Skip Nav
Fashion Week
New York Fashion Week Shows, Trends, and Street Style — All in 1 Place
Fashion Week
Our New App Will Give You VIP Access to Everything NYFW
Fashion News
Jason Wu Designed a Collection For the Sophisticated Risk-Taker

What's Your Favorite Kind of Wool?

What's Your Favorite Kind of Wool?

Source

Around The Web

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

Join The Conversation
juliarose23 juliarose23 7 years
haha cashmere all the way.
noelleteresa noelleteresa 7 years
I've been under the impression that alpaca was the same as cashmere. I mean, I'm positive that cashmere comes from alpaca, but is "alpaca" referring to their hair that is, say, less treated?
98769876 98769876 7 years
I have never heard of merino, how does it feel?I must google this.
98769876 98769876 7 years
While I picked cashmere,simply for it's classic elegance and luxurious feel, my true love is alpaca seeing as my family raises them. Growing up with these beautiful creatures in your backyard would turn anyone into a fan.
fashionrox fashionrox 7 years
I've been a Florida girl my whole life so I don't where much wool.
SDTransplant SDTransplant 7 years
I relate to all of you in the 'wool makes me itch!" category. Having sensitive skin sucks. I do like cashmere though--bought 3 cashmere sweaters that were intensely discounted this winter and they're great! I can tolerate lambswool scarves and hats for a while, but they always make me itch eventually...sigh.
Glittersniffer Glittersniffer 7 years
I'm another addition to the "Ohmigahd this has wool in it I can tell oh my sweet LORD the itch" group. It sucks, because I find something I love and to my hands, it's fine, but I put it on and immediately whip it off and check the tag...yep, wool. BUGGER. And Talldiva, you're not alone in the dislike of shops that go completely wooly come winter. Come on! Silk! Cotton! Poly! Why must you only go with that which makes me feel like I'm wearing Scotchbrite pads?!
shmoo15 shmoo15 7 years
It's a cashmerical
RoyalBlueMoss RoyalBlueMoss 7 years
It all makes me itch... insanely.
mommie mommie 7 years
If I could wear it it would be cashmere. Too hot for me.
Chelle_Belle Chelle_Belle 7 years
i totally agree, cashmere is the best, and the only one that ensures no itching
genesisrocks genesisrocks 7 years
Don't wear wool, never like to be too warm
pxpxcutie pxpxcutie 7 years
Most definitely cashmere!
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 7 years
Merino. I can't afford Cashmere right now.
Dana18 Dana18 7 years
I would love to have cashmere sweaters but they are to costly.
Talldiva45 Talldiva45 7 years
Wool makes me itch like crazy!!! I hate that some stores only carry wool sweaters for winter - not everyone chooses or can wear wool - they lost my business. Whatever happened to cotton?!
soulight soulight 7 years
Cashmere is the only one I can wear with my sensitive skin. Plus it just makes me feel so comfortable no matter where I am.
ranksubjugation ranksubjugation 7 years
I am a very lucky girl to have found a small pile of cashmere sweaters at the swap meet for $1 each... but now I am ruined for anything else. loves it!
mlen mlen 7 years
cashmere- that is the only one that doesn't make me itch
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
Cashmere!
bbkf bbkf 7 years
I can't wear any wool at all. Even cashmere makes me itch like crazy.
emalove emalove 7 years
There's nothing like cashmere...love it. For a more affordable option, definitely merino wool. Pretty much every other type of wool irritates my skin and makes me itch. And mohair makes me sneeze!
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 7 years
Merino for day to day, as it wears well and I like the look, but cashmere for work, etc. though it's hard to take care of.
Jessiebanana Jessiebanana 7 years
I love cashmere, doesn't everyone? But I am very loyal to alpaca. I love how soft it is and it dyes beautiful colors, plus it's more affordable than cashmere.
sundaygreen sundaygreen 7 years
If i had millions in the bank I'd only wear cashmere! But I don't actually wear wool all too often. I mostly rock cardigans and they're usually blends. if I wear something that's truly knitted I always catch it on something and then it's ruined : (
Latest Fashion
X