30 Jan '12, 5pm

Awamaki Lab Debuts Fair-Trade Peruvian Knitwear With a Modern Twist

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre Fresh from Peru's Sacred Valley, Awamaki Lab returns with a second collection of knitwear that bridges the divide between modern design and Old World craftsmanship. As part of a four-month residency, recent Parsons graduates Courtney Cedarholm and Andria Crescioni uprooted themselves to historic Ollantaytambo, where they worked with a cooperative of Quechua women weavers to develop garments using traditional Andean textiles and techniques. The 13-piece capsule line, which launched at a trunk show in New York City on Friday, will be on view at the

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