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Zegna Cashmere Quality?


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Nov 25, 2006
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I was looking through cashmere.org and the only member that I recognise from local stores (Vancouver, BC) is Zegna. What is the quality of their cashmere like? I have heard that some cashmere has problems with pilling, but I haven't been able to get any details on what type of weaves are more or less likely to produce pills. Is this a problem with Zegna cashmere?

Places I've looked at so far are Grafton & Co. which sell Stonehouse brand Cashmere (made in China), which seemed to attract a bit of hair, Club Monaco (made in China) which is out of the question since I'd need to walk around with a lint brush constantly wearing any of their clothes, and LG Cashmere (made in China), which seems to be a small shop since I haven't found anything about them online so far, I haven't noticed any hair stuck in them in their in store sweaters, but they seem to have a lot of the fibre sticking out, which makes me wonder about pilling. I haven't looked at a Zegna store yet, but it would be nice to know what to look for. I've also found Scottish Cashmere scarves, but not sweaters in Collections at 5th Avenue.


Rubber Chicken
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May 7, 2006
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I recently received a cashmere vest from the Zegna napoli couture range and I have to say that it is the lightest, softest woollen garment I have seen/touched. I haven't worn it yet, so can't comment on wearability/pilling etc.

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