Snow Essential Knit Alpaca Beanie
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Keep warm and look cool with this perfectly slouchy beanie. Throw it on and scrunch it back for an easy every day accessory. Alpaca fiber is considered by the fashion industry to be one the greenest, most natural and softest fibers in the world. It is prized for its unique silky and luxurious feel and has a lesser tendency to pilling.
- Material: 70% Alpaca, 23% Polyamide + 7% Wool
- Dimensions: One Size + Unisex
- Made In: Peru
- Care: Hand wash cold with mild detergent. Reshape while wet and lay flat to dry.
Every purchase helps support female artisans in impovershed areas and aids in education of the community.
About the Brand
Slate+Salt is a sustainable lifestyle and home decor brand that creates unique, ethically-made pieces. By mixing traditional techniques with modern design, they spread cultural diversity and socially-conscious made products. This woman-owned company collaborates and supports rural artisans who are economically disadvantaged by ensuring them fair trade employment. All products are handmade using locally sourced and responsible materials. Slate and Salt is partnered with Social Enterprise Alliance and The Aspen Institute Artisan Alliance.
Local: Made in local areas of extreme poverty.
Fair Trade: Part of the Fair Trade association along with the Artisan Alliance and the Social Enterprise Alliance.
Organic Materials: They only use eco-friendly, OEKO-TEX certified, 100% natural fibers such as cotton and bamboo and colors are achieved through non-harmful dyes. They also use 100% Cotton dyed using low-impact, AZO-free, REACH certified reactive dyes.
Cruelty Free: Y
Vegan: N. Some items use Alpaca, which is responsibly gathered. The alpaca live mostly without any boundaries in the highlands of the Peruvian Andes and are not harmed during the shearing process. Their soft padded feet are gentle on the grass terrain and they graze without destroying the root system of the area.
Environmental Conscious Processing: Small batch production.
Reduced amount of Water, Waste, Carbon and Pollution: Using natural fibers reduces use of water and chemical waste in their production.