Alpaca Carpet Pumps — Pink by Cornelio Borda at White Label Project
Alpaca Carpet Pumps — Pink by Cornelio Borda at White Label Project
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By Peruvian fashion brand Cornelio Borda by Renata García-Menacho.

Cornelio Borda designs take shape through a collaborative process between Peru and Italy, and the actual production occurs in Peru, involving specialists from both countries. This highlights our dedication to sustainability, focusing on repurposing waste materials and aligning with the principles of sustainable non-fast fashion brands.

Our Alpaca Carpet line intentionally avoids the use of animal fur, incorporating Alpaca wool and, in some models, Pima Cotton yarn sourced from the surplus of clothing production in Peru. Using this yarn, we meticulously craft a distinctive carpet, stitching it by hand. The finished product is then hand-brushed to achieve a soft texture and appearance for our shoes and bags. The initial trials of this embroidery technique took place several years ago with artisans from the Marche Region in Italy. Following this, we continued the practice by collaborating with talented female artisans from Peru. Each artisan devotes one day to embroider two pairs of our handmade Alpaca shoes. Explore our collection, including Alpaca bags, and join us in promoting sustainable practices within the fashion industry.

Size: 37, 38, 39, 40, 41
Heel height: 9 cm

Color variants: Green, blue.

Material: Alpaca carpet, Pima Cotton, leather.

Never use hot water to clean. If stained, wipe with cool, damp cloth.

  1. Order is placed
  2. Raw materials are sourced to match production needs
  3. Item is handcrafted by artisans
  4. Item undergoes quality control and is shipped with a trusted carrier.

Visit our Made to Order page for more information.

Made to order. Delivery within 30-40 days. VAT is included in the price. Deliveries to non-EU countries might come with extra taxes and import duties that the customer must cover.

You can get a full refund for items returned by mail within 30 days of receiving them, excluding shipping costs. No refunds or exchanges are possible after 30 days from receipt.

Meet Cornelio Borda

In her work, Renata García-Menacho combines her love for Peruvian culture with Italian craftsmanship. She works directly with Peruvian and Italian artisans in order to promote cultural exchange in the development of her products.

The founder has worked with several Italian companies dedicated to creating ideas, materials, and designs for the fashion conglomerates LMVH and Kering. Her love for accessories motivated her to move to the Marche region of Italy to work directly with Italian artisans who are experts in the sector. After this journey, she returned to Peru and founded Cornelio Borda: an ode to her family supported by her talent and experience.

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