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April 21, 2011 For the Love of Green

Friday, April 22nd marks the 41st anniversary of the greenest day of the year, Earth Day.  Created to inspire appreciation and awareness of the earth’s natural environment, it is now observed in more than 175 countries. Earth Day was founded by US Senator Gaylord … Continue reading

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March 16, 2011 The Green Movement Continues

We’re happy to announce that the Peruvian Connection catalog is now being printed on Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)–certified paper. What is the Forest Stewardship Council? Established in 1993 as a response to concerns over global deforestation, the FSC is an … Continue reading

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February 23, 2011 Kaffe Fassett: 10 Years of Collaboration with PC

This year marks not only the 35th anniversary for Peruvian Connection, but also the 10th anniversary of our collaboration with renowned designer, Kaffe Fassett. Kaffe has written numerous books and has created thousands of sweater and needlepoint kits, and his designs … Continue reading

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February 17, 2011 Vitelli Dress: the Story Behind the Name

  The namesake of our Spring bestseller, the Vitelli Dress, draws from the rich history of a picturesque Sicilian village.  The hillside town of Savoca was the setting for several scenes of Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather.  Here Michael Corleone asked for the hand of the beautiful Apollonia, sitting at the … Continue reading

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February 10, 2011 Mario Testino: A Prince Among Photographers

Peruvian-born photographer Mario Testino is famous for his work in the glamorous fashion world (think Gucci, Burberry, Michael Kors, Vogue and Vanity Fair) and the world of celebrity. His famous subjects have included many actresses (i.e. Gwyneth Paltrow, Meg Ryan, Julia … Continue reading

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