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Do king size duvet covers come with king size pillow cases?

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blueamanda Sun 24-Apr-16 21:04:13


My bf and I bought a king size bed for the first time and we saw that you can buy king size pillows for the bed, which I longer then standard size. But... when you buy a duvet set that comes with pillowcases, are the pillowcases also in king size?

I would appreciate if anyone could shed some light on this smile

Many thanks!

RNBrie Sun 24-Apr-16 21:04:53

No. The pillow cases are usually standard size.

janethegirl2 Sun 24-Apr-16 21:06:43

I've always found the pillow cases are for normal sized pillows. Didn't know you could get king size pillows. When I've stayed in very posh places with enormous beds, there's often 3 pillows across the bed (all normal sized though).

blueamanda Sun 24-Apr-16 21:27:14


Well... at least in the UK you can

SarahUnderwood Mon 16-May-16 13:37:10

Ooo ooo, you were the one thinking about moving in with your DP if I remember!!
Can't stand an unfinished story!

Did you move in or not? All hunky dory?

ps RNBrie and Jane areright.

StickTheDMWhereTheSunDontShine Mon 16-May-16 13:41:13

King size beds aren't that massive. They're only 6" wider than a normal double. Ordinary pillows, which only need ordinary pillowcases, fit fine.

BeckyWithTheMediocreHair Wed 18-May-16 00:38:01

I agree with Stick - you only need to consider king size pillows on a superking, where normal pillows can look a bit lost.

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