The bedding you use can affect how well you sleep and transform the look of your bedroom. We've spent years researching and testing a vast variety of different sheets, duvet covers, comforters, pillowcases, and more to find the retailers that offer quality bedding to suit every taste and sleep style. Whether you're searching for the softest sheets or the coziest, plushest comforter, we've tried hundreds of different picks from some of the best-known names in the bedding space.
We've put products from a wide selection of different retailers through their paces, testing all types of bedding in The Lab and over the long-term with at-home product testing. And we've tried out sheets, duvet covers, pillowcases, blankets, and more over months to determine how they really wash, wear, and feel over time. Check out our tried-and-true (and thoroughly tested!) top places to buy bedding.
Quality products at reasonable prices
Classic and contemporary patterns
Excellent customer service
365-day return policy
Only two retail locations
Brooklinen became a fast favorite after its founding in 2014—it quickly earned the title of one of the top destinations to shop for bedding. It offers a wide range of both classic and more contemporary bedding options, with comfy choices that range from sheet sets to duvet covers to cozy blankets. Brooklinen also sells comforters, quilts, pillows, mattress toppers, throw blankets, and more, providing everything you need to create a beautifully plush and welcoming bedroom.
Some of Brooklinen's top-selling items are its Luxe Sateen and Classic Percale sheets, which are available in numerous mix-and-match sets. We particularly love the brand's Luxe Core Sheet Set, a pick that's soft to the touch, highly breathable, and nicely durable according to our in-person experience testing and using the sheets. We're also fans of Brooklinen's Lightweight Quilt, a layer of bedding that's hand-stitched made of OKEO-TEX certified materials, and easy to clean right in your own washer and dryer. This retailer's product line is also wonderfully modern, with a range of colorful hues that changes from season to season and an array of different fabrics for every type of sleeper, from cotton to linen to heathered cashmere.
With thoughtful details worked into the design of all Brooklinen bedding—like "short side" and "long side" tabs sewn into the fitted sheets—the quality is top-notch. Plus, to top off the many benefits of shopping the brand's high-quality product selection, you can also take comfort in the fact that Brooklinen offers a generous 365-day return policy, even on used items.
Return window: 365 days for most products | Return policy: Return shipping will be paid for | Payment options: Credit or debit, PayPal, Shop Pay, Amazon Pay
The Company Store
Wide selection of products, colors, and patterns
Deep pocket and wrinkle-resistant options
Generous return policy and Lifetime Guarantee
Many sheets not sold in sets
Believe it or not, The Company Store is actually part of The Home Depot, but you’d never know that given its amazing quality bedding. The brand offers a wide selection of bedding and is well-known for its amazingly lofty down comforters, many of which are made using ethically sourced materials. The Company Store has just about every type of sheet imaginable, including deep pocket and wrinkle-free options, and often has a variety of fun seasonal prints during the holiday season.
We're particularly fond of The Company Store's various sheets, and we've tested variations like the Rayon Sateen Sheet Set, finding the material to be luxuriously soft, silky, and cooling. We also love the brand's Bamboo Sateen Duvet Cover, which features a similarly silky texture paired with a high level of breathability and held up impressively well in our firsthand testing. The bedding created by The Company Store will instill a little luxury into your bedroom, and it's all made with quality construction and detailing. Plus, it offers a 90-day return period, even on used items.
Return window: 90 days | Return policy: Monogrammed items, custom orders, clearance items are non-returnable | Payment options: Credit or debit, Paypal
Classic and farmhouse style designs
Many seasonal patterns
Retail stores nationwide
White glove delivery on furniture
Short return window
Shipping fees can be high
Pottery Barn is practically synonymous with farmhouse decor, but this high-end retailer carries more than furniture and home decor. Here, you'll also find just about every type of bedding imaginable, from sheets and shams to duvets, mattresses, and more. In addition to timeless colors and patterns, Pottery Barn frequently has new seasonal options—ideal for anyone who likes to keep their space fresh—and also offers a wide selection of bed frames and headboards, which come with in-home White Glove delivery.
