Cashmere is one of the most luxurious, soft and high maintenance fabrics you’ll ever own. If you own any garments made from it, or plan to further your wardrobe, then we have the tips necessary to ensure you get the most longevity out of your beautiful cashmere item(s) and your wallet. Here are our personal and pain-free recommendations:
Wash your cashmere after two to three wears, or as needed.
If you’ve ever owned cashmere, then you probably know that pilling is a ‘thing’ that just happens. Don’t worry! This is just a sign of friction, rather than a sign of cheap fabric. You can easily remove pills with a bristled garment brush, or a cashmere comb (yes, cashmere is a fabric so fancy that it needs its own comb).
If you decide to forgo taking your cashmere to a professional cleaner, and instead, hand or machine wash it yourself, then we recommend the following to keep your cashmere sweater, scarf, dress, or any other cashmere garment looking and feeling fresh:
If you’re a human, then you know that stains happen. If it happens to your cashmere, don’t panic. We’ve got the tools for you to turn back time.
After completing any of these treatments, rinse your cashmere in cold water and let it dry on a drying rack or between two towels. Voila! You’ve turned back time.
Properly storing your cashmere will help sustain it for the longest amount of time. Here are a few Do’s and Don’ts to keep in mind.
-Don’t hang your cashmere dresses or sweaters, as it will distort the shoulder areas, and the garment may lose its original shape.
Author: Christina P. Kantzavelos
Who is ready to enhance their wardrobe with some cashmere pieces? You’ll look and feel great wearing it, and your wallet, wardrobe and the planet will thank you for properly sustaining it.
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