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22 Pieces Of Lightweight Bedding That Are Perfect For Hot Weather

Being sweaty in bed is never fun so consider more breathable options.

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1. A Buffy Breeze comforter that won't slay vampires for you, but will offer a nice breathable covering that won't make you overheated.


The Breeze comforter is made of 100% eucalyptus, meaning it's temperature-regulating and cool to the touch. Their eucalyptus is grown in a renewable forest in Austria and uses 10 times less water than cotton. It's also cruelty-free! The only downside is you can't cover with a traditional duvet cover because it cancels out the breathable nature of the comforter. Instead, consider one of these. See BuzzFeed's full review of this lightweight comforter.

Get it from Buffy for $179+ (available in sizes twin–Cali king).

2. Bamboo bed sheets made by Hotel Sheets Direct designed to wick away sweat so even if you're a hot sleeper you can rest easy knowing you won't be soaked through in the morning.


Promising review: "Shhhhhh. These sheets are worth way more than they are asking for them. Comparable to $500 1,200-thread-count Louis Vuitton sheets. I'm not kidding. These are the silkiest, smoothest, sexiest, flowing-like-water sheets I have ever had. They keep you cool in the summer (memory foam mattress owner's delight) and they keep you warm in the winter. And if you want to impress that special someone to a taste of luxury, you found it. The first night you slip into these luxurious sheets you'll think you spent a couple month's salary on them. They are that good. Who thought a set of bamboo sheets would make you feel like a billionaire? I give 5 stars for these." –LSXTRUCKER

Get them from Amazon for $35.97+ (available in twin–Cali king sizing and 11 styles).


3. Brooklinen's crisp percale sheets that are as decadently smooth as a bowl of whipped cream straight from the fridge.


The Starter Sheet Set comes with a fitted sheet and two pillowcases.

Promising review: "These are the most comfortable sheets I've had. They stay cool and crisp, and are very well-made. I liked Brooklinen so much, I even bought the silk pillowcase." —Maureen Z

Get them from Brooklinen for $49+ (available in twin–Cali king sizing, 5 styles, and 11 pillowcase styles).

4. An edged linen duvet cover inspired by the simple style of fancy hotel beds so every night can feel like a weekend getaway.


Promising review: "I have been dreaming about linen duvets for years! I have researched and compared and driven myself crazy in that time. But I FINALLY decided to pull the trigger and I am SOOOOO HAPPY! The linen duvet is AMAZING and soft and perfectly wrinkled and everything I’ve been dreaming of. We are hot sleepers so being cozy but cool was a top priority. Thank you Parachute! It was all worth every penny!" —Shelley P.

Get it from Parachute for $250 (available in sizes full–Cali king and three colors).

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5. A beachy duvet cover in a nice cotton seersucker fabric sure to transport you right to that Hamptons beach house you don't own.

This duvet set comes with two shams, and can be washed in a machine on cold and tumble dried on low.

Promising review: "Quite pleased with the quality for the price point. It washed up great and the fabric is lightweight, which is what I wanted. The underside is a simple white, so you can reverse this in a pinch. The buttons are secure and the seams are great." —Carbon Mini

Get it from Amazon for $44.99+ (available in three sizes and colors).

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6. A set of highly-rated microfiber sheets that are wonderfully silky smooth and lightweight. You'll find yourself giving them a loving stroke before bedtime each night.

Promising review: "These sheets are honestly worth the hype. There's no doubt I would buy these sheets over and over again. First, the 'you get what you pay for' line does not in any way apply to here. I can't believe these are so cheap for such great quality. The reviews that rave about these sheets are so right! They're soft and comfortable. They don't give that sticky, thick feeling. I live in a very humid area and though my apartment gets hot, I never get that post-nap or post-sleep sweat from these sheets. They have this great ability to just keep me comfy and cool. These sheets are such a steal with the well-made pillow cases! Seriously such a good buy!!" —Mimi

Get it from Amazon for $27.90 (available in seven sizes and 36 colors).


