Sleep is the Best Investment in your Health

 Wrap yourself up in the best, Foxford bedlinen.

 You are either in your bed or in your shoes, so it pays to invest in both

                                                                                                   John Wildsmith

Why Foxford Bedlinen?

A good day always starts the night before, with a good night’s sleep. We all know a night of tossing and turning is closely followed by a coffee fuelled day, quick sugar fixes to get us through and finally nodding off on the couch and heading back to bed before repeating the day again.

One way to ensure your sleep is uninterrupted is to make your bed the best it can be. This includes having the right mattress, bedding and bed linen. Foxford Bedlinen.

Sleep is one of the most important habits, our mind and our body depend on it.

 

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A restful night’s sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together. A restful night’s sleep needs high quality bedlinen that will allow you sleep more comfortably every night, wash after wash.

More than any other environment people tend to spend more sustained time in their bed and so because of this it is vitally important your bed clothes allow for a healthy and restful night’s sleep and not take away from it.

Foxford Bedlinen is hypoallergenic and so, perfect for those who may wake every night habitually with respiratory problems.

Foxford Bedlinen feels better, especially on your skin. This is because Foxford Bedlinen has less contact with harsh chemicals and gives a naturally softer experience.

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Our linen is naturally breathable and wick away the moisture to give you the best night’s sleep possible. This comfort remains wash after wash, Foxford Bedlinen remains as durable from the first wash until the last.

So, to sum up why you should invest in good bedlinen and more to the point why you should invest in the best quality, most stylish bedlinen that is Foxford…

  • It is breathable, cotton is a pure natural material it allows you to stay cool in Summer and warm in Winter.
  • It is softer on your skin. Its hypoallergenic especially important for sensitive skin.
  • It lasts a long long time. This is where the quote above ties in, invest in good quality bedlinen and you won’t need to replace it so often. Foxford Bedlinen will actually help save you money!
  • It is easy to care for. It can be washed in the machine and put in a dryer for a little time until slightly damp and lay flat to dry. Just remember not to wash it with non-textiles (which is better for your machine as you are not overloading!)
  • The styles are stunning and so unique to Foxford. There is something for everyone and everyone’s bedroom, whether it is plain, print or our hotel collection. We have designed our bedlinen to be the centre piece in your bedroom.
  • Your health will benefit from having a restful night’s sleep.

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Built to Last

Crafted with care our bedlinen is made to last through the years. From long lazy Sunday lie-ins to being pushed to the very edge while your little one's starfish in the middle! From the first wash to the 31st you can be reassured that Foxford Bedlinen will remain the same, crisp, clean and high-quality product it was when you first laid it on your bed.

What makes our bedlinen built to last? It is in the cotton we use. Sourced in Portugal our cotton has the qualities that nature has bestowed on it. Smoother, softer and more comfortable than any other material.

The Science behind getting the best night’s sleep of your life!

Cotton’s Origins

Evidence of spun cotton dates as far back as 7,000 years and it seemed to be made in the exact way it is spun today! Cotton was first spun by machinery in England in 1730. The industrial revolution in England and the invention of the cotton gin in the U.S. paved the way for the important place cotton holds in the world today.

The Science Bit

Cotton is a soft, fluffy fibre almost entirely made of cellulose that grows in a protective case, around the seeds of the cotton plant. Being among the finer fibres available naturally, cotton breathes, so cotton sheets feel cool against your skin. It is an Eco-friendly, renewable resource which provides a livelihood for millions of people worldwide. Fine linens begin with fine cotton, and the quality of the cotton depends on the length of the individual fibres, or staples - the longer the staple, the better the cotton, allowing the cotton to be spun into a finer-textured thread with more tensile strength, and woven into a softer, smoother and more supple fabric.

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What exactly is Thread Count?

Thread count simply refers to how many threads – Vertically and Horizontally – are woven into one square inch of fabric. With finer threads, such as those produced with pure Egyptian cotton, more threads can be woven into each square inch, which produces in turn, a finer, softer and more flexible material.

In general, the higher the thread count, the higher the quality of the sheets. The thread count of basic or standard cotton is around 150 – good quality sheets start at 180 thread count and are considered percale. The majority of Foxford Bedlinen is woven into 300 thread count.

While the thread count is important, other features are equally as important to measuring comfort, quality, and value. This includes the type of cotton, the feel of the fabric and the nature of the finishing process.

 

Types of Cotton

Percale is a closely woven, plain weave, spun fabric made from both carded and combed yarns and Percale sheeting is the finest available. The high thread count – above 180 - gives the fabric a soft, silk-like feel. 

Sateen is weave construction that has more yarn surface on the face of the cloth than other basic weaves giving a softer and more lustrous look resembling satin.  

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Designed by Us

We do our own designs, from cut and fabric right down to prints and graphics. We research the leading trends at least 6 months before manufacturing our new season linen. We gather with our designers for many meetings to go over the next year’s bedlinen season and to make sure our designs are as consistently comfortable as they are stylish as previous years. We travel around Europe making notes as to what will be the most popular interior trends for that coming year and together with our designers, we responsibly source the highest quality percale and sateen cotton available.

Our designs range from Prints, Plain to the always popular hotel collection. Once we are completely up to date with the designs YOU want to see and have in your bedroom we get to work with our manufacturing team and begin to create the Foxford bedlinen 2019 collection!

Our team is hands on right from the drawing board stage of planning to the first piece of finished fabric that comes off the loom. You can see the care in the detail of your product.

That is where the difference lies with Foxford. Every detail is just so, you will notice the difference.

 

 

 

 

                       

 

 

 

 

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