There’s a reason why Cashmere is the way it is – lightweight yet very, very warm. It’s because those fine hairs were never intended to for humans – they are the protective down that keeps mountain goats warm!
When you factor in the numbers – it takes the wool of 2-3 Cashmere goats to make 1 scarf – you can imagine how many animals are tortured in a year to produce the millions of sweaters that you see on the racks at Marks & Spencer or in a J Crew catalogue. grey pullover women's
It's a simple argument. On the one hand, it’s evident that animal cruelty is involved in the production of women cashmere sweater and Pashmina shawls. On the other, there are umpteen plant-based alternatives at our disposal, so purging our closets of animal wool is achievable and accessible.