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Has anyone bought a man's cashmere sweater

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BrendaandEddie Sun 29-Nov-15 08:32:55

and it hasnt looked all wrong?
I am thinking of this for a loose slouch look www.marksandspencer.com/pure-cashmere-v-neck-jumper/p/p22396031

will the sleeves be all weird?

misslemonsfilingcabinet Sun 29-Nov-15 08:41:48

Yes, I have. It's the neck lines, I think that spoil it. It annoys me because the men's jumpers are often better colours, longer and slouchier (?better made it can seem). The shoulder width, higher neckline combo just makes them look different (in a bad way). Maybe some of the trendier, deeper V mens would be ok. I think you'd have to try a few and see if they work on your body.

BrendaandEddie Sun 29-Nov-15 09:13:24

oh thanks

marks did a long line one last year i loved..

Me. Agree that you need to try on. I have one that works fine and one where the V of the neck isn't low enough, so it doesn't really work. I wear that one for slobbing in at home.

BrendaandEddie Sun 29-Nov-15 19:52:42

do you look a bit like Michael Douglas in Fatal Attraction?

I hope not!

Coastingit Sun 29-Nov-15 22:10:04

I prefer round necks. I've had a couple of men's lambswool jumpers from M and S and they've been great.

Coastingit Sun 29-Nov-15 22:11:09

The cashmere one you've linked is a beautiful colour.

jamtartandcustard Sun 29-Nov-15 22:12:56

Boden now do a ladies relaxed fit cashmere jumper if your looking for that style?

ConesOfDunshire Sun 29-Nov-15 23:54:54

It needs to have either a round neck or a deep v to work. Men's v necks look all wrong on women.

onedogatoddlerandababy Mon 30-Nov-15 09:47:27

30% off at boden until end of today as well. I have the boden slouchy one, is lovely, nice thickness to it (unlike M&S women's ones which were thin and not that soft) but boden one does come up big, I'd recommend sizing down

BrendaandEddie Mon 30-Nov-15 09:50:01

oh right,
when i last looked the colours were odd

BrendaandEddie Mon 30-Nov-15 09:53:22

still are - black and grey sold out. ANd jade in a 14

BrendaandEddie Mon 30-Nov-15 09:53:45

also all the sodding belts in a L. I got a M but it looked a bit stingy

Didiusfalco Mon 30-Nov-15 09:59:20

Woolovers have slouchy womens v-necks in their cashmere/merino mix. Varios colours. I had one arrive last week - tis a lovely thing!

BrendaandEddie Mon 30-Nov-15 10:02:32

where? I can only see bog standardo

Didiusfalco Mon 30-Nov-15 10:13:13

This
www.woolovers.com/cashmere-merino/womens/burgundy/relaxed-v-neck-sweater.aspx
On the outlet.

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