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Culotte pants: comfort and charm with tailored details and natural fabrics

Culotte pants are configured as an extremely versatile model, suitable for different contexts and occasions. This particular slimming cut originated in the 1970s but, even today, it continues to be repurposed by major fashion designers, proving its relevance.   Thanks to the soft lines that follow the natural roundness of the body without ever being overly tight, culotte pants turn out to be suitable for pairing with differently styled garments, from elegant blazers to romantic knit tops. They also turn out to be perfect for everyday wear as they combine comfort and practicality.   During the summer season, you should choose cool and breathable fabrics for this must-have item in women’s wardrobe. Egyptian cotton, prized for its properties of lightness and breathability on the skin, emerges as the ideal option to fully enjoy the benefits offered by the flared model even on hot days.   Finally, the relaxed but not too loose fit of the flared pants ensures that they can be worn with ease on any occasion, from work to leisure, consecrating this garment as a timeless and sophisticatedly casual evergreen in every woman’s closet.   Culotte pants: stylistic and sartorial peculiarities of this soft model Culotte pants characterized by soft and flared lines compared to the straight model, represent a very versatile type of women’s pants suitable for different outfits and occasions.   This particular model of pants is characterized by the cut that starts narrow at the waist and then gently widens downward following the natural curves of the body. The waistband is generally elasticized to fit comfortably, while the legs widen slightly from the hips without ever being overly flared. This peculiarity ensures that the garment is suitable for both a slender and a soft silhouette. Sartorially, culotte pants are made from soft, lightweight fabrics, such as cotton, which are ideal for giving comfort and allowing the garment to yield to the natural roundness of the body without being tight-fitting. The women’s cotton pants are the most suitable choice to enhance the relaxed fit of this model. As for the details, they usually feature minimal seams, patch pockets and decorated side loops. Comfort is the strong point of culotte pants, which prove perfect for everyday wear thanks to their relaxed but not too loose fit. These features make them suitable for both leisure and work, depending on the combinations. Flared pants thus represent a feminine garment with transversal versatility, capable of adapting to any physicality and situation.   Culotte pants: how Egyptian cotton manages to enhance this model Culotte pants are particularly well matched with fine Egyptian cotton, a fabric that manages to fully enhance its stylistic and sartorial peculiarities.   Egyptian cotton is renowned for its exceptional characteristics such as softness, light drape and velvety hand; properties that make it ideal for making garments with a snug but non-sticky fit. Using this fabric, culotte pants result in extraordinary comfort, thanks to their workmanship that naturally tends to follow the natural roundness of the body without tightening it.   It turns out to be essential that the fabric from which these pants are made is able to adapt perfectly to movements, thus preventing the annoying “baggy” effect. The precious Egyptian cotton, thanks to its natural elasticity, allows the flared pants to maintain the typical soft fit at the right point, without deforming.   Egyptian cotton feels velvety and comfortable to the touch. This softness enhances the merits of the culotte model, making it suitable for any circumstance. In fact, even on the sultriest of days, the pants will maintain a pleasant cool feeling on the skin. Their cozy fit makes them the ideal garment for casually tackling every routine daily commitment.  

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Palazzo pants: Timeless lines to wear with a modern twist

