Alpaca fibers from Peruvian highlands travel to world’s luxury stores at 100X the price

PUNO, Peru (AP) – The 4 million alpacas that graze on the remote slopes of Peru’s southeastern Andes wear warm coats of a silky fiber highly sought in the United States, Europe and Asia. Colored in one of 24 different natural tones, the fiber


Designer Karina Gamez brings the jungle of Venezuela to New York Fashion Week

By Rebekah Sager Arriving Friday at The Space at Skylight Clarkson Square for New York Fashion Week is a respite from the arctic chill gracing New Yorkers with temps in the teens. The show is Karigam, featuring the clothing of Venezuelan designer Kar