Page 1

pregnant ting in my living room, It all began one day, sit DES decided to found THE AN with my second child, I ber OL STUFF EC) in Novem FASHION (formerly CO e the crisis r exports and at the tim we flo in ed rk wo I . 09 20 rkets rope and Asia were the ma had affected much of Eu to do life, ided to do what I wanted dec I So ed. rk wo I ich with wh es, designs, colors, rted looking for referenc sta I g, tin ita hes t ou ith In my old job I design and create! W siness a global success. bu w ne my ke ma to nt t ple who wa dible ability to craft bu trends and talented peo ms, which had an incre far on rs ore lab do t as no g in ld daily lives as they cou often talk to people work g they substantiate their in eth som e, looked like ng bei t no d due to time an ile, Brazil, and elsewher Ch a, in nt ge Ar , S. U. e I was in the jewelry, so this gave their business. Every tim dorian handicrafts and ua Ec the th wi ted igh d del people were interested an to go into it later. t go t management of me a great idea tha a wide experience in the me ve ga ; ore bef es ni pa h in many Worked with different com ed that this country is ric liz rea I ce en eri exp al and other person th seeds of the rainforest natural materials. In my wi fts cra de ma nd ha area of creating before. With the aspects, especially in the n design and studied art hio fas d die stu I . led yc as rec y now so I knew that the local materials, as well develop my online jewelr ld cou I hs nt mo se tho ny people and I did. experience gained in tural materials, like ma na of k loo the th wi e lov l in novative and world market would fal led as tagua resin (an in yc rec s, ial ter ma ral tu making d with na fibers. I loved the idea of All our designs are create ral tu na d an c) sti pla replacement to ults are very environmentally friendly and elegant and the res ple sim the in n, ba ur d rural an my designs a fusion of ces! pie g under the rules of the unique and stunnin with, we pledge to work rk wo we es ili fam d an ple r prices Because we care about peo t they deserve and pay fai en atm tre per pro the ple give our peo contributing to the Fair Trade Federation, to g for different ways of kin loo o als ess sin bu s thi our non-profit and accurate. Through prove their lives. This is im d an t en ym plo em g providin ject is realized through communities, apart from HIP PROGRAM. The pro RS LA HO SC N IO SH grams and project, THE ANDES FA cialize in educational pro spe ey Th r. do ua Ec of " ndeta ceeds to the the "Fundación Juan La pport with 15% of the pro su we t, tha th wi g in t only comply the oil underground. projects. But we were no National Park and let all ní su Ya the ve ser pre p hel Yasuní ITT Initiative, to . ble causes presented to us no d an t companies, designers, We support all jus s to collaborations with nk tha t bu y da ry eve s possession in The Andes Fashion grow d new customers to take an y da ry eve g in rch g new are sea are constantly developin n events, runways, and we me fts cra ed ill sk r ou With the help of natural beauty of today's global markets. n environment and the ba ur r ou of n sio fu the by ve based our designs on fashion designs inspired demonstrate how they ha to nt wa we ach pro ap h mainstream and Ecuador. This is the FASHION revered as bot S DE AN E TH nd bra rel more. Working fashion jewelry and appa and artisans is growing ops sh rk wo of er mb nu n. Our s and soon with green industries of fashio cha, Azuay, Esmeralda hin Pic bí, na Ma ra, bu ba r, 20 in Peru and with communities in Im isans throughout Ecuado art 0 20 r ove ve ha ly nt to have e curre e are delighted to be able communities in Peru. W W r! do ua Ec in ly on es 7500 famili OF FASHION WITH we give jobs indirectly to RIENCE A NEW WAY PE EX n! tio lec col r ou joy you on board with us! En N! IO SH THE ANDES FA

Mirta Evi

Purple in Grape t a and H y n : An by Carlos e d a m ( On cover rs lt in 13 colo a Ronda Wide Be available L ) a p il o worksh y Luzm Fernanda pe Purple (made b 6 Gra vailable in a , in Light ) p o h s s work in Dark and Carlo Tagua Earrings cle d Inti colors an colors, Cir 6 in le b ade by vaila colors (m 3 Purple, a in le b , availa op) Necklace r worksh a s e C d n Olga a

"Si fuĂŠ ramos de capace u n s i r n os, hermos q seria el o y que cerca uĂŠ futuro" no Che Gu evara.

