More ladies than men seem to wear them – perhaps for modesty, perhaps it reflects the region where they’re from. That aside, if you’re not keeping the sun off here, you’re having to keep warm – often in the same day …
Older ladies seem to wear these. Fancy.
If it’s good enough for a London City Gent, it’s good enough for a Cusco City Lady.
An Ecuadorian influence perhaps.
They create a lot of shade. Baby Alpaca is optional.
All the children (and some parents) wear these. A bit like Paddington Bear.
They look cool on the slopes, but you saw them here first.