Top tips on how to choose the bed linen that’s right for you

Top three tips to choose the best linen

How do you choose bed linen? The world of thread counts is confusing for most, and Sleep Naked Director Robin Beaumont has three top tips to help you choose the bed linen that is right for you this New Year and Valentine's day!

Tip #1: Unravel the mystery of thread count

There is often a lot of confusion around what thread count actually means. In the simplest terms, thread count is the number of threads woven into one square inch of fabric. The number is based on the threads woven horizontally and vertically. For example, a sheet made with 400 thread count will have 400 threads per square inch.

Tip #2: The highest thread count isn’t always the best

When it comes to thread count the highest isn’t always the best, as with super high thread counts the fabric can become very dense and less durable. Depending on your preference, look for a happy medium when it comes to thread count. We recommend sheets with a minimum of 200 thread count which will give you the nice crisp feel of a cotton button down shirt with great durability. If you prefer a heavier sheet that is softer and silkier yet still breathable and durable, go for a 300 to 400 thread count for the perfect balance.

Tip #3: Natural materials breathe better

Sheets made from natural materials are the most breathable and great for promoting ventilation and airflow in the bedroom, which will help regulate your body temperature during warmer nights. Cotton sheets are comfortable and durable, and help wick moisture away from your body as you’re sleeping. Silk is also a great choice but is generally more expensive than cotton, and while linen sheets breathe well, they tend to wrinkle much more easily. Avoid polyester in sheets, as it is oil based and will not allow your body to breathe well throughout the night. Printed bed linen can also reduce breath-ability.

Introducing a modern take on Sleep Naked's best-selling Classic White bed set, the Black Corded bed set features a three-row black sateen cording design. The elegant contrast of the cording on the crisp white cotton sheets creates a sharp, contemporary look that will add style to any interior. Price: HK$2145 for King size. Sleep Naked products can be found in five-star hotels around the world. This includes the classic Dorchester and Claridges hotels in London, the Atlantis in Dubai and the W Hotel in the Maldives. With Sleep Naked you can enjoy real five-star hotel luxury in the comfort of your own home, with the convenience of free home delivery.

HK$1755 for King size.

HK$1755 for King size.

Sleep Naked has created the sumptuous Cool Grey and Latte luxury bed sets to bring a subtle touch of colour to your bedroom decor. Add sleek character to your space with one of these velvety soft designs. Price:

Always a favourite, Sleep Naked's Classic White bed set is a timeless design that will live through the seasons. The crisp, white sheets are a sophisticated choice and act as a perfect backdrop to build upon with colourful cushions or throws. Price: HK$1755 for King size.

All above bed sets are 400 thread count and available in Single, Double, King and Super King.

Free delivery to central areas of Hong Kong in 3-5 business days.