Duvet covers are available in all different shapes, sizes, colors and fabrics. One of the more luxurious fabrics with witch duvet covers are made is charmeuse. Charmeuse is a lightweight fabric woven from a satin weave. The front of the fabric has a satin finish and is shiny and reflective whereas the back has a dull finish. It can be made from silk or a s synthetic like polyester.
Charmeuse duvet covers are softer and more lightweight than satin duvet covers.
The delicate and shiny nature of the fabric makes charmeuse a truly luxurious duvet cover and this fabric is often used for evening gowns and lingerie. A duvet cover set made from silk charmeuse or silk satin is the ultimate in traditional luxury and are made with a high quality 19 momme weight to create truly luxurious linens. The quality and attention to detail can be seen with hidden button closures, mitered corners, hem-stitching and seamless duvets. These duvet covers can be hand washed or machine washed with mild soap. They can be machine dried but on the cool setting.
Habutai duvet covers are also available which are 100% habutai silk and are very soft, durable and seamless. Habutai is one of the most basic weaves, traditionally woven in Japan. It is normally a lining silk but is often used for T-shirts, summer blouses or light lingerie. It is also known as Jap Silk or Parachute silk. Your Habutai duvet covers must be washed in cool water on a gentle cycle and dried with a machine drier on low heat setting. One must remove the duvet cover promptly from the drier.
For a celebration of a marriage, premium bridal satin duvet covers are available. These duvet covers can be custom made for the customer and sewn in the USA with high quality workmanship. They are made from a durable satin which is heavy, smooth and silky. These duvet covers have a zipper closure and are available custom ordered to suit your needs.
Super luxurious 100% Egyptian cotton sateen bedding is available which has a thread count of 600! These duvet covers are made from a simple yarn so a tight weave is created. They are made from long Egyptian cotton fibers so that the ultimate in softness is achieved and a super smooth fabric for comfort and touch. The fabric for these duvet covers are imported from Israel and manufactured in Canada.
A bit of useful information to know when choosing your duvet cover:
'Percale' means that the material is a minimum of 180 threads per square inch. Egyptian cotton is cotton grown exclusively in Egypt and has the longest fiber staple in the world. This means that the fabric will have less linting and have a softer feel. Pima and Supima cotton is very strong, high grade cotton developed from cottons in the southwest United States.
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