It's almost here — that time of year when all we want to do is hibernate, drink hot cocoa, binge watch television, and daydream about Brazilian beaches. And all of these activities are a lot more enjoyable when you own one of the warmest comforters for winter. Because, no, you totally should not be ashamed of your desire to swap your current comforter with a new one — if we change clothing and outerwear to suit the season, why should bedding be any different?
Whether you have allergies and require a hypoallergenic microfiber comforter or you live for lightweight, but extremely warm, goose down feathers, there's an option on this list that'll appeal to you. The best comforters to keep you cool all night may boast technology that regulates temperature and wicks away moisture, and the best year-round down comforters are breathable, but not always up for the challenge that is January. The five on this list stand apart from the pack because they combine the fluffiness you want from a down (or down alternative) comforter with the insulation you'll need once temperatures dip.
These comforters range from sherpa fleece to microfiber to a cult-favorite polyester that hails from South Korea. They all share one thing in common, though: They'll keep you warm and toasty all winter long.
1. An Affordable Down Alternative Comforter That's Ideal For People With Allergies
If you suffer from allergies, many goose down comforters can leave you sneezing and wheezing all night long. But this down alternative comforter is made with a hypoallergenic microfiber cover and fill and is incredibly soft, fluffy, and warm. The baffle box construction keeps filling from moving around, so it provides an even layer of warmth, and it comes in twin, twin XL, full, queen, and king sizes — though none will cost you more than $60. Expect a breathable and totally noiseless comforter that keeps you toasty, but never causes overheating.
2. A Breathable, Reversible Down Alternative Comforter That Stays Fluffy After Washes
This reversible comforter comes in 10 two-tone color choices, so you can flip it over to reveal a new shade. But, beyond its aesthetic appeal, it's made from 100 percent microfiber down alternative that's healthier for anyone who suffers from allergies. It's breathable and lightweight enough to use year round, but is warm enough to keep you comfortably snug during the winter. Wash it as many times as you want in the machine — reviewers rave about how it retains its shape and fluffiness. Another great feature that makes this comforter a stand-out choice: It boasts corner loops that you can tie to keep it in place.
3. A Sherpa Fleece Comforter That's Silky Soft And Perfect For Anyone Who's Always Cold
Sherpa is an extra-thick material that features silky smooth fleece on one side and fluffy wool on the other — it's the fabric that makes this down alternative comforter so warm, it'll make you want to hibernate all winter long. "It's soft and comfy," writes one reviewer. "It's luxurious. It's not something someone would want if they are hot all of the time. Wonderful for someone who is cold all of the time."
You'll get a three-piece set with this purchase that includes one comforter and two shams (in either queen or king sizes), and your color options range from neutral black and navy to vivid purple and teal.
4. A Budget-Friendly Down Alternative Comforter For People Who Are Always Hot
This affordable comforter is a great option for hot sleepers. Yes, it’s filled with a down alternative fiber that’ll keep you warm all winter long, but its brushed fabric provides a cooling sensation that’ll prevent you from overheating or getting sweaty. The box pattern makes it breathable and keeps the filling evenly dispersed, and since it’s machine washable, it’s easy to keep clean.
5. A Luxurious Goose Down Comforter With An Egyptian Cotton Cover
When luxury and feeling like royalty are your number one bedding requirements, this goose down comforter with a 100 percent Egyptian cotton cover won't disappoint. It has 750-fill power and is made from 100 percent goose down, but unlike many other similar comforters, its Egyptian cotton cover is hypoallergenic. It comes in twin, queen, king, and California king sizes, has loops that can anchor it to your mattress so it won't slide off, and is constructed with double needle stitching so you won't have to worry about feathers leaking from your comforter.
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