Paired with jeans or accessorised with silk, there’s nothing more soothing than wearing head-to-toe cashmere. Ideal for lazy Sunday lounging and cold Scottish days, this coveted fabric could never lose its appeal. So that you always feel like you’re floating on a cashmere cloud, here are the best places in Glasgow
to find it.
House of Cashmere
A no-brainer, House of Cashmere is a fail-safe spot when in search of luxurious cashmere of all kinds. Stocked to the brim with stoles, chunky knit cashmere hats, gloves and scarves by leading cashmere houses, including Johnstons of Elgin, there’s literally something for everyone and every style. The range of fancy cashmere socks is too appealing to surpass and the swanky accessories are designed to make those Scottish winters all the more bearable. Besides, one can never have too many cashmere hot water bottles or gloves!
House of Cashmere, 34 Gordon St, Glasgow, Scotland +44 141 249 9857
There’s no rule stating that cashmere has to go hand-in-hand with pearl necklaces and outdated perms! For cashmere fit for the runway, look no further than Pampas, a bespoke womenswear boutique in the West End. This smashing little independent designer shop specialises in stocking all the good stuff, including 360Cashmere, a high-end contemporary cashmere line tailor-made to those with a discerning eye for cool. If skulls and urban looks hit the spot, then Pampas also stocks Skull Cashmere, an edgier line by 360Cashmere.
Pampas, 78-80 Hyndland Rd, Glasgow, Scotland +44 141 339 8860
Glasgow Vintage Co.
It’s true – Glasgow Vintage Co. is the fairy godmother you always wanted. With one wave of a wand, this firecracker of a vintage shop answers every fashion-related desire, including all things cashmere! Those unafraid of a good rummage will enjoy a search mission through the rails. Don’t be surprised to come across gorgeous cashmere scarves, cast-offs fit for a king, and diamonds in the rough. This is the place to score that impeccably preserved ’50s floral embossed cardi or pre-loved cashmere sweater.
The Glasgow Vintage Company, 453 Great Western Rd, Glasgow, Scotland +44 141 338 6633
Kilts and Cashmere of Scotland
Kilts and Cashmere, a family-run Highlandwear business synonymous with quality, is a top pick for that classic no-fuss kind of cashmere jumper destined to literally last a lifetime. Situated in a handy central location near Central Train Station, the customer service is second to none, making finding something of interest a total breeze. A fabulous place for Scottish cashmere brands at appealing prices, Kilts and Cashmere plays to both contemporary and traditional styles.
Kilts and Cashmere of Scotland, 36 Gordon St, City Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, UK +44 141 248 5551
Scottish designer boutique Cruise is an epicentre of haute looks. A go-to platform for the most luxurious designer wares, finding that perfect outfit is easy. This includes cashmere. From colour block and oversized, to striped and boxy crew neck, trust in Cruise to showcase the very best from brands like Vince, Helmut Lang, Tommy Hilfiger and Gucci. Take your pick from the premium, mainline or outlet stores and bear in mind that it’s worth calling ahead to check which locations stock what. Those looking to make a fashion statement or eager to invest in a trendy yet oh-so-comfortable cashmere staple piece, can consider Cruise their new best friend.
Cruise, 180 Ingram St, Glasgow, Scotland, UK +44 344 332 5797