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Tuesday Quick Tip: Cashmere

2.19.2013 WRITTEN BY Ellie T+P Blog Central, Tuesday Tips

When buying cashmere, run your hand over the front of the sweater to check for fuzziness and pilling. Then crinkle the fabric to analyze the wrinkle-factor. Quality cashmere will bounce back from your touch and will neither pill nor wrinkle.


Fashion Factoid: The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) mandates retailers spell out the fiber content, so if the tag says it’s a blend — or if there’s no tag at all —step away from the garment if real cashmere is what you’re looking for.

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