Best Type of Duvet

What is the Best Type of Duvet to Buy?

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Choosing the right duvet can have a significant impact on your quality of sleep, so it is worth taking the time to figure out which duvet is right for you. Whether you prefer a light, silky blanket or an incredibly warm down, we will help you to find the perfect duvet for a luxurious and blissful sleep experience


When choosing the right duvet, there are several factors you need to consider. Firstly, what tog do you want? The tog refers to how effective the duvet is at maintaining heat and indicates the warmth of the duvet. The higher the tog, the warmer the duvet is. 

Duvet filling

It is also important to look at what the duvet is filled with. Duvets that are filled with feather are heavier and less expensive but don’t offer the same comforts as down, which are warmer and more lightweight. If cared for properly, down duvets are more durable and can last twice as long as synthetic ones. They are brilliant in keeping you cool in the summer and warm in the winter and provide a cosiness that is unrivalled by other duvets. 

Fill power

Another factor to consider when choosing your ideal duvet is fill power. Down fill power measures the quality and effectiveness of the down. The fluffier the down is, the more air pockets that are created, causing the duvet to be lighter and more insulating than synthetic or feather duvets. 

The quality of down can vary depending on different factors, such as the maturity of the bird and its species. Higher quality down will provide the same or better insulation with less filling. 

Hungarian Goose Down

Hungarian goose down duvets are wonderfully light and comfortable, offering unparalleled warmth and a 'cloud-like' feel. Considered the best down filling on the market, Hungarian goose down duvets are of high quality and provide a luxuriously soft and blissful sleep experience, unrivalled by other products.

Hungarian goose down consists of large spherical clusters of down. This structure creates air bubbles, allowing the duvet to contour to the shape of your body, while still maintaining its shape. The air pockets make the down resilient to stress and prevent it from losing its shape, ensuring that the duvet maintains its functionality for a long period of time. 

Hungarian geese have adapted to their harsh climate, with their feathers providing them with thermal qualities they need to survive. Thus, their down is of high quality and provides a luxuriously soft and warm sleep experience with ultimate heat insulation.

Hungarian Goose Down Duvet — Cuddledown

Siberian goose down

Providing luxury, warmth and durability, a Siberian goose down duvet is the top choice for you if you live in a colder climate. 

Siberian goose down is naturally airy and insulating without weighing you down. The duvets are naturally breathable and lightweight which helps to maintain your body temperature for extra comfort. With its superior fill-power, this duvet is marginally lighter and loftier than our Hungarian Down Duvet and is perfect for the winter months to keep you wonderfully warm. 

The geese in which the down is sourced from have the ability to survive in one of nature’s coldest climates. The insulating properties of the down make this duvet perfect for people living in colder regions. 

Siberian Goose Down Duvet — Cuddledown

Silk Duvet

Silk duvets are the right temperature all year round. They are superbly warm in the winter and refreshingly cool during hotter nights. Although they are more expensive than other natural filled duvets, a silk duvet provides a breathable and blissful nights sleep, alongside many other benefits.

Because it is a natural product, it is more breathable than synthetic materials, thereby ensuring a more regulated body temperature. As well as being incredibly breathable, they are also hypoallergenic and hygroscopic, and prevent the build-up of dust and mites. 

Pure Silk Duvet — Cuddledown

Down Alternative Microfibre Duvet

Offering down like comfort and support, a down alternative microfibre duvet is a great option if you’re looking for a duvet on a budget. While the quality of microfibre duvets won’t match down and silk duvets, they come with many down-like qualities which will still help you get a good night's rest. The tightly knit fabrics help to trap the heat, keeping you warm and comfortable, making it perfect for colder nights.

Down Alternative Microfibre Duvet — Cuddledown

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