The duvet cover is nice to the touch, very smooth and soft. The problem is that the color does not match the picture or the description. It is actually a green color. The paisley print looks subtle in the photo but when it came,I could see that the white paisley print on the green was very prominent. I didn't like the boldness of the print. The green is not a bad green...but since I was planning for taupe and wanted taupe, it did not fit my needs. I returned it.