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Brooks Brothers Cashmere v. Golden Fleece Merino socks

scwtlover

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Through a local BB store, I recently ordered six pairs of Golden Fleece sized merino wool socks. By mistake, the store brought in six pairs of 75% cashmere-25% nylon socks. All socks are o-t-c. Because it was their mistake, the store sold me the cashmere blend socks for the (discounted) price of the merino with the option, if I'm dissatisfied after wearing a pair, to exchange them for the merino.

Obviously, I can make my own judgment about initial feel and comfort. But do people have experience-based opinions regarding the long-term comfort and durability of these two different socks? Also, how important do people think sized socks is?

TIA
 

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Intuitively I want to say that cashmere should be less durable than merino wool, but I may be wrong.

I also have the merino sized socks, they are pretty decent.

Sized socks are a luxury seldomly seen today. It's like sized shirts with exact neck and sleeve size instead of the ubiquitous small/medium/large.
 

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