Bella Notte has introduced two new colors, two new items, and three new collections for the Fall
Sferra's Milos features a 1,020TC; but that's not really what makes it special.
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What is thread count and why should (or shouldn't) I be concerned with it?
The phrase Thread Count (TC) refers to the number of threads per inch within a fabric. In the world of bedding, the phrase is most often used to help describe the quality of a cotton sheet. A thread count in the 150-250 range is generally considered sufficient. A higher thread count results in a thicker sheet, adding strength to a fabric while usually resulting in a softer, silkier feel.
That said, judging a sheet by its thread count is sort of like judging a house by the number of bedrooms it has. Just as a "room count" will tell you nothing about the size of each room, the upkeep of a house, nor the location of the house, Thread Count will tell you nothing about the length of each thread, the feel of each thread, nor a sheet's overall quality of manufacture. Not surprisingly, a 200 TC sheet of fine quality will usually feel much more luxurious than a 1,500 TC sheet of budget quality (and it will also wear much better).
Is Egyptian Cotton better than any other cotton?
Egyptian cotton is widely regarded as the finest cotton in the world, and sheets that are woven from Egyptian cotton tend to be extra soft, supple, and smooth - with two major caveats. For one, a sheet only needs to consist of just a small percentage of Egyptian cotton for it to be advertised as an Egyptian cotton sheet. For two, not all Egyptian cotton is equal. Some of the long staple cotton produced within a small region of Egypt is generally recognized as the best cotton in the world. The phrase Egyptian Cotton has traditionally referred specifically to such cotton, but... read more in our F.A.Q. section
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