While there's a lot to like about Pottery Barn's product selection, we're particularly fans of this retailer's comfy and cozy sheets. We've tested multiple Pottery Barn sheet sets firsthand, both in The Lab and over months of at-home testing. This retailer is an especially great place to shop for classic sheet styles; for example, the PB Classic 400-Thread-Count Organic Percale Sheet Set features 100 percent organic cotton, a crisp and lightweight feel, and solid durability in our firsthand experience. We also like Pottery Barn's 700-Thread-Count Sateen Sheet Set, which mimics the same level of luxurious softness as a set of top-tier hotel sheets.
There's a wide range of options to choose from, with varying thread counts. And you definitely won't want to overlook other bedding choices from Pottery Barn, including patterned and classic duvet covers, quilts, comforters, and more to round out everything you need.
Return window: 30 days | Return policy: Monogrammed items can't be returned | Payment options: Credit or debit, PayPal, Apple Pay, Affirm, Venmo
7 day free trial
Sustainably made products
Limited color selections
Expensive expedited shipping
Buffy’s bedding is made from eco-conscious materials that keep cool, making it a great place for those who prioritize sustainability, as well as hot sleepers, to shop. The brand sells comforters, sheets, blankets, pillows, and mattress protectors, and it has a Eucalyptus and a Sustainable Linen collection.
The Buffy Cloud Comforter is one of the brand’s most-loved items: it’s a medium-weight, dry-clean-only option with a soft, smooth, and cool feel. Right out of the package, we loved its breathable shell, which is made of sustainably sourced material lyocell. As for sheet options, we're big fans of the Eucalyptus Sheet Set. After using the sheets over the course of a few weeks during our long-term testing process, we found that we appreciated their soft feel and that they don’t wrinkle a ton after being washed.
Buffy offers seven-day free trials on their products. That means you can sleep and use one of their products for seven days, and if you don’t want to keep it, you can return it free of charge. All returns have to be initiated within 30 days, and refunds will be processed within 3-5 business days. You won’t have to wait long for your bedding items to ship, since Buffy will ship anything you order the next business day. Basic ground shipping is free, while expedited shipping is an additional $29.99.
Return window: 30 days | Return policy: Refund processed within 3-5 business days when returned within 30 days | Payment options: Credit or debit, Shop Pay, PayPal
Earthy, contemporary colors and patterns
Top sheets are optional
Physical stores in many major cities
No warranty on sheets
Color options can be limited for some products
Similar to Brooklinen, Parachute was started as a direct-to-consumer bedding company, but this retailer specializes in more earthy styles—think lots of green, brown, and burnt orange hues and plenty of cozy textures. Linen sheets are one of its best-selling products, but the brand also offers percale, sateen, and brushed cotton options as well. With a clean, modern aesthetic, you'll find that each piece of Parachute's bedding fits seamlessly into any bedroom.
"Personally, I love Parachute bedding. The quality is top-notch for the price point, and the textures they offer are so subtle but absolutely beautiful in any style space," says Modsy Creative Marketing Associate Katherine Bitner.
In addition to sheets and comforters, Parachute has expanded to offer more bedroom essentials, including pillows, mattress toppers, and even their Eco Comfort Mattress, a unique mattress-in-a-box that’s made from pocketed steel coils and pure wool instead of memory foam. Plus, as an added perk, Parachute has a specific focus on sustainability. Most of the brand's bedding essentials are OEKO-TEX and GOTS certified, and the larger company carries a Climate Neutral Certification.
Return window: 60 days | Return policy: Last chance items and final sale items are not eligible for return | Payment options: Credit or debit, Affirm, PayPal, Google Pay
All products are Fair Trade
Lack of twin sizes
The Citizenry is our go-to destination for relaxed-looking home goods, including rugs, art, furniture, decor, and, of course, bedding. All of the company’s products are Fair Trade. Guaranteed, and the company relies on artisans from across the world to produce high-quality, attractive goods.
We're especially partial to the brand's Stonewashed Linen Bedding, which is made from organic, Oeko-Tex® certified French flax linen and has a rustic, lived-in look that buyers love. If you're looking for more than just sheets, the Citizenry also has high-quality wool and alpaca blankets, including the best-selling La Calle Alpaca Bed Blanket.
