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ARMS OF ANDES was awarded the Selected Brand of ISPO BRANDNEW! What does this mean? The jury of ISPO Brandnew, the largest Outdoor Industry Trade Show event, was impressed by our Alpaca Wool outdoor apparel. They have chosen us as one of the Selected Brand in the category: Outdoor Adventure out of more than 400 submissions. How did we win? Using innovative and functional wool Promoting sustainable and ecological fibers Implementing a business plan that allows transparency  Single sourcing from Peru  We are a startup brand (about 1 year old) What happens next: Production innovation: We plan coming out with Gloves, women shorts,...

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Alpaca wool is better than Merino. 
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Alpaca vs wool    Is Alpaca Warm? Bottom line: YES! Alpaca wool is very warm! Alpaca wool is naturally temperature regulated. If you noticed in past blogs, I go into great detail of the unique structure of the alpaca fiber. Alpaca wool is basically heated by your body warmth and traps that warmth in their fiber. This means if you leave an alpaca base layer hanging outside, at first touch it feels cool. This is because the air trapped in the fiber is cool. However, it only takes a few seconds your alpaca hoodie to warm up and protect you...

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