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Why is 100 percent linen so expensive?

Hey guys, I have been searching for good quality bed linen for my new apartment, and I stumbled upon 100 percent linen bed sheets. However, I am taken aback by their high prices. Can someone explain to me why 100 percent linen is so expensive? Is it worth the investment or are there better alternatives out there? Thank you in advance for your help!

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Hey there! As a person who owns a set of 100 percent linen sheets, I would say that the high cost is justified. Linen as a fabric is known for its durability, breathability, and ability to get better with age. Also, the production process of linen is quite labor-intensive and requires a lot of hard work, which explains the high price. However, once you invest in linen sheets, they are likely to last you for years, making it a wise investment in the long run. So, in my opinion, 100 percent linen is definitely worth the investment if you are looking for good quality bedding that lasts long.


Hey! I have also invested in 100 percent linen sheets in the past, and while I agree that they are quite expensive, I wouldn't say the cost is justified. I found that while the sheets do have good breathability, they were quite scratchy and uncomfortable to sleep on at first. Even after washing them multiple times, they didn't get any softer, which was quite disappointing for me. I also found that they wrinkled easily and required a lot of ironing, which was quite a hassle. While I appreciate the durability of linen, I think there are other bedding options out there that are both comfortable and long-lasting, without breaking the bank. So, in my opinion, 100 percent linen can be skipped if you are looking for a more budget-friendly option.


Hi all, my experience with 100 percent linen bedding has been mixed. I agree with user 1 that the quality is unparalleled when it comes to durability, and I've certainly gotten my money's worth out of the investment. However, I also agree with user 2 that the fabric can be quite uncomfortable at first. I will say that over time, my sheets have softened up considerably, and they feel much nicer to sleep on now than they did when I first bought them. As for the wrinkles, I don't mind that too much - I actually kind of like the "lived-in" look of them. Overall, I think 100 percent linen is a great option if you're willing to put up with a bit of discomfort at first, and are looking for bedding that will last a long time.


Hi, everyone! I have been using 100 percent linen sheets for a while now, and I have to say that I am in love with them! The initial cost may be higher than other materials, but I've found that it's well worth the investment. The fabric is very breathable, which is great for hot and humid climates like where I live. Also, the feel of the sheets is unique yet comfortable- not too scratchy, not too soft. Moreover, the more I wash them, the better they feel. I also don't mind the wrinkles, as it gives my bed an authentic and cozy look. Overall, I would say that 100 percent linen is an excellent choice if you value quality, longevity, and comfort when it comes to your bedding.


Hi friends! I'm fairly new to 100 percent linen bedding, but I have to say that I am impressed with it so far. I was hesitant to try it out due to the high cost, but I'm glad I decided to take the plunge. The sheets feel very luxurious and have a nice weight to them- not too heavy, but not too thin, either. I live in a spot with a very warm climate, and I've found that the breathability of the sheets makes a huge difference in my overall comfort level. Initially, the sheets were a bit wrinkly, but I don't mind it too much, and it hasn't affected my enjoyment of them. While the cost of 100 percent linen is high, I think it's a worthwhile investment for the quality and comfort that you receive.

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