We spotted it on the runways and the ethnic trend is now being picked up by everyday consumers…Peruvian style influence has taken over with its known attributes consisting of saturated colors, homespun textured woolens, and crafty geometric patterns.
The culture defines itself with an embellished and ornamental aesthetic where details become of the highest importance. What we would consider basics such as woven stripes are imperfectly paired with ancient folkloric motifs and meandering patterns. Peruvian culture effortlessly gives us tons to be inspired by whether its use of bold colors or its handmade textiles that we think deserve more appreciation!
Aaron Huey’s photographs for “The High Road to Machu Picchu” depict beautifully how this culture has the power to influence us.