The 19 Best Places to Buy Bedding of 2024, According to Testing

The 19 Best Places to Buy Bedding of 2024, According to Testing


Few things in life feel as good as sleeping in high-quality bedding. And since we spend so much time in bed each night, a comfortable sleep space is critical to our overall well-being.

Bedding is an investment, though, which can make the search for new sheets and blankets a little daunting. Whether you’re looking for a fresh sheet set, a duvet cover to upgrade the look and feel of your bedroom, or a complete new-bedding bundle, you want to know that the retailer you’re ordering from is known for high-quality products and a solid shopping experience.

To find the best places to buy bedding that have a user-friendly website, fast shipping, and most importantly high-quality sheets, duvets, and blankets, we ordered from the most popular bedding retailers on the market. During testing, we used a pre-determined methodology to evaluate each retailer’s website navigation, return policy, shipping speed, bedding quality, and overall value.


What We Tested

We evaluated 27 places to buy bedding on their website navigation, ordering process, return process, customer service, and shipping.

Boll & Branch

Boll & Branch


Basic and affordable bedding this is not. But if you want to invest in high-end, luxurious blankets and sheets, Boll & Branch is a worthy destination. Our testing proved the brand’s “crisp” sheets, cozy duvets, and supersoft pillows are worth the splurge. 

If budget allows, you can outfit your entire bedroom at this retailer. In addition to sheet sets in a range of high-quality materials (percale, linen, chambray, flannel) and traditional bedding (duvet sets, pillows, quilts, inserts), you can even purchase a mattress, bath towels, and home decor here (think candles, diffusers, and rugs). 

Boll & Branch feels like a luxury shopping experience thanks to its swift delivery and user-friendly website navigation. The retailer’s sheets are shipped in a durable box with tissue paper wrapped around the sheet set and we appreciated how sophisticated it looked.

Also good: Boll & Branch offers a variety of payment options, including Shop Pay, Amazon Pay, PayPal, or Google Pay in addition to credit cards.


Key Terms to Know

  • OEKO-Tex Standard 100: The OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certification confirms a product is not made with specific substances deemed harmful by OEKO-TEX.
  • Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS): The GOTS certification ensures a product is made with organic materials. The certification evaluates the material from when it’s grown through when it’s made into a product.

Cozy Earth

Cozy Earth


Cozy Earth prides itself on its responsibly sourced materials and soft fabrics, and the brand lives up to its claims: Of all the retailers we tested to determine the best places to buy bedding, Cozy Earth scored in the top five for average sheet quality rating. 

The bamboo sheets are particularly excellent. Made from 100% premium viscose from bamboo, they’re soft, comfortable, and feel luxurious. We also tested a variety of sheets, and their set was one of the best bamboo sheet sets we tried. 

Although they’re mostly known for sheets and bedding, the brand also offers women’s and men’s clothing (most of it focused on loungewear) as well as accessories (socks, sleep masks) in their signature supersoft fabrics.

As with Boll & Branch, Cozy Earth’s products are on the higher end price-wise (sheet sets are $340 and duvet covers are $320, for example), though you can come across promotions and sales. We also appreciated the free no-rush shipping and the fact that the brand ships its sheets in a durable box that comes with a reusable bag.

Nest Bedding

Nest Bedding


Nest is best known for its ultra-comfy mattresses, which offer multiple firmness options, have an impressive lifetime warranty, and are made in the U.S. However, their bedding is certainly not to be missed.

Nest Bedding’s sheets closely trail Cozy Earth when it comes to average sheet quality rating. Percale, bamboo, and sateen sheet sets are all on offer here, as well as some adorable organic sheets and pillowcases for kids. Their bedding is made from eco-friendly materials, if that’s important to you. 

They also offer a variety of other products in the sleep space — gorgeous silk pillowcases infused with argan oil, platform bed frames, and a selection of lovely robes. Keep in mind that mattresses are the star of the show, and the retailer does offer more basic and limited bedding options than some of the other brands featured on this list.

Parachute

Parachute


If you’re drawn to variety, Parachute is for you. The retailer has a slew of sheet fabrics — including linen, percale, organic cotton, sateen, and brushed cotton — along with a dazzling array of color options. There are classic colors like cream, fog, and bone, and the brand often mixes in stylish seasonal shades, too. 

