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December 14, 2011 Puchka Textile Tours in Peru

by guest blogger and PC customer, Carol Myers Perusing the pages of the Peruvian Connection catalog over the years has engendered a lot of daydreaming on my part. For example, I’ve always been curious to meet the people who create … Continue reading

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November 8, 2011 Kuba Textiles: A Cloth in the Fabric of Life

Kuba Cloth The Kuba people of Africa have a vital textile tradition pulsing through their deeply rooted history, their rituals, their culture and their art.  Known as People of the lightning, People of the king and People of the cloth, … Continue reading

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September 15, 2011 Peruvian cuisine: Peru’s next best export

PC84_10_Imp1 Peruvian food is finally finding its place in the culinary spotlight. Top chefs from all over the world are gathering this week in Lima for the 4th annual Mistura Food Festival, the most important food event in all of … Continue reading

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July 13, 2011 Looking for Luck?

Black-Guinea-Pig-01 Ever wish you could change your luck?  The local Quechuans indigenous to the Huasao region of Cusco, Peru may have your cure.  All you need is a black guinea pig, beer and ribbon.  The first step is to get … 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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