Gosford Natural Luxury Jaquard duvet cover* (£48) and matching pillowcases* (£10.50)
from Julian Charles
from Julian Charles
Bedding is one of my favourite things to buy for my home, and as sad as it sounds I even enjoy making my bed in the mornings and making it look pretty. When the bed takes up so much of your room it's worth making it look nice, plus is there anything better than getting into freshly washed and ironed sheets?! But one of the problems I have when buying bedding is finding places that do nice sets for the size of my bed; one of the things I didn't realise when I was buying a super-king size bed was just how much it would limit my duvet cover choices. Most places only go up to king size, and so finding bedding that I love is even more difficult. Luckily for me I was recently introduced to Julian Charles who are a shop selling luxury soft furnishings including curtains, cushions, duvets, pillows and bedding. They're a family run company who have been around for over multiple generations, and have plenty of superking sized bedding for me to obsess over!
There are so many sets here that I could have happily chosen, which is pretty much unheard of for me as I'm quite picky (I usually end up going for plain sets and just dressing up the bed with throws and cushions). I eventually decided on the Gosford Natural set, I absolutely love the design of this and think it's such a classy print. The jacquard pattern is pretty while still being subtle meaning it's easy to accessorise without prints or colours clashing. I find a lot of sets that you get on the highstreet are quite bold patterns which can be difficult to match with the rest of your room, Julian Charles duvet sets have a much more subtle design so it adds a little something without looking garish or over done. As much as I love how this set looks, the standout feature has got to be the quality of the material. It's the most beautiful thick, silky soft material that feels expensive to the touch- cheaper sets I've had in the past have been quite thin whereas you can tell this is luxury. With it being quite a heavy bedding set it will be ideal over the coming autumn and winter, with it being so hot right now we've been taking the duvet off completely and using a thinner throw blanket instead (who else dying with the heat at night at the minute, because I am!) But as soon as it starts getting chillier I'm going to love getting into bed with this on as it's so cosy. I've accessorised mine with cream and duck egg blue cushions along with a white fluffy throw at the end of the bed for now, but it comes with a matching bedspread and a couple of different types of cushions and pillowcases if you wanted to go for the full set (for reference you can see how it all looks together here). I think all together it looks so beautiful, I'm planning on investing in all of the matching extras!
This set costs between £27 and £48 depending on the size of your bed. This is 70% off the original price, originally the super-king size would have been £160 and you can definitely tell just from the feel of the material. So if you're on the lookout for gorgeous new bedding, and want a luxury set without breaking the bank Julian Charles is one to look into!
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