“‘I just design with old things,’ she tells me with a shrug. But Yanet hasn’t worked on a play in years, and her job, apartment, and everything in it relies on the discretion of her customers. Attachment to the material and the beautiful is fleeting in Havana, breakable.”
Read more from Julia Cooke on “Five-cent Yanet”’s mostly-illegal vintage emporium in Cuba here.

“‘I just design with old things,’ she tells me with a shrug. But Yanet hasn’t worked on a play in years, and her job, apartment, and everything in it relies on the discretion of her customers. Attachment to the material and the beautiful is fleeting in Havana, breakable.”

Read more from Julia Cooke on “Five-cent Yanet”’s mostly-illegal vintage emporium in Cuba here.

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