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The Cambodian celebrity promoting homegrown kramas

Mean Sonyta is hoping to leverage her fame as a model and actress to breathe new life into the iconic krama, a traditional Khmer garment and a national symbol by opening a krama-only store in Phnom Penh.

Her kramas, although more expensive, are hand-weaved over two days and she proudly extolls the versatility of the garment through her store 'Home Love' by using them for everything from wallets to scarves, headscarves, socks and even hammocks.