Sleep comfort as many years of use and wash are reasonable arguments to give a thought to the quality of bedding and sheeting.
Cotton bed linen feels cool and comfortable. It is easy to launder, an affordable choice for any style. Organic cotton is a good alternative.
Cotton percale (closely woven fabric) has a crisp, smooth feel. It is a lightweight and durable bedding commonly used in hotels.
In fact, the length, the fineness and strength of the fiber determine its quality. For instance, a high thread-count will give a heavier and warmer fabric which could be a disadvantage in warmer days.
Poly-cotton is easy to maintain and affordable. It doesn’t crease. On the overhand it can feels too warm compared to pure cotton.
Bamboo bed linen is eco-friendly, hypo-allergenic and mould resistant. It has naturally anti-bacterial and thermal regulating.
Sateen is woven with fine cotton is delicate, has a silky soft finish.
Linen is heavier and more textured than cotton. It is getting high on popularity for its cozy but relaxed look. It feels soft on the skin, durable and costly.
Silk bed linen is expensive and feels sumptuous on the skin. It requires care to launder.