Palazzo trousers have always been an evergreen wardrobe item, but when they are made with fine Egyptian cotton they prove to be the ideal choice for the mid-season and the warm season.   Egyptian cotton is appreciated all over the world for its innate qualities: it is in fact a natural, fresh and breathable fabric that ensures comfort even on the most sultry days. This noble fibre is born in the fertile plains of the Nile Delta and is renowned for its shine, compactness and resistance over time.   These characteristics make Egyptian cotton palazzo trousers a perfect garment for facing the mid-seasons with style and lightness. The wide and straight cut, with a high waist and soft leg, guarantees a relaxed fit that does not stick or overheat, while the fine fabric maintains freshness and breathability for many hours. Furthermore, Egyptian cotton is not afraid of creases and retains its qualities for a long time even after repeated washing.   What makes these trousers timeless is precisely their particular cut, which marked the fashion of the twentieth century: a timeless design that never goes out of fashion. For these reasons, palazzo trousers in precious egyptian cotton are an excellent choice for facing spring and early summer days with ease and charm.   Palazzo trousers: Timeless lines to wear in a modern key Palazzo trousers represent a timeless line to wear in a modern key. This model originates from the early 1900s and for many decades its having been the symbol of formality has risked relegating it to oblivion. Nothing could be more wrong.   Palazzo trousers have regained a prominent place in the contemporary wardrobe thanks to reinterpretations designed to give them an informal and current allure. Traditionally made in fabrics such as linen or silk, today trousers in cotton women are easily available, an easier material that enhances their versatility of use. The wide and straight cut with a high waist remains unchanged. However, these are slimmed down models adapted to new fast-paced lifestyles.   Palazzo trousers today perfectly match neutral-toned shirts and blouses with which to contrast a formal look, or t-shirts and sneakers to make it informal and sporty-chic. It is no coincidence that trendsetters and celebrities choose them for relaxed but effective outfits, in which their retro charm adds a particular nostalgic and glamorous accent. Whether they are light cotton for the summer or breathable fabrics and adapted to the mid-season,  these trousers lend themselves to a wide range of combinations; from the office to free time, they are suitable for any occasion and style.   Therefore,  palazzo trousers are an unmissable choice for those who want a timeless garment in their wardrobe, but also flexible and ready to renew itself while remaining faithful to its original elegance. The credit goes to the increasingly interesting reinterpretations that enhance its timeless femininity mixing it with a modern and informal attitude. In this perspective, palazzo trousers in women’s cotton can prove to be an excellent option. Women’s palazzo trousers: silk or Egyptian cotton? When choosing a model of palazzo trousers to include in a woman’s wardrobe, a question arises spontaneously: is it better to opt for silk or Egyptian cotton? Both fabrics have established themselves over time as ideal solutions for this garment, but they have different characteristics that it is good to know to make the most appropriate choice.   Silk remains an evergreen, appreciated by those who want refined and elegant palazzo trousers, suitable for formal occasions and tailored daytime suits. Resistant and durable as well as soft to the touch, silk provides pleasant comfort and gives a smooth and shiny appearance to the model. However, it can be more delicate in maintenance.   Egyptian cotton is instead a valid alternative for those who want practicality and style without sacrificing quality. Natural, fresh and breathable fabric, it is ideal in hot climates or for the mid-season, since it is not afraid of low temperatures or creases as can happen with other synthetic materials. Its slightly rough appearance gives an easy but elegant look, also suitable for the day. It does not fade and is easy to wash.   Therefore, the choice between silk and Egyptian cotton for women’s palazzo pants depends on the uses you intend to give them and your style. Both fabrics can prove valid, as long as you consider the peculiarities of each to best enhance its undoubted sartorial qualities and give this evergreen of the female wardrobe an impeccable and versatile appearance that can also be combined women’s summer dresses.  

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Ribbed skirt: a classic with a long history

