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What is a duvet cover? What is a duvet cover?
If you’re interested to learn what is a duvet cover, you are in the right place! After reading this article, you’ll be an expert, and not only that, you’ll know where you can buy the most exquisite duvet set in the market.

So, what is a duvet cover? In simple terms, it is a protective layer that slips over the duvet and has a closure. Because duvets and comforters can be expensive and difficult to clean, a duvet cover protects your comforter during use and can be easily removed, therefore making it easy to wash or dry cleaning.

The concept is simple – it’s the same as a cover for your pillow. In order to put it on the bed, you just slip the comforter or duvet inside the cover and close the ends using buttons, ties or zippers. Because the cover is removable, this means you will be able to easily wash and dry it. It is also suitable with comforters. Just make sure you check the sizing carefully.

With duvet covers, you can also quickly and easily change the look of your bed and bedroom. Changing a duvet cover is like having a completely redecorated space.


If you still want to know deeper about what is a duvet cover, keep reading! We’re going to cover all the fun facts about covers.

A duvet cover is a protective layer for a duvet

Great duvet inserts are costly especially when they contain natural down. Duvet covers also help minimizing tearing. Because duvet covers contain feathers the cover is also designed to keep users away from uncomfortable pokes of pointy quills when they break through their duvet shells.

The main reason for having a duvet cover is to keep your bed clean. If you have children or pets who like to play on your bedding, then this may save some wear-and-tear in addition to keeping everything looking nice for a longer time.

Our covers can do more than just make your bed look classy. As the cover is removable, it can be removed and washed every few weeks to eradicate dust and allergens. This keeps your duvet clean and can drastically reduce the amount of bacteria present inside your bed.

In fact, when you use duvet covers the multiplication of mites is drastically reduced.

Villa Cotton duvet covers and matching pillow shams are among the best in the market and they make the rest of your bedding feel like a fancy hotel. You can choose from our collection here and upgrade your sleep game by buying a duvet cover from us.

Last but not least, the duvet cover is also a fun way to change up the look and feel of your bedroom. It's also a great gift to give someone who's moving into a new place, or just wants a fresh start.

Villa Cotton offers the most original duvet covers, comforter sets, sheets set with many exclusive hand-painted Italian designs.


How to use a duvet cover?

Duvet covers can be a little tricky to get onto your duvet. If you need some pointers on how to use a duvet cover, check out this useful tutorial:

  1. First, lay your duvet cover down on your bed in the orientation you want it to be (right side up). Open the zipper or buttons.
  2. Fluff up the duvet insert and lay it on top of the duvet cover so that they are right sides together.
  3. Start with one corner of the duvet cover and insert your hand inside the two layers, then grab one of the corners on what will be the bottom layer (the patterned side of your duvet insert). Pull that corner through so that the two layers are switched and that corner is now outside on the cover.
  4. Zip or button up your duvet cover and fluff it up! Your bed is now dressed for success.

What can be duvet cover made of?

Duvet cover material can vary: it is often produced using cotton but can also use linen, silks and artificial fabric as well.

It is designed for longevity, for years of use, and adaptability to various sleeping preferences. As with buying sheets, the material will determine how comfortable your bed will be.

The weave and the materials are all important aspects of how a blanket cover feels, therefore, Villa Cotton duvet covers offer optimal comfort and longevity with unique designs.

Our Egyptian Cotton Duvet Cover Sets are the breath of fresh air you've been looking for. Just slip off your old duvet cover, slide on our soft, smooth duvet cover from our collection of hand-drawn signature designs, and you'll feel like a whole new person.

The Egyptian Cotton used by Villa Cotton for its duvet cover sets are crafted with high quality digital printing techniques that bring our unique designs to life.


How do I choose the right duvet cover?

When choosing the right duvet cover or a fluffy blanket it's important to consider your bedding needs. After all, you spend a third of your life in bed.

But the many styles of duvet covers can be overwhelming. Luckily, you don't have to leave your bedding choice to chance! Our selection of sheets and other bedding provides ideal solutions for different spaces and styles.

When choosing between different duvet cover encasings, you will be able to find the right cover for your bed and your style., We offer many different types of duvet cover encases. For you and your shopping experience, we suggest you consider these factors when buying a new duvet cover:

Thread count

Definitely, having a classy look is our primary goal but  the high quality of the fabrics does not disappear into the background.

