So, what really separates cashmere lounge sets from the traditional cotton staples?
We thought you’d never ask.
The sweatpants you’ve had since 7th grade (the ones that made pilling their #1 job) are like the everyday sunscreen application — necessary, useful and commonplace (although we have some upgrades you need A.S.A.P.).
Cashmere, on the other hand, is like the superfood serum that you break out every so often on special occasions — celebratory, self-care-oriented and luxurious.
While we’ve clearly painted a picture that cashmere typically falls into the category headlined by diamonds and pearls, we’re also here to remind you that life is way too short to hold out on savoring the good stuff.
Why save the good candles for some unspecified future? Why fend off the urge to break out the etched glasses you managed to score at your local thrift store? Why wait for the perfect picturesque hike to slip into your new statement workout set?
In our book, you shouldn’t wait to celebrate, and cashmere provides the perfect way to make any moment of your life celebratory.
We’ve designed two collections of cashmere sets and separates that make the laziest nights at home feel special and the après-ski-filled seasons charmingly chic.
THE JET SET CAPSULE
As you can tell by the naming of this capsule, these cashmere pieces are not reserved for at-home plans alone. From straight-leg cashmere pants to a cashmere cardigan, these styles are bound for travel, elevated on-the-go looks, and just about any time you feel like turning the volume up on comfort and luxury simultaneously.
Made with ethically-sourced, 100% cashmere yarn for a luxe, lived-in feel, the Jet Set Capsule has no comparison. Each piece gets softer with each wear meaning this isn’t a luxury piece that sits on a pedestal — these styles are meant to be worn through all seasons and occasions of life. Here are a few of our (& the Alo Fam’s) favorite styles.
Cashmere Jet Set Bra – ultra-soft, perfectly warming, and a delicate silhouette make this light, everyday support bra and absolute must-have for year-round wear
Cashmere Jet Set Wide Leg Pant – imagine your comfiest loungewear pants and multiply that blissful feeling times 1000 because this wide leg, high waist staple is just that
Cashmere Jet Set Cardigan – if we had to urge you toward one cashmere style, it’s this cardi — wear it as a set, with jeans, and all 365-days-long
Cashmere Jet Set Sock – fuzzy socks no more; your new MVP during travel (plus the perfected updated sock gift to any and everyone), this sock is made for taking laidback lounging to the next level
Taking Cashmere to the whole next level: the Aspen Collection. As the premier capsule of this three-part luxury pret-a-porter collection that first debuted at New York Fashion Week, Part 1: Cashmere features ultra-forward designs of 100%, 3-ply cashmere. Floor-length skirts, luxurious sweaters, and flare pants — this is cashmere in its prime.
Inspired by the iconic town of Aspen, these styles are the premium layers seen shopping the luxury boutiques of downtown, enjoying après ski with newfound friends, and lounging in the lodge with chosen family. Below are the iconic styles of the collection that are one-of-a-kind pieces you’ll only find at Alo.
Cashmere Ribbed Winter Dream Cropped Turtleneck – with a cropped, close-to-body fit and center keyhole detail, this wide-knit ribbed cashmere top is the black diamond of cashmere styles
Cashmere Ribbed High-Waist Winter Dream Skirt – nothing brings the drama that your winter wardrobe needs like an elongated, puddle-length cashmere skirt
Cashmere Ribbed Winter Dream Mock Neck Coverup – an oversized tunic silhouette paired with a mock neck and dropped shoulders brings elegance to a forward, cold-weather must-have
Cashmere Ribbed High-Waist Winter Dream Flare Pant – forward, chunky and luxuriously soft cashmere has never looked better in this luxe leisure style that makes a stunning pair with the turtleneck and coverup above
In our humble opinion, cashmere is a girl’s, guy’s & their best friend. Follow @Alo on IG to hear of upcoming Aspen Collection Drops and tag us in all of your head-to-tie cashmere looks for a chance to be featured.