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post #106 of 197
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Originally Posted by Artisan Fan View Post
I have three Hawick cashmere sweaters that were hand me downs from Dad. Great sweaters. Old but look fantastic.
Probably better than what is coming out of Scotland today, which is IMO, far superior to what is coming out of Italy. Laing is my favorite, but hard as hell to find.
post #107 of 197
That's a lot of brands to choose from. Anyone know the price ranges are I'm looking at for some of those brands mentioned?
post #108 of 197
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Originally Posted by CashmereLover View Post
OK, didn't get any relevant results though when searching for Polo Pheasant.
I did, namely this silk version. M L XL XXL
post #109 of 197
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Originally Posted by iammatt View Post
Probably better than what is coming out of Scotland today, which is IMO, far superior to what is coming out of Italy. Laing is my favorite, but hard as hell to find.

Yep, I have only seen Laing once. I'm pretty happy with my Loro Piana cashmere sweaters. Surprisingly durable.

If you don't like the look of cashmere, I wonder if you like the silk-cashmere blend Loro Piana. They look in my mind very close to a fine merino wool sweater - good color and a thinner, smoother texture. I find that a bit dressier.
post #110 of 197
Thread Starter 
^Interesting. I don't really like the look of most merino sweaters I see. I can see where they might be useful for something like a turtleneck.
post #111 of 197
Here are some various vintage sweaters. Wilkes Bashford cashmere argyle, unknown maker, and Ballantyne cashmere. Various vintage Pringles. The grey one was a gift to me in the mid 80's and it still fits, albeit snugly. The other two were my father's and date from the 60's. Lane Crawford/McGeorge cashmere cardigan and Alan Paine shetland.
post #112 of 197
Thread Starter 
^Sharp stuff, Baron. I'd love to have any of those.

Here's some soporific sweater pr0n, Pringle wool, Land's End cashmere (made in Scotland), Alan Paine cashmere, Byford cashmere (made in England)--all long sleeve v-necks, all thrifted:


post #113 of 197
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Originally Posted by paperfingers View Post
^^ Is that a chickensfoot button?

'Silver' capped faux raptor (osprey/peregrine falcon/eagle) talons emphasising the knit's Scottish motif. Or, perhaps on clearance at the trims shop.
post #114 of 197
Good sources for nice warm budget cashmere sweaters then?
post #115 of 197
Let the shedding begin: Edit: Jesus...even by the standard of the usually crappy quality pics I post here, this one is bad. I need to go to sleep.
post #116 of 197
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Originally Posted by bigbris1 View Post
I did, namely this silk version.

M

L

XL

XXL

Thanks, somehow I missed that sweater. It's a pity there are pheasants all over it, and the M size is surprisingly large for a PRL. My PRL cashmere cable sweaters have sleeves of 25.5-26", this one has 27"... too much for me.

Otherwise a brilliant sweater that makes me think of Great Britain (hunting).
post #117 of 197
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Originally Posted by lemmywinks View Post
Good sources for nice warm budget cashmere sweaters then?
Now for some good ole fashioned Try here (of course, it assumes that "Budget" is reasonable budget for quality sweaters, not sub $100.00)
post #118 of 197
How many days of the year do you think I'm wearing this wool D&G sweater, and how drunk do you think I am during those times? Also, was I sober when buying it?
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post #119 of 197
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Originally Posted by CashmereLover View Post
How many days of the year do you think I'm wearing this wool D&G sweater, and how drunk do you think I am during those times? Also, was I sober when buying it?

Just curious, where did you think you'd wear this, when you bought it? I can't even imagine wearing it at home, let alone to a sports bar.
post #120 of 197
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Originally Posted by AThingForCashmere View Post
Just curious, where did you think you'd wear this, when you bought it? I can't even imagine wearing it at home, let alone to a sports bar.

I didn't think. It was 7 years ago, during a time of confusion. I tried to find myself. Eventually I did, but not really in that sweater. However it was an early experience of Italian clothing, so I learned to appreciate the elegance of Italian design - although one might question the elegance of that very sweater.

Anyway, I still wear it, maybe once or at best twice a year. Only at night clubs.

These days my Italian focus is purely on the classic brands like Corneliani, Caruso etc. but I'm also into the American style of Ralph Lauren, as well as some traditional British style. American and British is easy to mix, blending it with classic Italian stuff might work, but blending with Dolce & Gabbana is impossible...

I still have some Dolce & Gabbana (and D&G) stuff, and I'm happy with it (especially the jeans), but I would never buy it today.

Now, enough of my - this is a sweater thread.
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