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Cashmere Clothing Care

Millie Kwan - Monday, February 20, 2012

Cashmere is a fiber made from the wool of cashmere goats. It is soft and light with excellent insulation. However, these fibers also have a fine texture and are easily damaged. Cashmere clothing therefore requires additional care to keep it looking its best.

cashmere sweaters
  • Buy a garment made from a blend of ordinary wool and cashmere. This type of clothing will be stronger and last longer than a garment made from pure cashmere.
  • Consider the length carefully when buying a cashmere coat. A short coat is stylish, but it won’t protect your legs from cold weather. On the other hand, a long hemline will attract debris more easily.
  • Choose the color of your cashmere garment. The fine fibers of cashmere pick up lint very easily, which is less obvious on darker colors. Everyday cashmere clothing should therefore be dark, and you should reserve light-colored cashmere clothing for special occasions.
  • Clean cashmere garments more frequently to remove the lint. This type of clothing typically requires dry cleaning. If it is especially valuable, then consider using our best quality dry cleaning service, Classic Care.

When in doubt, always call Sarni Cleaners. We are here to help you look your best!

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