Mongolian Cashmere Makes Its US Debut in Georgetown

Photo by Judith Beermann
Una Ganbold and Tosca Metz holding cashmere in varying stages of processing
Una Ganbold and Tosca Metz holding cashmere in varying stages of processing

Una Ganbold modeling a cashmere coat (Photo by: Judith Beermann) Una Ganbold modeling a cashmere coat

Mongolian school friends Tosca Metz and Una Ganbold have turned a childhood dream into a reality with T&U, the cashmere boutique they recently opened on upper Wisconsin Avenue in the building formerly occupied by The Dandelion Patch.

"Our products are unique and authentic, made entirely in Mongolia," says Metz. "We carry three lines: Basic, Organic and Yama, which means goat in Mongolian, and the cashmere comes in over a thousand different possible colors. Our Yama line combines European styling with hand-made Mongolian wool. The coats are my favorite." 

(Photo by: Judith Beermann)

This is the very first Mongolian cashmere store in the USA, though the parent company, Gobi which started in 1976, has locations around the world, including Europe, Asia  and the Middle East.

In addition to luxurious coats, there are capes, sweaters, vests, hats, scarves and socks for men and women. For the home, there are throws and blankets. 

The shop is open from 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Tuesday through Sunday. Stop by now and on January 13 for their grand opening when customers will receive 10% off thier purchases.

Tosca Metz and Una Ganbold (Photo by: Judith Beermann) Tosca Metz and Una Ganbold

T&U is located at 1663 Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown. Tel: 202.338.0333

10 Comments For This Article

Kim Bigelow

This is wonderful, so happy for you Una. Good luck with your new business, much success to you and your friend.

Nabila

Gorgeous stuff

Michael Kurtzig

Cashmere is gorgeous in Ulan Bataar and I am sure even more beautiful in Georgetown. Good luck and looking forward to visiting the store.

Enkhbat

Good luck Urnaa and your friend. I proud of you both.

T&U Mongolian Cashmere by Gobi

Dear Nabila,

Thank you very much for your comment.

Regards,

Tosca and Una

T&U Mongolian Cashmere by GobiT&U Mongolian Cashmere by Gobi

Dear Michael,

Thank you for your comment.

Yes, You're right! Cashmere is outstanding in everywhere.

Can't wait to see you and show our fine products.

Regards,

Tosca and Una

T&U Mongolian Cashmere by GobiT&U Mongolian Cashmere by Gobi

Thank you Kim,

I'm pretty sure Calgarians need a warm cashmere during its long winter.

Thanks again,

Regards,

Tosca and Una

T&U Mongolian Cashmere by GobiT&U Mongolian Cashmere by Gobi

Thank you Enkhbat,

Sain baina uu,

Thank you very much for your review.

Regards,

Tosca and Una

Anonymous

Congratulations, Tosca!! I just heard about your wonderful store and wish you all the best. I know the cashmere is of highest quality and I'm sure it will be a success.

Elsie

Ganbold

Awesome!