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Introduction

he Andes Fashion® is an eco luxury panama hats, jewellery, shoes and other accessories brand, entirely conceived and handmade in our artisan’s workshops located in different cities and small towns of Ecuador : Illumán, Santo Domingo, Quito, and Cuenca. Our headquarters and studio is based in San Rafael Valley, near to the Capital, Quito; with offices in Phoenix, AZ, USA. Since the beginning, The Andes Fashion® works with local artisans, artists and companies which also follows the same ethical treatment to people and animals.


ur History The Andes Fashion was founded in 2011, by Mirta Evi, a sustainable resources fashion designer born in 1982. From Italian and Spanish heritage, she always loved the art, design, drawing and singing. The result of this creativity and caring about social problems that she knew from previously businesses and projects she was involved; is how she become a faithful believer that fashion business can be a fact to reduce the poverty in Ecuador and other countries. She studied arts, tourism, and fashion design. Mirta resides with her husband Eduardo and her kids in Quito, Ecuador, but they always travel around the continent trying to get the best of South America.


The Andes Fashion速 as a very near future project, is expanding the horizons with artisans in Guatemala, Africa and India. Our designs are made with organic and recycled fibers , rainforest seeds, vegetable ivory and other eco materials. The company works with over 80 families of artisans, located all over of Ecuador, they are specialized in different materials and design areas according their experiences and skills. We also work with strategy partners around the country to help more and more people. Among produce great and sustainable designs; we love to produce happy customers around the world too!

Sustainability, Ethical Treatment & Projects

Our company works practicing the rules of the Fair Trade Federation. We collaborate in projects with international NGO's, UNDP (United Nations Development Program) and with many brands around the world. Our company is the leading design team for an international collaboration between UNDP JAPAN, UNDP ECUADOR, MUJI JAPAN and the WAORANI ethnia from Yasuni area. Our company is developing organic home ware accessories, which all these products will be distribute in the 500 MUJI STORES around the world. A percentage from sales goes to Waorani Women Association. This helps to preserve the ancestral technics of this wonderful community from the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest.


Materials & Collections

e incorporate in our panama hats, jewellery and accessory collections, combining natural, recycle and rustic materials; soft hues, natural and bright colors. With our collections we bring sustainable change to impoverished communities in Ecuador and South America and to promote the use of sustainable materials within the fashion industry. We create to encourage change!


The Andes Fashion速 takes inspiration from Ecuador and the Andes region. From communities and ancestral designs, mixing with the urban fashion! We convert it from here...


To there!‌ And our artisans are proud to be part of the proccess and contribiutions into the sustainable fashion business! Join us‌


The Andes Fashion

CONTACT US: For general inqueries: info@theandesfashion.com Orders: sales@theandesfashion.com If you want to write about us, you are a blogger, journalits, NGO or want to do a project with us, please send us a message to: mirta@theandesfashion.com Phone number: Ecuador Office: +593 26008295 / USA Office: + 1 480 3472563 Headquarters: Orion 51F y Los Cometas, San Rafael-Ecuador. USA Office: 13th W. Indian School, 85250, Phoenix, AZ

Canada Exclusive Rep: Eco-Chic Flare Attn: Shadia Sallit 316 Savard Ave, Unit 203, Ottawa, Ontario, K1L 7S2 Canada


The andes fashion company profile 2014