Pure Picks: Annie Hurlbut

Peruvian Connection’s Annie Hurlbut on the fashion and destinations that complement her latest artisan-crafted bedding collection
“Our designs are inspired by Peruvian utilitarian textiles, and are created using humanely sourced alpaca fiber. They serve a purpose and identify a community’s distinctive set of motifs, patterns and colors.” —Annie Hurlbut  Above, Llamas and alpacas on the Altiplano between Cusco and Puno.


“This spread pairs our Magnolia duvet with our Forestry sheets and the Arts & Crafts floral coverlet, perfectly illustrating our signature pattern-on-pattern aesthetic.” Magnolia 100% cotton sateen king duvet cover, $335, Peruvian Connection, peruvianconnection.com


“These are unbelievably comfortable and just the right heel height for walking endless city blocks. The tall upper part provides just enough coverage for short dresses and tunics over leggings.” Blackpool boot, $595, Heritage Boot Co., heritageboot.com



“Danish artist Louise Fenne used this pattern belt as a headdress in one of her major works, ‘Girl and Her Parrot.’ It was an honor to have one of our designs immortalized in art.” Condor pima cotton belt, $98, Peruvian Connection, peruvianconnection.com


“When I consider cost per wear, my leather pencil skirt is hands-down the winner. It makes a polished, understated look out of any top.” Loattan skirt in leather, $1,690, available at The Row, therow.com


“My favorite bag ever! It’s roomy, incredibly light for a hard-side bag, and easy to maneuver down the aisle of a plane.” International carry-on expandable spinner, $579, Briggs & Riley, briggs-riley.com


“I collect Andean weavings, like the one Julia of Willow, Urubamba, Cusco—photographed here by Walter H. Wust—uses to transport her child. I love that each pattern tells a story about the weaver’s heritage.”