Design

Layering Winter Whites: An Expert Guide

Written by
Parachute Team
PHOTOGRAPHS BY
Aubrie Prick for Parachute

White bedding has long been the stylist secret for creating a fresh and luxurious bedroom. Layering white bedding adds visual interest and depth while the monochromatic palette maximizes light and gives the illusion of a larger space – what’s not to love? During these winter months, make your bed as warm and welcoming as possible with snuggly layers in a palette guaranteed to brighten your space. To get your room as bright and arctic-inspired as possible, here are four tips to inspire winter white.

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Mix and Match Your Bedding Basics

When incorporating white, it's important to add texture. Mixing and matching a White Percale Fitted Sheet with a White Linen Duvet Cover changes up the look for a more relaxed bed.

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Experiment with Hues

White on white will always be classic. But adding in similar colorways like bone, light grey and ivory break up white while complementing it.

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Brighten the Entire Space

You don't need an all white room to indulge in all white bedding. Brighten your space beyond the bed by adding an Ivory Braided Wool Rug or an Icelandic Sheepskin Rug that makes for a soft landing on especially cold mornings.

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Don't Forget to Layer

Adding several layers to your white bed, ties it all together. A well layered bed is inviting, plush and cozy. Whether it's a quilt layered between your top sheet and duvet or a cloud cotton quilt folded at the foot of your bed, the cold can’t find you under piles of toasty, insulating inserts and quilts.