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Kenyans can’t believe how much this ‘kikapu’ is worth

By MWENDE KASUJJA September 4th, 2017 1 min read

Kenyans online have been shocked by the price tag of a straw tote bag that closely resembles a Swahili kikapu.

A user posted a photo of the designer bag and its offer price of Sh138,148 ($1,338) eliciting many reactions.

The designer tote bag is woven using straws similar to those used to weave baskets and mats in Kenya.

The bag that is designed by Dolce & Gabbana has crystal embellishments and a red fringe.