Sheets are their bread and butter, but Parachute also excels in duvet covers, bath towels, blankets, and even an eco-friendly mattress. Their organic Cloud Cotton fabric is particularly popular, as it delivers beautifully gauzy and breathable comfort.

As with many of the other retailers on this list, their bedding is on the pricier side. But the retailer’s bedding bundles are packed with everything you need to make the perfect bed (a fitted sheet, pillowcase set, duvet cover and insert, and two pillowcases in the fabric of your choosing) and represent significant savings.

West Elm

West Elm


West Elm is likely already on your radar for furniture and decor, but the retailer also has a surprisingly vast bedding selection. We appreciated how easy the website makes it to navigate to exactly what you’re looking for — the site is organized by bedding material (linen, TENCEL, cotton, velvet, jersey, flannel, percale) as well as color to make your shopping experience simple. 

In testing, West Elm sheets scored in our top five for overall quality, so you can feel especially confident about your purchase. A number of the retailer’s bedding options are available in Fair Trade- and OEKO-TEX-certified fabrics, a nice bonus. Plus, due to the retailer’s size, you’ll often encounter collaborations with other designers (a recent one included a whimsical collection with the women’s lifestyle brand RHODE).

In terms of price, there’s a pretty wide range, though you can expect to spend a little less than some of the higher-end bedding retailers on this list. West Elm’s percale sheet set is about $130 less than Boll & Branch’s version, for example.

Target

Target


On a budget? Target’s bedding department is your go-to for surprisingly well-made sheets, blankets, and duvet sets at an affordable price point. The retailer has several bedding lines, but the Threshold brand is particularly solid (and worth mentioning, it scored higher in our tests than other Target brands such as Opalhouse).

Prices for sheet sets are especially impressive, especially compared to some other retailers on our list. For a 100% cotton queen sheet set, you’ll pay just $55 — that’s about one-fifth of the price of a comparable set at Boll & Branch, for example. Many of Target’s Threshold fabrics are OEKO-TEX certified, a feature you don’t even always find on all higher-end retailers.

Noe that Target only offers free shipping on orders over $35, so your order may not qualify depending on which set you choose.

Coyuchi

Coyuchi


For ultrasoft organic sheets, this California brand is a winner. Coyuchi uses 100% organic cotton and is very serious about its environmental and ethical standards: Coyuchi products are Global Organic Latex Standard (GOLS)-, Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS)-, Made Safe-, and Fair Trade-certified. They’re also members of 1% For the Planet, a network of businesses working towards positive environmental change.

Some bedding retailers rely on lots of buzzwords to describe their sheets, but Coyuchi delivers a pleasant online shopping experience that makes it easy to select bedding that fits your needs exactly. For example, products feature a helpful chart that indicates where each fabric falls on a scale of low to high for weight, cooling, and breathability.

Coyuchi’s colors are gorgeous, though definitely within a very specific color palette of muted, California-cool tones. If that’s not your style, this may not be the best place to buy bedding for you.

Lands’ End

Lands End


“Classic” often comes to mind when you think Lands’ End, and that’s exactly what this retailer delivers when it comes to bedding. This is the perfect place to shop for crisp sheets, duvets, and throw blankets in a New England-inspired aesthetic (think dark navy, deep blue stripe, and whimsical mini floral patterns). 

The retailer also offers a beautiful selection of quilts in patchwork, seed, and star patterns that make an especially lovely topper for a children’s bed. And most Lands’ End bedding also has the option to add a monogram on the top fabric hem, a feature many shoppers love.

Bedding, while excellent, is not featured very prominently on the website — Lands’ End is primarily a clothing brand, so you’ll have to navigate to “Home” and then “Bedding” to start shopping. Original prices tend to be on the higher end, but the retailer frequently has sales that can save you a significant amount of money.

Quince

Quince


Quince is known for its selection of high-quality fabrics at lower prices ($50 cashmere sweaters are one of its most popular products), and its bedding represents an equally great value.

There’s an impressive range of fabrics, for one: Bedding is available in European linen; organic cotton, sateen, percale, flannel, or bamboo; luxe Italian; Tencel jersey; and silk. Shoppers who appreciate a variety of color options will be spoiled for choice here, too.

Prices are seriously compelling. A queen-size linen sheet set is just $170 at Quince; a similar linen set is $340 at Cozy Earth and $328 at Boll & Branch, for comparison. Full- and California King-size bedding is also available.

We did note that the packaging is not particularly sophisticated, but that’s a small price to pay for a heavily discounted product.

