The subtle colorful details of the Umus Baby Alpaca & Silk sweater make it a timeless piece to add style to your days. It will become your favorite accessory for any occasion. Baby Alpaca is an especially soft grade of Alpaca. Alpaca fiber stands out for being as soft as Cashmere, but warmer, lighter and more durable. Alpaca is also water repellent and keeps you warm even when wet. Alpaca is one of the finest and longest-lasting fibers in the world. Shearing the fleece of the Alpacas (similar to Sheep) is an essential process for the species to survive. With each purchase you take home a world-class garment with a positive environmental and social impact.