Choosing the best product for a wonderful sleep

Choosing the best product for a wonderful sleep


It is very important to choose the right products for the right seasons and climate you live in and also on your own very special personal needs.

Choosing the right duvet and pillow or bedding product can sometimes be a difficult task.

Downia and Downessa with its over 100 years of experience in this fields can guide you through the differences between various options that we offer and help you make the right decision to achieve a near perfect night’s sleep.

There are certain criteria’s you must consider when selecting your bedding products:

The Feel of your Product

Down products have a more soft, light and luxurious feel over synthetic products. Products with a higher down-feather ratio will give a higher loft, leading to a softer product ideal for back sleepers. Products with a lower down-feather ratio will result in a firmer product ideal for side sleepers.

Warmth / Climate – Factors

In which climate or seasons will you be using the bedding products? For the same fill weight, down provides the best insulation out of all other fill materials.

Moisture handling

Down and feather products are more breathable than synthetic products offering a more comfortable night’s sleep. This means that sweat and other moisture evaporate more readily and down and feather products.

Washability & Care

Down and feather products need more care and attention when washing and drying than synthetic products as it is easier to damage the fibers. The higher durability of feather and down products compared with synthetic products makes them an excellent choice in terms of value for money. This also reduces the waste and hassle of having to purchase new bedding products frequently.


How long do you want your new duvet or pillow to last? Down and feather products last a lot longer than synthetic products with the proper care.


Down and feather products might be at a higher initial purchasing price than synthetic products, but are an investment for years of sublime sleep. Due to the higher cost of down and its luxurious feel, products with a higher down percentage tend to be more expensive than those with a higher feather percentage.

We hope that this article has provided you with more information to help you in choosing the best product for your sleeping needs. If you are interested in seeing what kinds of products are available, head over to our shop to browse the wide range of products that we have to offer.