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What's the most comfortable sheets, pillows, comforters, etc?

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by sdsurfer, Jul 14, 2006.

  1. sdsurfer

    sdsurfer Active Member

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    I want to totally redo my place and I'm starting with upgrading my bed. I'm buying a Tempur Pedic king size bed to this weekend. I would like to top it off by getting the most comfortable sheets, pillows, and comforter to top it all off. Any suggestions?
     
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    He did say most comfortable...I'd personally have to say the two I purchased (for much less than $700 each) have been worth the money in sleep quality.
     
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    German pillows are the bestest. You can get comparable quality for <$100, and perfectly adequate quality for ~$30. What's the point of 900 TC on a pillow that's going to get covered with a case anyway?

    Tom
     
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    He did say most comfortable...I'd personally have to say the two I purchased (for much less than $700 each) have been worth the money in sleep quality.

    Are they typical of down pillows though, and extremely soft/squishy? I tend to like a firmer pillow.
     
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    Are they typical of down pillows though, and extremely soft/squishy? I tend to like a firmer pillow.

    Yeah I tend to be a stomach sleeper so I need something that would be good for that.
     
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    Are they typical of down pillows though, and extremely soft/squishy? I tend to like a firmer pillow.

    No, they are fairly firm, but soft at the same time, they have an enormous amount of down fill. I like my pillows fairly firm as well but these are the only down pillows that I would use.
     
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    Yeah I tend to be a stomach sleeper so I need something that would be good for that.
    there is no such thing as 'good for a stomach sleeper' - seriously dude, give that up.

    You will decimate your neck and it'll cost you a lot more than a 1200 thread count pillow to fix...trust me, Ive been through it and continue to see a chiro occassionally to fix the damage that years of stomach sleeping did to me.

    Puts far too much pressure on your neck....
     
  10. Kai

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    Try alpaca pillows and comforters.

    I've used high-end down pillows and comforters and have switched to alpaca. The pillows provide more support, and the comforters are comfortable across a wider range of temperatures than down.

    Everyone in my family has alpaca pillows and comforters. We love them.

    http://www.crescentmoonduvets.com/
     
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    I switched to latex foam pillows a number of years ago and really like their support. They always rebound to their original shape and don't compact.
     
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    there is no such thing as 'good for a stomach sleeper' - seriously dude, give that up.

    You will decimate your neck and it'll cost you a lot more than a 1200 thread count pillow to fix...trust me, Ive been through it and continue to see a chiro occassionally to fix the damage that years of stomach sleeping did to me.

    Puts far too much pressure on your neck....


    How do you just stop?

    I used to sleep on my side all the time... now, I fall asleep on my stomach, then switch to my side later. I have no idea why.
     
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    How do you just stop?

    I used to sleep on my side all the time... now, I fall asleep on my stomach, then switch to my side later. I have no idea why.

    with great difficulty. when i first had problems i was living with my then gf. She was instructed that anytime she woke up, rolled over, tossed at night, whatever, and found me on my stomach, to wake me up and roll me over, which kinda got me into a back sleeping habit. now that i live alone if i wake up on my stomach and feel like i am gonna keep slipping, i wedge a pillow against myself on either side, so the worst i can do is roll to side sleeping. im still more comfortable on my stomach, but i really dont like the pain of the physio/chiro and all the noises my neck makes when they are putting it back, so i do my best to stay on my back...
     
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    He did say most comfortable...I'd personally have to say the two I purchased (for much less than $700 each) have been worth the money in sleep quality.

    Where did you score yours? Ebay?
     
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    Where did you score yours? Ebay?

    I purchased mine from the Scandia Down store in South Coast Plaza, on sale in January.
     
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    He did say most comfortable...

    Gotta love SF: where excess is the norm.
     
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    bump. anyone with any other recommendations? I'd like to buy at the point of diminishing returns, in other words, the best value for luxury.
     
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    Ok I finally got a Scandia Down Comforter, not the Contessa but the \tVersailles Ultra. Will any duvet do for this or are there ones that are preferred for such a nice comforter?

    I would use a duvet that has a high thread count, no point in using a duvet cover that is coarser than your comforter, otherwise you might as well not use one and just dry clean your comforter every once in awhile.
     
  20. sdsurfer

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    I would use a duvet that has a high thread count, no point in using a duvet cover that is coarser than your comforter, otherwise you might as well not use one and just dry clean your comforter every once in awhile.
    I'm thinking of getting a Signoria. There Italian-made of Egyptian cotton. The Duvet cover reverses from a "550-thread-count jacquard-woven abstract design to 450-thread-count taupe sateen." I really like how velour feels and found one place in Canada that actually makes Velour Duvets but I'm sure the Signoria would be much better quality.
     

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