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Best white bed sheets 2024 – luxury linens, cooling cottons, and crisp percales

Tried and tested by sleep experts, the best white bed sheets should suit every season, sleep style, and color palette

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Best white bed sheets 2024: Jump Menu

White sheets on a bed.

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1. The list in brief ↴
2. Best overall: Brooklinen Luxe Sateen
3. Best cotton: The White Company Egyptian Cotton
4. Best linen: Magic Linen White
5. Best bamboo: Cozy Earth Bamboo
6. Best eucalyptus: Sijo AiryWeight
7. Best cooling: The Company Store Classic Cool
8. Best organic: Ettitude Signature Sateen
9. Best luxury: Luxome Luxury Sheets
10. Best budget: Martha Stewart 100% Cotton
11. How we test
12. Meet the team
13. FAQs

White bed sheets are a classic for a reason. They're bright, light, and subtle enough to tone into any color palette. Like all good bedding, the best white bed sheets are thermoregulating and moisture-wicking to keep you warm in the winter months, and especially cool and dry in the summer.

Now that you've chosen a color, it's time to consider materials. There are cotton sateen sheets, which feel soft on your skin, or cotton percale for that crisp hotel finish. Hot sleepers might like something breathable and absorbent, like linen, while eco-conscious shoppers should opt for bamboo or eucalyptus sheets. 

There are so many kinds of white bed sheets, sold at all the specialist sleep stores, that it can be hard to split the difference. That's where I come in. As H&G's resident sleep writer, I know a thing or two about the best bed sheets. I organize a team of expert testers, who sleep under sheets for weeks, if not months, to monitor their performance over time. From their expert analysis, I've selected nine sets of the best white bed sheets to suit every bedroom and budget. 

I've ranked each sheet set on the basis of comfort, the quality of its construction, its thermoregulating properties, and the all-important price. Where I haven't been able to test a sheet set first hand, I've scoured the specifications and read countless customer reviews to make sure I'm recommending the best white bed sheets. 

The quick list

We'll dive into the specifics later. If you're in a hurry, and you just want to get shopping already, these are the quick links to the best white bed sheets. 

The best white bed sheets in 2024

You can trust Homes & Gardens. Our expert reviewers spend hours testing and comparing the latest products, helping you choose the best for you. Find out more about how we test.

The best white bed sheets overall

1. Brooklinen Luxe Sateen Sheet Set

The best white bed sheets overall

Specifications

Sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King
Materials: 100% long-staple cotton sateen
Machine-washable: Yes

Reasons to buy

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Ideal for cool sleepers and winter weather
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Soft and smooth
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Easy to fit

Reasons to avoid

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Prone to wrinkling
Buy it if

You tend to run a little cool: these tightly woven sateen sheets should keep you warm in the winter.
You hate making the bed: each fitted sheet comes with 'long' and 'short' side tags for no-sweat bed-making.
You're an eco-conscious shopper: these sheets are OEKO-TEX certified. 

Don't buy it if:

You don't like really soft sheets: if you're looking for something with more texture, try white linen sheets.
You have a really thick mattress: the fitted sheet can only stretch over mattresses up to 16 inches deep.
❌ You hate ironing: like any 100% cotton products, these sheets will wrinkle after wash and use. 

The bottom line

🔎 We think the Brooklinen Luxe Sateen Core Sheet Set is the best in the business. These white sheets are smooth and stretchy, and they get softer with every wash, though you might want to iron out those wrinkles. 

These aren't just the best white bed sheets. The Brooklinen Luxe Sateen Core Sheet Set contains the very best bed sheets, period. Each flat sheet, fitted sheet, and pillowcase is made from long-staple cotton for durability and woven tightly into sateen for that silky smooth feel. 

These sheets come in every size from Twin through to California King. You could pick up a set for your master bedroom, and another for your kid's first big bed, and get the same silky softness and easy fit in each room. 

Machine-washable and dryer-safe, these sheets couldn't be easier to clean, but they still require a bit of maintenance to keep looking their best. Wrinkles are par for the course with cotton bedding, but it's nothing a quick iron can't fix. 

These sheets come with a 365-night sleep trial. That means you can sleep under these sheets through spring, summer, fall, and winter and test their response to every extreme of temperature before committing to year-round use.

One word of warning: this fitted sheet is only designed to stretch over mattresses up to 16 inches thick. If yours is any deeper, you might be better off shopping elsewhere. They're also pretty expensive. 