Thread count can range from a lower end of about 80 to 150 for a lightweight, plain weave material, like cotton percale or linen. A medium weight, 180 to 300 thread count material, is typified by a standard cotton sheet. Heavyweight materials are between 300 and 500 thread count and are considered luxury sheets.

Villa Cotton aims at the highest quality of its fabrics and products to provide you with the best duvet set collection on the market, both aesthetically and qualitatively.




Duvets come in a variety of sizes:

Twin/Twin XL


King/Cal King

You should pick the best-sized duvet cover according to the size of your bed. If you aren’t sure, we strongly recommend that you measure your duvet before purchasing the set to cover it.

Materials of duvet covers

What is the best fabric for a comfortable night’s sleep health? Organic cotton. High quality duvet covers have a covering made out of natural material. This, like cotton poly blend, is more breathable than those made from synthetic fibers. One important aspect is the distribution of the down of the duvet insert. If not, this can compromise the quality of the sleep beyond the quality of the fabric.

An evenly distributed inner filling gives you a constant and regular thermal coverage over the entire body.

Characteristics of the Duvet shell

The shell is a protective cover usually constructed from durable cotton or artificial fibers. A good thread counts of at least 250 is crucial for keeping feathers inside and out without losing breathing ability. The most common shells can be clean, long lasting, and highly breathable. They are usually found in white, cream or gray that can be adaptable to any duvet design.

Characteristics of the Duvet filler

Are you looking for a luxurious and comfortable feel? Then down is the perfect filling for you. It is soft, warm, fluffy, and more breathable than synthetic materials. Down-filled duvets are safe and highly durable. The only downside is that they can be a little pricey compared to synthetic fillings.

The down casing is also important. We would always recommend a cotton casing as it is breathable, temperature regulating and sweat wicking.

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What is a comforter?

Comforter is a fluffy, soft, thick, and decorative quilted blanket that serves as your bedside cover and lays on top of your bed. Comforters are generally filled with down, down feathers, wool or artificial fibers (like polyester blends). The filling material is held in place with stitches, which keeps the filling of the comforter distributed evenly.

Duvet vs comforter

The main difference between a comforter and a duvet is that the former is one piece of bedding while the latter requires two separate pieces — an insert and cover. A comforter is one piece of bedding that is filled with down, feathers, cotton batting, wool, or other synthetic fibers.

A duvet cover can be machine washed and dried in a home machine. However, if you're looking for something warm and cozy to snuggle up under in winter months, a comforter may be the best choice for you.

A duvet insert will provide you with warmth as well as an opportunity to change the look of your bedroom quickly and easily with different duvet covers.

The main advantage of a duvet cover is that it can be removed from your bed and washed in a washing machine very easily and you don't have to wash the entire comforter. You can also mix and match different colors or patterns on the duvet cover to change up the look of your room without having to buy new bedding every season.

To summarize the duvet vs comforter


  • It is easy to wash


  • You have to buy two pieces. 

The comforter


  • It is cozy and only one piece


  • It is much harder to wash compared with the duvet covers
  • It must be cleaned much more often than the duvet inserts

Difference between a duvet and a comforter?

A comforter is a piece of quilted fabric, and a complete piece. Duvet covers or blankets should be worn as bed covers. This makes comforters easy to carry and a bit easier to use (although duvets are easier to clean). You don't need an extra bedsheet with a comforter, though, it will be dirtier faster.

How do I make my duvet or comforter fluffier?

You can use dryer sheets for the duvet insert or comforter when you want to dry them at low temperature. Set two wool dryer balls and two clean tennis balls on bedsheets. Then the materials will be revived and will eliminate all accumulated clumps from filling.

Make your room look spectacular



Villa Cotton Duvet Cover Set

Our high-quality Percale Duvet Cover Set and Egyptian Cotton Duvet Cover Set are made from the best natural materials. Percale cotton gives this fabric softer and crispness which makes it inviting after a long day. Egyptian cotton is very delicate and durable while having less splices than regular one. The duvet is equipped with cover ties so it does not shift and you can enjoy a comfortable rest. The individual design will perfectly fit into your interior. Our duvet set includes one duvet cover and two pillow shams.


You put a lot of thought into choosing your duvet, and it’s worth taking a little extra care to make your bedroom looking spectacular. We hope this article helped you how to make the best choice possible to find a comfy and comfortable space to retreat to every night.

Believe it or not, your bed covers are very important when it comes to your relaxation and rest. That’s why you should, ensure the materials feel soft and have an easy airy feeling. The correct bed clothing will make it easier to rest and make your day look bright.