Best bed sheets 2024 – tested by experts for months

I've found the best bed sheets to suit all sleep styles and seasons, so you can get your best sleep yet

Some of the best bed sheets: Rosalie Bed Linen Collection on a bed.
(Image credit: The White Company)
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A set of the runner up for best bed sheets, The White Company's 200 Thread Count Egyptian Cotton Duvet Cover on a modern bed next to a potted plant and books

(Image credit: The White Company)

1. The list in brief ↴
2. Best overall: Brooklinen Luxe Core
3. Best cotton: The White Company Egyptian Cotton
4. Best cotton percale: Saatva Percale
5. Best linen: Piglet in Bed Sandstone Red Pembroke Stripe
6. Best for softness: Bed Threads Linen
7. Best color range: Magic Linen
8. Best bamboo: Cozy Earth Bamboo
9. Best cooling: Ettitude Signature Sateen Sheet
10. Best luxury: Luxome Luxury Sheet Set
11. Best for hot sleepers: Sijo AiryWeight Eucalyptus
12. Best for style: Anthropologie Organic Printed
13. Best organic: Brooklinen Organic Hardcore
14. How to choose
15. How we test

The best bed sheets should look good, feel better, wash well, and lie beautifully on your bed. A stylish set of sheets could upgrade your sleep and elevate your bedroom decor in one fell swoop.

You could shop for the best bed sheets by material. Where linen is durable and breathable, cotton sateen is soft and silky, while something like eucalyptus or bamboo might be more suitable for eco-conscious shoppers. Alternatively, you could shop by color. All the specialist sleep stores stock crisp white bed sheets, but only a select few offer bolder hues. With so much on the market, it's easy to feel spoiled for choice. 

That's where I come in. As H&G's resident sleep writer, I've slept under some of the world's best bed sheets. I know my cotton percale from my cotton sateen, and I know what I'm looking for in a sheet set: premium materials, expert craftsmanship, and a reasonable price point.   

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I've narrowed it down to my top 12 sheet sets to suit every style of sleeper and size of budget. Each set of sheets is assessed against the same criteria: comfort; quality of construction; cooling properties; appearance; and the all-important price. 

The quick list

Here's the summary of everything you need to know about our favorite bed sheets. Further down the page we have more information, so keep scrolling if you're getting invested in your slumbers.

The best bed sheets in 2023

The best bed sheets overall

Bed sheets on bed in neutral room

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1. Brooklinen Luxe Core Sheet Set

For beautifully tailored, simple sheets


Sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King
Material: 100% long-staple cotton sateen
Colors: 13

Reasons to buy

Soft and smooth
Limited edition colors
Range of patterns

Reasons to avoid

Prone to wrinkling

These simple, tailored sheets lie beautifully on any bed. Their timeless style will outlast any trends and, thankfully, these are premium enough to outlast them too. The Luxe Sateen Core Sheet Set comes in solid colors, as well as subtler stripes and checks, which should blend beautifully into any background. If you want cool, crisp, cotton sheets, you're in the right place. 

Most of us have worked up a sweat making the bed, so you'll appreciate the 'Long' and 'Short' tags on the side of the fitted sheets, letting you know which ends need to be where. This is something we wish every sheet had. 

When it comes to washing, these are easy and convenient. Everything is machine-washable and dryer-safe, though I recommend ironing for best results.