This is no ordinary cashmere rollneck.
Our cashmere ribbed submariner is the world’s highest quality, using only the crème de la crème of cashmere fibres,
spun into a heavy 4-ply cashmere yarn by renowned Scottish spinner Todd & Duncan, and then knitted and hand finished in the Scottish Borders by fourth generation knitters.
The sort of robust, investible cashmere knitwear that your grandparents would have enjoyed for a lifetime, then passed onto your parents, and then you.
It is luxuriously soft, much softer than any merino or lambswool you will have ever felt, but it is also densely knitted in a tight formation, a heritage technique lost in this generation,
thus creating a voluminous and hefty hand feel like no other, in contrast to a lot of cashmere you see nowadays that is loosely knitted and thin.
With its slim fit design and high rollneck, and a texture that is refined and smooth to touch, but with a slight rugged appearance due to its rib-stitch,
this cashmere rollneck is also an incredibly versatile piece, as much at home under a sport coat or leather jacket, as demonstrated in the variety of outfits we have put together below for your perusal.
- cashmere ribbed submariner rollneck in ecru -
The ecru colour of the cashmere rollneck goes well with denim of any shade, but we find that it goes particularly well with medium or light denim, as shown here.
The light grey pleated check trousers complement the light ecru colour of the cashmere rollneck. The formal trousers provide a contrast against the more casual jacket.
Light cream tones in the sport coat complement the ecru colour of the cashmere rollneck.
The cashmere rollneck works as a stylish alternative to a shirt, with the added benefit of it being a lot warmer when the temperature drops.
The three pieces featured here fall within the same cold grey colour palette, but each has its own shade on the scale of light to dark
- the cashmere rollneck being the lightest ecru shade, followed by the medium grey shade of the sport coat, and lastly the dark charcoal trousers.
This allows enough contrast between the pieces, yet combining to create a tonal outfit.
The woollen texture of the tweed complements the fleeciness of the soft cashmere rollneck.
The cashmere rollneck, being an ecru colour, works well within an outfit with a cream/brown palette, as well as an outfit with a blue/grey/black palette, as shown in outfit 2. above.
In keeping with the nautical theme, we’ve matched our cashmere rollneck with a proper vintage British Naval blazer, with slightly tarnished brass buttons.
We’ve missed shoulder pads somewhat, hence the prolific use of vintage blazers in our styling, but there is nothing stopping you wearing it with your favourite trusty soft-shouldered navy blazer.
- Cashmere Ribbed Submariner Rollneck in Camel -
In line with this theme, for our first outfit, we have paired the cashmere rollneck with a denim on denim combination – high waisted jeans with vintage denim trucker.
The mustard stitching on the denim trucker matches the camel on the cashmere rollneck. We’ve ensured that the colour shade on the denims match.
We have found that this combination is best when the denim top and bottoms are both around a medium fade.
Finished off with a pair of brown chelsea boots to go with the camel cashmere rollneck.
The worn in creases on the leather bomber complements the rugged rib-stitch appearance of the cashmere rollneck.
When the winter is in full swing, this is one of those outfits that is equally warm and chic, so you don’t have to sacrifice one for the other.
We have picked out a brown sport coat with light mustard and burgundy checks.
The mustard lines complement the camel cashmere rollneck, and the busier check pattern adds interest to the block colours of camel and cream of this outfit.
A handy "semi-formal" choice when it's freezing outside and you don’t just want to wear a shirt under your sport coat!
- Cashmere Ribbed Submariner Rollneck in Navy -
We’ve chosen corduroy, as opposed to a worsted, to pair with the navy cashmere rollneck, making the outfit slightly more casual.
The fuzzy texture of the corduroy complements the soft fluffy texture of the cashmere.
The cream jeans contrast the darker colours on top, whilst complementing the olive and navy.
The black biker is a casual, rugged piece but the refined cashmere rollneck makes the outfit look more “done up” overall, pursuing that balance between sophistication and chic.
The flannel wool on the sport coat matches the cashmere texture of the rollneck well, both being woollens by nature.
We’ve gone for a sport coat with peak lapels and a slight belly for dramatic effect.
- Cashmere Ribbed Submariner Rollneck in Merlot -
This nuanced mix of cashmere, as opposed to a plain block colour,
allows the cashmere rollneck to combine better with autumn winter colours commonly found in other garments such as charcoal, light grey and navy,
as exemplified by our styling here with a simple dark grey flannel suit.
We’ve stayed with the grey flannel trousers, to make the bottom half of the outfit more formal, balancing out the more casual top half.