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Kiton cashmere sweaters?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by neato, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. neato

    neato Senior member

    Jul 3, 2007
    How do they compare in quality to cashmere sweaters by other labels, such as Brunello Cucinelli? Any comment on durability/fit/value/anything else noteworthy?
  2. rogerm

    rogerm Senior member

    Mar 14, 2006
    San Francisco
    I've had and have a couple. Kiton cashmere sweaters are pricer than Cucinelli sweaters. I bought a very thick cardigan cashmere Kiton sweater and I think it is softer than any of my cucinelli sweaters. Overall I think they are about the same quality, but I would give the nod to Kiton as I think they have a better feel.
  3. cv123

    cv123 Well-Known Member

    Apr 25, 2012
    I just got my hand on a thick Kiton cashmere sweater, the quality (material, construction) is FAR superior than all of my brunello cucinelli and Loro Piana, combined. The hand finished details are beyond comparison.

    Additionally, I might add, some of the recent cucinelli cashmere pieces are more rough than so historically. I have one Cucinelli piece that is marginally better than JCrew- which is quite sad.
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2016

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