For seekers of cosy, cashmere is the holy grail of fibres. When winter temperatures drop and the knitwear comes out, connoisseurs reach for their secret stash of prized goat-hair-woven jumpers and cardigans, swaddling themselves in cashmere's silky-soft and supremely insulating weight.
Demand for this precious commodity has historically outstripped supply (and is priced accordingly), but thanks to it's hard-wearing durability and soft-as-they-come feel, a cashmere piece is a classic for a reason - and they're for life. Store in dust bags, invest in a knitwear shaver and keep those moth balls close. The question now is do you go for a perennial classic - black, navy, camel - or a mood-boosting bright?
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