The fabric is fairly nice (crisp cotton of medium to fine weave) but, unlike my other covers, the opening to insert your comforter runs the full length of one side and this makes it difficult to keep the comforter in place within the cover. I'm going to use it as a summer blanket/bedspread instead.
Unlike many pet owners, I RUN to WHITE! It allows me the ability to bleach as necessary and I love the look of white bedding. I was looking for a simple duvet cover and this fit the bill perfectly! I washed it and when I noticed the sweet detail along the edging I actually took the time to iron it (which was a breeze..and it needed it). It's so soft and the detail reminds me of some the European down comforter covers I grew up with. I purchased the Full/Queen in white and it fit my comforter perfectly! Complaints by other Reviewers are that it doesn't have ties inside to hold your comforter in place. This Duvet cover is priced right..so run down to your local home store and buy comforter clips for a couple bucks..problem solved. Also, I don't know if it was reviews on this item or not that mentioned a chemical smell. I didn't smell anything. However, fabric items (bedding, rugs, clothing) are sprayed with chemicals to keep bugs away during transport, etc. You should NEVER just put new bedding on your bed..ALWAYS wash it first :) Very pleased! 5-Stars worth!
Overall I'm very pleased with this duvet. It's a great price, and the color is rich and even; the cotton is also softer than I expected and my very picky teenaged fashionista stepdaughter loves it, which is the main point! Only complaint I have is that the stitched edges aren't very even. While this is not an issue looking at it every day, it was irritating when I ironed it (and yes, it's cotton so it needs to be ironed!) and had to try to compensate for the slightly uneven edges. But the differences are not noticeable just looking at the bed! Would buy again, in spite of this!
First time ordering. Item was the wrong color so I had to return it. I goofed up the return reason and was charged for return postage. I contacted customer service and explained it to them and will receive a complete refund. The quality was a little better than expected and Reid in customer service was great.Will definitely consider using overstock again.