• UO Home Guest Edit: Bedding Guide with Meghan McNeer

    Meghan McNeer, the Visuals Director from Domino magazine, walks us through some of her top UO Home picks and why they’re must-haves for every space.

    Above: Washed Cotton Duvet Cover

    I love color! So naturally colorful bedding is the cornerstone of my room. My current favorite color palette for anything and everything is yellow, pink and a terracotta. While pink has been a heavy hitting color for several seasons now, with the interjection of yellow – a sunny, happy color – and a more earthy color like a terracotta or burnt orange takes it away from being just a millennial pink to a chic palette that will ease you from the twilights of summer into fall. I love the linen route, which is so seasonless or the washed cotton feels luxe but is an easier wash. I think its important to give your bedding a re-fresh every season (if possible) and if not at least twice a year. Which is as easy as new sheets and throw pillows. There is no easier way to change the vibes of your room without the heavy lift of painting or buying a new piece of furniture.

    Above: Assembly Home Linen Duvet Cover

    There are nuances to how often you should change your sheets, sure. In my perfect world, its once a week. What I love about starting with a dusty pink duvet [below] is that it goes with everything. I can then rotate in a new set of sheets every week that not only a add a fun variety to my week but means I don’t have to wait around on the dryer before I can fall into bed.

    Above: Cinched Duvet Cover

    While I'm a total maximalist, this [above] is a minimalist friendly way to play with pattern. The touch of texture on these duvets is so great – it’s the perfect way to offset a bold print in a luxe way. I love opening a solid colored duvet into a complementing patterned sheet, it has such a fun layered richness. And with a solid duvet, I like to add a pop of color in a throw pillow to add more energy to a made bed.

    Above: Botanical Scarf Duvet Cover

    This fall is all about print mashups. Some of my favorite looks are when I combine two patterns and they just clash mash. The same goes for the home! The most important thing in any room is to have colors you love around you. So pick a base patterned comforter that is inspiring to you and mix it with a non solid sheet set. Depending on your style, you can dial up the boldness or layer more feminine florals. Just make sure the colors don’t on-the-money match so it doesn’t feel forced like and matchy-matchy. If your comforter has a base line pink hue don’t pick sheets that are predominantly pink or red too. the best part about a mix and match is that the bed looks great made and morning messy. Get your coffee ready for a ‘gram worthy breakfast in bed shot.

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