This or That? The Rundown on Flannel vs. Wrinkle-Free Sheets

Temps are dropping and it’s time to swap out those summer sheets. We have the scoop on the cold season’s two top picks.


This fall, no more socks in bed to keep warm. That’s what flannel is for. This cool-weather favorite’s snug softness comes from loosely woven threads that are brushed on both sides. Poor insulation? Prefer cozy to crisp? Choose flannel. It requires no warming up. Crawl right in.

Cotton fabric can seemingly do it all, but keeping it wrinkle-free is anything but easy. Enter: synthetics. Woven with polyester, sheets effortlessly stay smooth (hello, 5-star-hotel aesthetic) without sacrificing warmth. So, even on chilly nights, your bed will be crisp, cool, finely pressed – and super cozy.

The Fall Sheet Turnover: Flannel, Sateen, & More Boutique opens Wednesday, September 18, at 3PM ET.

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