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Sleeping 7 to 8 hours each night can positively impact your mood, focus, and concentration levels, and also decrease the chances of developing high blood pressure, heart disease, and other health problems. The key to getting a good night’s sleep is creating the right environment to sleep comfortably and soundly. We rounded up the best bedding items of 2023 to help you get quality sleep and wake up refreshed each morning.
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|These budget-priced sheets–which are made of brushed microfiber–are silky, soft, and luxurious. They’re also designed to resist wrinkling, fading, staining, and shrinking. And, the deep pocket (up to 16 inches) sheets are available in dozens of color choices, including laced sky blue, pinstripe gray, coral, beige, brown, grey, blue Hydrangea, quatrefoil silver-gray, Madison purple, and lavender.
Mellanni Deep Pocked Sheets, $38 at Amazon
|If you prefer top-of-the-line linen sheets, these are made with 70 percent viscose from bamboo and 30 percent linen that’s so soft that it feels like you’re sleeping on a cloud. The temperature-regulating fabric is breathable and moisture-wicking, so you’ll also stay cool when sleeping. The luxurious sheets are available in navy, light grey, natural, olive, and white.
Linen Sheet Set, $369/sale, $295 at Cozy Earth
|This percale sheet set is made from American-grown Supima cotton. In fact, the sheets are made in America from “seed-to-stitch,” – spun and woven in Georgia, finished in Tennessee, and then cut and sewn by hand in New Jersey. The crisp sheets have a 220-thread count that combines softness and durability and are designed to keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. The sheets are available in signature white and Carolina gray.
Signature Sheets, $229 at Authenticity50
|For higher-profile mattresses, these sheets will fit mattresses up to 17 inches thick. They combine the soft sheen of bamboo with the breathability found in cotton. In addition to being moisture-wicking, the sheets are naturally hypoallergenic for sensitive skin. They have a 300 thread count and are available in silver, khaki, and white.
Deep Pocket Bamboo Cotton Sheets, $159/ sale $119 at Brooklyn Bedding
|This organic bamboo viscose sheet set has a luxurious feel that’s silky and smooth, due to the sateen weave. The temperature-regulating properties are designed to keep you cool and comfortable while sleeping. The sheets, which are certified by OEKO-TEX to be free from harmful chemicals, can fit up to 16-inch mattresses, and are available in eight different colors: sky blue, light gray, soft blush, eucalyptus, clay, charcoal, sand, and white.
Organic Bamboo Viscose Set, $90 at Quince
|This fun sheet set is part of the Star Wars-themed collection, which includes the dark side collection, the Astromech collection, the Jedi collection, the Tatooine collection, and the classic sheet collection. Made of 100 percent cotton sateen, the sheets are antimicrobial, as well as HEIQ and OEKO-TEX certified. Color choices in this collection include sky, cloak, sand, darkness, sunset, cloud, Vega, and argent, and the sheets come in a Star Wars Home Collectible fabric bag.
Star Wars Home Classic Sheet Collection, $99 at Sobel Westex
|Since these pure French linen sheets are stonewashed, they’ll get even softer every time you wash them. The sheets fit mattresses up to 16 inches, and the breathable material not only keeps you cool in the summer but also regulates temperatures in cooler weather. The sheets, which arrive in a linen dust bag, are available in oatmeal, dove grey, charcoal, and white.
Baloo Stonewashed French Linen Sheets, $279 at Amazon
Duvets and comforters
|With a 100 percent cotton shell and duck down fill that has been ethically sourced, this down duvet keeps you comfortable in any season- and actually feels like a puffy jacket. It has 600 fill power, and the rectangular chambers are sewn in to keep the fill in place. You can use it alone; however, the duvet also has loops in each corner to help it securely stay in a duvet cover.
Casper Sleep Down Duvet, $299 at Amazon
|This organic bamboo can serve as a comforter or a duvet insert. It’s made of viscose from bamboo. The duvet/comforter is made of renewable, sustainable materials that make it both cooler and softer than cotton, and it is both allergy and odor resistant. It’s also OEKO-TEX certified to be free from harmful chemicals.