If you want to return an item and receive a refund, you have 30 days. There is no restocking fee when you return bedding, excluding throws, bed blankets, or decorative pillows. If you are looking to return bedding, it must be unwashed. You will receive your order in 7-10 business days if you opt for basic ground shipping, which is free, or in 3-5 business days if you pay $10 for premium shipping. There’s also a New York City flagship store in Soho.
Return window: 30 days | Return policy: Refund when returned within 30 day, bedding and towels must be unwashed | Payment options: Credit or debit, Shop Pay, PayPal, Amazon Pay
Thousands of retail locations
Fun colors and patterns
Excellent return policy on Target brands
Quality isn’t as high
You can get the most bang for your buck when you shop for bedding at Target. This department store has several well-regarded in-house bedding brands, such as Threshold and Casaluna, and the quality is quite impressive considering the reasonable and often budget-friendly prices. The choices are also nicely vast and varied, as you'll find everything from basic white cotton sheets in a variety of thread counts to seasonally inspired patterns in the hottest hues of the moment. Comforters, duvets and duvet inserts, blankets and throws, shams and pillows–you'll find options in every category of bedding here.
When it comes to style, we like that Target's products are often on the cusp of the latest trends in terms of colors and patterns. However, quality is a bit of a pain point; since you're scoring lower prices on bedding items of all kinds, you should expect somewhat lower quality. Target sheets, based on our testing experience, can be prone to color fading and signs of wear within a few uses. However, you can return items from Target-owned brands for up to a year after purchase, which is a key perk.
Return window: 90 days | Return policy: Items that are in new condition or unopened can be returned or exchanged| Payment options: Credit or debit, Target RedCard, Afterpay, Klarna, Zip, Affirm, Sezzle, and PayPal
Bedding made from 100 percent bamboo
Water-conserving closed-loop manufacturing process
Plush, soft-to-the-touch fabric options
Products carry multiple eco certifications
Limited color choices, depending on the product
No truly crisp sheet option
Ettitude products are unique, both in their material and in their manufacturing process. All of the brand's bedding is made from an innovative CleanBamboo fabric, which requires less water to produce than cotton. Breathable, silky soft, and 100 percent biodegradable, it's a material that makes the sheets, pillowcases, and duvet covers supremely cozy and great for the environment. The brand offers sheets, duvet covers, comforters, pillowcases, and mattress protectors—all made with this sustainable fabric.
Ettitude products are available in a Signature Sateen and Sateen+ fabric. The signature Sateen fabric is breathable and hypoallergenic, while the Sateen+ material is moisture-wicking and incorporates antimicrobial bamboo charcoal. That makes the Sateen+ Sheet Setideal for hot sleepers who sweat, as well as people who don’t do their laundry as often as they’d like.
For your first order, all Ettitude bedding that is not on final sale is eligible for a 30-day sleep trial. You have up to 30 days to return your bedding for a refund, though it must be unopened, unused, or unwashed. If you want to return your bedding product after 30 days but before 60 days, you can return the products used and open for store credits. When it comes to shipping, you get free standard shipping on orders of $50 or more. Orders less than $50 have an $8 standard shipping fee, and expedited shipping costs $15.
Return window: 30 days for refund, 30-60 days for store credit | Return policy: Refund when returned within 30 day and in unopened, unused or unwashed condition and store credit given when returned opened or unused within 30-60 days | Payment options: PayPal, Klarna, Shop Pay, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Stripe, Amazon Pay.
Crane & Canopy
Wide selection of bright colors and patterns
Sets available without top sheet
Fabric swatches available
Returned items must be unused
Many luxury bedding companies solely offer neutral-colored linens, but if you’re looking for something with a little more personality, Crane & Canopy is the way to go. This brand offers sheets, duvet covers, quilts, and more in a wide range of bright colors and attractive patterns, helping to spruce up your bedroom. It offers both cotton and Belgian linen sheet sets, and regardless of which style you choose, you'll enjoy soft, cozy bedding made from high-quality materials and in a variety of weaves. Plus, many products can be monogrammed for an added personal touch.
Beyond sheets, Crane & Canopy also offers a collection of additional bedding products and accessories. You'll find patterned and colorful duvet covers, throw blankets, accent pillows, quilt, comforters, coverlets, and more within the retailer's wide product selection. In addition to options in fabric, design, hues, and patterns, you can also choose from a number of sheet sets that don't include the top sheet—a helpful option for those who don't need to invest in flat sheets.
