Must-Have Bedding Essentials for the New Semester

Must-Have Bedding Essentials for the New Semester

It's almost time to start a fresh term at uni, but it's not too late to think about your bedding essentials for the ultimate dorm room experience.

Trust us, getting the right bedding isn't just about catching zzz's (though that's a big part of it!). It's also about creating a personal space where you can study, chill, and recharge in comfort.

Duvet Covers: Dress Your Duvet in Style

Nothing says "cosy" quite like wrapping yourself in a warm duvet on a cold night. But the real game-changer? Duvet covers.

Duvet covers not only protect your duvet, but also offer an easy way to change your room's vibe.

Are you a minimalist, a boho chic, or a vibrant-pattern lover? There's a duvet cover for that.

Plus, if your duvet cover gets a bit grubby, just pop it off and throw it in the wash. Easy peasy!

Fitted Sheets: The Unsung Hero of Bedding

We can't stress enough the importance of fitted sheets.

These unsung heroes secure your mattress from dust, stains, and general wear-and-tear.

They also add a layer of comfort to your mattress, because let's be honest, university-provided mattresses have seen better days!

Choose cotton for a breathable, soft option, or go for flannel fitted sheets if you want something cosier.

Duvets and Quilts: Your Ticket to a Good Night's Sleep

A good night's sleep is essential for those morning lectures, and having the right duvet or quilt is a huge part of that.

Duvets come in different togs, which is a measure of how warm they are. For example, a duvet with a tog rating of 4.5 is perfect for the warmer months, while a 13.5 tog duvet will keep you toasty in winter.

Check out the wide range of duvets and quilts available to find your perfect match.

Pillows: The Foundation of Bed Comfort

Pillows are more than just a place to rest your head; they're the foundation of bed comfort.

Whether you're a side, back, or front sleeper, there's a pillow out there that can provide the support you need.

From memory foam to feather-filled, explore a variety of pillows that will lead you to the land of dreams in no time.

Mattress Protectors: The Best Defence is a Good Offence

A mattress protector is the first line of defence for your mattress. It shields your mattress from spills, dust mites, and other unpleasantries.

Not only does this extend the life of your mattress, but it can also give you added comfort. 

Customising Your Space: Cushion Covers and Throws

Once you have your bedding essentials sorted, it's time to have some fun!

Adding cushion covers and throws is a fantastic way to inject your personality into your room.

Go for bold patterns, vibrant colours, or stick with soothing neutrals – it's your space, style it your way!


Soft Touch Microfibre Pillows

Soft Touch Microfibre Pillows

The Soft Touch Microfibre Pillows are an epitome of comfort.

Encased in a 100% microfibre cover, the pillows boast an ultra-soft feel that's gentle on the skin.

The filling, made from a fine hollowfibre, promises a plush and luxurious loft, offering the ultimate cushioning for your head and neck.

These pillows are non-allergenic, making them suitable for even the most sensitive sleepers.

The Soft Touch Microfibre Pillows have a medium support level, perfect for both side and back sleepers.

The machine washable feature ensures easy care and maintenance, which is a plus for any busy uni student.


  • Medium support level: Perfect for both side and back sleepers.
  • Non-allergenic: Suitable for those with sensitivities and allergies.
  • Machine washable: Easy to clean and maintain, ensuring lasting freshness.

Specification Table

Attribute Details
Material 100% microfibre cover, fine hollowfibre filling
Support Level Medium
Care Instructions Machine washable
Allergenic Level Non-allergenic
Starting Price £8.95

Microfibre Quilted Mattress Protector

Quilted Microfibre 33cm Mattress Protector

This Microfibre Quilted Mattress Protector is an investment in the longevity of your mattress.

Made with a microfibre top and a polypropylene back, this protector offers a soft and comfortable surface for a restful night's sleep.

The quilted design adds an extra layer of cosiness and support.

The protector has elasticated corners for easy fitting and removal, ensuring your mattress remains secure.

The protector is also machine washable, making it simple to keep your bedding clean and hygienic.


  • Quilted design: Provides extra comfort and support.
  • Elasticated corners: Ensures a secure fit and easy removal.
  • Machine washable: Enables easy and hygienic cleaning.

Specification Table

Attribute Details
Material Microfibre top, Polypropylene back
Design Quilted
Care Instructions Machine washable
Fit Elasticated corners
Starting Price £8.95

So Soft Microfibre White 30cm Fitted Sheet

So Soft Microfibre White 30cm Fitted Sheet

The So Soft Microfibre White 30cm Fitted Sheet is a bedding essential that marries function with comfort.

Made from 100% brushed microfibre, it offers a soft and warm touch, while the elasticated corners ensure a snug and secure fit.

The durable fabric maintains its colour and softness even after multiple washes.

Being machine washable and non-iron, it is perfect for those looking for easy-care bedding options.


  • Brushed microfibre material: Offers a soft and warm touch.
  • Elasticated corners: Provides a snug and secure fit.
  • Easy care: Machine washable and non-iron, making it ideal for busy lifestyles.

Specification Table

Attribute Details
Material 100% brushed microfibre
Fit Elasticated corners
Care Instructions Machine washable, non-iron
Colour White
Starting Price £8.95

So Soft Hollowfibre 10.5 Tog Duvet

So Soft Hollowfibre 10.5 Tog Duvet

The So Soft Hollowfibre 10.5 Tog Duvet provides the ultimate cosy feel.

Filled with high-quality hollowfibre, it offers a soft and snugly warmth that is perfect for the mild British climate.

The duvet's tog rating of 10.5 provides a mid-range warmth, making it versatile enough for year-round use.

This duvet is non-allergenic and machine washable, ensuring easy care and a healthy sleeping environment.


  • High-quality hollowfibre filling: Offers a soft and warm feel.
  • 10.5 tog rating: Provides a mid-range warmth, suitable for year-round use.
  • Non-allergenic and machine washable: Ensures a healthy and clean sleeping environment.

Specification Table

Attribute Details
Filling Hollowfibre
Tog Rating 10.5
Care Instructions Machine washable
Allergenic Level Non-allergenic
Starting Price £13.95


So there you have it – your must-have guide to bedding essentials for the new uni semester.

Remember, comfort is key, but your dorm room is also a reflection of you.

Make sure it's a place where you can study hard, rest well, and feel at home. Happy shopping!