A good night’s rest is tantamount to everything from cognitive function and mood to your actual physical health and a longer life. For those reasons and more, it’s important to create a sanctuary in which you can achieve your best rest while tucked beneath the best sheets and bedding you can afford.
Keeping this in mind, we researched the best luxury bed clothes we could find and chose the following to help you create a better sleep space in which to lounge. Clean classics and fancy options abound here, all in amazing thread counts and fabrics so only your budget and imagination will limit you. Scroll down and see what catches your eye, then invest in a nice new comforter or set of sheets and enjoy a full night’s rest.
Related: If you’re looking for a new bed to house these cozy sheets, take a look at our roundup of the best aspirational furniture on the market right now and be inspired to reimagine your living space. You might also be interested in a heated mattress topper like those we found here to create the ultimate cozy sanctuary.
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Brooklinen is a go-to company for high end bedding in NYC thanks to their chic, Instagram-worthy aesthetic and commitment to selling only the highest quality products for your bedroom. The Hardcore Sheet Bundle is for those looking to invest in a set that will stand the test of timeand provide utmost comfort doing so with a fitted sheet, flat sheet, pillowcases, and duvet cover, and the color choices available represent a contemporary and cozy look sure to mesh well with any design style. A one-year warranty sweetens the deal, so you can test drive your investment and return if not to your liking.
A higher price tag doesn’t always equal a better product, and this 500-thread count comforter set in stunning black damask stripe proves it. Clocking in at well under $150 for a cushy Queen-sized comforter and pillow cases, this Wamsutta piece is constructed with 100% PimaCott cotton with a sateen weave with a smooth, soft-to-the-touch finish.
Despite these lush touches, the full set is machine washable and the shams come with zippers for easy removal. Matching accessories are available separately in case you’re a sticker for a fully coordinated look.
Light grey looks rich and goes with everything, but that doesn’t mean it’s bland. This Avon comforter set is rife with ruffles and puffs up like a luscious hotel bed for a whimsical take on a neutral standby. The only downside here is these luxe bedclothes aren’t safe for machine washings, so they may work best in a fancy guest room where your goal is to occasionally impress without the hassle of frequent and expensive visits to the dry cleaner.
Peacock Alley offers up an absolute classic option with these simple, striped white sheets done up with crisp, 200-count Percale made to order in a fully customizable color scheme for folks who prefer to invest in the small details that make all the difference. These are especially good for those who sweat at night, as reviews note these “sleep cool” for a full night’s rest without the overheating.
West Elm provides the full package with this build-your-own starter set featuring organic cotton percale in a variety of classic colors and patterns, all available in the standard sizing (and varying pricing) you need to create a sleep sanctuary. Made in India, this bedding is certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard, meaning they meet top standards, from fiber to finished product.
Luxury comes in all shapes and sizes, but one color truly personifies it in all its expensive glory: gold. That’s why we chose this stunning Michael Amini set as the top tier representation among all the others listed here. Gilded swirls overlap one another in muted gossamer elegance, conveying a mood of restrained affluence rather than tacky excess.
The set comes with everything you’ll need to build a bed fit for royalty with shams, a comforter, dust ruffle, and accent pillow, so invest wisely here if you want to be sleeping like a King or Queen in a week.
An excellent quality flat sheet is key to feeling snug in your sleeping chamber, and this silky bamboo version will deliver the cool, smooth feel you need to slip into dreamland without sweating, scratching, or otherwise feeling encumbered at all. It’s also eco-friendly and hypoallergenic so those who want to save the planet and stop itching at night are covered! An array of gorgeous colors are available, but we’re partial to the richness of this deep “Blue Nights” shade.
This jewel-toned down comforter ticks all the boxes for us: warm, fluffy, luxuriant, and created in a bold, alluring color that will freshen up the look of any bedroom. The down within is ethically sourced and hypoallergenic, too, so you can rest easier knowing you won’t wake up sneezing or have the guilt of regular down weighing on you.