The Brand
A Peace Treaty sees itself as champions for slow fashion and preservationists of centuries-old techniques. So far, we have worked with artisan groups across ten countries to produce our exclusive collections. Our custom handmade pieces embrace rich color and print, are lively and bold, soft and luxurious. Each textile and pattern is developed in-house and is unique and faithful to its origins.
Campaigns
Artisans
Afghanistan
Ecuador
Bolivia
India
Peru
Pakistan
Colorado, USA
Turkey
Nepal
Bangladesh
APT worked with a collective of widowed women in Kabul who are working to rebuild their independence, gain literacy skills, and garner viable incomes. Using their cultural traditions, they hand embroider exquisite one-of-a kind pieces.
In the Cotacachi region of the northern Andes, artisans have been making patchwork leather shawls out of scraps for generations. In this small mountain town, APT collaborated with a cooperative that preserves this tradition.
The Aymara and Quechua people of the Altiplano and Andes regions of Bolivia and Peru depend upon Alpaca farming and products for their livelihood. APT worked with a women’s knitting cooperative that employs artisans from these indigenous groups.
APT works to elevate the status and recognition of artisans throughout India. Silk and cotton textiles are handmade on wooden looms. APT collaborates with with artisans across India to produce their garments, silk screen and block-print their scarves.
APT works with knitting and crochet cooperatives across Peru that employ artisans to create sustainable alpaca knits and cotton crochet garments.
APT sought out one of the last remaining block printers in the country, helping him train and empower teenagers from the slums with his ancient techniques.
APT collaborated with a family silk painting business based out of Colorado. Artisans hand paint unique, abstract designs onto silk in a palette of colors reflective of the Rocky Mountains where the pieces originate.
APT discovered a Kurdish metal-smithing workshop in Istanbul specializing in ornamental Ottoman techniques to make our first ever jewelry collection.
We work with master weavers and knitters in the Himalayan foothills to loom our fabrics using wools and cashmere to produce scarves and our woven and knitted garments.
Once serving as the center of the Silk Road and textile trade, Bangladesh has a deep and rich history of weaving. APT traveled to villages in the Tangal region of Bangladesh to uncover the ancient and intricate jamdani weaving technique.
Campaigns
Artisans
APT worked with a collective of widowed women in Kabul who are working to rebuild their independence, gain literacy skills, and garner viable incomes. Using their cultural traditions, they hand embroider exquisite one-of-a kind pieces.
In the Cotacachi region of the northern Andes, artisans have been making patchwork leather shawls out of scraps for generations. In this small mountain town, APT collaborated with a cooperative that preserves this tradition.
The Aymara and Quechua people of the Altiplano and Andes regions of Bolivia and Peru depend upon Alpaca farming and products for their livelihood. APT worked with a women’s knitting cooperative that employs artisans from these indigenous groups.
APT works to elevate the status and recognition of artisans throughout India. Silk and cotton textiles are handmade on wooden looms. APT collaborates with with artisans across India to produce their garments, silk screen and block-print their scarves.
APT works with knitting and crochet cooperatives across Peru that employ artisans to create sustainable alpaca knits and cotton crochet garments.
APT sought out one of the last remaining block printers in the country, helping him train and empower teenagers from the slums with his ancient techniques.
APT collaborated with a family silk painting business based out of Colorado. Artisans hand paint unique, abstract designs onto silk in a palette of colors reflective of the Rocky Mountains where the pieces originate.
APT discovered a Kurdish metal-smithing workshop in Istanbul specializing in ornamental Ottoman techniques to make our first ever jewelry collection.
We work with master weavers and knitters in the Himalayan foothills to loom our fabrics using wools and cashmere to produce scarves and our woven and knitted garments.
Once serving as the center of the Silk Road and textile trade, Bangladesh has a deep and rich history of weaving. APT traveled to villages in the Tangal region of Bangladesh to uncover the ancient and intricate jamdani weaving technique.