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What Did Hikers Wear Before Synthetics Were Invented?

What Did Hikers Wear Before Synthetics Were Invented?

Nowadays you barely have to think twice before pulling on a synthetic jacket and heading out into cold weather. But what outdoor clothes did people...

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Eco Black Friday 2021: 11 Tips to Shop Sustainably

Eco Black Friday 2021: 11 Tips to Shop Sustainably

Everyone loves a good deal! With Black Friday steadily approaching, you are probably looking forward to the enticing sales and limited time offers!Β Nonetheless, don’t let...

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What is sustainability?

What is sustainability?

To us at Arms of Andes, environmental sustainability in fashion industry meansΒ not harming the environment in all stages of production includingΒ 

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7 Tips for More Sustainable

7 Tips for More Sustainable

A study done by CGS revealed that 30% of consumers in the US and UK would stop buying from a company if they found out...

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What to Bring to the Amazon Rainforest

What to Bring to the Amazon Rainforest

Planning a trip to Peru? Here are our 5 top picks to include in your packing list for the Amazon Rainforest.

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Women Artisans in the Peruvian Andes

Women Artisans in the Peruvian Andes

In honor of International Women's Day, we're looking at the life of women artisans in Peru: their responsibilites, work ethic and challenges.Β 

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Why You Should Wear Alpaca Wool For Ski Tours Or Splitboard Tours

Why You Should Wear Alpaca Wool For Ski Tours Or Splitboard Tours

Find out why you should wear Arms of Andes alpaca baselayer or alpaca midlayer on your next ski tour or splitboard tour.

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Black Friday - The Dark Side

Black Friday - The Dark Side

It’s Thanksgiving in the US, which means that Black Friday is coming up! We discuss why Black Friday might not be such a good thing.

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Best Base Layer

Best Base Layer

Base layers are important for outdoor activities, as they sit next to your skin. We talk about options and why alpaca is best!

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