A cousin to our popular Black and White and Red All Over kasode, this jacket has its own swagger. The India block print cotton base is decorated with black checks on white fabric. Felted with undyed white alpaca/merino blend, it is light weight but warm. The collage felted front panel adds a bit of dramatic flare, as do the antique buttons and the red poppy felted flower.
This jacket fabrics is made from 80% alpaca from our herd and 20% merino wool from other US herds. We needle felt our fabrics at our ranch in our fabric design center using an American-made FeltLOOM. We also use hand-dyed fabrics to create unique looks. The black, grey, fawn, brown and white fabrics you see are the natural colors of our herd, which we breed and raise for their highest quality, luxurious alpaca fleece.
The lightweight, almost airy feel of our inner wear fabrics come from a single layer of felted alpaca. Inner weight can be worn on cool days, or inside in air-conditioned environments, without the wearer overheating.
We embellish some of our fabrics using hand-dyed yarns and silks. When we seek out unusual and creative buttons, clasps and other embellishments for our alpaca jackets, we source them from local handcrafters wherever possible. Each jacket is unique; no two are alike.
We design our alpaca winter jackets to show off these one-of-a-kind fabrics and have local talented seamstresses hand sew each item we sell. Now, you can purchase U.S. handmade alpaca garments, accessories and fabrics right here, in the United States, under our Whispirit label.