Brooklinen Sheets Review – 2019 Reviews and Buying Guide

Who is Brooklinen?

Brooklinen is a brand that combines the concept of luxury with everyday affordability. The company places emphasis on high-quality goods at a fair price.

Company History

Brooklinen’s name is a play on Brooklyn, New York, the city where couple Rich and Vicki Fulop first launched the company. The co-founders took a unique approach to marketing their bedding. The duo didn’t want to relate to potential customers based on textile industry expertise or experience. Instead, they consider themselves to be no different from their customers: people who want to buy very comfortable sheets without overpaying.

The Brooklinen brand philosophy is largely inspired by the Fulop’s attempt to buy a set of sheets from a hotel they stayed at. The hotel was willing to sell the couple the sheets, but with a hefty $800 price tag, way outside the couple’s budget. The situation made the Fulops think about how nice it would be for trendy Millennials like themselves to have access to luxurious bedding at a reasonable price.

In 2014, the Fulops launched a Kickstarter for Brooklinen. At the time, they hoped to raise $50,000 to make their startup dream a reality. The response was both positive and immediate; the Kickstarter fund eventually raised $236,000. Within a few years, Brooklinen grew from a humble bedding startup into a $30 million company.

Brooklinen, which employs approximately 40 people, believes its high-quality products and hard-to-beat pricing will only continue to make it even more competitive in the years ahead.

A Look at Their Products

Brooklinen differs from many bedding brands in that its products are offered exclusively online. The company sells a variety of bed sheets, blankets, pillows, and comforters. Additionally, Brooklinen has a “Brooklittle” line of products dedicated to providing high-quality bedding for infants and young children.

Aside from bedroom products, you can buy home goods for the bathroom, including plush towels, bath sheets, washcloths, and bath mats. The “Bedcetera” page has accessories that will help you get the most out of Brooklinen’s bedroom and bathroom products. These items include soy candles, silk eye masks and pillowcases.

Brooklinen offers its own eco-friendly “Laundress” line of fabric care products to help customers keep their bedding clean without a reliance on harsh, toxic cleaning solutions.

Brooklinen Sheets - Quick Overview

The next section will provide you with in-depth information about Brooklinen’s core sheet set collections. You’ll learn about the unique characteristics of each set of sheets and what sleepers they’re likely best suited for.

Classic Collection

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Brooklinen’s Classic Collection Sheet Set is a laidback take on hotel bedding. The fabric is made from 100 percent long-staple cotton. The fabric is percale-weaved, which allows these sheets to be light-weight, crisp and highly breathable. The sheets have a 270-thread count and are best suited for hot sleepers and use during warm summer months. The sheet sets are available in Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, and California King sizes. Colors are neutral and include solid colors such as white, cream, steel, sky blue, navy, and smoke. Additionally, the sheets come in several patterns: smoke stripe, reverse smoke stripe, windowpane, black maze on cream, graphite maze on steel, black dash on cream, graphite dash on steel, and white dash on peach.

Luxe Collection

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Brooklinen’s Luxe Collection Sheet Set is made from 100 percent long-staple cotton. The fabric is ultra-soft and smooth thanks to a three-over, one-under sateen-weave pattern. With a 480-thread count, the Luxe sheets are heavier than the Classic set. They’re cool-to-the-touch and comfortable, making them great for year-round usage. Brooklinen’s Luxe Collection Sheet Set comes in Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, and California King sizes. The color and pattern selection includes white, cream, steel, sky blue, navy, smoke, smoke stripe, reverse smoke stripe, windowpane, black maze on cream, graphite maze on steel, black dash on cream, graphite dash on steel, and white dash on peach.

Twill Collection

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Brooklinen’s limited edition Twill Collection Sheet Set is made from premium, 100 percent long-staple cotton. The fabric combines the snug warmth of a flannel shirt with the lightweight breathability of a percale-weaved sheet. The sheets are woven in a custom diagonal pattern and brushed for maximum softness. These sheets will get softer with every wash. This collection is ideal for cool sleepers or for use during cold winter months. These sheets are available in four sizes, including Full, Queen, King, and California King. There are five color options to choose from: white, cream, navy, charcoal stripe on cream, and navy stripe on white.

