The Classic Cashmere Coat
It’s the super sports car of overcoats. You don’t need a cashmere coat. You want one. You crave its sleek lines, its racy performance and the way it purrs when you touch it. And like an aspirational Aston Martin DB11 that you never use as a station car, this is not your everyday coat—even while it’s built for both comfort and speed. Of course, what makes this pricey coat go is the cashmere, the original luxury fiber, named for the Kashmir region of India. Its mountainous terrain spawned the double-fleeced goat that gives up its hair for our comfort. The animal has an outer coat of rough hair that protects the downy fur below. The latter wool (it’s almost an …
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