The 8 Best Deep-Pocket Sheets On Amazon

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If you’ve found your way to this article, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with (and tired of) the physical battle that is squeezing a too-small fitted sheet over an unyielding mattress. But this doesn’t have to be your routine. Most standard sheets only fit mattresses up to around 14 inches high, but the best deep-pocket sheets offer an additional 1 to 10 inches of material.

For the best fit, you’ll want to figure out the height of your mattress before you start shopping. Be sure to measure the mattress at its thickest point (which may mean the center of the bed rather than the edge — especially if you use a plush mattress topper). According to design site Hunker, you should then add 2 inches to your mattress height to determine what pocket depth your sheets need to be. When in doubt, I recommend going a little bigger with your sheets — it’s much easier to tuck away extra material than it is to wrestle with a sheet that’s too small.

Below, you’ll find my list of the best sheet sets on Amazon, which includes a wide range of pocket sizes, from 18 to 24 inches. And if you only need a fitted sheet, I’ve included something on this list for you, too. Read on to find your perfect fit, so you can make your bed and lie in it (and your sheets will finally stay in place).


The Classic Cotton Set That Comes In 7 Muted Hues

Material: 100% cotton

Pocket depth: 18 inches

What makes it great: These deep-pocket cotton sheets are luxe feeling, durable, and designed to stay put with extra wide elastic. The 500-thread-count material is made with long-staple cotton and a sateen-woven damask stripe for an attractive luster and a soft feel. This four-piece set in comes with two standard pillowcases, a flat sheet, and a fitted sheet that has 18-inch pockets. On top of all that, the sheets are available in seven classic colors and six sizes — and they won’t break the bank either.

One reviewer wrote: “So many sheet sets claim to be deep pocket but really aren’t. These Feather and Stitch sheets have added elastic at the corners that snugs the bottom sheet below the mattress and then the sheet extends a few inches more to a full elastic edge. […] I line dry all my washing and like crisp, wrinkle-free sheets, but these are really silky and soft compared with the other all-cotton sheets that I have. […] I put a thick feather bed topper on my bed for winter, and the bottom sheet still has plenty of sheet to snug under the mattress and not pull up on the sides or the ends.”

  • Available sizes: Twin, Full, Queen, King, California King, Split King
  • Available colors: 7 (including white, gray, and granite green)


The 24-Inch-Deep Sheets For Extra Thick Mattresses

Material: Polyester microfiber

Pocket depth: 24 inches

What makes it great: For mattresses that are bigger than big, these CGK Unlimited sheets are the answer. Designed with a full elastic band, the fitted sheet has 24-inch pockets, meaning there are very few mattresses it won’t fit. Made with soft, cozy microfiber that’s hypoallergenic, this four-piece set also comes with two pillowcases and a flat sheet. They won't shrink in the wash, and when it comes to finding the right hue for your space, you have 19 different colors to choose from.

One reviewer wrote: “This is the second time I’ve bought these sheets. The thing I love the most is that they have extremely deep pockets and the elastic in them keeps them in place no matter how much you toss and turn! The first set I have had for over a year now and the elastic hasn’t stretched out much and the fabric has held up even after washing them 1-2 times a week.”

  • Available sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King, Split King
  • Available colors: 19 (including denim blue, light pink, and sage green)


These Cooling Bamboo Sheets That Are Editor-Approved

Material: Bamboo viscose

Pocket depth: 17 inches

What makes it great: Constructed with cooling bamboo viscose fabric and a soft, sateen weave, this LUXOME sheet set is a high-quality option that lives up to its price tag. The 400-thread-count sheets have a 17-inch pocket and an all-around elastic band, and each set includes a fitted sheet, a flat sheet, and two pillowcases with envelope closure (except for twin sizes, which only include one pillow). One reviewer wrote: “I run warm and these silky smooth sheets are magical in their ability to keep me cool - but not cold - at night. They feel very luxurious and of high quality.”

Editor’s take: “I move around a lot in my sleep, and often wake up to find my fitted sheet halfway off the mattress. These sheets have deep, secure pockets that keep them securely in place. They have a soft, silky (but not slippery) texture that makes me legitimately excited to get into bed every night, and I love the soft blush pink color.” — Carina Finn, Bustle editor

  • Available sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King, Split King
  • Available colors: 10 (including blush, charcoal, and sapphire)


An Elegant Sheet Set With Lace Trim

Material: Polyester microfiber

Pocket depth: 21 inches

What makes it great: This lovely four-piece sheet set is made with polyester microfiber that's double-brushed for an extra soft feel. The sheets feature an intricate lace trim along the edge of the flat sheet, as well as both pillowcases. As for the fitted sheet, it features a full elastic band and 21-inch pockets, making it even more accommodating than many other picks on this list. This set won’t shrink when washed, and it’s offered in 18 different colors, so you can match it to nearly any color scheme.

