Women Recycled Cashmere Sweater Gilda
FOR ALL THE ORDERS OVER € 200, YOU WILL RECEIVE AS A GIFT OUR LINT REMOVER JOHNNY, THE ENEMY OF PILLING!
The Gilda recycled cashmere sweater is a waist lenght cropped model. Its particular fit and folded cuffs give it a sporty, almost sweatshirt-like effect.
- Weight: 215 gr
- Plain stitch
- Dropped sleeve
- Cropped fit
MATERIAL: 95% recycled cashmere, 5% recycled wool
WASHING CARE: We recommend washing recycled wool garments by hand to keep their quality. Alternatively, choose a gentle machine wash at 30° maximum. If you wash by hand, do a light spin cycle afterwards to let the water drain off, then lay it to dry on a horizontal surface.
CROPPED: This garment has a short fit. According to your preferences, consider whether to choose a size corresponding to your measurements or a larger one for a few extra cm in length.
The Gilda cashmere sweater is made of certified yarns, recycled by the cenciaioli of Prato. By using recycled textile fibers we preserve a very old tradition, born in our district more than 100 years ago.
Free standard shipping in 3-5 days for all orders over 150€ for EU countries. Size change and free returns within 60 days. For shipping times and costs see our table. You can choose Repack, the reusable packaging.
LOVE LASTS WARRANTY: All Rifò garments are handcrafted with passion, respecting high quality standards. If you ever find some manufacturing imperfection in Rifò products, we will repair them and return them to you as new. For more information visit this page.
For every purchase on our online shop, we will donate 2€ to the social impact project Nei nostri panni, cenciaiolis to be, which aims to create a school for ragmen, the artisans of textile recycling. Every donation will support the training of young people coming from the local immigrant reception centres.
How it was made
This recycled cashmere sweater is made with a pre-loved yarn, because it was born from the recycling of old clothes that continue to tell their story, despite having taken on a new shape. The old sweaters are in fact selected by color, reduced to fiber and transformed into a new sustainable yarn.
FOREVER SERVICE: If you want to give your Rifò sweater back after two years you can send it back to us and we will recycled it again. You will also receive a coupon to be used on our shop online. Visit the dedicated page for more information.
Selecting old cashmere sweaters by color it is possible to avoid dyeing the recycled yarn again. This mechanical process therefore allows to save many liters of water as well as dyes and chemicals, preserving the water reserves of the planet. Furthermore, unlike virgin cashmere, recycled cashmere avoids the desertification of the Asian highlands where the goats producing the precious wool are intensively bred.
Who made it
This sweater is handcrafted by Lena and Bruno, the most beautiful couple in knitwear, in their little family workshop 12 km away from us. After a lifetime of working virgin yarns they are testing themselves and specializing in recycled yarn.
Why do we say our prices are fair 365 days a year?
Because we choose to produce in Italy, with valuable craftsmanship. Because we choose quality raw materials that are sustainable for the planet. Because we produce small quantities to limit waste, which makes it difficult for us to lower unit costs.
That's not all. Compared to our costs, we have a low profit margin. We don't intend to accumulate wealth, we rather reinvest in research, which allows us to create value and grow as a brand.
Johnny the lint remover
It removes lint and dots in a gentle and effective way. Free for orders over € 200, otherwise you can buy it here.
Thanks to presale it’s possible to get a discount and avoid creating overproduction.
For presales that are longer than 2 weeks, the closer you get to the shipping date, the more the discount applied will decrease, never going below 10%.
The presale ends one day before the date indicated.