Why Pay So Much For Alpaca Products?
Due to the benefits described, alpaca products demand a premium. In addition, our products are made in Charleston, South Carolina, where 58% of local dollars spent stay within our community, as opposed to only 14% when buying from conglomerate businesses.
It's Too Hot To Wear Socks Where I Live!
With the temperature regulating and wicking capabilities of alpaca, feet will stay drier and more comfortable year round. In addition, with no moisture at your feet, fungal foot infection is unlikely.
Does It Hurt Alpacas To Remove Their Fur?
Alpacas, like sheep, are used for their fleece; they are not harmed in the shearing process. Farmers depend on the continual development of fleece for their sustained growth and would never intentionally harm their animals.
Does Buying Alpaca Products Take Advantage Of 3rd World Countries?
Our founder, Ruth Mogrovejo, is from the highlands of Peru and is dedicated to supporting and sustaining the local culture. Through this dedication, we support the Quechua Benefit Organization and local industry. Our mission is to be fair to our artisans and provide them with continuous work so they can improve their living conditions. We aim to provide our clients with a unique alpaca clothing collection of high quality at a fair price.
I Am Allergic To Wool, What Will Alpaca Do To Me?
Allergies to wool usually do not transfer to alpaca products. Due to their hypoallergenic properties, most people find that they have no reaction to alpaca products.
Do These Products Need Special Care?
Alpaca products don’t require special care any different from similar products. For example, a scarf would be hand washed or dry cleaned. Socks are machine washable and dryable. Due to elastic material and other materials being used, it is not recommended to wash with harsh items such as towels or jeans.