The founder of DwellStudio shares five tips for the selecting the chicest - and coziest - bed linens out there. By Laura Eckstein
Being that we spend about one-third of our lives asleep, it makes sense to invest in bedding that's not only comfortable, but stands the test of time. But with so many options out there - thread count, fabric make-up, patterns, solids - the decision process can be overwhelming. We got DwellStudio founder and all around bedding expert Christiane Lemieux's tips to help simply the process.
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1. Thread Count
Thread count isn't an indication of quality anymore. Unless it's an amazing and very expensive fabric, a high thread count is just a numbers game: many companies cheat the numbers with double twist yarns in a cheaper fabric. "Personally, I prefer a 400 single pick percale sheet because of the crisp, cool feel. But if you like a soft, warm, bed, a great stretchy jersey sheet might be your thing, and that's not about thread