Customer Reviews Of:
Johnstons of Elgin Cashmere Cardigan Sweater (For Women)
Closeouts. Anyone familiar with Johnstons of Elgin knows their cashmere is perhaps the finest anywhere, and well worth the occasional indulgence. Perfect for a special gift or occasion, this Johnstons of Elgin cashmere cardigan sweater scores a high note every time.
Reviewed by Elena from LA, where it's actually chilly this winter. on Monday, January 11, 2016I usually buy Lands' End cashmere. Out of the box, this sweater is not as soft as the ones I get from LE. But the color and shaping are far superior. The shaping of this cardigan, even in a large size, is very flattering and the sleeves are a nice length. I usually have trouble with pilling, so I will see how this wears over the longer run, and how it washes. I put all my cashmere into the washer's delicate cycle, they either sink or swim.
Considering the significant cost, I'm disappointed in the slight itchyness. I never experienced this with other cashmeres, and I recently bought some from Costco that's much thicker and softer. But again, the fit on these JoE are indeed superior, and I like the limited color selection. I bought the eau de nil and it's lovely, if slightly darker than shown on my monitor. I like the buttons, the ribbon lining on the button placket, and the shaping and length of sleeves and overall length. I probably won't buy another at this price point.