A surefire way to win any gift-exchanging scenario is to wrap up some cashmere. The fiber is seasonally appropriate, scrumptious to the touch, and forever in style. Plus, there's no doubt that cashmere gifts will elicit some delightful reactions, whether you've got a difficult mom to shop for or a bestie on your list.
As luck would have it, there's no shortage of cashmere floating around in commerce cyberspace this year. The luxurious wool, once considered the crème de la crème of natural fibers for its hefty price tag, is now available at any budget — from less than $30 to over $400. Just keep in mind that the purer the cashmere, the higher the price. Cashmere blends typically aren't as soft but are far more affordable.
We, however, love all varietals of cashmere, even if just a hint of the stuff gets woven into our winter wear. (Shoutout to all the goats who provide us with such warmth and comfort!) Ahead, peruse our selection of 18 buttery-soft sweaters, pants, outerwear, and accessories that are primed to impress any gifting situation you're in this holiday.
Do you have a luxe friend who is a quality-over-quantity person? Gift them a pair of trousers socks to keep their feet (and legs) warm in the winter.
One of Anthropologie's best-selling sweaters happens to be made of lightweight cashmere. Available in every color imaginable, this top is super-versatile with an easy-going boxy cut and cute mock neck.
Stay cozy all day long in a lush pair of cashmere slippers. It has rounded toes and leather soles for additional comfort.
Cashmere often is offered in neutral and heathered shades of gray, black, white, or oatmeal — but this colorful cardi proves that bright, bold pieces are equally investment-worthy.
Swap out your cotton button-down with this oxford-style cashmere top.
These Lululemon cashmere joggers are so comfortable, your gift recipient may not want to wear them for any other purpose than to be a couch potato. Which, fair enough.
This oversize cashmere poncho offers a quick and easy way to layer while still looking polished.
We love any opportunity to wear our cozy loungewear out in public — and these versatile straight-leg cashmere pants from Quince allow us to do just that.
If the idea of an oversized cashmere scarf is too cumbersome, these luxe cashmere neck warmers are a great alternative.
The internet's favorite cashmere cardigan is still this cocoon style from Jenni Kayne. Pricey, sure — but certainly worth every dollar if getting toasty and warm is a high priority.
Made from a blend of recycled fibers, these reworked mittens are a fun way to give the gift of geniune cashmere without breaking the bank.
Go big or go home with gifting this holiday. If you have a luxe relative who is always on the go, they'll thoroughly enjoy this cashmere kit consisting of a sleep mask, blanket scarf, and socks.
This cashmere jumpsuit is made for those of us who want to feel swaddled like an adult baby.
If you're committing to cashmere, you may as well opt for a super-long and chunky scarf that goes the distance.
Sometimes, just a simple cashmere crew-neck sweater works — and this one from Aritzia comes in plenty of gorgeous colors.
Feeling like royalty starts with intimates, and this (on sale!) cashmere crop and shortie set from Alo takes the cake when it comes to ridiculously cute underthings.
A bright and bold cashmere beanie is the perfect way to top off your winter look.
It's good to know that this cashmere turtleneck from Madewell is cropped and boxy for a stylish 'fit.
If dressing for comfort is the ultimate goal of this year's holiday party season, this midi cashmere dress from Reformation is simply it.
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