The ribbed skirt cut is confirmed as a timeless classic of the female wardrobe, capable of never going out of fashion thanks to its casual but refined design. When this cornerstone of style is reinterpreted in absolutely excellent materials, it becomes a passe-partout for the entire season.   This is the case of the skirts made by Kuxò in a very fine Egyptian cotton grown directly in Egypt. The fibers of this precious Egyptian cotton are characterized by their length, softness and long-lasting resistance over time. Woven in ribs, these skirts are fresh to wear and softened after numerous washes, maintaining elasticity and movement thanks to the innate qualities of cotton.   Being a natural, resistant and at the same time breathable fabric, Kuxò’s Egyptian cotton is the ideal alternative for summer days, providing comfort, lightness and timeless elegance. The ribbed skirt in this quality of natural material is confirmed as a timeless passe-partout, capable of satisfying even the most refined tastes.   Ribbed skirt: From the origins to today The ribbed skirt has very ancient origins. It is commonly believed that the first ribbed skirts date back to the Middle Ages, when this item of clothing was very popular among the peasant population for its practicality and versatility. Made of wool or linen, the first ribbed skirts were characterized by a horizontal striped structure obtained through the typical pressing, a weaving technique that allows obtaining an elasticized fabric.   During the 16th century, the ribbed skirt became a popular item of clothing even among the wealthier classes, but it maintained its practical and comfortable soul. The fabrics of choice were still wool and linen, sometimes embellished with gold or silver thread decorations. The turning point came in the 19th century, when the ribbed skirt, now a transversal item of clothing, was increasingly made of cotton, a natural, resistant, practical and economical fabric. The main textile innovations that led to the spread of the ribbed cotton skirt were the development of new spinning mills and mechanical looms, capable of producing increasingly thinner and more resistant yarns.   These developments made it possible to obtain elastic fabrics that were lighter and softer than ever before, suitable for garments such as the ribbed skirt, which benefited greatly in terms of comfort. A further step forward was made thanks to the discovery of special glues for fabrics, which allowed the development of ironed finishes with long-lasting brightness, a prelude to today’s synthetic fabrics. All these innovations have made the ribbed cotton skirt finally accessible to ever larger segments of the population. Textile innovations allow for increasingly lighter and softer ribbed fabrics.   From the twentieth century to the present day, the ribbed skirt remains an evergreen garment, suitable for every season and occasion. Modernized in fabrics and shapes, it offers classic models or with fun details, in line with current trends. Made mainly of cotton, but also in synthetic fabrics, wool or mixed fabrics, the ribbed skirt remains a practical, casual but also elegant garment, suitable for all women. The simple yet refined lines of the cotton skirt make it timeless and suitable for different age groups.   Cotton skirt: Comfort and style with Egyptian cotton The short or midi cotton skirt has always been an evergreen item in the female wardrobe, capable of perfectly combining comfort and light style for the summer. Among the different varieties of cotton, Egyptian cotton stands out for its fine natural textile qualities.   Mainly grown along the Nile, Egyptian cotton is characterized by its particularly long, thin and resistant fibers. These peculiarities give the yarn a velvety appearance and a lasting softness that remains even after numerous washes. Made with 100% Egyptian cotton yarns, the skirts are able to combine long-lasting comfort with a flexible and enveloping line.   In addition to skirts, Egyptian cotton is also suitable for the creation of basic garments such as Egyptian cotton T-shirtsummer. The thin fibers and the resulting dense weave of Egyptian cotton make it perfect even for simple and basic garments such as tank tops, shirts and t-shirts. The quality of this cotton is in fact able to guarantee breathability and comfort even when the fabrics are worked in a basic and without ornaments way.   Given its versatility, Egyptian cotton is therefore suitable for the creation of essential garments but also knitwear, beachwear and summer underwear, sectors in which it is increasingly used precisely for its excellent textile performance even for simple and everyday garments. For all these qualities, Egyptian cotton is the ideal choice for your suitcase essentials and to face summer days with style and sensuality.   Extremely light but resistant, they give a pleasant sensation of freshness on the skin. For all these qualities, Egyptian cotton is the ideal choice for your suitcase essentials and to face summer days with style and sensuality.  

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Flared pants: easy comfort amid heritage details and lightweight fabrics