One reviewer wrote: “These sheets are so comfortable and the deep pockets keep them in place all the time. This was important since I have an adjustable bed and other sheets were always coming off the mattress. I bought three more sets after the first purchase worked out so well. They wash well, do not wrinkle, and look great on the bed.”

  • Available sizes: Twin, Full, Queen, King, California King
  • Available colors: 18 (including steel gray, coronet blue, and cream)


These Cozy Cotton Percale Sheets That Come In Stunning Patterns

Material: Cotton

Pocket depth: 16 inches

What makes it great: If you love the classic feel of crisp cotton sheets, this pretty percale set will not disappoint. These sheets are extra soft and OEKO-TEX certified, which means they’ve gone through testing for “harmful substances.” With each set, you get a flat sheet and 16-inch fitted sheet plus one or two pillows, depending on the size you select. Best of all, they come in 26 eye-catching patterns to add an elegant touch to your bedroom setup.

One reviewer wrote: “Sheets are soft, great material, washes well. Deep pockets. Highly recommended.”

  • Available sizes: Twin, Full, Queen, King
  • Available patterns: 26


The Simple Microfiber Fitted Sheet For Shoppers Who Need Nothing Else

Material: Polyester microfiber

Pocket depth: 21 inches

What makes it great: If all you need is a simple, fitted sheet, look no further than this Empyrean Bedding deep-pocket sheet. The polyester microfiber material is soft, durable, and hypoallergenic. Measuring in at 21 inches deep, it has an elastic band that runs all the way around, as well as stretchy corner straps for extra security. According to reviewers, this sheet stays firmly in place, no matter what. Both shrink- and wrinkle-resistant, this option is available in your choice of 22 different colors and just about every size a sheet could come in.

One reviewer wrote: “I really like how deep the pockets of these sheets are. I have an older Tempur-Pedic bed that has a really thick mattress and adjustable base, and have never been able to find a good microfiber sheet that would stay on the mattress when I adjust the base. With the deep pockets and the corner elastics, this sheet stays exactly where it’s supposed to no matter how often I move the base.”

  • Available sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, California King, Split King
  • Available colors: 22 (including cream beige, calm blue, and burgundy red)


A Set Of Temperature-Regulating Sheets Made Of Cozy French Linen

Material: French linen

Pocket depth: 16.5 inches

What makes it great: If you struggle with being too hot or too cold at night, then it’s about time you were introduced to these TOSMO pure linen sheets. They’re made with long-staple French linen that’s naturally temperature regulating, so you always stay comfortable no matter the season. They’re also hypoallergenic, which makes them friendly for people with sensitive skin. The stone-washed sheets will continue to get softer with each wash, according to the brand, and each set comes with a flat sheet, a 16.5-inch-deep fitted sheet with elastic all the way around, and one or two pillowcases depending on the size selected.

One reviewer wrote: “They remind me of something you would find in an upscale hotel. They are simple and elegant. I appreciate that they keep me warm at night, but they’re also breathable. They help me to maintain the perfect body temperature. […] I’m also pleased that they fit my king bed. I find that most king sheet sets are too tight due to the thickness of my mattress. These fit my deep pocket bed very nicely.”

  • Available sizes: Twin, Queen, King
  • Available colors: 11 (including light gray, off-white, and light lilac)


This Satin Sheet Set That’s Under $30 But Feels Like Pure Luxury

Material: Polyester microfiber

Pocket depth: Fit mattresses up to 16 inches high

What makes it great: These deep-pocket satin sheets feel like a splurge, yet for under $30 you get a flat sheet, an extra-deep fitted sheet with elastic all the way around, and four pillowcases. The sheets are made of polyester satin material that’s smooth and silky, and they come in your choice of 12 rich colors. Several fans on Amazon have agreed with the brand’s claim that they resist wrinkling, too.

One reviewer wrote: “Luxurious! Silky and keeps me cool at night which I like a lot. It doesn’t slip off the bed easily!”

  • Available sizes: Full, Queen, King, California King
  • Available colors: 12 (including blush, chocolate, and gold)

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