John Lewis Exquisite Genuisa Cotton Bedding, White

Product information

Genuisa ™ is the highest quality cotton in our bedding range and is made by selecting the finest cottons, including Suvine, which are blended together.

Suvine has an extended growing time, which results in long cotton fibres making extra fine, silky smooth yarn of exceptional strength and quality. These yarns are twisted together before weaving, creating our lavishly luxurious 1000 thread count satin. The fibre is innately lustrous and similar to the feel of silk. Since the lustre is natural and inherent in the cotton fibres, it gets silkier and softer wash after wash.

This bed linen will add texture and tone to your bedroom with its delightful detail of satin stitch.

  • Standard pillowcase to fit 50cm x 75cm
  • Oxford pillowcase to fit 50cm x 75cm plus frill
  • Kingsize pillowcase to fit 50cm x 90cm
  • Single duvet cover to fit 135cm x 200cm
  • Double duvet cover to fit 200cm x 200cm
  • Kingsize duvet cover to fit 230cm x 220cm
  • Super kingsize duvet cover to fit 260cm x 220cm


Exquisite Genuisa

Our most luxurious bed linen collection, the Exquisite Genuisa range is crafted from an opulent blend of long staple Indian and Suvin cottons for a fine, silky finish in a 1000 thread count satin weave.

Gloriously close to the feel of silk, this lustrous bedding is renowned for its extra fine yarn that fuses quality and strength with one elegant twist.

John Lewis
Duvet Cover Style
Eligible for International Delivery
Ironing instructions
Warm iron
100% Genuisa ™ Cotton
Pillowcases included?
Pillowcases not included
Thread count
Tumble Dry
Yes, at low temperature
Washing Instructions
Machine washable at 40°C


Click & collect

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

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

5000+ participating Collect+ shops

Standard delivery in 5 working days


Corporate iForce Named Day


Next day UK delivery


Named or Saturday UK delivery


Named day UK delivery pre-10.30am


Next day UK delivery pre-10.30am


International delivery available

  • Europe (EU) - £7.50
  • Europe (Non EU) - £7.50
  • Australia - £25.00
  • Rest of World - £25.00
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

John Lewis Exquisite Genuisa Cotton Bedding 4.8 5 22 22
Exquisite luxury bedding I love the Genuisa bedding. Yes, it is expensive but if you are willing to pay the price I think it is worth it. It feels soft next to the skin. I only have a fitted sheet and pillowcase up to now but I am planning to buy a duvet cover too. 29 July 2014
So luxurious The softest, most luxurious bedding. Glad I took the plunge! 31 May 2014
Five-star hotel quality The ultimate in luxury bedding. Our 1,000 thread count makes Genuisa incredibly soft and silky, giving you hotel luxury in your one home. Standard and Oxford pillowcases, flat and fitted sheets as well as duvet covers are all available in this 100% cotton product. Treat yourself and indulge in this gorgeous range! 28 May 2014
Not perfect This bed linen is very comfortable, but it should be for the price! I am very disappointed that after less than a year, the duvet cover has become bobbled and rough looking. This hasn't happened to the pillowcases so perhaps I got a 'bad batch'? 01 May 2014
Bedding I am a waitrose partner and bought some bedding for my daughter for collection in London were she lives, I got the email the next day to say the goods had arrived in store, my daughter went to pick it up at Waitrose Gloucester Road, London, the staff were very helpful and friendly. My daughter is delighted with her new bedding, thank you for the great service and the easy to order process. Lynne Mclane 02 April 2014
Height of comfort Deliciously luxurious, wouldn't have been able to afford if not in sale, bought pillow cases and duvet cover and it's like sleeping in silk. 12 February 2014
Gorgeous quality bedding My husband and I were planning to buy silk bedding with our wedding vouchers then discovered that silk duvet covers weren't available - so a member of staff in John Lewis recommended the Genuisa bedding. We love the 'mist' colour and the bedding is thick and soft - obviously very high quality. The duvet and pillowcases are also very well finished - with hidden buttons on the duvet cover and a single line of stitching as a border on one side, and the pillows are made of so much material that there is no chance you will see the pillow insert poking out one end. 29 October 2013
Bad luck or poor quality control? The past. Soft and and luxurious fabric with a subtle sheen, very nice. Unfortunately the first duvet cover I bought had four small imperfections within the weave, all within a small area. The thread in the weave had broken leaving it prone to pulling away and can only imagine after use these would open up, so I returned it for a replacement. The present. The weave in the replacement has no problems but the patterned stitching does. Half way along a length of the patterned stitching there is an attempt at a repair. The 10cm repair isn't straight and the thread is pulling away and unraveling. The future. Unfortunately I will return the cover for a refund - may be I have been unlucky. It's a shame because the fabric feels very soft. My advice to others that buy this product is to closely check when removing from the packaging and before use. 13 October 2013
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