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Hotel Bed Linen - What Is It?

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of jumping onto a billowy cloud of a bed in a top-class 5-star hotel. It is certainly one of the best, if not the best part of a break away in a luxuriant hotel. But what are all the tips and tricks hotels unleash on us to make us fall so deeply in love with their beds? Well, obviously the whole of the hotel bed is greater than the sum of its parts, with the parts being the pillows, the mattress, the bed frame or base and of course the bedding. It will no doubt come as a shock that we’re going to focus here on the bedding aspect.

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Is Linen Good For Duvet Covers?

If you’ve checked out any of our product images hopefully you’ve ‘oohed’ and ‘aahed’ at the laid back wrinkly chillaxed and totally effortless chic of linen duvet covers. Well not just any linen duvet covers of course – our linen duvets covers. Well our linen duvet covers have a lot more going for them than just good looks. But they do look good, right? Thanks to the amazing, almost magical, properties of pure 100% linen, linen makes for a very good duvet cover. But it’s not just duvet covers, it makes pretty damn good sheets, flat or fitted, pillow cases, the lot. Linen has a much looser weave than, say, cotton so it’s much more breathable, which believe it or...

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Is Linen Good For Bedding?

If you ever think of linen sheets, it brings to mind a dreamy image of airy, breezy fabric, maybe even the most comfortable sheets ever, blowing in the breeze, hung out in a picturesque country house to dry on a clothesline. Linen sheets are very distinct, as dreamy as they sound, if you are used to sleeping on other fabrics, such as cotton. The good news is, linen sheets are pretty sturdy, as linen is a much more resilient material than cotton. They'll soften over time with every wash, while they can feel crisp at first. Before you commit to buying linen bedding, let us persuade you, read on to learn all the ins and outs of luxury linen bedding....

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Is Linen Bedding Good For Winter?

The misconception that linen is a summer fabric is widespread and has been around for a long long time. The misconception is largely down to the fact that linen clothing in particular have long been associated with summer. It is absolutely true whether on your bed on your back, linen is breathable and cool. The weave of linen is generally looser than that of cotton for example, and it is this that makes it breathable. Certainly if you have a tendency to get hot and sweaty under the covers the loose linen weave helps you to have a dry sleep.

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Why Is Linen Bedding So Expensive?

Linen has been the chosen cloth of pharaohs, medieval royalty and the upper echelons of European society throughout history. Although superior characteristics such as strength, durability and softness have made linen a fabric of choice over the centuries, its association with aristocracy is not necessarily the reason why linen is more costly than cotton. The high cost of linen bedding can be put down to three main reasons  and they’re all to do with the production process.

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