While my very favorite cashmere sweaters were already mentioned in our huge guide, The Best Cashmere Sweaters of 2022, I’ve also been eyeing up the newest crop of classic cashmere sweaters. And by “classic,” I don’t mean asymmetric hems or other interesting details. Instead, I’m talking about the humble cashmere crewneck. J.Crew has one in a zillion colors, Reformation has a sustainably made one that I’ve loved for years, NAADAM has one under $100 with cult following, and Quince has one for only $60.
Which one to recommend?
In this video, I try them all on, and highlight some of the differences. So. If you are in the market for a new cashmere crew, hopefully this will help narrow down your search!
4 Classic Cashmere Crewneck Sweaters Tried & Reviewed
NAADAM Essential $75 Cashmere Sweater: Machine washable, soft, thick, fitted waistband, roomy enough, ton of colors, easy to tuck, available in plus size
Quince Mongolian Cashmere Crewneck Sweater: Only $50, classic shape, fitted waistband, sleeves not as long, more fitted in the arms/shoulders, tiny bit scratchier cashmere, top pick for kids/teens/tweens
J.Crew Cashmere Classic-Fit Crewneck Sweater: Over $100, sleeve length is good, good shape, feels roomier, nice drape throughout the body, super soft, can be tucked, available in plus sizes
Reformation Cashmere Boyfriend Sweater: Ribbed waistband, shorter fit (but not cropped), shoulder seams are perfect, modern shrunken fit, soft, sustainable