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Re: Advice: Winter Scarf Buying in ZH ???

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If you are looking for good stuff, then Transa.ch.

It was amazing to shop there before out trip to the Artcic last year. And also on our previous trips. They are knowledgeable, and you'll walk away with what you need, if you go in knowing what you want.

Globus and co. will sell you stuff that is just silly if you want to keep warm.



Thanks for this! Didn't even think of them.
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Old 06.12.2019, 11:31
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Besides, why not spoil yourself with cashmere.
I just love love how it feels, but OP is probably aware that a cashmere scarf can be even more expensive than a pullover/sweater...



Btw OP, Coop City has cashmere stuff which is way cheaper than in Globus and the likes. Still couldn't bring myself to buy one but just saying.....
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I just love love how it feels, but OP is probably aware that a cashmere scarf can be even more expensive than a pullover/sweater...



Btw OP, Coop City has cashmere stuff which is way cheaper than in Globus and the likes. Still couldn't bring myself to buy one but just saying.....
Cashmere feels nice but is not very durable and pills very easily. I rarely, if ever buy anything with more than 15%% cashmere in it for that reason.
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Cashmere feels nice but is not very durable and pills very easily. I rarely, if ever buy anything with more than 15%% cashmere in it for that reason.
True. I had one sweater moons ago and it didn't last too long, but I thought it was because I didn't pay sufficient attention to all those instructions on the label. (I could have made some serious mistakes - washed it on the wrong programme etc)
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True. I had one sweater moons ago and it didn't last too long, but I thought it was because I didn't pay sufficient attention to all those instructions on the label. (I could have made some serious mistakes - washed it on the wrong programme etc)
You generally shouldn't put cashmere (or even regular lambswool) in a washing machine, no matter what the care instructions say.

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Re: Advice: Winter Scarf Buying in ZH ???

I really want to thank everyone for their thoughts.


Pays off to ask other's opinions.


Funny, how I didn't even think of some of the obvious locations mentioned above or going online.


Thanks again.
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Re: Advice: Winter Scarf Buying in ZH ???

My first stop for a scarf, whether in the UK or CH, is always https://global.accessorize.com/en-ch...sories/scarves
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Some of these so-called "craftspeople" source their yarn from all kinds of places.
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True. I had one sweater moons ago and it didn't last too long, but I thought it was because I didn't pay sufficient attention to all those instructions on the label. (I could have made some serious mistakes - washed it on the wrong programme etc)
"Wear and Tear" ,Did I guess right ?
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I would like to offer a verbal groan rather than an official "push the groan button" groan and consequently up your groan count.

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I need a way to distinguish between a "I truly don't like your contribution" groan, and a mild "oh my god, what an uncomfortable joke that I don't want to admit that is slightly funny and encourage this person further" groan.

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Just go for a wool scarf. ASOS has tons https://www.asos.com/search/?page=1&q=wool%20scarf



Only a complete lunatic, or someone who is filthy rich, spends that amount of money on a scarf.
You are positioning yourself as a very closed minded person. You may want to work on that in 2020.

In any case, a slightly cheaper but still high quality alternative to Burberry:
www.urbanara.ch
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You are positioning yourself as a very closed minded person. You may want to work on that in 2020.

In any case, a slightly cheaper but still high quality alternative to Burberry:
www.urbanara.ch
Yes, I am clearly close-minded neanderthal for thinking buying a 500chf+ scarf is nuts. I will be sure to work on that in 2020, because buying outrageously expensive scarves is clearly the sign of an open and progressive mentality.
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Btw OP, Coop City has cashmere stuff which is way cheaper than in Globus and the likes. Still couldn't bring myself to buy one but just saying.....



You can always buy cheap cashmere but it will always remain cheap cashmere


Just because it says it's cashmere really doesn't mean if it is any good or not and cheap cashmere is very rarely good, better off buying a good woolen scarf than a cheap cashmere scarf.
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Yes, I am clearly close-minded neanderthal for thinking buying a 500chf+ scarf is nuts. I will be sure to work on that in 2020, because buying outrageously expensive scarves is clearly the sign of an open and progressive mentality.
I agree about the "buying a 500chf+ scarf is nuts." thing, but then...

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Re: Advice: Winter Scarf Buying in ZH ???

You could argue the same about anything.

How many of us know skiers who really aren't very good but still spend thousands on the latest, best gear each season or two?
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You could argue the same about anything.

How many of us know skiers who really aren't very good but still spend thousands on the latest, best gear each season or two?
Generally known as "Russian Tourists".

In some resorts there's quite a trade for the staff in picking up and reselling the 'brand new last week' skis and gear they leave behind. Apparently they actively enjoy wasting money like that as a sign of their wealth...
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