Flared trousers have always been an evergreen and trendy model, suitable for multiple occasions of use and combinations.   The loose and soft cut of flared trousers makes it easy to combine them with garments of the most varied shapes and fabrics, from shirts to sweaters, jackets and skirts, making them extremely versatile in styling and occasions of use. From work to leisure, from evening events to daytime ones, this model guarantees comfort and practicality while remaining sophisticated and trendy.   Especially in the spring and summer seasons, it is important to choose fabrics that can ensure the right breathability at high temperatures. Materials such as Egyptian cotton or cashmere cotton, if of quality like that produced by Kuxò, are perfect because they are light, soft and breathable thanks to their intrinsic characteristics. Egyptian cotton, for example, is prized for its high resistance to wear and its ability to dry quickly, while Kuxò cashmere cotton combines the comfort of cotton with the shine of cashmere.   Opting for flared trousers made with these comfortable fabrics allows you to fully appreciate the model, providing relief and freshness even on the hottest days of the summer.   Flared trousers: characteristics and variations of this traditional model Flared trousers are a traditional model of trousers, characterised by a wide and soft silhouette in the lower part. Flared trousers are characterised by legs with a flared shape towards the bottom, which give the garment a soft and wide cut in the calf and foot area. This particular type of cut was one of the typical characteristics of work trousers created to be comfortable and practical, such as work jeans. However, over the years, flares have also been adopted in more formal and elegant fashion, becoming a popular style even for formal and office trousers.   Flaring can be of different sizes and shapes, depending on the model: they range from trousers with light flaring on the hips, to models with particularly pronounced flares that give the garment a wide and highlighted silhouette. Even the upper part of the leg can have flaring or not, more or less important, to give greater softness and elasticity to the fabric.   Among the types of fabric most used for the creation of flared trousers are cotton, linen and wool. In the specific case of cotton, a natural, breathable, resistant and durable fabric, women’s cotton trousers are produced both with a classic fit and with a more flared and soft cut, suitable for being worn every day for work or leisure. Cotton also adapts perfectly to the shape of the body, making it very comfortable.   Flared trousers are suitable for wearing on many occasions, both formal and informal. Their soft and comfortable cut makes them suitable for being worn every day, but thanks to the many fabric and color variations they can also be chosen for more elegant occasions.   Women’s flared trousers: which fabric to choose for spring/summer For the spring and summer seasons, when temperatures become milder, flared trousers are an excellent alternative to tighter and more fitted models, thanks to their soft and comfortable cut.   The choice of fabric is a determining factor in being able to fully appreciate this garment even on the hottest days. It is preferable to opt for natural, breathable and light materials that do not let the skin sweat.   Among the most suitable fabrics for making flared trousers during the summer season there is undoubtedly the precious egyptian cotton, a very high quality cotton that ensures comfort, breathability and high resistance to wear over time. Thanks to its intrinsic characteristics, Egyptian cotton dries quickly, does not stain, does not fade and allows the skin to breathe optimally even when temperatures get warmer.   Other suitable fabrics are linen and some qualities of synthetic fibres such as lyocell and tencel, light, natural or origin materialsand natural like cellulose, capable of perfectly absorbing body moisture, allowing the skin to dry easily.   Necklines, slits and flared details characterize these spring and summer models, which are extremely versatile to combine with light shirts and tops, for comfortable but also trendy outfits, perfect to wear from the city to the beach.


All about pilling: what it is, how to prevent it, and how to eliminate it.

Cashmere is one of the finest and softest fibers used for the production of knitwear.However, just like other natural raw materials, Cashmere knitwear can also have the problem of pilling, that is, the formation of small “lint” on the surface of the garment: the “pills”. When does pilling occur? Pilling occurs when fabric fibers twist and stick together, partly due to wear and tear on the garment, partly due to too many washes it has been subjected to.Pilling can make the appearance of the garment less attractive and give it a rather unpleasant feel. How to prevent it? There are several things you can do to prevent pilling of cashmere knitwear. 1) Follow the washing instructions on the label. First and foremost, it is important to follow the washing instructions indicated on the garment label.Cashmere should be hand-washed with cold water using a mild detergent without resorting to fabric softeners.It is also important to avoid rubbing or rubbing the fabric too much during washing. 2) Avoid wearing Cashmere with other rough fabrics. Secondly, it is important to avoid wearing cashmere knitwear in combination with other rough fabrics such as wool as this can cause friction and worsen pilling. 3) Be careful with zippers or accessories In addition, it is advisable to avoid carrying bags , backpacks or other accessories with zippers in contact with cashmere knitwear as they can cause friction and generate the phenomenon. How to remove it? There are three main techniques to remove pilling from cashmere knitwear. 1) It is possible to remove pilling from cashmere knitwear by tilizing a special fabric comb.This tool is designed to remove pilling without damaging the fibers. 2) Lint-removing machine 3) Special spray solution Cashmere by its nature tends to pill less than other types of wool.And in its case, pilling can be considered a positive sign since it indicates that the knitwear is composed of superior quality noble fibers, and is free of polyester.

