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Sol Alpaca Brand

SOL ALPACA

The Legacy Of the Pioneer

Founded in 2004, SOLALPACA, the name of the Michell Group’s chain of stores, represents the legacy of Frank W. Michell and the spirit of bringing the highest quality garments to Peru, and the world, through an exclusive collection made with the finest fibres of the Andes: Alpaca and Vicuña.

The SOL ALPACA collections are designed by the renowned Peruvian designer of Persian origin, Fariba Heydari. Inspired by the millenary culture of the Andes, her designs masterfully incorporate rich touches  of contemporary fashion, achieving a sophisticated combination unique in its genre.

Through continuous national and international expansion efforts and the most rigorous production process, SOL ALPACA has obtained worldwide outreach, driven continuously by its boutiques located in the main cities of Peru, Chile, Bolivia and Australia.

As heirs of Frank W. Michell’s love and admiration for the Andean culture, at SOL ALPACA we maintainhis commitment to introduce this rich, millenary textile tradition too ther cultures and new horizons, through effort, respect for nature and passion for excellence, which we express through the art of the finest fibres in the world. It is for this very reason that we, at SOL ALPACA, are proud to  be the legacy of the pioneer.

The mission of SOL ALPACA is to maintain the rich Andean textile tradition, elaborating fine garments and accessories, combining the exceptional ancestral ability of the Andes man, with the highest textile technology, always in harmony with nature.

MISION

The mission of SOL ALPACA is to maintain the rich Andean textile tradition, elaborating fine garments and accessories, combining the exceptional ancestral ability of the Andes man, with the highest textile technology, always in harmony with nature and the environment.

Our philosophy: Our passion is to give shelter, and our tradition is to do it with the finest fibers of the Andes.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

Our passion is to give shelter, and our tradition is to do it with the finest fibers of the Andes.

Manifesto of the woman of the Andes:

“They teach us since we were children that the heat you give is equal to what you receive. We learned from our ancestors that the heat of another person is as valuable as the heat that comes from the sun; than sheltering the body is another way of sheltering the soul.
They grew up grateful for life and blessed by nature ”.

Today, after 5000 years, we continue to work with the same passion.

The Andes is our inspiration - Sol Alpaca

Our inspiration

Massive mountains and vertiginous gorges, golden deserts and warm valleys, where the condor is lord and the lakes of the cold steppes sparkle like celestial jewels; land of mighty rivers, boundless forests full of life, whose rare silences are broken by the roar of the jaguar and the songs of gorgeous birds with feathers of infinite colors; where the magic of the land and the mysticism of men merge into a single expression: The Andes.
Techniques that dominate the use of all types of natural pigments, creating textiles that have been able to reach levels of unique skill and beauty.
Thus is our inspiration, the exquisite fusion of two worlds: A current sofisticated trend with a rich millenary heritage.

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OUR FOUNDER

Know the story and anecdotes of Frank W.Michell, the pioneer who brought the alpaca to the world.
In 1922, Frank W.Michell, a young lieutenant in the...

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OUR COMPANY

Today, Michell & Cía. S.A. is the parent company of Michell Group, Peru’s largest alpaca textile corporation, which encompasses everything from breeding alpacas to selling...

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OUR COMMITMENT

As heirs of a rich, ancient culture, we believe in, and are committed to our nation’s development. We are a diverse yet united society that is proud of its traditions and cultural...

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