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The 5 Best Sheets for a Purple Mattress

Top 5 Sheets for Purple Mattress

There are a variety of options available to you when shopping for sheets, but not all of them will work well with a Purple mattress. In fact, you need to find a sheet set that pairs well with Purple’s unique properties. To understand the relationship Purple has with sheets, we first have to understand what makes the mattresses unique. Their top layer grid is made from a gel-like trademarked material called Hyper-Elastic Polymer, which is more commonly referred to as a smart-comfort grid. This material was originally used for knee braces, actually: because of this origin, the polymer is firm enough to sleep on, but not so firm as to be uncomfortable.

The Purple Mattress itself has a honeycomb-like grid supported by memory foam. This top layer of foam immediately adapts to your body’s position. It’s soft, bouncy, and responsive. The design keeps your spine aligned all night, no matter how often you or your partner move. For this mattress to function properly, the best Purple sheets must be on the mattress. They have to be a tight fit with loads of stretch, because you don’t want sheets that are stiff and inhibit the Purple from moving the way your body is moving. This means we’re looking for natural materials, such as combed cotton and bamboo.

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The bed and bedding work in harmony to reap the full benefits of the Purple’s design, cradling and supporting your body as you get a good night’s rest. In order for the Purple’s pressure reducing technology to be effective, you cannot put those old fashioned, tightly knit, seamed sheets on this mattress. They must be stretchy and have lots of play in a seamless fabric.

The sheets we recommend for the Purple all have some characteristics in common. They share the same dimensions. A key feature of this mattress is a tight, snug-fitting sheet with lots of giving and these selections all enjoy that quality. And they can be used on any old mattress you may have as well.


Unsurprisingly, Purple sheets are good for the Purple mattress. Purple offer the Purple SoftStretch Sheets, for around $149 for Queen set, and the basic Purple sheets for around $119. They are one of the thinnest sheets and offer good value for their price. Purple says they have been engineered for stretchiness and flexibility. These sheets move when you move, yet fit snugly and stay firmly in place.

They are claimed to be 83% more breathable than top-selling Egyptian cotton sheets and consistently keep you comfortable and cool. These sheets are made from a blend of 90 percent bamboo-derived rayon and 10 percent spandex.

Care: Machine wash and dry on very low to no heat. The Softstrech are made of only  67% Rayon from Bamboo Viscose, the rest is 23% Polyester and 10% Spandex.

Sale Coupon: Purple sometimes offer” bundles” so you can get the sheets for free or discounted with the mattress.


These are definitely our favorite Bamboo sheet set. They are incredibly soft and considered one of the most luxe sheets for the Purple or any other mattress. Crafted from 100% rayon for sensational softness and the equivalent to best selling 1000 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, they deliver great value at just over $200 a set.

Silky and luxurious with a cashmere-like feel. Breathable fabric means you stay dry and comfortable. Full elastic all the way around for a secure fit. Stretchy, hypoallergenic fabric conforms to your mattress ensuring comfort all night. They offer dip pockets for a fast and secure fit, and they come with a great 5 year warranty!   

Care: Machine wash cool and tumble dry low heat.

Sale Coupon: Get 40% off your set with discount code Summer2020

3. SHEETS AND GIGGLES – Eucalyptus Lyocell Sheet

These are one of the most popular “under $200” sheets for your purple mattress. S&G’s lyocell fabric is made out of high-quality eucalyptus wood pulp, a sustainable and renewable natural resource. This material is incredibly soft, in fact, Sheets & Giggles™ 100% Eucalyptus Lyocell sheets are softer, and more sustainable than both cotton and bamboo, you really have to try it to believe how soft these sheets are.

The unique material they are made of fits the different purple mattress models perfectly, as they are Hypoallergenic sheets and their more breathable fabric allows for great heat and moisture transfer from your body, keeping your body and your purple mattress cool and dry. 

Forbs Magazine said on these: “These Eucalyptus Sheets Made Me Feel Like I Was Sleeping on Silk!”, and we couldn’t agree more. Their No time limit return policy states: “if you don’t obsess over them as much as we do, we’ll refund you immediately and even pay for return shipping”.

See their offer Here.