Why choose a Seamless Sweater? The 5 Advantages of the Seamless Method

The seamless, or seamless, technique has become one of the most popular and innovative processing techniques in the field of knitwear production. This technique makes it possible to create garments without visible gaps or seams, resulting in a perfect, comfortable finish for the wearer, which distinguishes each garment in our collection. But what is the technological innovation of seamless? This technological innovation has made it possible over the years to move from the traditional and still used “stitched-sheet knit,” which consists of the assembly of sleeves, collar, and shaft sewn together, to the seamless knit, where the machinery makes the garment already assembled. But what are the advantages of having a seamless knit? 1. Comfort and adaptability The seamless technique makes it possible to create knits that fit the body perfectly, thanks to their elasticity and flexibility. This means that the garment conforms to the curves of the body without creating pressure points or discomfort. In addition, the lack of seams means that there will be no areas of friction that could cause skin irritation. 2. Increased resistance Seamless meshes are made from a single yarn that forms a tubular structure, with no side seams. This means there are no weak points or breaks in the structure of the mesh, making it much stronger and more durable than other meshes. 3. Innovative design The seamless technique enables innovative and customized designs, as there are no limitations in creating shapes or patterns. This means that designers can create unique and creative garments that fit the customer’s body perfectly. 4. Versatility Seamless shirts are extremely versatile, as they can be used in many different situations. They are suitable for sportswear, but also for a casual or dressy look, depending on the design and finish of the garment. 5. Ease of maintenance The lack of seams makes seamless mesh very easy to maintain and clean. There are no seams that fray or require special attention when washing. In addition, the tubular structure of the knit makes it very easy to iron. In summary, the seamless technique offers numerous advantages for those who want a comfortable, durable and innovative garment. Because of its flexibility and adaptability, seamless knitting has become an increasingly popular choice for those seeking high-quality garments.


The best Italian cashmere: 5 ways to recognize quality

Cashmere is one of the most valuable textile fibers, but not all items on the market have the same quality standards. To distinguish the best Italian cashmere and make an informed purchase, it is useful to evaluate 5 important factors. Let’s see which ones.   The best Italian cashmere: the origin of the yarn The best Italian cashmere traces its origins to the Himalayan grasslands of Central Asia, between Mongolia, China and Tibet. It is in these regions, characterized by high altitudes and harsh winter temperatures, that small heads of cashmere are raised. This fine yarn comes exclusively from the fleece of cashmere goats, genetically programmed to shed their thickest fur during the spring change of season.   Only yarns from the Himalayan areas can guarantee the perfect combination of diameter, softness and elasticity typical of the highest quality cashmere. Roe deer from other regions of the world, such as Europe, do not reach the quality standards of the Himalayas in terms of genetic composition and habitat.   It follows that the “best Italian cashmere”, that is, the one selected and processed by the best national producers, must necessarily trace its origins through the composition label, indicating the percentage of Himalayan cashmere used in the processing of the yarn. Only in this way is it possible to certify its excellence and differentiate it from other products containing cashmere of lesser geographical but also qualitative value.   Italian cashmere: the consistency of the fiber The best Italian cashmere is also recognizable by its fibrous consistency. The fiber of the cashmere yarn, as documented by numerous studies on the microscopic characteristics of the material, must have a medium-high thickness, between 13-19 microns, a value that determines its softness and volume to the touch.   A deficient micron thickness, lower than the quality standards of Himalayan cashmere, is instead an indication of thin and fragile fibrosis, as found for example in yarns of lower geographical value or in those treated with industrial processes that do not respect the natural characteristics of the fleece. On the contrary, the right density of the scales produced by the sebaceous glands of the cashmere goat gives the yarn those properties of softness, elasticity and three-dimensionality that are essential for a product to be considered as “the best Italian cashmere” and capable of maintaining high performance even after repeated washing.   In fact, like any self-respecting cashmere garment, the product defined as fine must maintain softness and warmth even after long uses, without felting or thinning, as proof of an intrinsic quality that is not fleeting but long-lasting. Best cashmere: the spinning certificate The best Italian cashmere has specific certifications that indisputably attest to its quality. Cashmere yarns produced within the national territory, to be considered of actual origin made in Italy, must necessarily be accompanied by the relevant spinning certificate.   This document, issued by accredited third-party bodies, certifies not only the Himalayan origin of the raw fiber, but also the entire transformation phase of the raw fleece into yarn at Italian consortia. The certificate details the carding, combing, spinning and twisting steps carried out with artisanal mastery within the national textile districts, which have always been excellent in the processing of fine cashmere.   Only through these certifications, standardized at European level to guarantee transparency and traceability of the production chain, can the final consumer be sure to purchase authentic Italian cashmere, the result of complete manufacturing in our country and an unmistakable synonym of quality.   Cashmere Italia: the detail of the stitching The best Italian cashmere can also be recognized by the attention to the smallest construction details. The internal stitching must in fact show absolute executive precision, far from any imperfection or disturbing element for the wearer.   Studies in the textile sector have shown how even a few protruding threads or imperfect alignment of the stitching can affect comfort during use, diminishing the softness effect typical of cashmere. In high-end garments, the trace left by the tailor’s needle on the reverse of the fabric therefore appears almost invisible to the naked eye, the result of an executive technique that is the result of years of experience in manual work.   Only in Italian productions such as those of the tricolor supply chain, which draw their storia del cashmere since the Middle Ages in the processing of fine Himalayan wool, is it possible to come across a construction quality refined down to the smallest details, proving how this type of accuracy is an essential element for a product that is a candidate to represent the best of cashmere made in Italy.   Cashmere made in Italy: durability in time Studies conducted on cashmere textile samples have shown how high-quality yarns are able to maintain their softness and thermoregulation properties almost unchanged even after dozens of washes and prolonged use. This is due to both the primary quality of the Himalayan fibre used, resistant to felting and felting processes, and the completely manual spinning and weaving techniques used in Made in Italy production.   The non-appreciable variation in performance over the life cycle of a garment represents a qualitative distinction between high-quality cashmere, destined to last over time while maintaining tactile softness and heat-insulating properties, and industrialised production which will instead tend to a rapid and noticeable loss of comfort after just a few washes.   The tests carried out over several seasons therefore demonstrate how the choice of authentic nationally produced cashmere, still based on the criteria of craftsmanship, represents an guaranteed investment over time rather than a mere seasonal purchase.

