ECOCAMP Patagonia. Located in the heart of Torres del Paine National Park, it is the first Chilean geodesic hotel. Based on ancient indigenous shelters, the premises are in harmony with nature, and use solar and hydroelectric power. A profound connection with nature is offered as well as programmes to look into biodiversity and natural landscapes surrounding the eighth wonder in the world. An invitation to connect with nature, environment and community.
Winners of the 8th Edition of Sustainable Luxury Award in Latin America.From left to right: Mr. Samuel Revilla (KUNA/ICALPACA, winner of Fashion and Accessories category), Bernardo Domínguez EcoCamp, (winner of Hospitality category), Lilia Breyter (winner of Craftsmanship category) and Rodolfo Giosa (Manos del Uruguay, Transformational Leader Honour Award).
Lilia Breyter. She makes unique, timeless, fully crafted items from knits made of metallic threads in her own specially designed loom. She reinterprets ancient craftsmanship techniques from indigenous cultures and translates them into one-of-a-kind items with silver threads. In this case, she is awarded for her silver bracelets collection.
FASHION AND ACCESSORIES Category
KUNA Luxury. INCALPACA’s most exclusive line. Limited edition, timeless and high quality products are produced from fibres of Vicuna, Guanaco, Cashmere and Silk. These craftspeople consider themselves as inheritors of the mastery and refinement of ancient empire lovers and creators of beauty. All of this is majestically combined with the most sophisticated and innovating technology. Each piece comes in a wooden case including different quality certificates.
The winners, some sponsors and jury members.
TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADER HONOUR AWARD
MANOS del Uruguay.
With a track record of more than 50 years, Manos del Uruguay is a non-profit organisation made up of cooperatives where women from Uruguayan rural areas produce handcrafted products. Driven by care for traditions and crafts, 250 women work in 12 cooperatives. They work for brands such as Polo Ralph Lauren, Marc Jacobs, Gabriela Hearst, Dries Van Notten, Peruvian Connection and Stella McCartney.
From left to right, Mrs. Silvia Seperack, Director, Peruvian Commercial Office in Argentina, and Mrs. Giovanna Gómez, Economic Affairs Attaché, Peruvian Embassy in Argentina.