Slow Fashion, knitwear dyed. Felted coats, wool

Montevideo, Uruguay

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Announcement    We are happy to share with you our new Tangotex collection celebrating our 15th anniversary. We hope you love it as much as we do!!!


Last updated on Apr 9, 2018

We are happy to share with you our new Tangotex collection celebrating our 15th anniversary. We hope you love it as much as we do!!!



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Ana Livni

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About AnaLivniSlowFashion

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On Etsy since 2015

Our story...

Fernando and Ana are a couple, the parents of a little boy, and business partners designing and creating clothing. They met while studying at the Centro de Diseño Industrial in Montevideo, started dating and later they traveled to Italy to finish they graduate studies. Once back in Uruguay, they worked for a few textile companies until 2002, when they started their creating their own wool garments under the brand "Ana Livni Slow Fashion."

For both, the interest in design and textiles begun while spending time with their grandmothers. Fernando's grandmother used to do embroidery pieces, while Ana's, besides knitting, used to own one of the first department stores in Uruguay back in the 50s. There, Ana got the chance to see and learn about many different fabrics and crafting materials.

Fernando and Ana were pioneers in the "Slow Fashion Movement" in the region giving lectures and conferences in Chile, Brazil, and Argentina. They where in Europe when they leaned about the Slow Food Movement and decided to apply it to the Fashion Industry. "We don't really like the word "fashion" all by itself. We find it too ephemeral, too fleeting, to disposable... We want that our creations, inspired by art, to last. We believe in 'fashion that can be inherited'. When we create, we develop our own color palette and we take our time to develop each garment."

They chose wool as the local raw material and started developing a product with identity; in Uruguay there are less than 4 million people and more than 7 million sheep, making Uruguay's wool one of the best in the world. Also, since the wool production is all done locally, it is very easy to experiment with color and texture very early on in the design process, allowing more control over the material and the creation of each garment.

When they aren't at work, Ana and Fernando like to do outdoor activities with their son and to be in contact with nature. They also enjoy going to art exhibitions and being in contact with creative minds. They have participate in many educational programs where they open the doors of their studio to students, and teach them about their design process and techniques, as well as encouraging them to experiment and create their own designs.

Ana and Fernando strongly believe in an ethical and responsible 'consumption' of fashion, understanding the importance of the work of all the people involved in the process.

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  • Ana Livni

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Last updated on October 5, 2017

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I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
Returns and exchange details
If you are dissatisfied with your purchase you can return it and receive a full refund to your credit card through Paypal.
Items can be returned within 3 days of their receipt. The item must be returned in the same condition it was shipped (new and unused). Please contact me before making a return shipping. We don't make refund in custom orders.

The buyer is responsible for the costs of such return shipping.
Please make sure the item is packed up safely so it won't get damaged on the way back.

Due to the variation in coloring, the item you receive will be slightly different than the photos show. Each item is unique.
Payment is processed securely through Paypal.
Purchased items are to be shipped within 3 business days of payment. If the item is made to order please allow the days that are described in the listing.

Shipment from Uruguay takes between 3 and 5 business days and is made through private courier; this system shall always provide you with a tracking number.

The items are shipped to the address that appears in your Etsy account; should you want it to go to a different address, please contact me.

Please be aware that I, as the seller, cannot pay for any applicable duty or tax (e.g. VAT) charged in your country. The recipient of the merchandise shall be responsible for the payment of the duty or VAT upon delivery.
Additional policies and FAQs
Please feel free to contact me with any questions. If you would like a special request, I would be most happy to hear your thoughts.