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History of cashmere: from Himalayan peaks to Italian workshops

The history of cashmere traces its roots back to a very remote time, when in the Himalayas the diffusion of Tibetan goat breeding linked to this precious fiber. But it is especially with Italy that cashmere established, since the Middle Ages, a particularly strong and enduring bond. ; Indeed, it was the trades along the Silk Road that first brought raw fibers from Asia to the Venetian and Tuscan ports. Hence began the rise of cashmere as a sought-after fabric, thanks to the skilled manufactures that were becoming established in the north of the country. Over the centuries, Italian workers perfected spinning techniques, ennobling cashmere and making it a synonym for superior quality. Even today, workshops scattered throughout the territory hand down this centuries-old legacy, updating it with innovation and creativity.   Cashmere thus maintains a special and indissoluble link with made in Italy and its tradition in the wool industry. The tricolored artifacts continue to represent globally recognized excellence in functionality and timeless style.   History of Cashmere: Himalayan Origins The origins of cashmere should be traced back to the ninth century B.C.., when the Tibetan goat was widespread in the rugged valleys of the Himalayas.   Zoological studies have shown how this goat, scientifically known as Capra hircus laniger, has adapted perfectly over the centuries to Himalayan environments due to certain anatomical and physiological peculiarities. These include its distinctive fleece, composed of two types of hairs: the thick and coarse outer guard hairs and the inner woolly coat of smaller diameter and length, known as cashmere.   It is precisely the latter that gives the goat the prerogative of annually providing the precious underlying fiber, which is light and soft and universally recognized as ideal for making best Italian cashmere. Even today, the selective breeding of this Himalayan breed guarantees its raw material supply to the world textile industry, which for centuries, as we shall see, has found in Italy the center of highest artistic expression.   Cashmere wool: trade along the Silk Road A key role in the commercial spread of cashmere belongs to the exchanges that, starting in the 13th century, developed along the overland routes of the Silk Road.   Historical documents attest to how the firstborn cashmere cities, such as Venice and, to a lesser extent, Florence, became the main European landings for caravans coming from Central Asia, laden with the precious raw fibers harvested in the Himalayas. Taking advantage of the geographic location on the Adriatic and Arno rivers, Italian merchant masters were able to establish profitable trade, importing large quantities of cashmere from the remote production territories to the nascent manufacturing districts of the Po Valley.   This flow initiated the transformation of cashmere from a mere luxury good for the aristocracies, to a noble fabric appreciated throughout Europe, thanks to the unique skill in its processing that was being consolidated precisely in the workshops of the cashmere Italy. Cashmere wool and craftsmanship in Italy Over the centuries, the textile areas of northern Italy specialized in the ennobling of cashmere, refining the techniques of processing in a tradition unparalleled in the world.   Thanks to the experience gained in silk spinning, workshops in the Po Valley benefited from exploiting similar manual skills for processing the soft Himalayan fiber. Following processes that were still partly artisanal, they perfected skills in unwinding, combing and twisting cashmere yarns to enhance their softness and durability.   Over time, the complete Italian supply chain, “from the piece to the package,”established itself as an unparalleled quality center, capable of expressing through weaving the highest performance of the excellent raw material. All this made the history of cashmere signed by the traditional tricolor craftsmanship famous in every corner of the globe, still a guarantee of the highest quality standardizations in cashmere.  