The Citizenry

The Citizenry


For the highest-quality sheets, the absolute best place to shop for bedding is The Citizenry. In our testing, this retailer nabbed the highest average score for overall sheet quality.

This retailer sells home decor, wall art, and even a selection of furniture, but their bedding is exceptional. The overall selection is more limited than some other options on this list — you’ll only find organic cotton, organic cotton gauze, and stonewashed linen here, as well as a slightly smaller color range. But The Citizenry is where you’ll want to look for truly comfortable sheets. 

After testing, the brand’s Organic Resort Cotton Sheet Set nabbed a top spot on our list of the best cotton sheets. The option to build your own bundle (which includes a duvet cover, a sheet set, and four pillowcases) and mix different colors and patterns is also a nice feature.

Because the fabric selection is smaller, this wouldn’t be the best option for anyone looking for flannel or sateen sheets, for example. But if you’re looking for one of the fabrics The Citizenry does offer, you’ll be thrilled with the quality.

Walmart

Walmart


Walmart’s website can feel a little hectic — this is not the relaxed, calm online shopping experience you’ll find at some of the other bedding-specific retailers on this list, for example. But if you spend a little time using the site’s filters to narrow down what you need, there are some truly great bedding deals to be found here. 

Walmart offers sheets and bedding from a variety of big-name brands, including Better Homes & Gardens, Pioneer Woman, and Simply Shabby Chic. The Better Homes & Gardens line performed especially well in testing and is a great source for traditional-looking bedding at competitive price points. A set of cotton bed sheets is just $55, compared to $278 for a comparable product at Boll & Branch.

During testing, we noted that shoppers should be mindful to avoid third-party sellers at Walmart whenever possible. In testing, these sellers were consistently associated with a lower-quality delivery experience.

Amazon

Amazon


You’re likely already shopping at Amazon — it’s Amazon! — but you may not think to look for your bedding here. We found some high-quality sheets from Amazon, though, and the website is very easy to navigate.

The downside is that even though there are excellent brands (AmazonBasics is very popular, and you can also find bedding from big names like Eddie Bauer, Laura Ashley, and Pendleton), there are also plenty of misses. The overwhelming number of options can also be stressful for some shoppers. 

Luckily, customer service is also great, so you can shop confidently knowing they are always quick to resolve a problem and issue a refund if needed.

Riley Home

Riley Home


The easy-to-navigate website and solid shipping policy (everything ships free for standard ground) made for a very positive purchase experience at Riley Home. Although their sheets fell somewhere in the middle in terms of overall quality rating, we still felt that the retailer was worthy of being one of the best places to buy bedding.

The brand’s unique Four Layer collection is very popular. It features a range of products (throw blankets, towels, robes) in fabric made of four 100% premium combed cotton layers. There’s also a selection of elevated bedding basics for babies and children, including kid-sized towels, baby blankets, and percale sheets for twin beds. The children’s bedding comes in stylish solids that they aren’t likely to quickly outgrow. 

If you end up loving the brand, Riley Home’s Rewards Program is worth joining. You get 50 points just for signing up, earn one point for every $1 spent, and can accrue 250 points for writing product reviews. 

Kassatex

Kassatex


Like Lands’ End and L.L. Bean, much of Kassatex’s bedding feels very New England-inspired. In addition to elevated basics like washed percale and linen sheet sets, you’ll find bedding with details like piping, stripe or cable embroidery, and plenty of seersucker. They also work with a variety of big names for curated edits.

Quality-wise, Kassatex sheets land somewhere in the middle on this list in terms of the average ratings we determined through testing. However, we were very pleased with the overall shopping experience; we found the website very easy to use, and free ground shipping in the U.S. is a nice bonus. We particularly appreciated that Kassatex lets you specify whether you’d like a flat sheet included in your sheet set.

Saatva

Saatva


Saatva is best known for direct-to-consumer mattresses. But the retailer has also expanded into bedding, and their sheets are worth considering even if you’re not also buying a mattress: In fact, Saatva’s sheets had one of the highest average quality ratings of all retailers we tested. 

When it comes to sheets, the selection is limited but covers all the essentials. Saatva has organic and signature sateen, percale, linen, and flannel, as well as two embroidery options (a banded percale sheet set and a sateen with an embroidered stripe option). After testing a variety of the best linen sheets, the brand’s set in particular was one of our top picks. 

