The $35 Amazon Duvet That Makes My Bed the Best Spot in My Apartment

When I moved to New York City last year I approached the prospect of furnishing and decorating my first “real” apartment with excitement and, in typical Virgo fashion, a vision. My main goal was to create a cozy abode that would be my refuge from the insomnia and nonstop hustle happening outside. Of course, the most important area in which to achieve this goal was my bedroom, a dark space that got zero natural light but that I was determined to transform into my own personal hibernation den.

Thanks to an Amazon gift card, I focused my searching there, researching rugs, beds, bedding, pillows — pretty much all the essentials. Out of all the items I eventually bought for my new home, my proudest purchase is this unassuming white comforter that has brought me more joy and peace than basically anything else–for $35.

Why do I love it so? Let me count the ways.

    It’s highly soft and fluffy. I wouldn’t say that the comforters I grew up with were uncomfy exactly, but I can say that once I got this one I realized what I had been missing out on all these years. The comforters of my adolescence were a bit flatter and scratchier, and I would never have used them without a top sheet. Not so with the Hanna Kay one—super soft and fluffy (especially after washing), I didn’t even bother with a duvet cover for the first few months because it was unnecessary.

    It keeps me at a good temperature all night. I sleep hot—as in, open windows in the middle of January hot. Finding a comforter that was fluffy but not suffocating was a major point of worry for me while I was scoping out options. Happily, this one fit the bill: after using it for well over a year I can confirm that it keeps me comfortable in both the winter and summer.

    It’s a down alternative comforter. Knowing that down isn’t the most ethical choice for bedding, I made it a priority to find a comforter that was down alternative. Aside from being friendlier to animals, down alternative is hypoallergenic and easier to wash and maintain compared to traditional down.

    Apartment Therapy supports our readers with carefully chosen product recommendations to improve life at home. You support us through our independently chosen links, many of which earn us a commission.



    Leave a Reply

    Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

    You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

    Google photo

    You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

    Twitter picture

    You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

    Facebook photo

    You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

    Connecting to %s