Return window: 30 days | Return policy: Products must be returned unused and unwashed in original packaging | Payment options: Credit or debit, PayPal, Amazon Pay
1-year return window
Varied selection of sheet types, including flannel
Not as large a selection
Limited customization options
If you’re looking for bedding that’s rustic and homey, L.L.Bean has a moderately sized collection of bedding, including its iconic flannel sheets. You’ll find lots of plaids, woodsy prints, and sherpa fabric as you browse their bedding, but don’t be fooled—most of their products are still made from top-quality materials, including Egyptian cotton and premium goose down. Plus, the brand offers a one-year return policy to ensure you truly love your new bedding.
One of the standouts in L.L.Bean's bedding collection? It's the sheets for sure. We're fans of the brand's 280-Thread-Count Pima Cotton Percale Sheet Set, which we found soft right out of the package, plus nicely cooling and breathable for hot nights in our firsthand product testing. However, L.L.Bean also offers a selection of other quality bedding products, like durable duvet covers. It's an especially great retailer to shop if you're searching for winter beddings that'll offer layers of warmth and coziness for chilly temps.
Return window: 1 year | Return policy: $6.50 fee for returns through mail and no fee for in-store returns | Payment options: Credit or debit, PayPal
Neutral color options
Cooling sheets and duvet available
Free shipping and returns
Small product range
Limited selection of colors beyond the basics
Casper started out as a mattress-in-a-box company, but it's slowly expanded to include a full range of bedding. Today, it's a full-blown bedding retailer that offers several varieties of sheets, several duvets and quilts, and a large number of pillows, as well as the brand's signature mattresses. You can equip your entire bedroom with Casper's selection of bedding products, ensuring you'll sleep on quality products and materials designed with a cozy night's sleep in mind.
We've given Casper's pillows a try for ourselves, and we were pleasantly surprised to find that they offered a lot of loft and support for our head and neck. With a supportive yet plush inner core, Casper's pillow prevented our heads from sinking through to the mattress, and the surrounding outer fluff only enhanced the comfort factor.
In terms of sheets, Casper offers sateen, percale, flannel, and Hyperlite sets, all of which are available in trendy muted colors. While you won't find much in the way of bright hues in the sheets selection, Casper's products do blend nicely into most bedrooms and make finding a matching shade simple. But most importantly of all, the brand's sheets are reasonably priced and start as low as $44. Additionally, you can pair your choice of sheets with a number of different duvet inserts and comforters, including a number of lightweight options made specifically with sleepers who run hot in mind.
Customer service options: 100-night trial for mattresses, 30-night trials for bundles | Return window: 30 days | Return policy: Complete bundles must be returned, can only return a max of two of the same products | Payment options: Credit or debit, PayPal
Unique eclectic styles
Physical stores around the country
Fun collaborations with other brands
Fee for returns
Anthropologie is a go-to destination for chic, bohemian-inspired clothing, but did you know they have a comprehensive bedding selection, too? If you want to make your bedroom stand out, Anthropologie offers an eclectic selection of sheets, quilts, duvet covers, and other bed accents, and many of the pieces feature patterns that you won’t find anywhere else. You’ll find lots of bold colors and eye-catching patterns, but keep in mind that many of its products are quite pricey.
In recent years, Anthropologie's home goods selection has been expanding under the Anthro Living Home name, and it's now a great source to shop everything from decorative accents like quilts, coverlets, comforters, and shams as well as basic bedding like percale, sateen, and linen sheets. One of the coolest aspects of this brand's product offerings are artist collaborations. These smaller product collections are designed along with a featured artist, giving you the chance to shop colorful, vibrantly-patterned bedding that's almost one-of-a-kind.
Return window: 60 days for a refund, After 60 days for store credit | Return policy: Items must be unwashed and unaltered and in their original packaging with the tags still on them, final sale items cannot be returned | Payment options: Credit or debit, Klarna, PayPal
Serena & Lily
Clean, coastal styles
Free design advice at Design Shops
Fabric swatches are available
Limited color and pattern options outside of pastels
For a crisp, coastal aesthetic, you can’t go wrong with Serena & Lily. This luxury retailer has everything you need to outfit your bed, including sateen, percale, and linen sheets, and their selection of quilts features a stunning array of fun patterns, many of which have subtle textured accents and a beachy blue-and-white theme. Plus, Serena & Lily has numerous “Design Shops” around the country where you can see swatches up close and get free design advice. (You can also order fabric swatches to review at home, if you prefer.)
