It was the fabric of choice for centuries. Ancient Egyptians used it as currency and artists across the world have used it as their canvases. Throughout history, linen has seen many uses and modern-day linen has become the fabric of choice for luxurious—and eco-friendly—bedding.
Linen is ideally suited for use in bedding thanks to its natural properties. Everyone seeks out the cool side of the pillow and linen is naturally cool and absorbs moisture without feeling damp to the touch. In addition, it manages to regulate temperature better than almost any other fabric, keeping you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. One of the world’s purest fabrics, it also resists bacterial growth and is naturally hypoallergenic, perfect for those with sensitive skin and allergies. Aesthetically, it’s smooth and lint-free for clean, crisp lines, and its strength and durability (twice as strong as cotton) mean it will look great for years.
The benefits of linen aren’t strictly in the experience, though. Because it’s long lasting, you won’t need to replace it as often, saving money and reducing your waste. Its production is also largely done by hand using techniques honed over centuries, which reduces pollution and produces minimal waste. In fact, because of the care needed, much of the flax used for linen is still hand-harvested.
Linen bedding won’t just refresh your bed, it will refresh your body and you can sleep soundly knowing it’s not just for you, it’s for the planet.