Educated Shopper: Buying Bed Linens
What’s the difference between a thread count and a weave? Does either really matter? We asked Sara Jonas of Three Sheets: A Linen Shop for tips to make outfitting your bed a breeze.
What kind of fill options are best for allergy sufferers?
Synthetic fills are not the only options for those with allergies, though their ability to stand up to frequent laundering does make them a good option. Wool and silk should be considered for their natural resistance to dust mites, and remember that animal allergies do not necessarily include pure goose down. That said, a high-quality down duvet that is covered in a tight weave is more resistant to dust mites than any cover of a lower quality.
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