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The 8 Best Silk Comforters

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Sure, there was a time when only members of royalty slept on silk bedding, but a) you are royalty and b) you might have a royal case of allergies that like to act up at night. Whether you desire them for luxury or health reasons, the best silk comforters provide an unbelievably comfortable, sneeze-free sleeping experience. And, contrary to what you might think, there's a silk comforter for every type of budget.

Adding an opulent silk comforter to your room will make your bed more comfortable and more stylish, for sure, but there are a slew of other reasons to love this fabric. Comforters filled with high-quality mulberry silk are usually lightweight and breathable enough to withstand most temperatures and seasons. If you happen to live in an unusually warm or cold place and still want a silk blanket, many brands offer different versions with adjusted weights to suit specific seasons. You won't be able to wash most silk comforters in a washing machine (even though they'll likely have a cotton or cotton sateen outershell), but covering it with a duvet will take care of that.

And, if you suffer from allergies, or the mere thought of bugs makes you want to crawl up a wall, you can rest easier when you use a silk comforter. This antibacterial fabric is resistant to allergies, dust mites, and even bed bugs.

So go ahead and get your royal sleep on with one of these five insanely comfortable silk comforters.

5. A Silk-Filled Comforter With A Washable Cotton Cover

  • Available sizes: queen and king

One of the biggest complaints about silk comforters is that maintaining them requires an expensive trip to the dry cleaners. But this three-layer silk comforter is different (and simple to care for): it’s filled with 100 percent mulberry silk, which is paradise for anyone who suffers from allergies, but it also has a 100 percent cotton fabric outer shell that you can remove and wash in your washing machine. This comfortable, silky comforter comes in five sizes: baby, twin, full, queen, and king.

Rave review: "Silk is such a nice alternative to down without being TOO warm. I found this to be a year round item. Plus the bag it came in is kinda cool and I use it as a tote!"

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A Lightweight Mulberry Silk Comforter With A Smooth Cover

  • Available sizes: twin, full, queen, king, California king, and crib

Lightweight and ideal for indoor temperatures between 77 and 91 degrees Fahrenheit, this mulberry silk comforter is described as breathable and warm, but never suffocating. The filling is 100% high-quality Mulberry silk, and the 100% cotton sateen casing provides a smooth, comfortable feel with a fabric that won't trap heat. Several reviewers recommend covering this comforter with a duvet to protect it — since it's not advisable to toss the silk comforter itself in a washing machine, using a duvet will take care of unnecessary dry cleaning costs.

Rave review: "This blanket is great because it really helps to regulate the temperature no matter how cold or hot it is. We live in the Bay Area so we have quite mild weather but there are nights that are cold and nights that are hot. This silk blanket does an excellent job of keeping the temperature fairly neutral. It is not an air conditioner but it definitely does not cause me to overheat."

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An All-Season Silk Comforter That Comes In Different Weights

  • Available sizes: twin, queen, king, and California king

One comforter may not be enough to carry you from the warmth of summer to freezing cold December nights. This 100% long strand Mulberry silk comforter takes care of that problem by offering four versions of the quality comforter (spring, summer, fall, and winter), all of which feature different filled weights to keep you insulated, no matter the temperature. The eight corner and side clasps allow you to tie this comforter in place, so it won't slip and slide all over the place. It also comes in a range of sizes, including California king.

Rave review: "From the very first night it has become my favorite cover ever. In fact I plan to buy another comforter for our guest bed. It's the perfect weight and the perfect warmth. I HIGHLY recommend this comforter. The way it came all wrapped up like such a lovely gift in a handy canvas bag, made it just beautiful to open. Such professional packaging."

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A Budget-Friendly Heavy Silk Comforter

  • Available sizes: twin, full, queen, and king

Fact: silk is expensive. But this mulberry silk comforter is a relatively affordable pick (one that costs less than $100) and it is designed with 100% long strand mulberry silk filling and a cotton cover. This heavy comforter is best for winter and cold nights and meets Oeko-Tex standards. It’s also a stand-out because it comes in three colors — cream, jade, and white — in a rich jacquard pattern.

Rave review: "It feels so good on the skin, and stays clean and fresh. Have used it for a year and it’s still new. [...] It keeps us cool, and keeps us warm - as needed.”

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An All-Season Silk Comforter That Won't Shift

  • Available sizes: twin, full, queen, king, and California king

This highly rated silk comforter was made to get you through all four seasons. It's made with anti-allergenic silk floss filling with a cotton cover, and, since it doesn't have box stitching, the filling won't shift and leave you feeling cold. Reviewers raved about how well it works for those prone to allergies, and it's also antibacterial and super soft. You shouldn't try to wash this comforter — and it shouldn't really need it. Be sure to cover and protect it with a separate duvet, if washing is a concern.

Rave review: "THIS COMFORTER IS AMAZING. I’m a cool sleeper (both temperature-wise and awesome-wise), and my husband is a hot sleeper (temperature-wise and looks-wise). I sleep best when I curl up in heavy, cozy bedding (I’m going to ask my therapist about this, actually) and my husband sweats when he wears just a sheet in January. We have literally spent at least a thousand dollars on different comforters, quilts, and blankets, trying to find one that works for both of us. FOUND IT!”

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An Elegant Silk Comforter With Satin Piping

  • Available sizes: full, queen, king

This 100% mulberry silk comforter is ideal for spring and summer and is filled with long-strand silk with a cotton cover. The pick is elegant, with contrasting gray satin piping. It has a nearly perfect 4.8-star rating and also comes in a fall/winter comforter option with regal gold piping.

Rave review: "I am very satisfied with this silk comforter. It comes with a nice transparent bag and I can see the beautiful binding, looks luxury. The comforter is incredibly soft and lightweight.”

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An Opulent Floral Silk Comforter

  • Available sizes: twin, full, queen, king, California king

Not only is this opulent comforter made from 100% silk charmeuse, a thick and luxurious textile, but it comes in 20 vivid and creative floral prints and both soft and bold colors. This pick has a zipper closure and both the manufacturer and reviewers reported that it can be washed on the delicate cycle in your washing machine.

Rave review: "The quality of the silk, as well as the workmanship, is excellent.”

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A Silk Comforter With Box Stitching

  • Available sizes: twin, full, queen, king, California king

With an extremely high 4.8-star rating, this silk comforter is filled with 100% long-strand silk floss and has a 100% cotton covering that features box stitch quilting, which keeps silk evenly distributed. The temperature-regulating comforter has eight corner tabs so it can also be used as a duvet. It is machine washable and comes with a 45-day money-back guarantee.

Rave review: "It's light and comfortable and provides the appropriate level of warmth for every season.”

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This Double-Sided Silk Duvet

  • Available sizes: queen, king

This 100% mulberry silk duvet cover features silk on both sides (no cotton cover on this one so it feels silky smooth) and the all-seasons pick is OEKO certified. It has a concealed zipper closure, four corner ties, and comes in 11 colors like dark gray and peacock blue.

Rave review: "This duvet cover is absolutely amazing. I’ve only had it for a week so I don’t know how it’ll hold up in the long term, but it seems well made, it’s incredibly heavy and so, so soft.”