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If you are serious about getting the best sheets money can buy, and don’t mind spending $800 on a queen size sheets for purple mattress, we guarantee you will enjoy this incredible Italian piece of art. Manufactured in the mountains of northern Italy, these 400 TC sheets are woven by Italian artisans from the best cotton grown in Egypt.

Egyptian cotton is a natural material, superior to most other sheet material, and is renowned for its soft drape, distinctive luster, and amazing durability. So, if you are ready to let go of $800, you will enjoy this elite Italian craftsmanship, where linen making has been a part of the culture for centuries.

Care: Wash on gentle/delicate cycle in cool water. Dry on low temperature. These sheets are available at Sleepare stores in NYC and DC. These sheets are made to last a lifetime, and therefore offered with a 10-year Warranty.

Sale Coupon: Get $250 off your set with discount code SLEEPAREMD.


These sheets feature a luxurious 480-thread count and a slightly luminous finish. Sateen is a type of weave where multiple warp threads go over one single weft (vertical) thread; creating a weave with a super soft finish. And because several threads lie on the surface, sateen fabrics usually appear more shiny, making them appear like silk, and lustrous than ones woven with a traditional one-over-one-under weave (like percale). The all-natural fibers are a perfect fit for the Purple. This soft and ultra stretchy sheet allows unhindered movement and the mattress to perform at full capacity for a blissful night of sleep. They are an all weather choice.

Care: Wash in cold water, no bleach, no fabric softener. Dry at a low heat and no dryer sheets.they are OEKO-TEX certified – free of harmful chemicals.

Sale Coupon: No sale is available on the Brooklinen sheets.


These sheets are the most affordable option on this list, costing only $44 for a Queen set, and they can do the job if you are really stretched on your budget. They are made from 100 percent jersey knit combed cotton, similar to your favorite tee shirt, the fabric conforms to your body since it is flexible and naturally soft. This means it goes on easily and stays on. Seamless, this material offers no coolness technology making hot sleepers feel a little uncomfortable.

Care: Machine wash and dry. If you must fit your purple mattress with new sheets but want to spend as little as possible, give these sheets a chance.

Sale Coupon: No sale is available on the Amazon sheets.

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What If You’re Unhappy with Your Choice?

If you’re curious about any of the sheets listed in this article, and you want to try them out for yourself, you’ll want to make note of their return policies. Please note a few of these can be slept on for a reasonable trial period and if you are not satisfied, you will be able to return the sheets for a full refund

Purple Sheets 

  • These sheets offer a full return of up to 30 days following delivery.

Sheets & Giggles Sheet Set

  • Offer a full return, including shipping, No arbitrary time limits, no questions asked.

Malouf Italian Sheet Set

  • These can be returned to stores, only if unopened.

AmazonBasics Heather Jersey Sheet Set 

  • AmazonBasics offer free returns, so long as the sheets are new and unused. You do not get a free trial.


What Should You Look For In Bedsheets For Purple Sheets? 

The mattress and sheets have to work together to take full advantage of the Purple’s design. Old fashioned, stiff, seamed sheets inhibit movement. That is bad for the sleeper and completely goes against the Purple’s design. We definitely want something extremely stretchy. This way, when you flex in your sleep, the Purple can too. It is engineered to move as quickly as you do.

You won’t get the benefits of the mattresses technology if your sheets can’t move and adapt just as quickly. Thread count is unimportant when sheet shopping for your Purple. But touchability and feel is – sheets are an important part of your sleep experience. Bamboo fabrics are trendy and possibly the softest sheet you can purchase. It is a high-quality fabric.

Dustin Morgan

Dustin Morgan

Dustin is the lead content creator at SleePare. With a degree in Computer Science and extensive experience reviewing mattresses, curating comparisons and advising on "best of" guides, he's truly a mattress technology expert.

Dustin has perfected this method by personally testing over 200 different mattresses, so he's not only able to discern the overall value of a specific bed, but to assign its value to different types of sleepers.

Along with creating honest and straightforward mattress features, Dustin enjoys creating pieces aimed at helping people get their best sleep ever.

When he's not creating helpful content, Dustin enjoys jogging, fishing, hunting and playing video games in and around his Virginia home.