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Test results
AttributeNotesRating
ComfortSilky smooth★★★★★
Quality of constructionTightly woven for warmth ★★★★★
Thermoregulating propertiesWarm in winter and cool in summer★★★★★
PriceOn the more expensive side ★★★

The best white cotton sheets

2. The White Company Egyptian Cotton Sheet Set

The best white cotton sheets

Specifications

Sizes: Twin, Full, Queen, King
Materials: 100% cotton
Machine-washable: Yes

Reasons to buy

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Classic look
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Seamless finish
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Washes well

Reasons to avoid

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Not available in Twin XL or California King
Buy it if

You care about the little details: these sheets are expertly made by Italian artisans.
You're on a budget: this is one of the most extensive bed linen collections you can buy, and the most affordable.
You want to shop a matching set: this bed linen collection includes pillowcases, sheets, and a bed skirt. 

Don't buy it if:

You have a twin bed or a California King: these sheets come in a limited range of sizes.
You don't like the crisp feel of cotton percale: you might prefer something softer, such as cotton sateen.
❌ You only need a flat or a fitted sheet: there's no point buying the whole collection if you won't use it. 

The bottom line

🔎 Our expert tester loves The White Company Egyptian Cotton Bed Linen Collection so much that she bought it for her parents, and her grandparents, too. This classic design is made from durable materials to stand the test of time.

One of our experts tested The White Company Egyptian Cotton Bed Linen Collection a few years ago. She liked it so much that she's slept under these sheets ever since. She even bought a set for her parents and her grandparents, too, and they've been totally converted to cotton sheets. 

This bedding set includes the classic combination of two pillowcases, a flat sheet, and a fitted sheet. The White Company also throws in a duvet cover, a bed skirt, and an Oxford sham for good measure. If you've just moved into your first home, and you're shopping for brand new bedding, or you need a spare set for a guest bedroom, you'll appreciate this complete collection. 

If you like the look of this collection, but you don't need every piece, there's also an option to shop each item separately. You could pair The White Company fitted sheet with your own flat sheet and comforter to create a bespoke bedding set.

Each piece is made from Italian cotton percale for breathability and durability. This set should be suitable for hot sleepers and cool sleepers alike, as well as anyone with an eye for presentation. This crisp finish is hotel-quality. 

These sheets are machine-washable for quick and convenient cleaning, though they could do with an iron to prevent wrinkles. You should also bear in mind that they come in limited sizes, so won't work for a twin bed or Cali king. 

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Test
AttributeNotesRating
ComfortCrisp hotel-quality cotton★★★★
Quality of constructionMade by Italian artisans★★★★★
Thermoregulating propertiesBreathable ★★★★
PriceExceptional value★★★★★

The best white linen sheets

3. Magic Linen White Linen Sheet Set

The best white linen sheets

Specifications

Sizes: Twin, Full, Queen, King
Materials: 100% European flax
Machine-washable: Yes

Reasons to buy

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Deep pocket options for thicker mattresses
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Stonewashed for softness
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OEKO-TEX certified

Reasons to avoid

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Not available in Twin XL or California King
Buy it if

You tend to sleep a little hot: these breathable linen sheets should keep you cool.
You have a thick mattress: there's a deep pocket option for your fitted sheet to stretch over thick mattresses.
You like to try before you buy: these sheets come with a 30-night sleep trial period.

Don't buy it if:

You don't like the coarse feel of linen: you might prefer something softer, such as cotton sateen.
You have a twin bed or a California King: these sheets come in a limited range of sizes.
❌ You want sheets that are easy to wash: this linen collection is a little high-maintenance. 

The bottom line

🔎 Magic Linen White Linen Sheet Set is breezy and breathable. These sheets are ideally suited to hot sleepers and warmer climates, but they might leave you wanting in winter.

While Magic Linen are better known for their brightly colored bedding, their white sheets combine the durability and breathability of linen with the versatility of a neutral color palette. 

If you're used to sleeping under silky smooth sheets, you might be hesitant to experiment with something more textured, such as linen. But these are some of the softest linen sheets on the market. Each fitted sheet, flat sheet, and pillowcase is stone washed for maximum softness to create that lived-in feeling without weakening the durable fibers.