While much of Serena & Lily's bedding looks crisp, you'll find more than cotton percale sheets available to shop. The brand offers a solid array of options, all of which include stylish details and touches. From scallop-edged sateen duvet covers to lightweight stitched linen quilts to sheets with ruffle-edged hems, you can keep it simple and add a little flair at the same time. Just keep in mind that Serena & Lily bedding does stay firmly within the coastal aesthetic, which means that you won't find much in the way of shades beyond pastels and crisp whites. However, if you're looking for clean and classic, the quality of the sheets, duvets, shams, and more makes the items well worth investing in.
Customer service options: Sign up for 20 percent off your first order | Return window: 60 days | Return policy: Custom orders cannot be returned | Payment options: Credit or debit, PayPal, Affirm
Boll & Branch
Focus on quality and sustainability
Deep pockets on sheets
Free design consultations
Fabric swatches available
Strict return policy
You can feel good about purchasing bedding from Boll & Branch. This direct-to-consumer brand is the first Fair Trade Certified manufacturer of linens, and they solely use organic cotton and sustainable raw materials. Everything it does keeps sustainability in mind, and its products are top-tier, to boot. If you've been searching for "clean" sheets that are made without toxins and concerning chemicals, Boll & Branch is the brand you'll want to shop.
Boll & Branch sells sateen, percale, flannel, and chambray sheets, which can be purchased individually or as a set, and it also sells duvets, blankets, pillows, and more. All of the brand's products are made with zero harmful chemicals in the mix, ensuring you'll rest comfortably and free of worry. That includes sheets and sheet sets as well as bedding bundles, mattress toppers, duvet covers and inserts, and even extras like pillows. However, keep in mind that its prices are quite high, and returns must be made within 30 days with products in “original, saleable condition with original tags and packaging.”
Return window: 30 days | Return policy: Items can be returned for a refund, but not exchanged | Payment options: Credit or debit, PayPal, Shop Pay, Amazon Pay, Google Pay
Pine Cone Hill
Wide range of colors and patterns
Good sales in Outlet
Fee for returns
Looking for bright colors and fun patterns? Look no further than Pine Cone Hill from designer Annie Selke. This luxury bedding brand allows you to shop by color, making it easy to put together a cohesive look, in the exact shades and patterns you've been searching for. Pine Cone Hill also offers a nicely comprehensive range of different bedding types and materials, including cotton, Egyptian cotton, linen, and Tencel sheets, as well as all sorts of quilts, coverlets, bedspreads, duvet covers, and more. There’s even a whole line of elegant sheets that can be monogrammed with your initial for a personalized touch.
Although there's a lot in the way of options at Pine Cone Hill, this retailer is also easy and straightforward to browse. Products are divided by type, color, or category, and you can even shop by aesthetic (we love that you can browse black bedding, for example—a rarity!) Prices do run high, but based on the quality of the bedding materials and the availability of great deals and discounted finds in the online Outlet section, it's a worthwhile investment in creating a cozier bed.
Return window: 60 days | Return policy: Refund issued if returned within 60 day-window | Payment options: Credit or debit, Affirm
Responsibly sourced materials
Focus on quality craftmanship
Extra-deep sheets available
Wide selection of colors and patterns
Sheets not sold in sets
Color options can disappear season to season
You won’t be disappointed in the quality of Garnet Hill bedding—the brand uses responsibly sourced materials and expert craftsmanship to create products that will last for years to come. It has a good selection of traditional duvets, quilts, and more, and its sheet lineup includes percale, sateen, flannel, jersey, and linen options. You can choose from solid colors or classic patterns, some of which are even reversible for two-in-one versatility. Garnet Hill even offers sheet sets and other bedding pieces, like shams, quilts, and duvets, that have accents like scalloped edges for a combination of classic style with a little personality.
