Black knitwear cardigan with zip in alpaca
The cardigan is the kind of garment that becomes your favorite for the years to come in conferring you simplicity and elegance. The zip in this cardigan brings an urban touch and provides a casual look, and its neck that allows you to show your tie and shirt.
Cardigan gets its name from a British officer who has served in the Crimean War in the 19th century. Cardigans have been really popular in America since Harvard started to use them for their baseball team by adding the letter ‘H’ in front of them. Over the last decades, they have changed and became an essential in men wardrobe.
Versatile, it can be worn in a range of temperatures, indeed, a cardigan is an almost all season garment. It is a feature that nicely complements a classic wardrobe. Cardigans come in a variety of knits which influence its warmth. Misericordia crafted for you a cardigan made in alpaca : it has an undisputed thermal and insulating qualities, which allow the body to breathe, and protects it from cold and warmth. Easy-to-wear, it can be associated with a shirt for an elegant look or with a tee-shirt for a more casual silhouette.
More than a brand, Misericordia is primarily a project to conduct local and social work in Peru.
It was after a trip to Peru in 2003, Aurelyen decided to start this adventure that today employs people from different backgrounds from the region of Lima.
Born in Seine-Saint-Denis, from an early age his world leads to an interest in art. A real way of communication for him, Aurelyen enters the Fine Arts College where he perfected his artistic sense before traveling around the world. His various travels leads him to Peru, where he created his brand and lives now.
Today, Misericordia is for him a platform to impose new values related to the act of modern consumption and give rise to the term consum-actors.
In the slums of Lima, Peru's capital, Aurelyen encounter a small team of seamstresses with whom he makes a bet: to built a local project that combines artistic creation and social commitment. The first collection Misericordia will be presented in 2003 at the Salon Tranoï, where she will have great success before being distributed in stores like Colette - Paris and open his own shop at 9 rue de Charonne 75011 Paris.