It can be difficult to shop for sheets when you have a deeper mattress. Not every fitted sheet has enough give to stretch over a thicker mattress, but the Magic Linen sheet does. At checkout, you can choose between a regular fitted sheet and a deep pocket option, which should stretch to fit mattresses up to 18 inches thick. 

These sheets are expertly constructed from high-quality materials, so perhaps it shouldn't come as a surprise that they're a little high-maintenance. Magic Linen recommend washing linen sheets separately in cold water on a gentle cycle with mild detergent. Instead of throwing them in the dryer, it's best to lay each sheet out flat and let them dry naturally, but that might be tricky in cold climates.

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Test results
AttributeNotesRating
ComfortStonewashed for softness★★★★
Quality of constructionHandmade in-house★★★★★
Thermoregulating propertiesBreathable linen★★★★
PriceSeriously expensive★★

The best white bamboo sheets

4. Cozy Earth Bamboo Sheet Set

The best white bamboo sheets

Specifications

Sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King, Split King
Materials: Bamboo viscose
Machine-washable: Yes

Reasons to buy

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Every size from Twin to California King, including Split King
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Deep pocket option to fit thicker mattresses

Reasons to avoid

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On the more expensive side
Buy it if:

You have a twin bed or a California King: these bamboo sheets come in every size, including Split King.
You like to eat breakfast in bed: these sheets are easy to wash and stain-resistant.
You tend to sleep a little hot: these thermoregulating sheets should keep you just the right side of cool and dry. 

Don't buy it if:

You don't like the silky smooth feel of bamboo: you might prefer something more textured, such as linen.
You're on a budget: this sheet set is on the more expensive side.
❌ You're shopping for a complete set: Cozy Earth sell comforters and duvet covers separately. 

The bottom line

🔎 Cozy Earth Bamboo Sheet Set is certainly expensive, but you get what you pay for. These bamboo sheets drape beautifully and they won't pill: plus, they're a sustainable option for eco-conscious sleepers. 

We think these are the best bamboo bed sheets in the world. Naturally thermoregulating, these sheets should keep you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. They're suitable for hot and cold sleepers alike. 

The Bamboo Sheet Set has thousands of five-star ratings on the Cozy Earth site, raving about their durability, breathability, and silky smoothness. If you like to sleep under soft sheets, but you want to shop more sustainably, then you can't go wrong with bamboo. This plant grows three times faster than we can harvest it, so there's never a depletion of resources. 

When you're shopping for a set of sheets to suit a particularly large or small bed, it can be difficult to find a good fit. Luckily, these bamboo sheets come in every size from Twin to California King. There's even a Split King option to suit couples who share a bed, but not a sleep style. 

If you have a thicker mattress, you might have struggled to find a fitted sheet with enough elasticity to stretch right the way around. At Cozy Earth, it's easy. This fitted sheet fits well on both standard-size and deep-pocket mattresses up to 20 inches. 

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Test results
AttributeNotesRating
ComfortSilky smooth★★★★★
Quality of constructionFine quality fibers and yarns★★★★
Thermoregulating propertiesNaturally moisture-wicking★★★★★
PriceSeriously expensive★★

The best white eucalyptus sheets

5. Sijo AiryWeight Eucalyptus Sheet Set

The best white eucalyptus sheets

Specifications

Sizes: Twin, Twin, XL, Full, Queen, King, California King
Materials: Eucalyptus
Machine-washable: Yes

Reasons to buy

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Option to buy with and without a flat sheet
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Hypoallergenic 
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Antimicrobial

Reasons to avoid

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Prone to pilling
Buy it if:

You tend to sleep a little hot: these lightweight sheets should keep you cool.
You're a sensitive sleeper: these sheets are allergy- and asthma-friendly.
You're a germaphobe: these sheets are made from eucalyptus, which is naturally hypoallergenic. 

Don't buy it if:

You don't like the soft feel of eucalyptus: you might prefer something more textured, such as linen.
You want to shop a matching set: you'll need to pay extra for the eucalyptus duvet cover.
❌ You like to try before you buy: you only get a 7-night sleep trial with these sheets. 

The bottom line

🔎 Sijo AiryWeight Eucalyptus Sheet Set is naturally resistant to dust, mites, and mold, so they're suitable for sleepers with sensitive skin. Since these sheets are naturally cooling, they're also ideal for hot sleepers. 

