John Lewis Exquisite Genuisa Cotton Fitted Sheets, 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, these fitted sheets get silkier and softer wash after wash. This fabric has a beautiful, fluid drape.

  • Single to fit bed 90 x 190cm
  • Double to fit bed 135 x 190cm
  • Kingsize to fit bed 150 x 200cm
  • Super kingsize to fit bed 180 x 200cm


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
Eligible for International Delivery
Fits mattress depth
Up to 30cm
Ironing instructions
Hot iron
100% Genuisa ™ Cotton
Thread count Information This number refers to the density of threads per square inch. Typically, the higher the thread count, the finer and smoother the fabric will be against the skin.
Tumble Dry
Yes, at low temperature
Washing Instructions
Machine washable at 40°C



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.

Q & As

Rated 3.1 out of 5 by 20 reviewers.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Disintegrates Bought a complete set 2 years ago and at first they felt fabulous. After 18months the pillowcases and flat sheet had frayed so I took them back and they were replaced (see comments on another posting below). Assistant advised she would send them to the lab as the fabric was very fragile - she was able to pull it apart like blotting paper. A hole has now appeared in the fitted sheet. The bedding has only been washed with non-bio detergent at 40C, so I don't think the problem lies with anything I've done. There is something seriously wrong with this range - do not waste your money. 05 September 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Hugely disappointing Loved the double fitted sheet when I first put it on because of the comfortable fit to the mattress. Washed once according to instructions and it has shrunk by at least 7cm if not more so now corners don't reach corner of the mattress and elasticated sides no longer grip under the mattress all round. Really not good for this kind of money... 09 August 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by complete luxury! I got a full set of bedding from this range including this fitted sheet and I love it. It is so soft, you can really feel the quality. Our mattress is 30cm deep and it fits perfectly. It is expensive but so far we're very happy with it, assuming it wears well it'll be worth the investment. 05 August 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Poor value for money Slightly scratchy when new, though not as bad as the JL 200thread count which were unbearable They did get softer after a couple of washes, but unfortunately a few washes later have also bobbled in patches so are pretty uncomfortable. At this price they really should last more than a few weeks. 22 July 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by Zzzzzzz Now I have experienced sleeping in this bed linen I wouldn't choose anything else, however, after washing the fitted sheet and pillowcases several times I find they have shrunk, its now a struggle to get the sheet fitted on the corners of the mattress and I'm literally stuffing the pillow in its case. Would I buy again probably yes but maybe a flat sheet next time......... . 31 March 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by So disappointed Having spent the last year telling everyone how fabulous my new bedding set was and recommending it I am now very disappointed. The bedding has a feel of top quality hotel bedding. I had been very pleased with the bedding and even purchased a second set in mist. The duvet cover and pillow slips are perfect they wash well and are a dream to sleep in, without ironing and I am very fussy. The fitted double sheet however has frayed and worn terribly so much so I will be buying a new fitted sheet this week. It will certainly not be the same make. Very very disappointed as this was supposed to last I may as well have gone to a market stall. Worst value for money ever. Expensive price very poor quality for the length of time it lasted. 03 January 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Initially great but disappointing after two washes I thought these sheets were great until they had been washed a few times when they started to bobble. The quality does not live up to the sales pitch that I'd been given in store. I also bought the duvet cover and flat sheet plus pillow cases in two sizes. Two buttons came off the duvet cover in the first wash. Also worth bearing in mind that if you have the sheet and duvet together they become very slippery and you'll spend most of the night trying to pull the duvet back on to the bed! 13 May 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good but expensive These sheets are very soft and wash beautifully. After tumble drying we use them on the bed without ironing and virtually crease free. I would give five stars apart from the cost. 04 February 2014
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