T H E C O L L E C T I O N
Peru is one of the most fascinating countries in the world. It’s a whirlwind of sounds, vibrant colors, plant medicine and organized chaos. Peru also has a strong traditon of working natural fabrics. They know how to work alpaca wool and pima cotton to perfection. Both fabrics tracing back to the Inca civilization.
All of this seamlessly intergrates with our brand philosophy:
Slowing down, conservation of craftmanship, taking care of our bodies and the earth.
Our winter collection is made with alpaca wool: softer than cashmere, hypoallergene and organically sourced. Not only you will be able to keep your sweater for years, they become softer with time.
Summer is all about Pima cotton. Also known as the silk of South America.
The use of 100% Alpaca wool is very dear to my heart. Alpaca wool has countless special qualities and working with Peru gives me the freedom to obtain astonishing results when it comes to the quality of my collections.
Alpacas are known for it’s incredible fibre: soft, durable and luxurious .While similar to sheep’s wool, it’s warmer, not prickly, and has no lanolin, which makes it hypoallergenic.
Alpacas live high up in the Peruvian Andes, where temperatures can vary between -20C at night and +20C during the day.. To withstand these extreme weather conditions they need something special… And nature came up with the solution: tiny airbubbles found inside the fiber of the wool. The world’s most perfect isolation material. This is what makes a 100% alpaca wool sweater stand out from the crowd. It will keep you warm, in a very comfortable way, as the fabric helps your body to breath on warmer days and retain bodyheat on colder days
Alpaca wool is easy to wash and the process of washing makes the fabric softer over time. Wash cold or set your machine to *wool up to 20C. Lay down to dry and comb with a wool brush to create the best results.
From the beginning to the end of the production chain I do my best to garuantee ethical and sustainble solutions. The alpaca wool is selected carefully. Guided by ancient customs, alpaca are shear only once a year. The wool is sélected by hand and send out to our factory.
Since the very beginning our employees have a social security, steady income and can use leftover fabric for their families.
The alpaca sweaters made of natural colors are 100% compostable.