04 Feb '12, 3pm
Awamaki Lab's Young Designers Reveal Surprisingly-Fashionable Daywear with a Peruvian Twist (Photos)
Designers Andria Crescioni, known for designing Loomstate's zero-waste anarok , and Courtney Cedarholm debuted their collaboration with Peruvian non-profit Awamaki on January 27, at the Textile Arts Center in New York City. As I anticipated , the design team has revealed a surprisingly fashion forward daywear collection that successfully pairs traditional Peruvian textiles with modern, wearable styles, proving that Awamaki Lab is moving beyond its infancy . TreeHugger gets the scoop on the difficult yet rewarding design process, and more, in an interview with the designers, below.