This Peruvian Tupu Wool Backpack was made by the weavers of Munay Urpi in Huaran, and sewn up by the incredible young mothers at Proyecto Mantay, a local NGO that helps pregnant teenage women raise healthy children and learn useful skills. As you can see this backpack it is much more than good looks!
Handwoven, 100% Peruvian wool textile is paired with natural leather to create a super cool and trendy backpack. This fair trade wool backpack was handcrafted on the traditional back strap loom by indigenous artisans from the Andean highlands of Peru. The name Tupu is the Quechua word for the traditional metal clasp women uses to fasten their lliqlla or manta around her shoulders.
You can use this amazing backpack to go to the university, to the gym or to the office (or to all of them in sequence!) as it is roomy enough to hold all your stuff in style. Pair it with some trousers as the Amy Black Trousers, and some cool t shirt like the Wear your Values t shirt and you are ready to rock and roll en vogue.
You can find some pieces like the Peruvian Tupu backpack at Urban Nest and now at Goshopia.com. They offer pieces in an array of styles, mixing tradition and modernity and making affordable and chic any given space. Their Peruvian collection is a must- see. Knowing that the pieces respect the people and the planet is just an added extra to a really cool aesthetics.
PERUVIAN TUPU BACKPACK PRODUCT INFO
- Size: 43 cm x 39 cm
- Material: 100% wool; naturally sourced leather bottom and front pocket; braided cord straps; interior fabric lining with pocket.
- Amazing social project behind. Support Munay Urpi and Proyecto Mantay with your purchase.
- Get the backpack that says ‘I made a difference and I care’!