mmbn Duvets August 17th, 2018 - 08:28:52
Duvets are mostly filled with down. cotton. feathers or alternative fills that include synthetic fabrics. silk or wool. While duck down and goose down duvets are seen as rather luxurious. synthetic duvets have been catching up and nowadays can give duck down or goose down a run for their money. Also. if you or your children are prone to allergies. you should opt for duvets that are filled with hypodown or other such anti allergic filling.
The value of the comforter. along with the fact that it is difficult to clean. lead to the "invention" of the duvet cover. Similar to the concept of a pillowcase. the duvet cover protected the down or silk comforter from body oils and all the other elements that might soil it.
On a lighter note. in the 1990s in the UK. it became fashionable to take a "duvet day." This is kind of like a freebie day for work. If you are allowed one or more duvet days at your job. it means that you can call in as many duvet days as you have and take the day off for no defined reason. These can be taken even if you do not have vacation on the books or even if you are not ill. I always called them "mental health" days. but whatever you call them we need more of them in the States.
How to Care For Your Natural Duvets? Organic duvets are made of a feather-weighed. downy undercoating that ducks and other birds naturally have to keep them warm in frosty and damp conditions. Pockets of air created within the bunch of feathers protect against the chill of winter. and permit humidity to vanish without restraint. As a result. its user will remain cosy on a cold or damp night.