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Why does cashmere cost so much?

Discover the mystery behind the cost of cashmere.

In the panorama of luxury fabrics, cashmere stands out as a truly refined jewel, for its unrivaled softness and the undisputed comfort it offers. However, the price of cashmere can often cause astonishment, leading many to ask: why is this fabric so expensive?

Let's start from the origins of cashmere

The term cashmere has its roots in history Himalayan region of Kashmir, cradle of the trade of this luxury fiber for many centuries. Cashmere wool is obtained from the undercoat of the Capra Hircus, an animal that lives in the mountainous areas of central and northern Asia. To survive the freezing winters, these goats they develop an extremely fine and soft undercoat to isolate yourself from the cold. The precious cashmere fiber is harvested using gentle methods such as combing or shearing, ensuring that the animals do not suffer any harm in the process.

To find out more about the origins of cashmere read this article:

Where does cashmere wool come from? Origins and Processing

How is cashmere harvested?

Harvesting cashmere is a process that requires meticulous attention and expert craftsmanship. After harvesting, the undercoat must be separated carefully from the rest, a process that requires time and precision. This artisan work, combined with the limited annual production per goat, partly justifies the high cost of cashmere garments.

How much cashmere does a goat produce? To find out, CLICK HERE!

Not all cashmere is the same, Mongolia and China are the main producers, in particular Mongolia which stands out for a superior quality fiber thanks to the harsher climate which favors a more resistant fibre. The high quality of Mongolian cashmere is inevitably reflected in the final price of the product.

Other factors that affect the cost of cashmere

Another factor that affects the cost of cashmere is its integrity. Unfortunately, the market is not free from fraud, with products labeled as pure cashmere which in reality may contain blends of inferior materials. The guarantee of authenticity and transparency in production they are elements that influence the price, ensuring consumers purchase a quality product.

Also the color plays a crucial role. Natural cashmere, not dyed or treated, maintains its original quality. However, coloring processes can alter the structure of the fiber, affecting its softness and durability.

Why buy your cashmere on LATHUILE?

Buy an item in Lathuile cashmere it is not just a style choice, but a real investment. Lathuile is much more than a clothing brand, it is an excellence in luxury ready-to-wear, specialized in the production of cashmere clothing and accessories Made in Italy. of the highest quality.

Find out why Lathuile cashmere is the best on the market: CLICK HERE!

Cashmere is a rare material, worked with skill and care, offering an experience of unparalleled comfort and luxury.

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