Cashmere Sweaters Cost a Fortune and Here's Why

Producing them is quite a process.

You've probably encountered a prized cashmere sweater your mother absolutely did not let you borrow until you reached your 20s. Her refusal may not have mattered to you so much in your teens, mainly because sweaters weren't exactly your thing back then, but now that the rainy season is back again and you're in need of fashionable way to warm up, it does leave you wondering why exactly mama was so fiercely protective of it.

Cashmere can cost thousands of dollars, which leads us to wonder: Why exactly are cashmere sweaters so expensive?