“We love to be part of our artisans life, we

honor them working with their ancestral technics and converting in

beautiful designs”

Featuring: MINI LONG ETERNITY SCARVES, available in 5 colors (made by Jose Luis and Mercedes workshop)

LA RONDA BELT WIDE in Bright Orange, available in with Wood

and Tagua



(made by Luzmila & Carlos and Armando´s workshops)

ANNY HAT in Bright Orange, below in a tree full of color



nature and the city,

we fusion


the 2 worlds in one�


Model wears Yasuni Silver 5 pendant Necklace Yasuni Silver Circle Earrings


Available in lemon green, (circle) forest green, grape purple as photo and 3 colors more (chips) (made by Charito and Carlos workshop)

YASUNI RINGS SILVER CHOKERS AND TAGUA PENDANTS Sunrise Collection, available in tangerine and lavender


Available in grape purple, teal, cobalt blue, electric blue and 4 colors more, (made by Charito and Carlos workshop)


Available in bullhorn with colors from white to black (made by Armando´s and Charito´s workshops)

“The Fall

South America, an in

a m a z i n g experience”

Featuring: INTISANA WALLETS WIDE AND PETITE, available colors in chocolate, ante, grey and black (pictured)

SUMACO SILVER CHOKER, available in aqua green and 3 other colors .

SANGAY GRAPE PURPLE NECKLACE, available in 6 colors.

Opposite page: ANNY HAT IN CAMEL, CRONOS LEATHER WATCH (pictured) stripes available in 3 earth tones (made by Charito´s workshop)

YASUNI DOUBLE CHOKER available in ebony and ivory (pictured) and other 3 colors, (made by Olga, Cesar and Charito´s workshops

Featuring: TRIANGLE SHINY AND NATURAL BRACELETS, available in light purple & cobalt blue (pictured) and 8 other colors, (made by Enrique and Olga´s workshops)

CARNIVAL EARRINGS, available in 7 colors (made by Enrique and Olga´s workshop)

Featuring: In this page: BOVIDAE RING Available colors from whites to black,


by Armando´s


Opposite page: LADY TOQUILLA HAT in natural ivory and chocolate, available in 4 colors (made by Ramiro and Alicia´s workshops)

BOVIDAE CUFFS Available from white to black, (made by Armando´s workshop)

A Walk Trough Quito The perfect balance between new and ancient

will find treet you s is th n O hence the e crosses, seven ston de las siete lle name ¨Ca crosses are found he T . ¨ s ce u cr d the picio¨, an Alto, os in ¨El H en of El Carm rario, La churches ag S l E , ía ñ La Compa Concepción, and La Catedral, rbara á B Santa

Construct ed by the Jesuits betw 1605 and een 17 facade of th 65, the stones of th e is baroque style churc were sculp h ted by n at 1767 to 18 iv 07 the chu es. From rch closed due to the expu remained ls Jesuits fr om Ecuad ion of the or. It w re-opened as by the C hilean pr Camilo iest Henríquez Buenamu of the erte involved in order, who was late r the fight fo dence in h is country r indepen.

planned from The city was 1535. The this square in rno, The ie ob G Palacio de and e Town Hall Cathedral, th e all rzobispal wer the Palacio A e. the squar built around lonial era, co e th During is ere held on th bullfights w site. e Paul III 8, 1545 Pop On January new Diocese of San the established was Quito, wich Francisco of ol of a bishop and ntr under the co ved in various ts li his asistan rch La nd the chu houses arou Palace served as the his Catedral. T arting in r Bishop st residence fo ins city ta n co it 1700. Today offices

Featuring: In this page: DIAMOND HAT available in black (pictured), chocolate, beige, camel (made by Fabrizio´s workshop)

RUNARACU OPEN SCARVES available in light grey (pictured), black, ivory, terracotta, camel and chocolate, (made by Jose Luis and Mercedes workshop)

handmade wood box hand painted, organic gourmet coffee with and without ganoderma (a Includes a

healthy coffee that give an

amazing benefit to the body), an Imbabura Party Necklace (available in Technicolor, Bicolor (cyan, lavender, grey, black all combine with ivory acai seeds), a

Mini Long Eternity Scarf, a pair of Sangay Earrings and a bar of Organic Chocolate of Ecuador. Note: The jewelry and accessories can be choose in any prefer color by customers.

The Andes Co. © 2012 All rights reserved, Or contact us at: Direct USA Number: +1 310 362 7871 -

Sinapsis Creative Bureau Production Thanks to: Models: Angelica Pazmiño & Gabriel Pazmiño - Make Up: Lily Style Photography by: Mirta Evi & Alejandro Marchan. General Inquiries:

Ecuador Number: +593 96 793076 Skype: Special Thanks to: Minucipalidad de la ciudad de Ibarra Municipio del Distrito Metropolitano de Quito - Yasuni ITT initiative program -


¨Juan Landeta¨ Foundation & ¨Sinapsis

Please contact us at our sales email

Creative Bureau¨ Advertising Agency


Inca Trail Collection is the fall and winter collection by The Andes Fashion a Fair Trade and Eco Chic brand from Ecuador.