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If you've never owned a cashmere something, you've never lived and Eskimo helps you find new levels of comfort.

A small but perfectly formed collection of cosy essentials for the home and wardrobe is available at Eskimo, where you can snap up cashmere gloves, hats, socks and throws alongside bedspreads, blankets, wraps and more.

A BYWORD FOR COMFORT

The collection was born out of a love and understanding of cashmere – the ultimate luxury, real cashmere is one of life’s genuine treats. Endlessly warm, soft and elegant looking, cashmere could define the word comfort. Tapping into the comfort factor, there has been a boom in recent years for budget, lower quality cashmere, but you get what you pay for and if you want the real deal, Eskimo is the place to go.

Distancing itself from this lower end of the market, Eskimo takes the material back to its roots, using only the finest quality and longest fibres to make its luxurious garments. Eskimo sources all its cashmere from Kathmandu in Nepal, where all products are ethically hand-made and hand-dyed. As a result, each garment may vary slightly - a positive rather than a negative in our view, and you can rest assured that, while prices are higher than in certain high street retailers, Eskimo prices are carefully watched to remain affordable.

EVER-GROWING RANGE

Search within Womenswear, Homewear or Accessories for a range of cashmere goods, all accompanied by elegant lifestyle shots. This winter (2008), a new range of appliqué bedspreads from India has been added to the collection and Eskimo will shortly be introducing a new cotton range as well as cushions, bolsters, throws and fabrics within the Homewear section. A fantastic site for gifts, and inevitably, for you too.