7. Percale cotton sheets from Opalhouse, aka one of Target's most beloved brands that look and feel cool.


Promising review: "Love these sheets. I no longer sweat at night and the fringe is a nice detail. The color is perfect. It's easy to make the bed and the elastic on the corners is well-made." —Stephb

Get them from Target for $26.99+ (available in twin–Cali king sizing and three styles).

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8. A trendy stone-washed linen quilt that's much lighter than a comforter but still offers some protection from an over-eager air conditioner.

The Citizenry

Promising review: "Absolutely lovely. We bought the olive color and it looks great. Quality is great and it keeps us cool in the summer while also making our bed look cozy." —Claire Y.

Get it from The Citizenry for $275+ (available in sizes full–Cali king and 10 colors).

9. A True Temp sheet set from Sleep Number (basically bed scientists) developed with technology that claims to continuously adapt to your ideal temperature. The future is here and it has very accommodating bedsheets.

Sleep Number

Promising review: "I have been using these sheets for about a month now. What a difference they have made. No more waking up in the middle of the night sweating. My wife truly likes the pillowcase due to severe heat sensitivity. She is no longer waking up with hives around her neck. Truly has improved both of our sleep." —SKH SC

Get them from Sleep Number for $139.99+ (available in queen–Cali king sizing, split top king–Cali king sizing, FlexTop king–Cali king sizing, and six styles).


10. A silk pillowcase that's cool to the touch and *bonus* it won't pull on your hair or put crease marks on your face. Win, win, win.

Plus it's chemical-free and naturally dyed which is great considering your face comes into contact with it for hours a day.

Promising review: "I bought this pillowcase because I was growing my hair out, and it was falling off with a normal cotton pillowcase. After I got this case I noticed it was real silk and very soft. I also noticed I sleep better with a cool pillow; it keeps my pillow cool and my hair slides across it with ease while I'm sleeping. I stopped having to wrap my hair because the silk pillow was keeping my hair together without the need for a wrap. I recommend this pillow for anyone who is having a hard time sleeping, needs their hair to grow, or just plain wants a soft pillow surface to put your face on." —Nefu

Get it from Amazon for $25.90+ (available in six sizes and 27 colors).


11. Slumber Cloud's Stratus cooling sheets crafted with NASA-engineered fibers (OK, cool) for anyone who feels like finding a way to stay cool at night is basically rocket science.

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Promising review: "I tried all other cheaper options, but none of them really worked. I finally broke down, spent the cash, and ordered the stratus sheets. Yup — they work. Cool as heck and a silk-like texture that makes me want to swipe my legs back and forth. Love love love it!" —Dennis M.

Get them from Slumber Cloud for $179+ (available in twin–Cali king sizing and six styles).

12. Egyptian cotton sheets made by Chateau Home that already has me singing "na na na na na na na na, sheets of Egyptian cotton."


I know it's stuck in your head now.

Promising review: "This is my third order of this product. These are now the only sheets we use on all three beds in our home. They fit perfectly. They are thick and luxurious. They are cool to sleep on in the summer. They are slick to the touch without being slippery. These are definitely the best sheets we've found in 25 years of trying various other brands at every possible price point." —Jack McHenry

Get them from Amazon for $67.49+ (available in full–Cali king sizing and 15 styles).


13. An embroidered linen duvet cover with a button closure and matching shams you'll want to welcome to your bedroom with open arms.


Promising review: "I LOVE this duvet set! I wanted to upgrade my bedroom with a new look and found this. I initially skipped over it, due to the price. I decided that I wanted quality and quality is what I got. It's beautiful. I didn't expect it to be extremely soft because it's linen. This duvet set is worth it." —C

Get it from Amazon for $164.99 (available in sizes queen–king).

14. Purple SoftStretch sheets made to help regulate your temperature so you don't wake up completely drenched in sweat.


Promising review: "These are the best sheets I have ever owned. They are soft, cool, and help me sleep the best I have ever slept. I cannot say enough good things about these sheets. And they go perfectly with a purple mattress." —Christian C.

Get them from Purple for $119+ (available in twin–Cali king sizing, split king sizing, and six styles).


15. Bed sheets from Zen Bamboo that'll feel like a cool summer breeze instead of the hot breath of an oven opening in your face.

