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The View from Invisible World HQ

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Remote Juneau Alaska is a strange place from which to run a global company which imports and exports between 14 countries. We live on the side of a mountain and we don’t even have a garage. They close our street off in winter and it becomes the sledding hill. Logistically, it’s disadvantageous, even unlikely, but we are rooted here. We are the opposite of digital nomads. 

If you are ever in our neck of the woods (perhaps, disembarking your cruise ship in Juneau Harbor for some R&R?) please do look us up at our store which is right across the street:

369 S Franklin St, Juneau, AK 99801

The Sign Line

It is still late winter in our part of the world. As an avid snowboarder and a novelist, this sign at the edge of the ski area is one that reflects my feelings when I’m working on a book, especially at the outset. This sign marks the limit of where the the terrain [...]

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Hand Weaving and Silk Screening in Nepal

An interesting process to watch: we visited this workshop in Nepal which was silk screening a multiple color Hello Kitty pattern on the day we visited. While this pattern is clearly not on any of the products that we import from this shop, it was neveretheless a delight to see the work done in person. [...]

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Travel to Nepal: Visiting Our Felt Slipper Vendor in Kathmandu

In our last post we showed you a little glimpse into our travels in Nepal, exploring the sights of Bhaktapur. We were in Nepal for a specific reason, though, and that reason was our visit to meet up with our felt slipper vendor in this little workshop in Kathmandu. The process of constructing felt slippers [...]

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Travel to Nepal: Exploring Bhaktapur

We source our felt slippers from Nepal, so we were able to explore the country a bit when we traveled there recently. Bhaktapur is relatively close to Kathmandu but presents its own unique flavors, culture and history. Hope you enjoy our pics from Bhaktapur!Entrance to the Krishna Shrine, BhaktapurRoyal Baths, Bhaktapur

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Travel to Peru: Our Adventures at Machu Picchu

In late 2016 we traveled around the world to visit our suppliers in South America and Asia. This is an annual trek that we make in order to ensure the continued sourcing of our authentic garments direct from our vendors (often mom and pop operations). We posted several posts on this blog during that trip, [...]

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Happy New Year from our Juneau, Alaska store

Happy New Year from our family to yours! Our trading post in Juneau, Alaska will be back to normal business hours tomorrow, so please stop by:Invisible World369 S Franklin StJuneau, AK 99801Phone: (907) 586-3339Web: www.invisibleworld.com

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GREAT LAST MINUTE GIFTS: Matching Alpaca Gloves and Hat Sets

We have two beautiful sets of matching alpaca fingerless gloves and hats: Summer Red (above) and Verbier (below). Our alpaca vendors in South America offer these distinctive styles and patterns on multiple pieces, so you can look smashing and coordinated all winter long! GREAT gift ideas! Order now to receive in time for Christmas.

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GREAT GIFT IDEA: Genuine Alpaca Hats

Our truly unique and colorful alpaca hats come in many styles and colors for men and women. Pictured above is the Chloe Violet hat for women. Available in a multitude of designs and weights, and even fully-reversible cloches, many of them have matching alpaca sweaters or fingerless gloves.Shop our alpaca hat collection here!

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Brave the Winter in Style in Our Fleece-Lined Silk Vests

Pictured above: our Women's Dragonfly Silk Vest Dragonflies buzzing through the bamboo on a summer's day will keep you cozy when then things cool down. These painted silk vests lined with cozy polarfleece say "No!" to boring winter layers. Exclusively at Invisible World.Shop our women's silk collection now!

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