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Considered somewhat of a catalog legend after over a quarter century in the business, Peruvian Connection is now bringing its alpaca and Andean-sourced knits into brick and mortar spots in its most successful markets, including Boston. The importer's shop is more than a move to remain competitive in a post-paper shopping world—it's your window to artisan knits that ensure the preservation of ethnographic and historic textile-production in South America.
Like the locations which launched before 170 Newbury Street, this boutique incorporates elements of the neighborhood's Victorian-era aesthetic: a stained glass window, hardwood floors, and exposed brick are peppered with turn of the century Andean photographs and found objects. While not every style is a knit—wovens, silk de chine, jersey are also stocked—the luxe basics the brand is known for sit alongside finishing pieces like jewelry, belts and hats. Though geared to more mature women than us, there are certainly some great layering pieces to explore.
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