Your favorite cashmere sweater looking shabby instead of luxurious? Instead of heading to the dry cleaner, follow our guide for safely washing and drying cashmere at home.
Comfort meets luxury in cashmere. A well-made cashmere sweater can quickly — and rightfully — become a wardrobe favorite. But cashmere upkeep feels like another story altogether. From finicky care instructions to stretches and holes, that perfect sweater can become a headache in no time.
With cashmere especially, your first thought may be to take it to the dry cleaner. However, like much of your wardrobe, it turns out cashmere can be washed easily at home. We’ll review the ins and outs of cashmere care and help put cashmere back on top for wearability.