Linen Collection

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The Linen Collection Sheet Set is made from 100 percent pure linen; the fabric comes from a luxurious combination of Belgian and French flax. These sheets are individually pre-washed and garment-dyed; they’re stone-washed to encourage natural softness. These sheets are lightweight, breathable, and cooling, making them a good choice for hot sleepers or warm summer months. The Linen Collection Sheet Set is available in Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, and California King sizes. Color options include white, cream, petal, haze, graphite, charcoal chambray, dune chambray, and navy chambray.

Everything Else You Need To Know About Brooklinen Sheets

Below we’ve included additional information that you need to know before deciding which Brooklinen sheet set is best for your bedding needs.

Sizing and Pricing

Brooklinen’s sheet core sets are priced for a pair of pillowcases, one fitted sheet, and one flat or top sheet. Brooklinen’s starter sets are priced slightly cheaper and are great for buyers who’d prefer to sleep without a flat sheet. If you don’t need an entire set, you can buy items like pillowcases and fitted sheets separately. Those in the market for complete sets will save money buying everything together rather than making individual purchases.

Sizing

Size Fitted Sheet Flat Sheet Pillowcases
Twin 39”x75”x15” 71”x98” 20”x27”
Twin XL 39”x80”x15” 71”x104” 20”x27”
Full 54”x75”x15” 86”x98” 20”x27”
Queen 60”x80”x15” 92”x104” 20”x27”
King 76”x80”x15” 110”x104” 20”x37”
Cal King 72”x84”x15” 110”x104” 20”x37”

Pricing

Classic Luxe Twill Linen
Twin/Twin XL $109 $129 n/a $229
Full/Queen $129 $149 $189 $249
King/Cal King $149 $169 $199 $269

Cleaning

With proper care, Brooklinen sheets can get softer and more comfortable over time. You’ll get the best possible use out of these sheets by following Brooklinen’s helpful cleaning tips. Some common recommendations for care include: 

  • Remembering to change your sheets weekly; if possible you should switch between sheet sets as a way to preserve their overall quality.
  • Machine wash your sheets on a cool or warm setting.
  • Line dry your sheets to preserve sheet fibers, colors, and elasticity.
  • If you’d prefer to machine dry the sheets, make sure you use a low heat and low tumble setting.

Brooklinen sells its own signature laundry detergent called Laundress. It’s a completely plant-based detergent that’s non-toxic and 100 percent biodegradable. Laundress is considerably gentler than many other cleaning solutions and will help preserve the overall quality of your Brooklinen bedding.

Return Policy and Warranty Information

Brooklinen is confident customers will be happy with their products which is why they back their bedding with a generous return policy and warranty.

Customers have the opportunity to try their sheets for up to 365 days. If after a year of use you’ve decided you’re not satisfied with your purchase, you can return them. Exchanges for other sheets are always free, but if you prefer a cash refund, Brooklinen will return your money using your original payment method.

Brooklinen offers a lifetime warranty for their sheets. Should your sheets fray or tear, contact Brooklinen. They’ll repair or replace your sheets at no cost. Brooklinen believes in the quality of their bedding and that you’ll love and appreciate them for many years to come.

Shipping and Delivery

As long as items are in stock, customers can expect their orders to ship out within one to two business days. Orders placed before 2 p.m. Monday through Friday should be shipped that very same day. However, orders placed after 2 p.m. will go out the following business day. Orders placed after 2 p.m. on Friday or over the weekend will be shipped out on the following Monday.

Brooklinen does ship orders to P.O. Boxes. All P.O. Box orders will be sent through USPS priority mail, including international orders. Customers ordering outside the United States might have to pay additional taxes and fees.

If any part of an order is not in stock, the entire order will be held until that item is restocked so that everything can be shipped together. Customers who want the available items as quickly as possible are encouraged to send an email to Brooklinen.

There is no weekend shipping available at this time.

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