How to wash cashmere and store it properly: the easy and complete 5-step guide

There are still many people who wonder how to wash cashmere and store it correctly, in order to preserve its incomparable softness over time. The secret lies in the adoption of a few simple precautions, following the fundamental guidelines for washing your clothes. A delicate wash at low temperatures, possibly by hand following the instructions given, combined with natural drying laid out will guarantee the integrity of the fibers.   The careful conservation phase is no less important: only storing the garments sealed against dust and moths will ensure that this precious material is preserved and enhanced over time. Thanks to the application of these basic procedures, which require a few minutes, it will be possible to enjoy the exceptional sensorial qualities conferred by cashmere for a long time.   How to wash cashmere: read the label To wash cashmere correctly, it is essential to first check the instructions on the garment label, where the manufacturer usually provides specific instructions on the optimal treatment method to maintain the peculiar tactile characteristics of the best italian cashmere over time.   As a rule, to preserve the intrinsic softness of the fiber, cashmere should not be subjected to temperatures above 30°C, opting for hand washing or machine washing with the most delicate cycle available. For this purpose, it is essential to use a specific detergent for cashmere or, alternatively, neutral products suitable for sensitive fabrics.   In some cases, such as for particularly fine garments or delicate prints, dry cleaning may be considered preferable, carried out by specialized personnel in compliance with rigorous low-impact cleaning protocols. In any case, a correct interpretation of the maintenance instructions provided by the manufacturer is the essential starting point for preserving the sensory characteristics of cashmere over time.   How to wash cashmere: removing stains Stains are one of the factors that can most compromise the sensory properties of cashmere over time. For this reason, in the presence of foreign elements imprinted on the fabric, a preliminary treatment aimed at their removal before the actual washing is fundamental.   For this purpose, we recommend the use of specific professional products solvents to be applied locally on the stained areas, preferring delicately surfactant formulas able to dissolve the deposited substances without attacking the natural fibres. Once the detergent has been massaged into the affected areas, it is left to act for a pre-established time that varies depending on the type of stain, in order to soften it and therefore facilitate its detachment from the fabric.   A careful pre-treatment carried out in this way, combined with subsequent washing according to the most suitable methods, allows you to effectively restore the aesthetic appearance of the garment and significantly amplifies its duration over time, a fundamental factor considering the high value of cashmere as a raw material.   Cashmere how to wash: use a basin and avoid the washing machine The washing method traditionally considered most suitable for cashmere is the manual one. This involves immersing the garment in a basin containing a modest amount of water, to be maintained at a temperature of between 15°C and 30°C, together with a special delicate detergent.   Inside the detergent solution, the cashmere must be treated with extreme delicacy with a light massage in order to dissolve the impurities, while avoiding subjecting the fibres to excessive stress and twisting. At the end of the soaking, without proceeding with vigorous wringing, the excess water will be removed manually and carefully, without pressing or twisting the garment.   However, it is not advisable to use the washing machine, which can cause a potentially damaging mechanical action on the delicate yarns, as well as the use of excessively aggressive temperatures and detergents, capable of altering the natural softness of cashmere over time.   Wash the cashmere and hang it horizontally in the shade To allow the cashmere to dry without alteringits natural properties, it is essential to dry extremely delicately to preserve the integrity of the fibres. After having individually wrapped the garment in a towel to remove excess water by dabbing it lightly, it is best to lay it flat on a special drying rack or smooth surface, in a horizontal position. The area chosen must be protected from direct heat sources, avoiding focal sunlight and radiation emitted by radiators or stoves, which are potentially harmful.   Drying cashmere on a hanger is absolutely not recommended, since the weight of the residual water concentrated at the bottom, together with the pressure exerted by the pegs that would cut the edges, could irreparably deform the fibre and compromise its integrity. Natural drying without unnatural stress is an essential requirement to avoid damaging the characteristics of the precious raw material during this delicate phase.   How to wash cashmere and store it in the wardrobe To complete the cashmere care cycle once it has dried, it is essential to store the garment in environments suitable for preserving its intrinsic qualities over time. It is therefore advisable to individually wrap the cashmere Italia in delicate dust-proof or woodworm-proof bags, in order to protect it from harmful agents such as light, humidity and textile parasites.   Furthermore, place inside the wardrobe or drawers special containers with well-sealed anti-moth gel, periodically replacing the product every two/three months to ensure its constant effectiveness.   Thanks to these simple precautions during the storage phase, it is possible to ensure the precious cashmere yarns adequate protection, a determining factor in maintaining their sensory and technical characteristics unaltered over time. Only by respecting the entire care cycle can the durability and top expression of the value of Italian cashmere be guaranteed.

