Sun, Mar 14, 2004 - Page 19 News List

Street fashion sold out of a black case has its place

They may not have designer labels, but goods sold by local artisans on the streets can be top quality

By David Momphard  /  STAFF REPORTER

But the pressure of selling without a business license and the fact that most potential customers pass them by en route to brand-name boutiques hasn' t driven either Chang or A-Fu off the street.

The payoff, each explains, comes with those customers who value the work they do.

"When you see someone fall in love with something you made then it's worth it," A-Fu said. "You almost want to give it to them... almost."

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