Wills Gives the Classic Shawl-Collar Cardigan a Cashmere Upgrade

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Thanks mainly to a certain Mr. McQueen, there are few items of classic sportswear as iconic as the shawl collar cardigan. But leave it to the lads at Huckberry to come up with the perfect upgrade thanks to an infusion of pure cashmere.

The online retailer of mission-critical menswear sourced the sweater in question from Wills, the brand created to bring high-quality cashmere to men of style at an affordable price. 

The Wills Cashmere Shawl Collar Cardigan in a dark carbon color called Smoke has a heathered look which adds visual interest, while the makeup of 70% wool and 30% cashmere makes it cozy and durable as hell. 

"In the wild terrain of Mongolia, Zalla Jinst white goats are meticulously hand-combed by nomadic herders like they've traditionally done for 2000 years," the brand notes, yielding the superfine cashmere fibers that make these luxe layers "softer than a whisper in a library." What's more, the cashmere blend is highly breathable while the high-quality fibers reduce pilling and give the sweater a longer-lasting life. 

The rich, dark color is set off by handsome horn-style buttons, while ribbing at the cuffs and hem ensure a perfect fit. And the collar can be folded down or turned up for maximum warmth as you prefer.