These percale sheets are not only smooth and cool to the touch, they also cleverly attach to the matching duvet so your top sheet doesn’t slide around

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  • For the last few months, I’ve been sleeping on the Percale Complete Bedding Set ($149-$199) from online bedding startup Primary Goods.
  • The cool, crisp, and breathable weave is ideal for warmer weather, letting you relax in bed without overheating.
  • Another feature worth noting is the company’s patented top sheet and duvet cover design that prevents the top sheet from slipping and takes the pain out of making your bed in the morning.
  • Now through Monday, May 13, you can take 10% sitewide with code “MOM10” for Mother’s Day.

As the weather warms up, the thought of snuggling in bed doesn’t hold quite the same appeal as it did back during the chilly weather, when all I wanted to do was bury myself under layers of sheets and comforters.

The cool and smooth percale sheets from Primary Goods, however, provide a good argument for staying in bed a little longer this season.

Primary Goods is an online bedding startup that makes just two types of sheets: linen and percale.

Last year, I tried its linen set and loved its soft feel and rumpled, lived-in look. Making the experience especially memorable was Primary Goods’ patented snapping design that keeps the top sheet and duvet cover together at all times, so I was able to sleep comfortably with a top sheet for the first time, ever.

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Since linen is pricey and not for everyone, you have another way to enjoy bedding that’s both comfortable and cleverly designed. Primary Goods’ five-piece Percale Bedding Set ($149-$199) is $200 less than its linen set and right around the same price as Brooklinen’s percale sheet set.

The big benefit of a semi-loose percale weave is its breathability. It’s is the perfect material for spring and summer because it’ll keep you pleasantly cool through warm nights and it always feels light and crisp.

Being made from 100% long-staple cotton means it’s also more durable than short-staple cotton. After many rounds in the washing machine, my sheets are just as strong as when I first got them, and they feel softer than before.

The Insider Picks team recommends Brooklinen sheets with fervent passion, but I’d argue the Primary Goods equivalent are even better value because they eliminate the problems of traditional top sheets.

These top sheet and duvet cover snap together so both always stay attached and move with you as you shift in bed. The top sheet is cut to a slightly smaller size than the cover, so you don’t have extra material hanging out and have nothing to tuck in.

Once I reluctantly extract myself from my soft and cool haven of a bed, it’s easy to make it look neat and tidy again. Rather than dig out the top sheet from the bottom of my bed, then tuck that in and put the duvet cover over it, I only have to rearrange one layer. When it’s time to wash my sheets, I just unsnap the top sheet from the duvet cover.

Taking into account the time and frustration saved by sleeping with these sheets, on top of their comfortable, long-lasting quality, I think $150-$180 is a great price to pay for a set. Right now you’ll pay a little less by using the special Mother’s Day code “MOM10,” which will get you 10% off sitewide as well as free shipping. Then, you’ll have a 100-day free trial to determine whether you want to keep the sheets.

Shop the Complete Bedding Set and take 10% off with code “MOM10” at Primary Goods here ($149-$199)

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