Of course, if you need a mattress, you can get everything here, including a sleek bed frame and mattress topper.

Sijo

Sijo


Why You Should Shop Here

  • Mid-priced basics like sheets, comforters, and pillows are available in cooling fabrics like eucalyptus and linen.

As with Saatva, Sijo Home’s bedding had some mixed reviews during our testing. The overall consensus was that while it’s not the fanciest brand out there and they don’t have a ton of color options, it’s a great place for bedding basics. Those who do like Sijo Home praise the solid price point (a standard cotton sheet set here is $135, putting it somewhere in the middle of our list) and temperature-focused fabrics. 

The website makes it easy to find bedding that matches your preference for cooling or warmth (eucalyptus is their bestseller for hot sleepers, while temperature-controlled cotton is recommended for all seasons). Also good: If you’re allergy-prone or have asthma, several Sijo Home’s fabrics are certified Allergy & Asthma-Friendly by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

Worth noting — although the overall shopping experience was good, we felt frustrated by the website’s many popups and sale messages.

Brooklinen

Brooklinen


Brooklinen started with sheets and basic bedding, but the retailer has expanded into several home categories over the years — you can now shop bath towels, furniture and rugs, and a selection of loungewear here. 

The retailer remains best known for their sheets, however. You’ll find a solid range of fabrics, including 100% organic cotton, brushed flannel, washed linen, luxe sateen (a bestseller), classic percale, and even heathered cashmere sheets.

Although the quality of their sheets did receive some mixed reviews in our testing, their bedding bundles are very popular and a smart way to save money on a lot of essentials all at once.

Brooklinen recently started charging a $10 fee for returns, which can be frustrating for shoppers who wanted to test the brand before committing. But they also often have sales going on, a nice bonus.

L.L. Bean

L.L. Bean


Much like Lands’ End, L.L. Bean is a destination for classic bedding that will hold up for many years. Especially popular are the brand’s percale sheets, which are available in Pima cotton, Supima flannel, and some truly adorable prints (lobster is a favorite). You can also find plenty of cozy quilts, throws, and down comforters to warm up cold nights — the patchwork quilts are colorful, classic-looking, and remarkably durable.

Compared to some other retailers on this list, the quality of L.L. Bean’s sheets is slightly below average, although we appreciated the overall shopping and customer experience. And again like Lands’ End, L.L. Bean’s bedding is a very specific aesthetic that leans more toward classic prep than beachy California cool, and likely won’t be the right style for everyone.

Pottery Barn

Potterybarn


Being primarily a home design retailer, Pottery Barn is a great place to shop for duvet covers and shams. Duvet sets are available in a vast array of patterns and are guaranteed to upgrade the look and feel of your bedroom. You can also find classic-looking sheets with eye-catching details here, like embroidered scalloped edges, and many feature fabrics that are OEKO-TEX or Fair Trade-certified.

But while the sheets are good and the overall shopping experience excellent, we did note that Pottery Barn sheets don’t quite deliver the quality of others on this list, and the average sheet rating was lower than any other retailer. If high-quality sheets are your number-one priority, this may not be the best place to buy bedding for you.

The Bottom Line

Overall, the best place to buy bedding is The Citizenry, which had the highest average sheet rating in our tests and offers a user-friendly shopping experience. For a more affordable option, Target’s Threshold brand is also excellent and highly rated.

What to Know About Bedding Brands Before Shopping

Return Policy

It’s always a good idea to know a retailer’s return policy before you shop — that way, there are no surprises and you know what to expect if you dislike your purchase. These days, most retailers offer free returns within a certain window, but some of the retailers on this list do charge a fee when returning items, which can be a little frustrating.

Quality


You can find high-quality bedding at all different price points, although you might pay more for certain features—think organic fabrics or those that have earned additional certifications like OEKO-TEX, a hemline on sheets or pillowcases, or interior corner ties on duvet covers.

A higher thread count can also be an indicator of quality. “I definitely wouldn’t buy a sheet without knowing the thread count; it’s one of the things that tells you about the fabric,” says Saana Baker, a textile expert and editor-in-chief at The Textile Eye, a trend and show report on high-end home textiles, surface design, fiber arts, and interior design based in San Francisco.

However, a higher thread count isn’t always better. “When you get into a super high thread count, those sheets if they are indeed really that high of a thread count they have a tendency to be a little heavy and not breathe quite as well,” she notes.

Selection

Options are always important, especially if you have a specific need when it comes to bedding. Consider the following when shopping:

  • Material: Bedding comes in a variety of different fabrics, from cotton to linen to percale to flannel. Most of the retailers on our best places to buy bedding list offer cotton, linen, and percale, but it’s less common to find flannel, sateen, or chambray sheets. If you know you love a specific type, such as hemp sheets, you’ll want to prioritize retailers that offer bedding in that material.
  • Color: Most retailers have sheets, duvets, and pillows in basic shades like white, gray, and cream, but some brands (Parachute, for example) are also known for a wider color selection, as well as interesting prints or patterns (Brooklinen’s are excellent).
  • Size: While nearly all bedding retailers have sheets, duvets, and blankets that fit Twin, Queen, and King-sized beds, it’s less common to find sizing for Twin XL, Full, or California King mattresses. 

Other Places to Buy Bedding We Tested 

The Company Store 

We appreciated that The Company Store’s website was easy to navigate, so we were able to find what we needed. Although we didn’t need to contact customer service, there was a chat box, an email, and a phone number, so we’re confident it would have been easy to get in touch if there were any issues. However, we found that the delivery windows were a bit unclear at checkout and even though we made an online account, it didn’t save our credit card information. 

Garnet Hill

While shopping on Garnet Hill’s website, we liked that it was easy to find sheets and that you could sort by sheet type and color. With sheets, you’ll have to choose which pieces you want in a set. While it may be ideal for those who don’t want a top sheet or extra pillowcase, we would have preferred the option to choose a pre-made set. 

Home Depot 

Overall, we appreciated the wide assortment of bedding offered at Home Depot. It seemed like delivery was free across the board, and the customer service chat feature was responsive and helpful. However, the selection is filed under the decor and furniture section of the site, which made it a bit difficult to find at first.

We also felt that some photos seemed edited, so we weren’t confident the colors were accurately depicted for some products. 

Your Questions, Answered

How much should you expect to spend on bedding?

Bedding is available at a wide range of prices. Of the retailers featured on our best places to buy bedding list, sheet sets (which usually include a fitted sheet, top sheet, and two pillowcases) can range in price from $25 at budget retailers like Target or Walmart to upwards of $350 at high-end brands like Boll & Branch and Cozy Earth.

Duvet sets (typically a duvet cover and matching shams, sometimes though not always with an included duvet insert) tend to be a little pricier, from $50 to $350.

If a retailer offers them, you’ll typically save money by investing in a bundle. These sets usually include everything you need to set up your bed, including a sheet set, duvet insert and cover, and pillow inserts with pillowcases.

When considering cost, it’s also important to factor in shipping (especially if a retailer has a minimum spend for free shipping) as well as whether they charge a fee for returns.

What is the typical lifespan of bedding?

This depends a lot on the quality of your bedding, what it’s made of, and the bedding type. The best pillowcases and sheets have direct contact with your skin and therefore get more wear and tear than duvet covers, for example, so they’ll need to be replaced more frequently. How many different sheet sets you own and how often you cycle through them will play a role, too.

Investing in high-quality fabrics, such as luxury cotton or linen sheets and pillowcases, can help your bedding last longer, says Baker. “In my opinion, a high-quality cotton sheet will last for a really long time,” she says, adding that she has cotton sheets she’s owned for many years.

Why should you invest in bedding?


We spend a great deal of our lives in bed, so your sleep space must be comfortable. While it’s not necessary to spend hundreds of dollars on bedding — you can find quality products at every price point — investing in sheets, pillows, and blankets that make you feel cozy and calm can help support better sleep. 

Who We Are

Kathleen Felton is a freelance writer originally from Connecticut, now living in Sydney, Australia, covering home and lifestyle for Better Homes & Gardens. To compile this list of the best places to buy bedding, Kathleen analyzed lab insights from our testing site in Des Moines, Iowa. She also spoke to Saana Baker, a textile expert and editor-in-chief at The Textile Eye, a trend and show report on high-end home textiles, surface design, fiber arts, and interior design based in San Francisco.

What Is BHG Recommends?

Next to all of the products on this list, you may have noticed our BHG Recommends seal of approval. Products that earn the seal have been put through rigorous testing to make sure they’re worth a spot in your home. We buy most of the products we test ourselves, but occasionally we are provided samples by companies if buying isn’t an option. In these cases, we use the same testing criteria we use to test the purchased products.



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