15 Breathable Bedding Ideas for Summer

Give your bedroom a subtle summer makeover with lightweight bedding perfect for warmer nights.

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May 28, 2020

I think most of us can agree that we get our best sleep when we stay cool all night long. (Nobody wants to wake up in a sweat.) If you still have your thick down comforter on your bed, now's the time to make the switch to something more breathable. Shop our favorite bedding ideas for summer that will make your bed look and feel lighter and cooler.

$178 - $288

Pile your bed with this sophisticated, soft-to-the-touch blush duvet. The timeless design is made from airy, garment-dyed cotton and features a relaxed ruffle trim with subtle zig-zag stitching. Bonus? You'll never lose sleep over questionable production methods with this beauty. The Oeko-Tex certification promises that this duvet design is crafted using eco-friendly production practices and is free from hundreds of dangerous toxins.

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$29.50 - $100

Grab this shimmering half moon-stamped duvet to give your bedroom a dreamy dose of celestial style this summer. The fresh design features a white backdrop for a clean look and is crafted from 100-percent organic cotton. Style it with silvery toss pillows, and add charcoal sheets for a high-contrast look.

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$59.99 - $79.99

Shop this striped duvet to keep your guest room prepped and pretty for summer guests. Let the creamy fabric and fine stripe details serve as a classic, blank canvas for your colorful seasonal accessories.

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$14.99 - $74.99 (Originally $29 - $129)
49% Off!

Lay on the color and comfort in your bedroom design with this unique, turquoise scribble duvet. The captivating teal strokes will bring a feeling of movement and bright personality into your contemporary or modern bedroom design.

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$79.99 - $99.99

Adorn your bed with the casual elegance and lasting comfort of this comforter set from Target's Hearth & Hand with Magnolia. Boasting a classic seersucker texture and accented with an embroidered "X" design, this decorative bedding set includes a soft-filled comforter with a 100-percent cotton backing and coordinating pillow shams.

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$33.99 - $138.99 (Originally $49.50 - $199)
32% Off!

'Tis the season to toss your heavy-duty duvet into the storage closet and replace it with a lightweight alternative. Our pick is this bright floral one from Lilly Pulitzer. The colorful hues give it a fun, fresh feel. Oh, and it's reversible. Versatility and vibrancy? This is a no-brainer.

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Drape this dreamy, white duvet over your king-sized bed for a refreshing bedroom design. The lightweight material and classic, crisp design give this duvet a timeless quality that allows it to pair with any existing decor.

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$52.99 - $108.99

This cotton duvet set brings a timeless appeal to any bedroom. The centerpiece of the collection is an elegant "tree of life" print that's framed by an intricate double border. The fresh motif is reminiscent of Chinoiserie vases and infuses casual, coastal appeal to your bedroom for summer. Not to be overlooked: The duvet cover is 100-percent cotton and machine washable for easy care.

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If you love more of a bold and bright bedding set, this twin-sized, peach-patterned comforter is the one. (It's peach season after all.)

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$120.99 - $148.49 (Originally $219.99 - $269.99)
45% off!

Hot, summer nights begin with romantic summer bedding. This stunning watercolor duvet is here to deliver. It's crafted from 200-thread-count cotton sateen woven cloth and features a mix of pink, peach and teal for a bright and fresh look.

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$297 - $324

Sweet dreams are made of this — this being a preppy and polished seersucker duvet cover. Translate the classic summer wardrobe staple to your bedding to enjoy a fresh and serene space to unwind throughout the season.

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$71.98 - $174.99

Create a soft and sophisticated summer bedroom with this ivory jacquard coverlet set. The tufted details featured throughout elevate the classic design and bring texture to your space. Pair with crisp, white sheets and white Euro pillows to create the ultimate bedroom retreat.

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$88.19 - $101.69

If you love the jacquard look but want a little color, we love this one with its hints of blue, navy and pink. It works perfectly for a guest or teen bedroom.

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$41.97 - $72.97 (Originally $119.99 - $209.99)
65% Off!

This cotton duvet cover features a subtle watercolor print in blush that adds a feminine, soft touch to the bedroom. Pair it with copper accents and a gallery wall for texture and that extra oomph.

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$178 - $228

The contrast of the black polka dots against the crisp, white cotton quilt really makes this bedding stand out. It works well in a bohemian- or contemporary-style bedroom.

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