These Are the Sheets Our Editors Swear By

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Whether it's gadgets, decor, or furniture, in Hunker Recommends, our editors only put their stamp of approval on the very best.

Sheets are so simple, yet so overwhelming: What is thread count? Is it a waste of money to splurge on pieces of fabric that never even leave the house, or actually totally worth it? We may not have all the answers, but we do have some recommendations. Rather than combing the internet for hours reading reviews, take it from us: These are the best sheets on the market.

1. Parachute Percale Sheet Set, starting at $109

"They are ​so​ soft and inviting. My husband and I marvel all the time about how much we love them. I highly recommend them if you're ready to up your bed game." — Laurie Grossman, Director of Editorial Operations

2. Threshold 300 Thread Count Organic Cotton Solid Sheet Set, starting at $27.99

"For real, the Threshold organic cotton sheets from Target — in white, of course — are my favorite. We bought them a while back and they're still going strong. Super-dense cotton sheets can sometimes feel lugubrious and stiff to me — or, if they're the sateen kind, too slithery and slick. These are just right. They're soft, but they have a crispness that feels cool and fresh. They're not too thick or too thin. They're the Goldilocks of sheets, the linen Middle Path. Even my boyfriend likes them, and he's extra fancy." — Eve Epstein, Vice President of Content

3. Parachute Brushed Cotton, $100

"While I have a bunch of normal cotton sheet sets, I literally ONLY use my Parachute Brushed Cotton sheets (and I have two sets that I rotate to make sure they don't get too dingy). They are BEYOND soft and I just love the natural look — they look worn in but without sharp wrinkles. So comfy, so cozy!" — Leonora Epstein, Senior Director of Content

4. Brooklinen Heathered Cashmere, $279

"These are hands-down the coziest sheets I've ever slept on. They're made with 95% cotton and 5% Himalayan Cashmere — need I say more?— and are perfect for cozy winter nights. — Katie Maguire, Commerce Editor

5. QuickZip Fitted Sheet, $172

"I never believed that thread count was a real thing until I got these discount 1,000 thread sheets from Overstock. The pleated trim is kind of hideous, but it feels like sleeping in a cloud." — Gina Goff, Director of Audience Development

6. My Sheets Rock 'The Regulator,' $169

"I was pretty skeptical about these sheets before I tried them. Are they ​really​ as cooling as the description and reviews claim to be? After trying them during the hottest temperatures of summer, I'm a complete believer. Not only are these sheets so soft to the touch, they really do feel significantly cool on my skin. Gone are the nights when I wake up covered in sweat. Even now, in the cooler temperatures of winter, they're somehow warm, yet still cooling at the same time. For anyone who is constantly overheating during the night, I highly recommend these sheets." — Lacey Won, Social Media Manager


Katie is the Commerce Editor at Hunker. She has previously been on staff at Shape Magazine, Well+Good, and PureWow, and has spent her life perfecting the art of online shopping.

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