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If you’ve scrolled Pinterest, Instagram or home décor sites recently, you’ve probably noticed an uptick in the amount of linen bedding displayed in almost every minimal, Scandi-chic bedroom. Not only does the textured fabric have the ability to make any space look more lived in—even a stark, modern abode—it’s also naturally cooling, making it an absolute dream to sleep on. (Plus, since it’s supposed to look rumpled, you never have to worry about ironing your sheets ever again). Ready to jump on the bandwagon? Here are seven of the best linen sheets money can buy.

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Brooklinen

1. Brooklinen Linen Hardcore Sheet Bundle

Best Overall

  • Value: 18/20
  • Functionality: 18/20
  • Ease of Use: 18/20
  • Aesthetics: 20/20
  • Comfort: 20/20
  • TOTAL: 94/100

You’d think that after testing a few different brands of linen sheets, everything would start to feel the same after a while. But Brooklinen’s buttery soft Linen Hardcore Sheet Bundle truly stood out from the competitors. Senior editor, Brianna Lapolla is a die-hard fan of percale sheets, but these made her a total convert to linen. She says, “I love the slightly undone look of linen sheets, but I love the crisp, soft feel of cotton. I was slightly apprehensive about trying something different, but Brooklinen’s sheets are so soft, and not the least bit scratchy (which is what I was picturing). They give my room a bit more of a carefree, California vibe—I feel more relaxed just looking at them.”

Buy It (From $435)

Buffy

2. Buffy Soft Hemp Sheets

Best Alternative Fabric

  • Value: 17/20
  • Functionality: 18/20
  • Ease of Use: 18/20
  • Aesthetics: 17/20
  • Comfort: 17/20
  • TOTAL: 87/100

You might think that linen sheets are just that—linen sheets. They’re typically made with flax, but this set is made with hemp, which just happens to be a more eco-friendly alternative. Fashion director, Dena Silver is obsessed with them saying, "If you want something slightly heavier (and a touch less wrinkle-proof) than cotton linen, give Buffy's Hemp Linen sheets a try. It's just as breathable but far more earth-friendly—and the brand rightfully brags that their version is also more durable, thanks to hemp's extra-long staple fiber length." Just note: Buffy’s sheets only come in soft white and two earthy tan options.

Buy It ($249)

West Elm

3. West Elm Belgian Flax Linen Sheet Set

Best for Cotton Lovers

  • Value: 18/20
  • Functionality: 18/20
  • Ease of Use: 18/20
  • Aesthetics: 19/20
  • Comfort: 20/20
  • TOTAL: 93/100

“These West Elm sheets have all the benefits of linen (more breathable and lightweight) but still maintain a dreamy, smoother texture similar to cotton,” says account manager, Katie Russell. The result? A tight weave that creates a creamy feel versus the sometimes-scratchy finish than linen can have. There’s a great variety of colors as well, from crisp white to midnight blue. “I personally have the frost gray set, which just seems to get better with use,” Russell adds.

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Parachute

4. Parachute Linen Venice Set

Best Bundle Options

  • Value: 18/20
  • Functionality: 18/20
  • Ease of Use: 18/20
  • Aesthetics: 19/20
  • Comfort: 17/20
  • TOTAL: 90/100

Parachute’s linen sheets are definitely the trendiest on this list, due to both their chic color options and convenient bundles (the blush and terra hues are always sold out). This set comes with everything you need—a fitted sheet, duvet cover and two pillowcases—plus the option to add a flat sheet or not. Lapolla, who has clearly leaned into the linen lifestyle, also felt that this set deserved a spot on the list. She says, “When I first pictured my bed covered in linen sheets, I envisioned a pink, marshmallowy cloud of goodness. And that’s exactly what Parachute delivered. The blush hue skews on the neutral side, so they coordinate with a lot more than I’d originally anticipated. I also grabbed a few shams in the terra color to use as an accent, and I’m obsessed. They had a bit more of a starchy feel when I first got them, but they get a little softer every time I throw them in the wash.”

Buy It ($419)

The Citizenry

5. The Citizenry Stonewashed Linen Duvet Cover

Best Duvet Cover

  • Value: 18/20
  • Functionality: 19/20
  • Ease of Use: 18/20
  • Aesthetics: 19/20
  • Comfort: 18/20
  • TOTAL: 92/100

If you’re the type of person who just can’t give up the crisp feel of cotton, but like the look of linen, may we suggest going for a linen duvet cover rather than a whole sheet set? The Citizenry’s is ultra-soft thanks to the brand’s stonewashing technique. Senior manager of strategic partnerships, Brynn Conway notes that the functionality of these are great, too. “This duvet cover is my favorite, because it includes a button closure at the bottom and interior corner ties, which keep the duvet insert from bunching and swimming around inside,” she says. “If you know me, you know that’s my biggest annoyance with duvet covers, so the extra secure hold on this one is much appreciated.”

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Snowe

6. Snowe Home Linen Sheet Set

Most Durable

  • Value: 18/20
  • Functionality: 20/20
  • Ease of Use: 19/20
  • Aesthetics: 20/20
  • Comfort: 20/20
  • TOTAL: 97/100

“Yes, these sheets are incredibly expensive, but they turn my bed into a cozy haven,” says associate editor Abby Hepworth. “They’re ridiculously soft, help me stay cool in the summer and make me feel like I’m sleeping at a luxury resort (instead of my tiny NYC apartment). I was initially worried about my two kitties tearing them apart, but other than a few punctures, they’ve actually held up really well.” It’s worth noting that Hepworth did dock a few points for value, because of the cost. “To be honest, I love my $25 sheet set from Amazon just as much. While I highly recommend these, I’d say only get them if you truly have the cash to spare or if you’re filling out your wedding registry,” she adds.

Buy It ($300)

Magic Linen

7. Magic Linen White Linen Sheet Set

Best Cooling

  • Value: 15/20
  • Functionality: 18/20
  • Ease of Use: 19/20
  • Aesthetics: 19/20
  • Comfort: 18/20
  • TOTAL: 89/100

"Disclaimer: I had never tried linen sheets before this MagicLinen set, so I don't have much to compare them to. But ever since I started using linen, I can confidently say that I would never go back,” says Angela Pares, editorial director of branded content. She goes on, “These sheets take a bit of getting used to at the beginning—as you can imagine if you've slept on cotton sheets your whole life. But after one night, all unfamiliarity fades away and you'll just melt into a cool and comfy slumber. The sheets get better (and softer) with each wash, and the fact that they're supposed to look tousled is a huge bonus for my type-A personality."

Buy It ($268)

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