Naturally moisture-wicking and antimicrobial, these eucalyptus sheets are designed to kill the bacteria that breed in hot, damp environments such as bedrooms, while keeping you just the right side of cool and dry. 

These lightweight sheets are soft to the touch and feel like single sheets of silk. That's why they're ideal for hot sleepers who still like a layer. 

They're also suitable for sensitive sleepers. Since eucalyptus fibers are naturally hypoallergenic, these sheets are resistant to dust, mites, and mold. Whether you're sleeping through hay fever season or a hot, damp summer, these sheets should soothe your skin. 

Eco-conscious shoppers will be pleased to hear that each flat sheet, fitted sheet, and pillowcase is OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certified. That means that this sheet set is sustainably produced and proven non-toxic, so that you can breathe cleaner, healthier air while you sleep.

Just one word of warning: these sheets come with a 7-night sleep trial. That's just one week. There's no option to test these sheets through the seasons before committing to year-round use. To get an indication of how these sheets stand up over time, you'll have to trust the reviews.

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Test results
AttributeNotesRating
ComfortSilky smooth★★★★★
Quality of constructionOEKO-TEX certified★★★★
Thermoregulating propertiesNaturally moisture-wicking★★★★★
PriceReasonable RRP★★★★

The best white cooling sheets

6. The Company Store Classic Cool Bed Sheets

The best white cooling sheets

Specifications

Sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King
Materials: Cotton percale
Machine-washable: Yes

Reasons to buy

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Ideal for hot sleepers
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Easy to fit
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OEKO-TEX certified

Reasons to avoid

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Less suitable for deep pocket mattresses
Buy it if:

You tend to sleep a little hot: these are the best cooling sheets in the business.
You hate making the bed: the fitted sheets feature all-around elastic, so they shouldn't move when you do.
You're an eco-conscious sleeper: these sheets are OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certified.

Don't buy it if:

You don't like the crisp feel of cotton percale: you might prefer something softer, such as cotton sateen.
You have a really thick mattress: the fitted sheet can only stretch over mattresses up to 16 inches deep.
❌ You want sheets that won't wrinkle: like all cotton products, these sheets might look neater after an iron. 

The bottom line

🔎 The Company Store Classic Cool Cotton Percale Bed Sheet Set is a gamechanger for hot sleepers. These lightweight layers should keep you just the right side of cool and dry. 

If you like the breathability of cotton sateen sheets, but you're looking for something a little more texture, you might appreciate a cotton percale set. These crisp, cool sheets are plainly woven, one thread over, one thread under, for a lighter feel.

This sheet set includes a flat sheet, a fitted sheet, and two pillowcases. If you're shopping for a brand new set of bedding, you can pick up the whole collection, or purchase individual pieces to combine with the rest of your sheets. 

The Classic Cool Sheet Set comes in every size from Twin through to California King. You can choose between two pocket depths: there are 14-inch fitted sheets to stretch over shallower mattresses, as well as 16-inch sheets to fit standard sizes. If your mattress is any deeper, you might be better off shopping elsewhere.  

Each fitted sheet is lined with all-around elastic. Your sheets shouldn't move when you do, and these elasticated edges should prevent your sheets from slipping off the edge of your mattress. It's that much easier to strip and make the bed with The Classic Cool Sheet Set. 

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Test results
AttributeNotesRating
ComfortCrisp and cool★★★★
Quality of constructionPlain weave for breathability★★★★
Thermoregulating propertiesHighly cooling★★★★★
PriceOn the more expensive side★★★

The best white organic sheets

7. Ettitude Signature Sateen Sheet Set

The best white organic sheets

Specifications

Sizes: Twin, Full, Queen, King, California King
Materials: Bamboo lyocell
Machine-washable: Yes

Reasons to buy

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Biodegradable
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Sustainably sourced
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Soft to the touch

Reasons to avoid

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Less suitable for cool sleepers
Buy it if:

You're an eco-conscious sleeper: these sheets are fully biodegradable and made from organically grown bamboo.
You suffer from night sweats or hot flashes: these sheets should keep you cool and dry all night long.
You suffer from allergies: these sheets are hypoallergenic and soft on your skin.

Don't buy it if:

You're on a budget: this sheet set is on the more expensive side.
You don't like the soft feel of bamboo lyocell: you might prefer something more textured, such as linen.
 You hate pilling: like everything made from natural fibers, these sheets are prone to pilling. 

