Buying bed sheets is one of those things we all do at some point in our lives. If they are not brought for us, we rock on down to the bedding section ourselves.
The price of bed sheets can vary – from $15 to a ridiculous $859 (the highest I’ve seen). For something so simple, it can also be a complicated task. The fact that a giant sheet of cloth can cost almost a grand and possibly more still amazes my brain and got me thinking — what is it that justifies such a price? Are the threads made out of gold? Is the entire sheet hand woven on a loom? Is it some special organic, fair trade cotton made with specialized NASA backed research breakthrough?
On closer inspection it was none of those things. Rather, it was this thing called ‘thread count’.Continue Reading