Many creations at the first fashion show at Baghdad's Fashion Institute in Iraq were in asymmetrical designs. (AFP)

Many creations at the first fashion show at Baghdad's Fashion Institute in Iraq were in asymmetrical designs. (AFP)

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