cashmere cardigans womens

cashmere cardigans womens  and Pashmina are the best of the best with regards to winter wear. Delicate and smooth to contact, the texture is featherlight, yet keeps you warm – one reason why it's valued (and pricier!) than stout cotton sweaters. 

 

As extravagant as they may feel, Cashmere sweaters and Pashmina wraps have a confounded, barbarous excursion to your wardrobe – and we're here to reveal to you why they are best maintained a strategic distance from. 

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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!

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cashmere wrap cardigan comes from Cashmere goats that live in the mountains of Jammu & Kashmir, China and Mongolia. These goats produce a double fleece that consists of fine, soft undercoat of hair mingled with a straighter and much coarser outer coating called guard hair.

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The average camel color turtleneck goat is capable of producing 80-170 grams of fibre per year – so it would take 1 goat roughly 4 years to produce enough hair to make a sweater. 

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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

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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.

A quick look at the label will tell you whether the garment is made from plant or animal fibre – so make an informed choice the next time you shop! cashmere jumper
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