Bedding Buying Guide

Choose an option below to learn how to pick the right bedding essentials.

Types of Sheets

What does thread count mean?

A higher thread count indicates a more durable and dense weave, also suggesting an added softness; however, a higher thread count does not necessarily mean better sheets. Fabrication and construction also affect the overall quality and comfort.

Fabrication Soft Durable Breathable Wicking Wrinkle Free Special Features
Cotton Checkmark Checkmark Perfect for year-round use
Microfiber Checkmark Checkmark Inexpensive, easy-care option
Cotton/Polyester Checkmark Checkmark More resistant to wrinkles
Tencel Checkmark Checkmark Great for sensitive skin
Rayon (Viscose) from Bamboo Checkmark Checkmark Antimicrobial and resistant to mold and mildew

Types of Fabrics

Cotton—breathable with a soft hand and a perfect year-round choice. Elevated options include pima cotton and Egyptian cotton—the most luxurious cotton choice.

Microfiber—is a synthetic fiber made of 100% polyester, making it an inexpensive, extremely soft and easy-care option.

Blends—combine natural and synthetic fibers, which tend to be more resistant to wrinkles. The most common blend is cotton/polyester.

Performance Fibers

Tencel: supersoft fiber that has temperature regulating benefits.

Rayon (viscose) from bamboo: naturally antimicrobial and resistant to mold and mildew.


Percale—a plain, durable and breathable sheet due to its one over, one under weave that is crisp and cool to the touch.

Sateen—creates a lustrous look and feel that has a soft and silky hand.

Flannel—a heavier weight cotton, brushed to maximize softness. It’s a perfect, cozy choice for cold sleepers.

How to Extend the Life of Your Sheets

  • Wash before first use
  • Check label for special instructions
  • Wash separate from other linens and towels
  • Change and replace regularly

Improve Your Sleep With:

Cooling Technology—perfect for warm summer nights or if you are a warm sleeper, this technology enables cooling properties to keep you comfortable throughout the night.
Temperature Regulating—technology with the ability to react to your body’s temperature throughout the night to keep you comfortable, whether it’s warming or cooling.
Allergy Preventative—keep allergens at bay with hypoallergenic bedding solutions.