What Makes Quality Cashmere?
Coveting cashmere for Christmas? No doubt a cashmere sweater is a luxurious present to give or receive. But cashmere sweaters can come in a vast array of prices — from under $100 to in the thousands. Why the enormous range of prices? Wouldn't a cashmere sweater just be a cashmere sweater wherever you buy it? The short answer is no. One hundred percent high-quality cashmere involves much more labor than your average wool sweater. If you're trying to get the real (and best quality) thing, there's a whole backstory.
Here's the lowdown on this soft sweater material, as well as some cashmere sweaters, from affordable to splurge-worthy, that are worth considering.