Silk/wool blend logo shawl - Gucci vs. Fendi?

Elena S

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Thinking about adding a black shawl to my collection (have two LVs and one Gucci now). Love the black Gucci but am open to trying a different brand. Found Fendi shawls which also look beautiful and are about €50 cheaper than Gucci. Gucci is 65% silk / 35% wool and Fendi 60% silk / 30% wool.

Which one would you go for? Does anybody know about Fendi shawls wear and tear?
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I wouldn't be surprised if they are made in the same factories (by the Italian Lakes). they manufacture for nearly all the Italian brands.

Just go with the logo you like best and take your pic.
 

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Is there not somewhere one could purchase just a plain black shawl of this quality for a fraction of the price?
I found Indian and Pakistani imports very good for shawls, and you can get cashmere/silk, wool/silk, pure wool and so on. I found mine in a market in London, I think you need to hand-feel first for quality, online is too difficult.

Have a look at Johnston of Elgin too, I love their stuff. Not exactly a "fraction" but worth it

 
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Elena S

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For those who are interested!
I ended up ordering both and the Gucci one felt much softer and more luxurious than Fendi. So, the choice was obvious :smile: