Guide to Duvets & Duvet Covers: Everything You Need to Know

Guide to Duvets & Duvet Covers: Everything You Need to Know


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When it comes to pampering yourself with a good night's sleep, it's worth it to upgrade beyond just a standard sheet set and blanket. One of the best bedding essentials you can get is a duvet cover — not only does it elevate your bedroom look, but it can also substitute a blanket and is generally easy to clean. 

If you've found your way into the world of luxury bedding, you may be wondering questions such as, what is a duvet cover and what is a duvet set? You're not alone if you're unfamiliar with the duvet setup. Ahead, learn all about how to get the sleep (and bedroom) of your dreams with high-quality cooling duvet covers and comforters from SHEEX®!

What's the Difference Between a Duvet and a Comforter? 

We know, we know — duvets and comforters look virtually the same, given that they're both essentially large quilts, usually stuffed with some fill. In fact, these two terms can be used interchangeably as well. So, what’s the deal?

A comforter is a thick, pillowy, quilted blanket that usually has some fill. It’s usually by itself as a standalone piece. A duvet can be the same thing, but it will always be slipped inside a duvet cover. The difference between a duvet vs. a duvet cover is that the former goes inside the latter. The perk to using a duvet cover is that it's easier to clean than a huge comforter or duvet. All you have to do is remove and clean the duvet cover with a regular washing machine. On the aesthetic front, you can also switch between different duvet cover colors to jazz things up in the bedroom.

What Goes Inside a Duvet Cover?

How do duvet covers work? Basically, you put duvet inserts inside of them. It's as simple as that. But that begs the question, what is a duvet insert? It's often a duvet, but it can also be a comforter. At SHEEX, for example, our cooling duvet covers are compatible with our comforters, each cover comes with four twill ribbons to keep the comforters in place. In translation, you won't have to worry about moving everything out of place when you sleep. Your only task is to enjoy the deep, restorative slumber that you deserve. 

How Do You Layer Your Bed With a Duvet Cover?

Duvet covers can work as bed toppers without the need for a flat sheet. The great thing about using a duvet cover is that you can switch between covers as the seasons transition (or your mood changes). Our Original Performance Duvet Cover comes in nine classic colors, while our Midnight Label Duvet Cover comes in four — take your pick from options of white, black, blue, gray, beige, and more! During those warm summer nights, you can also use a duvet cover by itself for cool, breathable goodness. Come sweater weather, slip your comforter into your favorite duvet cover for warmth and coziness. 

MIDNIGHT LABEL Duvet Cover

MIDNIGHT LABEL Duvet Cover

$220.00

Description Details Care The Beauty of Performance™Are you ready to experience the coolest, most luxurious night’s sleep you have ever had? Introducing the SHEEX Midnight Label Bedding Collection, our latest innovation in performance bedding!SHEEX® has partnered with the revolutionary team… read more

For extra decorative flair, the Original Performance Duvet Cover and Studio•Tech Bedding Set include two cooling pillow shams to complement your bedroom look. The latter also comes with SHEEX's proprietary cooling pillowcases and a fitted sheet.

From mattresses to duvet covers, SHEEX's bedding takes advantage of SLEEP•FIT® Technology to wick moisture away from the skin, ensuring breathability and heat transfer while providing a cool-to-the-touch and Ridiculously Soft® feel. Whether you choose to sleep with a comforter alone or insert it into a duvet cover, you can rest assured that you'll catch quality ZZZs.

Original Performance Duvet Cover

Original Performance Duvet Cover

$199.00

Description Details Care The ideal companion to our SHEEX® Performance Cooling Comforter & Performance All Season Comforter, the SHEEX® Performance Cooling Duvet Cover features exclusive SLEEP•FIT® Technology to provide comfort-enhancing benefits that work seamlessly with our Performance Fabric Sheets to… read more

Original Performance All Season Comforter

Original Performance All Season Comforter

$279.00

Description Details Care Snuggle up with our All Season comforter! This lighter-weight comforter is designed to keep you warm without overheating, making it perfect for year-round comfort.Our All Season comforter’s shell is made from our signature SHEEX®Original Performance stretch-knit fabric.… read more

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