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Cashmere Italia: a timeless style

For centuries, Italian cashmere has been an icon of Italian fashion and style around the world. Its origins date back to the Middle Ages, when the first precious fibers arrived from the Himalayas along the Silk Road. Since then, in Italy, craftsmanship excellence in the processing of this natural velvet has taken shape.   Over the centuries, cashmere has established itself as a symbol of refined elegance but without ostentation. Garments crafted by the mastery of Italian workshops encapsulate timeless quality and comfort. A timeless appeal that makes them protagonists of every season’s wardrobes.   Sweaters, skirts and coats in cashmere are a passepartout for the style with which to face everyday life. Their soft touch gives an extra quid to even the most casual outfits, making them refined yet practical. Similarly, they are the ideal choice to discreetly complete elegant and formal outfits.   From church weddings to aperitifs with friends, from work to smartworking, Italian cashmere remains a privileged companion for living every moment with comfort and a note of timeless taste. An ‘icon with no boundaries of gender or age for a sophisticated yet versatile style to prove every need.   Italian cashmere: a centuries-old tradition Cashmere workmanship in Italy boasts a deeply rooted centuries-old tradition, which traces its origins back to medieval times.   As early as the 13th century, with the opening of the first overland trade routes attributable to the Silk Road, historical sources attest to the arrival of the prized himalayan fibers in the country. The main ports of call along the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian coasts acted as sorting hubs for the raw cashmere imported from Central Asia to the manufacturing districts of northern Italy, where even then textile workers skilled in the ennobling of the fleece were consolidated.   It follows that the best Italian cashmere trhas a centuries-old tradition in the processing of this fiber, during which it has earned a reputation for unparalleled quality and thermal properties. Even today, the spinning, weaving and packaging techniques employed in the tricolor workshops benefit from the centuries-old heritage of knowledge, from which springs the excellence that distinguishes the 100% made in Italy artifacts appreciated worldwide.   Cashmere Italia: heritage of accessible luxury The garments made of cashmere Italia represent a heritage of accessible luxury, making them suitable for composing versatile outfits for any occasion. Studies on trends in the textile industry show how manufactures of pure Himalayan wool made in Italy, while belonging to a premium niche for their intrinsic characteristics of naturalness and comfort, know how to conjugate the elegance of made in Italy with a marked transversality of use between formal and more informal occasions.   Thanks to the durable softness over time, cashmere sweaters, skirts and outerwear are indeed able to accompany the style of men and women throughout the year, in the city as well as in leisure time, remaining a timeless passe-partout for refined and classic outfits. A lifestyle heritage that, despite the quality constancy guaranteed by domestic production, maintains an accessibility that is the child of the trans-seasonal versatility of its iconic garments.