When shopping Garnet Hill's bedding selection, you'll want to note that many of its products are slightly pricey and sold in individual pieces, which can add up pretty quickly. Unlike other retailers who offer complete sheet sets, you'll have the freedom to mix and match (or skip pieces you don't need). Additionally, while there are plenty of color choices to shop, you'll find that they do vary seasonally–meaning your staple could disappear when summer shifts to fall, for example. However, with plenty of variety and great quality, there's always a great fit for your style available.
Return window: 90 days | Return policy: Quality issues will be inspected and verified if a return is made after the 90 day window | Payment options: Credit or debit, Paypal
Wide range of prices
Many physical locations
Not always the best quality
If you’re looking for bedding on a budget, Macy’s offers a great selection at reasonable prices. When it comes to options and variety, this larger retailer has pretty much everything you could want, whether that's affordably-priced simple cotton sheets, high-end hotel-style luxury sheets with high thread counts, or plush duvet inserts made with every kind of fill possible. The department store carries a range of different brands like Martha Stewart Collection, Hotel Collection, and Lauren Ralph Lauren, and there are frequent sales that make it easy to score a great deal on sheets, blankets, pillows, and more. Macy’s also offers a 90-day return policy with free shipping, just in case you don’t like your new bedding.
However, with so much variety available at Macy's, it can be a little tricky to suss out which bedding products are of the best quality and durability. Fortunately, you can shop Macy's online or visit a local department store in person to get a feel for everything from comforters to pillows to mattress pads and toppers to sheets and blankets.
Return window: 90 days | Return policy: In-store purchases need to be returned in-store, online purchases can be returned by mail or in-store | Payment options: Credit or debit
Soft, organic bedding
Focus on sustainable and ethical manufacturing
Good return policy
Not only does Coyuchi offer amazingly comfortable, well-made bedding, but it follows the highest environmental and ethical standards to ensure it’s a purchase you feel good about. The brand uses 100 percent organic cotton in all of its products, employs Fair Trade and sustainable manufacturing practices, and even has a recycling program to keep used bedding out of landfills.
You can find all sorts of organic bedding at Coyuchi, and many of its products have a very relaxed, lived-in aesthetic. It offers percale, sateen, flannel, jersey, and linen sheets, as well as latex pillows, down and wool duvets, and more. We've tested Coyuchi's percale sheets, and we particularly liked the soft, crinkled weave that feels inviting and nicely broken-in after just the first wash. Nicely breathable and cool for sleepers who run warm, we found the heavier weight of Coyuchi's percale weave and cotton fibers to be a standout option for year-round use.
However, this brand's sumptuously cozy bedding does run on the expensive side. You are getting what you pay for, though: organic home goods. Plus, you can return used items for up to one year for a store credit (returns made within 30 days get a full refund).
Return window: 30 days for a refund, 1 year for store credit | Return policy: Can be washed or worn | Payment options: Credit or debit, PayPal, Afterpay
High-end linens at reasonable prices
Flat sheets are optional
Good customer service
Fairly small selection
No shipping to Hawaii or Alaska
Riley is another direct-to-consumer bedding brand, and its claim to fame is offering hotel-quality linens at more affordable prices. The brand partners with family-owned textile mills in Portugal to ensure top-tier craftsmanship, and it offers a moderate selection of cotton and linen sheets, duvet covers, comforters, and blankets.
Though Riley offers a somewhat smaller product line currently, you'll be pleasantly surprised to find some more unique and varied offerings that other bedding retailers don't offer. One such standout is Riley's Cotton Cashmere Sheet Set, which offers an elevated and luxurious take on traditional cotton that's extra soft. We like the range of neutral and darker hues available; you can even choose from a few modern patterns when it comes to duvet covers and shams.
We also like how easy this brand makes it to test out bedding. Riley has a 60-day return period for new or gently-used products in original packaging, which gives you plenty of time to test out a set of sheets or a new comforter without worry. Unfortunately, it only ships to the 48 contiguous United States.
Return window: 60 days | Return policy: Items can be returned for a refund, but not exchanged | Payment options: Credit or debit, PayPal, Afterpay
Focus on soft, cozy textiles
Many eco-friendly materials
Good return policy
Sheets sold separately, not as sets
If you look for the softest, coziest materials when shopping for bedding, Sunday Citizen is right up your alley. This bedding brand creates all its products with softness in mind, and its signature “Snug” fabric is delightful to the touch. The product line is fairly limited, focusing mostly on blankets, but Sunday Citizen’s blankets, comforters, and bed accessories do come in a range of trendy colors.
