Summer in the city: too hot to handle! So off you go to Cortina or Madonna di Campiglio. Either way, pack your suitcase on My Sparkling Diary: your suitcase must match your chosen location perfectly. Resin, moss and wood scented perfume, pearl-decorated hiking boots and, of course, ankle-tight jeans and a pure cashmere sweater to wear at night, when the air is chilly.
The yarn used for Lagnamelagna clothes is obtained from the natural undercoat of the Kashmir goat, the down that protects the animal from the wide temperature fluctuations that characterise the Asian region of origin.
Each animal supplies only around 200 grams of down a year and, to obtain an even finer, thinner yarn, Lagnamelagna selects only the softest down from beneath the animal's throat, where it has been protected from the elements. Such a valuable raw material is different from all other types of cashmere and is suitable for making clothes of the highest quality.
Demand for cashmere continues to grow all around the world and, as a result, the need for the raw material is rising and, with it, the price. Increased competition and the growing demand for the fibre has led to a greater degree of contamination. Sheep's wool is mixed with de-haired cashmere and the resulting mixture is sold as pure cashmere. When buying cashmere, therefore, close attention must be paid to the label to check the declared percentage of cashmere.
Lagnamelagna yarn, selected from among the best cashmere, deserves to be expertly handled. The raw fibre is entirely worked in Italy in order to ensure the whole process is always conducted to the highest standards. To describe all the methods used by the expert hands of Lagnamelagna’s craftsmen would be impossible because each item is unique, as is the attention focused on each production phase as our cashmere is turned into a Lagnamelagna garment.