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Category Archives: Ethnographic Inspiration

March 31, 2014 Wanderlust: the nomadic spirit behind Peruvian Connection

by guest blogger, Julie It’s an inherent fire that burns deep inside every human, the need to discover, to explore, to crack open our world and experience. We’re globetrotters by design – the lucky ones act on this sixth sense … Continue reading

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March 23, 2014 How the T-shirt got its stripes, and all things variegated

by PC designer, Karen The easiest way to update your wardrobe this season is with stripes. At Peruvian Connection, we love them all, from classic bi-color stripes to rich multicolored tones, and we even have textured stripes: the more the … Continue reading

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March 17, 2014 Finding Parisian Inspiration at Première Vision

by guest blogger, Julie Every year our wovens designers take to Paris, elbowing through the masses of likeminded creators entering the fabric mecca of Première Vision. The only tradeshow of its kind, Première Vision houses 740 of the top fabric … Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 Huichol Beaders: Crafting Culture into Fashion

  Faced with the possibility of vanishing into modernity, the indigenous Huichol tribe of Mexico is instead harnessing the power of tradition to keep afloat.  The vibrant Huichol culture is intimately connected with and expressed through art.  Creativity is believed … Continue reading

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January 3, 2014 Weaving Lives, Engaging History

Join PC in exploring the vital traditions of weaving, spinning, dyeing, and knitting in Peru’s highland communities. Nilda Callañaupa of the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco, Peru (CTTC), along with Catherine Joslyn, author of “Children of the Inca”, will conduct … Continue reading

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