We like how varied Sunday Citizen's product selection is, offering everything from premium bamboo sheets (which are sustainable and silky soft!) to snuggle-ready waffle duvets to soothing weighted blankets. However, when it comes to pricing, you'll need to purchase each sheet component separately—a detail that can have the cost adding up quickly. However, thanks to the thermoregulating, hypoallergenic, and sustainable materials used in all of Sunday Citizen's bedding, it's a worthy investment. Additionally, the brand has a 90-day return policy with no questions asked.
Return window: 90 days | Return policy: Items refunded when returned within 90 days, final sale items can't be returned | Payment options: Credit or debit, PayPal, Shop Pay, Amazon Pay, Google Pay, Facebook Pay
Sustainable practices and sourcing
Biodegradable product packaging
Limited color and style offerings
Magic Linen is a go-to site for all things linen, whether it's bedding, curtains, towels, or other home goods. All of the brand’s linens are made in Lithuania, free of any harmful chemicals.
When it comes to bedding, Magic Linen offers sheets, duvets, blankets, pillowcases, and other accessories. The brand offers bed linens in a variety of colors, so you can choose the option that melds best with your bedroom. The sheets are offered in both regular and deep pocket sizes, so if you’re struggling to find sheets that fit a deeper mattress, the site is worth checking out. Magic Linen’s sheet sets come with a fitted sheet, a flat sheet, and two pillowcases, and the pieces are stonewashed, so you know you’re getting top-tier softness.
Magic Linen offers a 30-day sleep trial and free shipping for orders over $50. Unfortunately, there is no express shipping option. On the plus side, all of the brand’s packaging is biodegradable or reusable, and you can get 10 percent off when you sign up for e-mails.
Return window: 30 days, 60 days during the holiday season | Return policy: Refund processed within 10 days when returned within 30 days and in unused condition | Payment options: Credit or debit, PayPal
Full range of bedding offered
New items regularly added to selection
Free design services available
Promotions frequently offered
Free shipping only applies to select items
West Elm is known for its mid-century-inspired furniture and decor, but also offers a wide selection of bedding in a variety of textiles. The clean lines of its modern furnishings pair well with geometric prints, textured fabrics, and bold colors. The website and brick-and-mortar locations invite customers to browse essentials as well as decorative items to create a stylish and relaxing bedroom with sheets, duvet covers, pillows, mattresses, bed frames, headboards, and more.
West Elm offers a wide range of bedding fabrics to choose from to suit just about every taste, including linen, cotton, velvet, gauze, percale, and more. It also offers customizable bedding bundles that come complete with sheet sets, comforters, and pillows. The seasonally updated selections often include hand-selected items from independent designers and artisans as well as exclusive collaborations.
Return window: 30 days in-store and online, exclusions apply | Return policy: 30 days, exclusions apply | Payment options: Credit or Debit, The West Elm Credit Card, Affirm
Free shipping and returns
Range of price points to fit most budgets
Rewards program offered
Wide product offering can be overwhelming
The famed American retailer with the iconic brown shopping bags is best known as a destination for designer clothing, shoes, and accessories, but it also offers a wide selection of items for the home. Bedding collections from specialty brands dedicated to linens—such as Matouk, SFERRA, and Home Treasures—are offered alongside lifestyle brands such as Ralph Lauren, Vera Wang, and Calvin Klein.
It offers bedding essentials in a variety of weights, fills, and fabrics including comforters, mattress pads, and pillows to accommodate any of your bedtime needs. It also features a range of price points, but those looking to splurge might consider the cult-favorite Frette Hotel Classic Sheet Set for (as the name implies) a luxurious, hotel-like feel. Additionally, customer-driven details like free shipping and returns paired with exceptional customer service make Bloomingdale's one of our top picks.
Return window: 30 days in-store and online, exclusions apply | Return policy: 30 days, exclusions apply | Payment options: Credit or Debit, Bloomingdale's Credit Card,
If you're looking for quality, you can't go wrong with Brooklinen or Parachute bedding, both of which are well-made and well-priced thanks to their direct-to-consumer business models. For something a bit more budget-friendly, consider Target.