Promising review: "I am a HUGE fan of these sheets. They are comfortable, soft, breathe well and come in some great colors to go with most decor. Living in Phoenix, I need sheets that can stand up to warm weather sleeping and these do the trick. They are cool and breathe to keep you comfortable through the night. They hold up well in the wash and look good straight out of the dryer. I'm really happy with this purchase, and would strongly consider buying more!" —GamerGurlAZ

Get them from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in twin–Cali king sizing and 12 styles).

16. Luxury GhostBed sheets made with Supima cotton and Tencel fibers for a breathable, airy option that's perfect for summer.

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Supima cotton has 50% more absorbance than regular cotton, goodbye sweat stains!

Promising review: "I have the gray sheet set for a queen bed that has an extra thick mattress and a foam mattress pad topper. And these GhostSheets are the only sheets that I have ever purchased that do not eventually pop off at the corner. I also really enjoy the cooling comfort of sliding between the fitted sheet and the flat sheet and feeling the cool (it really is cool) fabric on my skin. I don't know how you do it, but keep it up. I love your pillow, too!" —Cheryl B.

Get them from GhostBed for $93.75+ (available in twin–Cali king sizing, split king sizing, and two colors).


17. Splurge-worthy, 100% linen sheets for anyone who wants high quality sheets that will last for many, many summers.


The set comes with a flat sheet, fitted sheet (or two flat sheets if you'd prefer), two shams. The linen is sourced from mills in Italy and Belgium, and the sheets are handcrafted in Westchester County, New York. Learn more about this brand here.

Promising review: "Never bought such expensive sheets and I was nervous! They came beautifully packaged, had been wrapped with care. The weight, drape, and texture of these... they're exactly how I imagined real linen sheets would be. Slightly thinner ordinary sheets. And I love that you can actually see, here and there, teeny bits of the plant they were made from. They feel so *real*, not mass-produced. I'm too spoiled for ordinary sheets now." —Ann S.

Get it from Linoto for $269 (available in sizes twin–Cali king and 27 colors).


18. Brushed microfiber bed sheets that — on top of keeping you cool — are wrinkle-, fade-, and stain-resistant.


Promising review: "These are by far the best pair a sheets I have ever had! My husband and I love the set! He's already asked me to order more! And for the price and the comfort you get for this set is amazing! The are soooo soft and cool! I don't wake up in the middle of the night sweating my....yeah you know! Definitely going to order us another set...or two!" —Ashley Perkins

Get them from Amazon for $35.97+ (available in twin–Cali king sizing and 42 styles).

19. Comfort Space's Coolmax sheets made of a cooling microfiber so you and your loved one can finally be less than 3 feet apart and not sweat all over each other.


Promising review: "I used to get so hot and sweaty at night sleeping that I would get heat rash on my legs... since I've gotten these sheets, I've been so much cooler. These are the best sheets I've ever owned." —Laura

Get them from Amazon for $29.97+ (available in twin–Cali king sizing and six styles).

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20. Organic cotton sheets that are nice and snuggly without being too snuggly. Everyone knows snuggling is more of a winter activity.

Boll and Branch

Promising review: "These sheets are fantastic. My husband sleeps cold, and I sleep hot. These sheets work for both of us. One year in, and we have absolutely no pilling! Will buy another set." —Caroline P.

Get them from Boll and Branch for $160+ (available in twin–California king sizing, split king sizing, and 10 styles).


21. Bamboo sheets made of 100% viscose, meaning you can expect a one way ticket to dream town, no sweat.

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BuzzFeed editor Heather Braga has these! Here is what she says:

"I have these sheets *and* am someone who constantly wakes up drenched in my own sweat. These have been fantastic! They're unbelievably soft and always feel cool against my skin (which is delightful). They also have extra deep pockets so I don't have to wrestle with my mattress while changing the sheets."

Get them from Amazon or Cariloha for $139+ (available in twin–Cali king sizing and six styles).

22. And a tropical quilt with leaves and birds sure to make your heart take flight. Summer bedding should look summery, right?


Get it from Jungalow for $110 or Kohl's for $119.99 (available in sizes full/queen or king).


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