Cariloha Organic Bamboo Duvet, $278 at Amazon
|If you prefer a silky comforter, which is heavier than a bamboo comforter, this one is made of 100 percent Mulberry silk and designed to provide a more luxurious feel. The plush comforter has heat-insulating features, but won’t make you overheated. It’s also moisture-wicking to keep you dry. You can choose between standard and extra fill. Also, if silk is not your thing, the comforter also comes with bamboo filling.
Silk Comforter, $729/sale $583 at Cozy Earth
|This year-round comforter is made of 100 percent viscose from bamboo – both in its filling and outer shell. The soft, smooth, silky texture is antibacterial and resists mites and mold. The lightweight comforter, which is breathable as well as moisture-wicking and temperature-regulating, can be used in any season. It comes in a navy, “I’d rather be sleeping” tote bag, with leather (or faux leather) handles.
Bamboo Comforter, $349/ sale $175 at Nolah
|If you like the idea of down filling, but want a more bird-friendly option, this down alternative comforter is a guilt-free alternative. It’s made of 100% all-cotton, so it’s breathable, as well as a soft and lightweight comforter. However, the 700-fill power comforter has Cluster-Loft fill, which mimics down feathers for a luxurious feel, and the hexagon shapes keep the fill from bunching up.
Layla Down Alternative Comforter, $229/ sale $179 at Layla
|A down alternative comforter provides the best of both worlds, and this one has a mineral-infused polyester blend (long-staple cotton, Celliant yarns, and sateen weave). The Celliant is designed to increase circulation and promote restful sleep. The comforter is available in tan, chalk, and light grey.
Sleepletics Celliant Performance Comforter, $199 at Amazon
|A French linen duvet cover adds a luxurious touch, and this one is made of 100% French linen, so it’s breathable enough to be used in every season. The duvet cover is also stonewashed, and actually gets softer every time it’s washed. With wooden button closures as well as secure ties, it’s easy to open and close the cover and attach it securely to a blanket or a duvet insert. Color choices include dove grey, pink blush, charcoal, navy, oatmeal, and white.
Baloo Natural Linen Duvet Cover, $149 at Amazon
|Made of 100 percent viscose from organic bamboo, this duvet cover set is certified by OEKO-TEX to be free from harmful chemicals. The hypoallergenic set, which has a 300-thread count and a silky sateen weave, can be used year-round. It includes a duvet with button closure and corner ties, along with 2 shams with envelope closure. Color choices are sky blue, white, sand, light grey, soft blush, charcoal, eucalyptus, and clay.
Organic Bamboo Viscose Duvet Cover Set, $129 at Quince
|With a unique grid weave designed to increase airflow, this 200-thread count Hyperlite duvet cover is made with 100% Tencel Lyocell, which combines cooling technology and softness. The result is a luxurious duvet that is breathable and resists sweat to keep you cool at night. It’s available in indigo, gray, and white.
Hyperlite Duvet Cover, $119 at Casper
|If you prefer more texture in your duvet comforter, consider this white geometric Matalasse style. Made of 100 percent pure natural cotton, the duvet set, which includes a textured duvet cover (with button closures and ties), and two textured pillow shams, is soft and comfortable and can be used in any season. It’s also available in a total of 20 options, including cream rust boho tufted; natural beige slub (or uneven) texture; and cotton sateen in navy blue, dark grey, bright white, and ivory.
California Design Den Duvet Cover Set, $99/ sale $89 at Amazon
|This duvet cover is made of 48 percent Tencel Lyocell (which makes it a breathable cover that does not trap heat) and 52 percent cotton with sateen fabric. Together, these materials create a cool experience that is also soft to the touch. The duvet cover, which is also wrinkle-resistant, has an easy zipper opening, and eight anchor points to keep your comforter or duvet insert from shifting or moving around. It is OEKO-TEX certified against harmful chemicals, and available in cloud gray, powder blue, and white.
TENCEL-Blend Duvet Cover, $199 at Molecule
Blankets and throws
|Want an heirloom blanket that can be passed down to your kids – and their kids? This heritage blanket is made of 100 percent cotton in a classic herringbone pattern that never goes out of style. The made-in-America blanket is also designed to withstand washing year after year. It’s available in prairie yellow, coastal blue, island sand, desert blush, and cascade gray.
