Monthly Archives: June 2016

Why You Should Use Comforters and Duvet Covers

duvet coversWe have been in business since 1952, and needless to say, trends in bedding have changed many times since then.

For example, there was a time when down comforters (also called duvet inserts) were very popular in Europe, but hadn’t yet caught on here in the United States. They were expensive, and weren’t machine washable. We realize that a good comforter filled with premium white goose down can be an investment, but it’s one that will last a long time with proper care. But, as mentioned, because of price and washability, we only sold a limited number at InnStyle.

After the advent of more affordable polyester-filled comforters, customers came to realize that they had a good top-of-bed addition to their bedrooms, using a comforter with a duvet cover. There are many very good polyester-filled comforters that are long-lasting, washable and less expensive. Comforters filled with goose, duck and polyester are available with many different weights of fill.

We realize that a good comforter filled with premium white goose down can be an investment, but it’s one that will last a long time with proper care.

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Why are Egyptian Giza & Pima Cotton Sheets So Special?

pima cotton sheetsEgyptian cotton has long been considered the finest cotton in the world and therefore it stands to reason, Egyptian cotton sheets are considered by many to be the best cotton sheets you can buy.

Egypt’s climate – marked by heavy rains, humidity, and stable temperatures – and fertile land come together to create growing conditions that make the country a leading producer of high quality, extra-long staple (ELS) cotton.

These longer fibers allow for much stronger and more uniform yarns, making the resultant fabric much smoother and more resistant to wear. It also maintains its luxurious texture, becoming softer and silkier over time with proper care. And ELS Egyptian cotton is much more porous than other cottons, allowing it to readily wick away moisture, leading to an overall better overall sleep.

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