What to Look for When Buying Bedding
Range of Products
Our list of the best places to shop for bedding includes smaller direct-to-consumer brands that specialize in certain materials or offer exclusive colors and patterns, as well as larger stores that have just about everything. If you're shopping for a specialty size such as twin XL or split-king, you'll likely have more luck at larger retailers such as Macy's. Also consider whether you need a full sheet set or just one piece of bedding, as there are places that only sell products individually. And if you want to buy all your bedding in one go, look at places that also sell comforters, pillows, and blankets.
One of the fastest ways to decide where to shop for bedding is to consider your budget. Many of our top picks offer high-quality bedding at accessible prices, with some (like Macy's) offering frequent discounts and sales. If you're looking for the absolute best quality out there, prepare to pay a premium. Ultra-luxury sheets and other bedding are less likely to go on sale, but you will be investing in sheets that should last for years and years with proper care.
Return policies vary greatly when it comes to bedding, and they're important to note—especially when you're buying something you haven't seen in person. Some of our top picks offer a very lenient policy, giving you plenty of time to try out your sheets before the return window closes. Others are more strict. Also, take note of any quirks in the policy, such as only being able to return bedding via mail instead of in-store. One good way to decrease the chance of returning? Some retailers offer free swatches, so you can test out colors and materials before committing.
What bedding do you need?
Everyone's bedding preferences are different, but at the very least you'll need a fitted sheet, pillowcases, and a cover of some sort. In Europe, it's more common to forego a flat sheet and use a removable, washable duvet cover instead. This is becoming a popular approach in the U.S. as well, which is reflected in the retailers on our list that offer sheet sets without a top sheet. A more traditional American sheet set will include a fitted sheet, top sheet, and one or two (depending on bed size) pillowcases. If you prefer to sleep with more pillows, be sure to order extra pillowcases or matching shams.
When it comes to choosing a cover, it mostly comes down to your temperature preference. A heavy-duty duvet insert in down or down alternative is the warmest option and can be made even warmer with extra blankets. A coverlet or quilt is a good option for hot sleepers, as is a lightweight duvet with a breathable cover made of linen or percale cotton.
How often should you replace your bedding?
Plan to replace sheets, duvet covers, and pillows about once every two to three years, depending on quality and how often they're in regular rotation on your bed. Duvet inserts can last much longer; a high-quality down duvet insert can last up to 25 years if properly cared for and professionally cleaned. Basically, once you notice regular signs of wear and tear, such as yellowing or any slightly frayed edges, it's time for a refresh. Always be sure to follow the manufacturer's care instructions to extend the life of your bedding—washing and drying sheets on the wrong cycles can cause them to shrink, warp, or lose their luster.
What are the most common materials for sheets?
Cotton is by far the most popular option for sheets, with many different weaves available. The most popular types of cotton weaves for sheets are usually crisp percale, silky sateen, or soft jersey cotton, which is often blended with poly fibers for a soft and stretchy feel. Flannel sheets are also made from cotton with a napped (fuzzy) finish on one or both sides for an extra cozy feel. Rayon sheets are growing in popularity and are made with cellulose derived from plants, such as eucalyptus or bamboo. Linen sheets are made from flax and have a lightweight, airy feel that's perfect for hot sleepers. Microfiber sheets are generally made from synthetic fibers such as polyester, or they can often be a blend of polyester and cotton.
What month is best to buy bed sheets?
January is the best month to buy bed sheets as many retailers offer deeply discounted merchandise after the holiday season. The beginning of the year is typically associated with renewal and change which makes it a perfect time to replenish the linen closet.
Why Trust The Spruce?
This article was written by Camryn Rabideau, a freelance writer and product tester for The Spruce. Not only does she have a background in textile science, but over the course of her career, she's done extensive testing of all types of bedding, including sheets, down comforters, weighted blankets, and more. Rabideau has firsthand experience with nearly every brand included on this list, and when choosing brands to include, she considered factors such as the product range, price point, and return policies.
Additional reporting and research was contributed by Heather Adams, Senior Commerce Editor at The Spruce specializing in bedding, bath, and home decor.