What is Sateen, and is Sateen better than cotton?
What is a Sateen Sheet?
Sateen sheets can often be misunderstood. While Aston & Arden Sateen Sheets are made from premium long-staple cotton, sateen sheets may be made from materials such as bamboo and polyester.
"What distinguishes sateen sheets from other types of sheets is their intricate weave."
Sateen weave consists of one vertical thread woven for every four horizontal threads, producing a fabric with a lustrous appearance and a satin-like feel. This upscale weaving process is made with a finer yarn, allowing for higher thread counts and a silkier sleeping experience.
Is Sateen a Good Sheet Material?
Sateen bed sheets and linens are known for their incredible softness. The type of weaving used makes the product exceptionally silky and smooth. The sateen weave gives our sheets a luscious, velvety white appearance.
Our T600 Sateen Sheets feature an embellished three-stripe barrata hem with three complementary color tones. With four color pallets and classic all-white embroidered stripes, we know you'll find the perfect luxurious sheet set to complete your bedroom.
Are Sateen Sheets Good to Sleep In?
Our T600 Sateen sheets, made from 100% cotton, are excellent for sleeping. They look and feel luxurious, a heavier sheet that produces more sheen than percale (plain) weave sheets.
Sateen sheets are made with a finer yarn and a looser weave than percale, creating that cozy environment that cold sleepers love. Sateen bedding pros include being silky to the touch, wrinkle-resistant, ideal for sensitive skin, and warm and cozy. Additionally, they are machine wash safe.
Is Cotton Better Than Cotton Sateen?
Generally, sateen sheets are of higher quality as the complicated weave requires finer cotton, so sateen is more expensive to produce. This elevated starting point leads to more luxurious sheets being made with a sateen weave.
Cotton sateen and regular cotton sheets differ in their characteristics and feel. Sateen sheets have a silky, smooth surface due to their unique weave, while regular cotton sheets have a matte finish and are lighter in weight.
Sateen sheets are more wrinkle-resistant but may be prone to snagging, while regular cotton sheets may wrinkle more easily. The choice between sateen sheets and regular cotton sheets depends on personal preference. Both types of sheets can be long-lasting with proper care.
Shop The Collection
Aston & Arden’s Sateen Cotton Sheet Set is the picture of elegance, worthy of a 5-Star hotel. This pristine white collection features a delicate embroidered 3-striped Baratta top hem. These tightly woven sateen cotton sheets are heavier than most high-end sheets and naturally wrinkle resistant.
The formal look of this collection elevates it to high style. A sophisticated top border detail features a three shade ombre of fine embroidered stripes. Pristine white 100% sateen cotton fabric is smooth with a soft sheen, pleasing to the touch. The result is a beautiful blend of modern and classic.
Aston & Arden sateen sheets are made from carefully selected long-staple cotton and woven by master artisans. For over 75 years our renowned mill has been weaving top-quality refined linens. Compliment your bedroom decor with distinguished home textiles from Aston & Arden.
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