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The Art of Choosing the Perfect Robe Material: Cotton, Silk, and Beyond

Are you in search of the perfect cozy robe to elevate your lounging experience? Before you purchase a silk robe that can easily fall apart, or other flannel robes that make you uncomfortably toasty, consider luxury plush fabric materials such as microfiber fleece or durable organic cotton and more.

Whether you need a women’s robe or a men’s robe, we’ve got you covered in this ultimate robe material guide.

The Best Luxury Robe Materials

Microfiber Fleece Robes

Indulge in the comfort of a microfiber fleece robe, designed to wrap you in unparalleled softness and lightness. A microfiber material is perfect for wearing during chilly mornings or unwinding on cool evenings. It’s also the ultimate choice for snuggling up with your favorite book.

cotton robe

Fleece Robes

Fleece robes are the definition of luxury, especially when lined with plush French terry cloth for comfort and moisture control. Whether it’s a brisk morning or a cozy evening by the fire, a fleece robe promises a pampering experience unlike any other.

 Fleece Robe

Terry Robes

Transform your post-shower routine with the unmatched absorbency and gentle touch of a terry cloth robe. More than a bathrobe, it's a luxurious towel substitute, ensuring a soft and cozy feel against your skin after every bath (or dip in the hot tub).

Terrycloth Robe

Organic Cotton Robes

Wrap yourself in the breathable comfort of a sustainably sourced organic cotton robe, perfect for year-round use and designed to stand the test of time. Plus, you get to enjoy the peace of mind that comes with eco-friendly luxury.

Microfibre Robe

Why Should I Choose These Robe Materials Over Others?

While there are other robe materials such as silk robes, flannel robes, lightweight linen robes, Turkish cotton robes, satin robes, linen robes, a unisex waffle robe, and more, none of them compare to the above-mentioned materials.

Microfiber fleece, fleece, terry, organic cotton, and bamboo are luxury materials that provide year–round comfort. They’re also some of the most durable fabrics you could choose, ensuring your robe can withstand frequent use and washings. Lastly, they’re extremely breathable materials, allowing for airflow and preventing overheating.

Which Robe Fabric Type is Right For Me?

We’ve put together a Robe Comparison Guide that can help you decide which robe is best for your needs. If you prefer robes for lounging, materials such as cotton, fleece, and microfiber fleece will be your best bet. But if you plan to wear your robe regularly after a hot shower, bath, or hot tubbing, you might prefer a terry cloth robe or bamboo robe.

How To Wash Your Robe

The exact way to wash your robe will depend on the specific robe material you have:

Microfiber Cotton Robes

Machine wash with dark colors separately. Tumble dry on low heat. Do not allow it to sit wet in the basket, otherwise, it will wrinkle. After drying, fold the robe neatly or hang it.

Microfiber Fleece Robes

Machine wash in cold water and do not wash with towels. Dry on the air fluff cycle only and do not use any heat. You can also hang dry your microfiber robe rather than placing it in a dryer.

Terry Cloth Robes

Machine wash on a delicate cycle with soft garments and never with any hard edges such as zippers, as this could damage the robe. Wash any dark colors separately. Use only non-chlorine bleach (when applicable). Dry on medium heat with a gentle cycle.

Which Type of Detergent Should I Use To Wash My Robe?

Always use a mild detergent when machine washing your robe and try to use detergents with gentle ingredients rather than harsh chemicals. Never use a fabric softener. Fabric softeners can damage your robe since robes from Plush Necessities are already very soft and plush.

Avoid using too much detergent - use half a cup or less, depending on how much laundry you are washing at once. You can also use dryer balls if preferred when drying your bathrobe to help it dry more evenly.

Luxury Robes From Plush Necessities

Robes are the ultimate gift of luxury and relaxation. We offer the perfect robes for both men and women to enjoy all year round. We don’t believe in one-size-fits-all, which is why we offer several sizes to choose from to get you the best fit possible. At Plush Necessities, our robes provide incredible softness and undeniable quality consisting of detailed craftsmanship and durability.

Find out what sets our robes apart.

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