October 7th, 2008

me with cats

Lesson #151 - wear more cashmere

Lessons from Wear More Cashmere - 151 luxurious ways to pamper your inner princess:

Might as well start my adventure with the last piece of advice given. Why not? This was the thing that made me buy the book in the first place.

Cashmere, or pashmina, is the down from the soft undercoat on goats and when woven into garments is warmer than the equivalent weight in sheep's wool. It's also prohibitively expensive, at least to someone on a budget like mine. I had lumped it into that category of "This is why we can't have nice things," as I have a record of not putting the proper care into delicate things. I felt as though I never deserved nice things like cashmere; wouldn't it be better to destroy a $10 sweater instead?
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