MILLBROOK, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- alicia adams alpaca, a New York based designer and producer of apparel and home furnishings, is committed to being a leader of ethical and sustainable practices in the fashion and home decor industry. Using primarily 'self-sourced' alpaca fiber in it's fashion apparel for men, women, children as well as gift items, accessories and fashions for the home such as throws, pillows and blankets.
The aliciaadamsalpaca.com website explains our values: "Our fur / hide items are "guilt-free," the hides are harvested from alpaca who have deceased due to natural causes. We do not condone that animals be killed for their fur, nor are any of our products made from fur harvested in that manner. Our products are manufactured in the U.S. and in Peru utilizing the incredible handiwork of local artisans who continue ancient fiber working traditions. Our relationship actively supports artisan families and their communities."
Alpacas are considered an environmentally low-impact livestock animal. Native to the Andes region of South America, they have been domesticated and used for fiber over thousands of years. As opposed to other grazing livestock, alpacas are modest in size, have gentle grazing behaviors and do not uproot the existing vegetation. This allows a sustainable ranching process that maintains healthy topsoil. Humane shearing of the Alpaca fiber helps the animals regulate their body temperature and ensures a continual source of fiber production.
Alpaca fiber is naturally hypoallergenic, suitable for allergy sufferers and other sensitive uses, such as baby clothes. It has unique insulating properties making it warmer when compared to other natural fibers and results in a lighter, more breathable product. While incredibly durable, it lasts longer than most any other luxury fiber, including other wools, cashmere, and silk.
These products with the unique properties described, are available for purchase at https://www.aliciaadamsalpaca.com
Alicia Adams Alpaca Inc. is a family business which specializes in the design and production of textiles and clothing utilizing the natural and sustainable characteristics of one of the rarest and most luxurious materials – alpaca wool. The Adams' raise and manage a herd of over 200 Suri alpacas at their own farm in New York's Hudson Valley, about 90 miles north of New York City.
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