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Cashmere

Why Is Cashmere So Expensive? We've Got The Answer

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 12.05.2014 | Style

Cashmere is one of the most coveted materials during the winter months, and with good reason: It's the soft and cozy remedy to freezing cold days. ...

These Boots Are Made For Gawkin'

Alona Elkayam | Posted 12.18.2014 | Style
Alona Elkayam

This season I am all into the treads. Here are 5 pairs of boots that will make you feel like a badass. I've also put all the looks mentioned below on my Pinterest page.

Styling Characters From Your Imagination

Ada Polla | Posted 11.03.2014 | Style
Ada Polla

What fascinates me most about both of her books is the fashion and style that comes through, mostly because she is so good at describing her characters' wardrobes.

The Faithful Shopper: Fall Fashion

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.25.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Yes, we technically have three weeks or so left of summer, but now is the time to get your fall wardrobe in shape for the fall season ahead. Fortunate...

Socially Conscious Cashmere (#ArtofY)

Alex Schattner | Posted 09.15.2014 | Impact
Alex Schattner

Ever been to the cashmere farms of the Gobi Desert and thought, "I can create a symbiotic business with the herders?"

The Evolution of an Outfit

Rachel Levy Lesser | Posted 04.13.2014 | Women
Rachel Levy Lesser

My friend's young daughter now runs around her basement playing dress up in a once-treasured scarf of her mother's. The mother remembers buying the scarf at Ann Taylor to accent her new suit right before an important job interview. Over time, the scarf got demoted.

Is That Cashmere You're Wearing, Or Rat Fur?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.05.2014 | Style

If it looks like cashmere, and it feels like cashmere, it's probably cashmere. Then again, it could also be rat fur. This disturbing news surfaced ...

My Ten-Item Wardrobe Fall/ Winter 2013

Jennifer L. Scott | Posted 11.09.2013 | Style
Jennifer L. Scott

The 10-item wardrobe does not mean you only have 10 items in your closet. You have a set of core items plus extras. These extras help round out your wardrobe and fill in the gaps where needed.

The Right Way to Care for Sweaters

GalTime | Posted 03.24.2013 | Style
GalTime

Each winter, there always seems to be one sweater that's sacrificed to the fashion gods. It's been shrunk to doll-size proportions because you swore you could wash it yourself, or it ends up warped and faded in the back of your closet.

A Bad Year for the Goats

Amy Cooper | Posted 03.20.2013 | Style
Amy Cooper

It's climate change that is affecting the goats, and therefore affecting the price of your yummy cashmere sweater. As everyone knows, as the world gets hit with new weather patterns, it will affect the livestock. And the goats are not immune.

All Cashmere Is Not Created Equal

Amy Cooper | Posted 02.16.2013 | Style
Amy Cooper

In Christmas pasts, I would navigate through the holiday rush trying to find the perfect cashmere sweater for my sister or Mom. As I shopped, it would always surprise me to find $80, $200 and $400 cashmere sweaters. I would ask, "What's the difference?"

Deborah Lindquist: 100 Shades of Color

Red Room | Posted 11.13.2012 | Style
Red Room

I know we all love black, and apparently really love grey -- all 50 shades of them. But this fall I'd like to suggest you take some colors and elements from nature and add them to your wardrobe.

A Glimpse into the Life of a Flash Sale Addict - It Ain't Pretty

Jenny Isenman | Posted 05.21.2012 | Women
Jenny Isenman

"My name is JennyFromTheBlog91 and I'm a flash sale addict."

Cloning Advance Yields Rare 'Handmade' Goat In Kashmir

AP | AIJAZ HUSSAIN | Posted 03.15.2012 | Science

SRINAGAR, India -- Scientists said Thursday they have cloned a rare Himalayan goat in Indian-controlled Kashmir, hoping to help increase the number of...

The Olsen Twins Bring a Little Luxury to TOMS

The Huffington Post | Brooke Bobb | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Earlier this year, TOMS and The Row announced that they would be joining forces to collaborate on a limited edition line of shoes and this wee...

Dear Santa: Tracy Reese's Holiday Give and Get List

Meredith Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meredith Barnett

Every day from now until Christmas, we'll share the holiday give-and-get list from a different expert in fashion or interior design. We kick off our series today with designer Tracy Reese.

Consigning the Upper East Side

Ambria Miscia | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ambria Miscia

Hardly ever does a man walk into a female consignment shop, so it's pretty safe to say that everything from heiresses faking pregnancies to high‐profile infidelities can be overheard in the store.

Weekly eBay Roundup of Vintage Clothing Finds

Mary Kincaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mary Kincaid

No time to page through thousands of eBay listings? Then just sneak a peek at my weekly eBay Roundup of Top Vintage Clothing Finds. This eclectic mix...

Shop Off-Season and Buy Stuff You Can't Usually Afford

Michelle Madhok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michelle Madhok

The last thing you want to think of when it's ninety degrees outside are boots and cashmere sweaters. But fall will be here before you know it and the clothes you want will be back at designer prices.

The True Cost of Cheap Cashmere

Susan Gibbs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Gibbs

The Chinese have drastically brought the cost of cashmere down by grazing far too many animals on far too little land. The result? The desertification of hundreds of thousands of acres of pasture.

Five Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Boss

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Stephanie Keller

The joy and pain of the holiday gift giving season is officially upon us and of all the items on the list, one of the most difficult to find is a present for the boss.

600 Cashmere Goats Die in Harsh Winter

AP | AIJAZ HUSSAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SRINAGAR, India — At least 600 rare Himalayan goats _ famed for their pashmina wool, also known as cashmere _ have died and thousands face starv...

India, Pakistan Feud Over Pashminas

Wall Street Journal | VIBHUTI AGARWAL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In their 60 years as nations and neighbors, Pakistan and India have frequently quarreled -- over cricket, over land, over nuclear testing. The latest ...

Holiday Gifts For The Business Traveler

The Street | Paola Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Business travelers need a little cheering up when they're away from their families this time of the year. Here are some gift suggestions that might ma...