Heritage Blanket, $199 at Authenticity50
|Experience the lush elegance of a fur throw without the guilt with this faux fur throw. Luxurious faux micro mink (80 percent acrylic and 20 percent polyester) is on one side of the throw, and the back side consists of 100 percent polyester. The throw is also OEKO-TEX certified – and it’s machine washable. Color choices include grey, brown, ivory, natural, and charcoal.
Luxe Faux Fur Throw, $299/ sale $269 at Arhaus
|A weighted blanket can relax you and help you experience deeper sleep. This one has lead-free glass beads (instead of plastic fill), and the double-stitched blanket is durable enough to machine wash. The 12-pound, breathable, weighted blanket is available in pebble white, navy, and silver sage. It is also available in a variety of other weights, ranging from nine pounds to 25 pounds.
Baloo Throw Size Weighted Blanket, $179 at Amazon
|Cashmere lovers will love this throw, which is made of 100 percent Grade-A Mongolian cashmere. The 50 x 60-inch throw is soft and warm, and will add a luxurious touch to any chair, sofa, or bed – and it’s lightweight enough to be used in any season. Color choices include camel, currant, sky blue, ivory, and heather grey.
Mongolian Cashmere Throw, $130 at Quince
|This chenille microfiber throw blanket is another choice that’s not too heavy and can be used when cuddling on the sofa or when you need another layer of warmth while in bed. The 50 x 70-inch throw blanket is made of microfiber polyester. It’s soft and cozy, but also durable and machine washable. In addition to dark chocolate, it comes in two other colors: camel and oatmeal.
Spa Chenille Microfiber Throw Blanket, $89/ sale $62 at Sobel Westex
|A velvet weighted blanket takes luxury to another level. This one is actually made of eco-velvet using ocean-bound (or marine) plastic, which is spun and brushed to a smooth texture with a shimmering finish. The hand-knit blanket is also evenly weighted and breathable and comes in 15, 20, and 25 pounds. Color choices include peridot, rose quartz, silver topaz, tourmaline, white opal, and black.
Bearaby Tree Napper Weighted Blanket, $269 at Bearaby
|A chunky knit weight blanket can provide the ultimate in comfort, including Deep Touch Therapy (DTP) benefits. This one is hand-knitted and has a 100 percent polyester jersey knitted fabric outer shell, and a 100 percent polyester filling that’s breathable, so it doesn’t trap heat and make you hot. The 50 x 60-inch throw is soft as butter and available in two weights: 10 pounds and 15 pounds. It also comes in two colors: cream and gray.
Chunky Knit Weighted Blanket, $199/sale $149 at Brooklyn Bedding
|With a 2-inch gusset, this pillow supports your neck and keeps your spine aligned while you’re sleeping. Both the outer shell and gusset are made of 100% cotton, and the pillow is both comfortable enough and supportive enough to be used by people who sleep on their back, side, or stomach. It’s available in standard and king sizes.
Casper Sleep Essential Pillow, $45/ sale $41 at Amazon
|If you’re not sure which pillow height is right for your needs, this one has adjustable fill, so you can unzip the pillow’s cover and then add or remove the all-natural Kapok fill inside. The Kapok fibers and memory foam combine for a comfortable, yet support pillow that feels like you’re sleeping on a cloud (regardless of position), and the pillow also absorbs moisture to keep you cool. It comes in standard and king sizes.
Layla Kapok Pillows, $139/$109 at Amazon
|This is another adjustable pillow option – but it doesn’t involve adding or removing fill. The pillow, which has a warm side and a cool side, can change in firmness levels by zipping one side closed for medium firmness, or zipping both sides closed for an even firmer side. Conversely, completely unzipping the pillow creates the softest experience. The pillow is available in standard and king sizes.
All-Season Pillow, $69 at Molecule
|A goose-down pillow provides a plush sleeping experience, and this one is made with 700 fill power European white goose down (responsibly sourced), which is covered with a 100 percent cotton sateen shell. It comes in three sizes: standard, queen, and king, and you can also choose between a soft/medium or a medium/firm density.
Luxe Goose Down Pillow, $119 at Quince
|Back and stomach sleepers may enjoy this gel-filled pillow that’s soft, but not as tall as some pillows. The 300 thread count 100% dobby cotton exterior has a cambric weave pattern that looks elegant. However, the low loft pillow is also supportive. It comes in a queen size.
Hotel Sobella Supremo Pillow $68/sale $51 at Sobel Westex
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