The bottom line

🔎 Ettitude Signature Sateen Sheet Set is soft on your skin and kind to the planet. Each sheet is made from organically grown bamboo, pre-washed and packaged in a reusable drawstring bag for ease of transport. 

There are actually two types of bamboo bedding: there's bamboo viscose, which is more popular and quicker to produce, as well as bamboo lyocell. Ettitude's Signature Sateen Sheet Set is made from the latter. These sheets might take a little longer to manufacture, but each piece is free from toxic solvents, pesticides and fertilizers.

This bamboo bedding is responsibly made from start to finish. The plants are grown with 100% rainwater and processed in a closed-loop system that recycles water, while the end-product textiles are 100% biodegradable. 

If you suffer from night sweats or hot flashes, or you just tend to run a little warm, bamboo bedding could be a gamechanger. These sheets are naturally thermoregulating and moisture-wicking to keep you the right side of cool and dry.

Each fitted sheet, flat sheet, and pillowcase is machine-washable and dryer-safe, and should lie wrinkle-free after a good shake. Like most products made from natural fibers, these sheets are prone to pilling. Some wear and tear is unavoidable, but you can preserve the natural softness of your sheets by avoiding fabric softeners, dryer balls, and friction with rough fabrics. If I were you, I'd wash these sheets on their own cycle. 

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Test results
AttributeNotesRating
ComfortNaturally soft★★★★★
Quality of constructionResponsibly made★★★★★
Thermoregulating propertiesNaturally cooling★★★★
PriceOn the more expensive side★★★

The best white luxury sheets

8. Luxome Luxury Sheet Set

The best white luxury sheets

Specifications

Sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King, Split King
Material: Bamboo viscose
Machine-washable: Yes

Reasons to buy

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Available in all sizes from Twin through to California King, including Split King
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Moisture-wicking
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Thermoregulating

Reasons to avoid

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A little high-maintenance
Buy it if:

You struggle with extreme temperature: these sheets should keep you cool in the summer and warm in winter.
You suffer from night sweats or hot flashes: bamboo sheets are naturally moisture-wicking.
You hate making the bed: each fitted sheet is reinforced with corner bands for a secure fit. 

Don't buy it if:

You don't like the soft feel of bamboo viscose: you might prefer something more textured, such as linen.
You want sheets that are easy to clean: Luxome recommends washing your sheets in their own load.
 You hate wrinkles: these sheets are not iron-safe and cannot be dry cleaned. 

The bottom line

🔎 Luxome Luxury Sheet Sets are made from bamboo viscose, so they're naturally breathable and luxuriously soft. They'll drape beautifully over your bed, though they're a bit of a pain to clean. 

These sheets are some of the first I ever tested. To tell the truth, I was skeptical that these sheets could keep me warm in the winter. I thought the layers looked far too thin. 

These days, I'm a total bamboo sheet convert, and that's thanks in part to this thermoregulating set. Bamboo is naturally cooling, and the fibers are tightly woven to trap and hold body heat, only releasing it back onto your body when you begin to cool down. These sheets kept me at optimal temperature all night long.  

These sheets look and feel premium. The bamboo fibers are tightly woven into sateen, which catches the light for a lustrous sheen and feels soft on your skin. The bedding comes in a fabric carrying bag that's great for regifting and makes for easy storage or transport from place to place. 

Thanks to reinforced corner bands, these sheets are easy to fit, but they're a little tricky to clean. Luxome recommends washing your sheets on their own cycle, away from zippers, hooks, and lint from other fabrics. 

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Test results
AttributeNotesRating
ComfortSoft on your skin★★★★
Quality of constructionTightly woven into sateen★★★★★
Thermoregulating propertiesHighly cooling★★★★
PriceOn the more expensive side★★★

The best white sheets on a budget

9. Martha Stewart 100% Cotton Sheet Set

The best white sheets for buyers on a budget

Specifications

Sizes: Twin, Full, Queen, King
Materials: 100% cotton
Machine-washable: Yes

Reasons to buy

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Affordable
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Easy to fit
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Easy to clean

Reasons to avoid

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Not available in Twin XL or California King
Buy it if:

You struggle with extreme temperature: these sheets should keep you warm in winter and cool in the summer.
You want sheets that are easy to clean: these sheets are machine-washable and dryer-safe.
You're on a budget: you won't find better white sheets at this price. 

