John Lewis Luxury Egyptian Cotton 200 Thread Count Bedding, Amethyst

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Product information

These deluxe duvet covers are made from 100% fine Egyptian cotton percale sourced from the Nile delta, an area famous for producing cotton of exceptional quality. The long staple cotton has been woven into a 200 thread count fine percale, providing a smooth fabric with a luxuriously soft feel.

An easy care finish has been applied which requires minimum ironing and will help you look after your bed linen wash after wash.

  • Single duvet cover to fit 135cm x 200cm
  • Double duvet cover to fit 200cm x 200cm
  • Kingsize duvet cover to fit 220cm x 230cm
  • Super kingsize duvet cover to fit 220cm x 260cm


Luxury Egyptian Cotton

Renowned for its softness, strength and durability, our Egyptian cotton is grown on the rich land of the Nile delta.

Featuring an extra long staple that creates a gloriously smooth and soft handle, we have used this yarn to create our Luxury Egyptian Cotton range of luxurious and high quality bed linen.

Crafted in a plain percale weave, the collection requires mininal ironing and is easy to care for, keeping you cool in the summer and warm in the winter.


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John Lewis
Duvet Cover Style
Duvet Cover Type
Duvet cover
Eligible for International Delivery
Ironing instructions
Warm iron
100% egyptian cotton woven
Pillowcases included?
Pillowcases not included
Thread count
Tumble Dry
Do not tumble dry
Washing Instructions
Machine washable at 60°C


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Free from John Lewis or Waitrose shops for collection tomorrow from 2pm
369 participating John Lewis and Waitrose shops

Collect + from a local shop from tomorrow - postcode exclusions apply for Collect+ deliveries

5000+ participating Collect+ shops

Standard delivery in 5 working days


Named or Saturday UK delivery


Named day UK delivery pre-10.30am


International delivery available

  • Europe (Non EU) - £7.50
  • Europe (EU) - £7.50
  • Rest of World - £10.00
  • Australia - £10.00
Provided by JL Delivery Ltd - more about international delivery

We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you're not, depending on the type of product, you can make free returns in the UK via John Lewis shops, Royal Mail, Collect+, or MyHermes. If you need to arrange collection of large or heavy items, call us on 03456 049 049. For international returns queries, call us on +44 1698 545 454. Find out more about returns.

You'll find returns information on your delivery note. Unless faulty, we'd like you to make your return within 90 days of purchase. Exceptions apply to certain products - find out more about our refund policy.


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Q & As

Rated 4 out of 5 by 107 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Feels good on the skin Feels good on the skin, washes well and irons easily 16 June 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lovely quality bedding These sheets and pillowcases are excellent quality. I always wash my bedding at 60 degrees and there is no shrinkage. They iron beautifully and are very smooth and comfortable to sleep on. I would definitely recommend these to anyone. 02 June 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Lovely feel but not very easy to iron This bedding is made of a lovely cotton, however I haven't yet manage to successfully wash it so that it irons nicely and doesn't stay creased looking. 02 June 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Creases are awful Bought a duvet cover and matching pillow cases at end January. Gave them time to improve through washing but they have not. I had Egyptian cotten bed linen before but never had problems with bad creasing like these. The pillow cases are so stiff they feel almost like gaberdine to iron. The duvet cover is slightly softer but still creases very badly.. The only way to get them out is to take them straight from the washing machine and iron straight away. Then they crease badly on the bed. There most be something wrong with this particular batch of cotton but John Lewis does not appear to be taking any notice of customer reviews. I certainly would not recommned these products. 24 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Really lovely bedding I bought this bedding set last year in oyster. They are fantastic. They wash beautifully and over time have actually got softer and more silky feeling. I highly recommend them and wouldn't ever buy any others. They come in a great colour range too! 14 May 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by greasy stains I have the duck-egg colour and it has developed the same greasy stains mentioned in another review - they have not come out with a hot wash or stronger powder so I am a bit disappointed. I like the colour, and the poppers make this duvet cover quick to change. 06 May 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Appalling quality The finish and feel of the duvet cover and pillowcases is appalling. It feels so rough, even after washing at the recommended temperature using much fabric conditioner. Having been in to my local John Lewis store and felt the finish of equivalent polycotton product I wish I had bought that and saved my money. Really really poor quality. 01 April 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by Not what I expected... Bought everything in latte for a Kingsize bed in this range, duvet cover, four pillowcases and a fitted sheet. I also bought a duvet at the same time and four pillows. Firstly, the size of the duvet cover was bigger than the duvet by a considerable amount. I think some John Lewis duvet covers are 225cm and some are 230cm by 200cm, not quite sure why when I personally thought that Kingsize was a standard size..? There was just too much duvet cover for the size of the duvet. Then secondly, after only having it four months, two of the poppers at the bottom became detached from the fabric so you couldn't press them together leaving a gap in the opening. Disappointed with the overall quality. Check your sizes before buying a duvet cover from John Lewis. 11 March 2015
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