Don't buy it if:

You don't like the smooth feel of cotton sateen: you might prefer something with more texture, such as linen.
You have a thicker mattress: the fitted sheet can only stretch over mattresses up to 16 inches deep.
❌ You're shopping for a Twin XL or a California King: these sheets come in a limited range of sizes. 

The bottom line

🔎 We had our doubts about the Martha Stewart 100% Cotton Sheet Set, but these sheets impressed on test. They're lightweight enough for summer months and warmer climates but should still be suitable for cooler sleepers.

Don't get me wrong: this isn't the most premium bedding. Each piece comes in a plastic tote, which isn't super eco-friendly, and the cases kept slipping off the pillows at night. With that said, this sheet set performs exceptionally at a low price point.

Each fitted sheet, flat sheet, and pillowcase is made from 100% cotton, with a pleated detail to add texture: always a nice touch with a plain white sheet set. While these sheets felt a little starchy at first, they became much softer following their first wash, which is common for cotton products. 

This sheet set was tested by one of our experts, Camryn, and her partner, who share a bed, but not a sleep style: Camryn runs hot, while her partner tends to sleep cool. The Martha Stewart Sheet Set worked all night long to keep both sleepers at their optimal temperatures. Camryn tested these sheets in the depths of fall, but she reckons they're breathable enough to work in the summer, too. 

Each sheet is machine-washable and dryer-safe for quick and convenient cleaning. I still can't get over the price: these sheets performed much better than you'd expect from a budget set. My advice: don't spend any less than this. Much lower, and you're paying a great price on a poor product. 

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Test results
AttributeNotesRating
ComfortGets softer with each wash★★★★
Quality of constructionPlastic packaging★★★
Thermoregulating propertiesBreathable★★★
PriceExcellent value★★★★★

How we test

White sheets on a bed.

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We put a lot of thought into how we test bed sheets. It's more than a matter of sleeping on the job. Our expert testers sleep under sheets for months, if not years, to monitor their performance over time. We strip our beds, clean the sheets, and make the beds again to give you the fullest possible picture of what it might be like to use these products. 

We assess each sheet set on the basis of comfort, the quality of their construction, any thermoregulating properties, and the all-important price.  

Meet the team

Louise Oliphant headshot.
Louise Oliphant

Louise is one of our former sleep editors. She started her journey to better sleep working in PR for a luxury bedding brand. She's tried, tested, and reviewed some of the top sleep products. Louise brings bags of bedding expertise to help you wind down well. 

A headshot of eCommerce Editor Emilia Hitching
Emilia Hitching

Emilia is our resident sleep writer at Homes & Gardens. She spends her days searching the web for the best bedding deals and spends her nights testing some of the best bed sheets, comforters, and mattresses. 

Best white bed sheets FAQs

How should I choose the best bed sheets?

We've written an entire article breaking down bed sheet types to help you find your perfect match. If you don't have time to read the whole thing, here are the headlines. 

First, consider your material. Cotton is the most common material for sheets. Cotton sateen is soft and smooth, while cotton percale is cool and crisp It's breathable and durable, though it can be pretty pricey. Linen sheets are great for hot sleepers, though they're less suitable for cooler climates and winter weather. Bamboo and eucalyptus are great eco options, but it's expensive, and prone to pilling.  

Next, consider the size of your sheets. Not every company makes sheets in every size, from twin through to California King, so it pays to shop around. Maybe it goes without saying, but it bears repeating that the bigger your sheets, the more expensive the set. 

The final point to consider is style, but that's the easy part. The best white bed sheets should complement every color palette and work with all kinds of decor, from traditional farmhouse to mid-century modern.

What's the best thread count for bed sheets?

It's a trick question: there is no best thread count for bed sheets, because thread counts really don't mean that much. Just because a bed sheet boasts a high thread count doesn't indicate that it's high-quality. All it means is that there were many threads in the weft used to make that sheet. If you're shopping for the best white bed sheets, it's more important to consider comfort and durability to find a set you'll want to sleep in.

Final thoughts

Once you've bought a set of the best white bed sheets, it's important to take good care of them. It's worth learning how to wash bed sheets at home to get the most out of your bedding. Best practice will vary from material to material. 

If you're keen to upgrade your sleep, but you're on a budget, then you're in luck: we've tried and tested the best affordable bed sheets on the market. We've laid out the pros and cons of each sheet set to help you make an informed choice.