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  • Down Pillow Care | St Genève

    PILLOW CARE D A I L Y C A R E The first step in caring for your down pillows is to make sure you are using both a pillowcase and a pillow protector. Launder your case and protector frequently – we suggest weekly. Doing this makes your pillow a low maintenance piece of bedding that will last for years; it will only need to be washed if it appears to be soiled. Fluff your pillow daily. When your pillow loses firmness it may be time to wash it. To see if it's time to wash your pillow fold it in half, if it stays folded or opens slowly it's time to clean it. As your pillow ages it will get softer. If you find your pillow is no longer comfortable even after washing it's likely time to replace it. St.Genève pillows are machine washable* and come with the Superwash Certification. If you are washing a pillow from another brand, be sure to check the care instructions before laundering. *With the exception of the St.Genève Eiderdown pillows W A S H I N G Before washing your pillows, be sure to check them for any tears that may allow the down to spill out. If you find a rip, repair the pillow or place it in a pillow protector for washing. Use a mild detergent. We recommend Tide Free and Gentle, which is hypoallergenic and without dyes or perfumes. Wash your pillows in a front-loading washing machine. If you do not have one, head to a laundromat or a friend’s house. In a top-loading machine, pillows will float to the top and will not be washed thoroughly. Second, the agitator may damage the pillows. Wash two pillows at a time for better balance in your machine. Use a delicate cycle with warm water or hot water. Warm water will wash away allergens, but will not kill dust mites. If this is a concern for you, you can use hot water to wash your pillows – just not too often! Run an extra rinse and spin cycle; this will help to make sure that any residues from your detergent are rinsed out and to expel any excess water. Residues from detergents can cause deterioration to the fabric and can ‘gunk up’ the fibers in your down. D R Y I N G Squish out excess water using a towel; do not wring or twist your pillows. Dry them on the delicate cycle, low or medium heat. Because of how thick pillows are, you may need two or three cycles. Add dryer balls or clean tennis balls to help fluff the pillow as it dries. In between cycles, pull out the pillow and feel it. If you find that any large clumps are forming, you can shake it or use your fingers to break up the clumps. Be sure to dry completely before use. If you feel any damp spots (they may register as cool spots in the pillow), your pillow is not dry. Using a damp pillow could lead to mildew and shorten the life of your pillow. DOWN DUVET CARE learn more BATH LINEN CARE learn more BED LINEN CARE learn more

  • Our Story | St Genève

    OUR STORY WHAT WE DO With over 50 years of unmatched industry experience and passion, we bring you the highest quality down from the world's most reputable and ethical sources. Over 50 years ago, our founder, Michael de la Place, was delighted by the blissful comfort of his parent’s new European down duvet. At the time, duvets were virtually unknown in North America, and Michael fell in love. He learned that there was nothing like being cocooned in a finely crafted down duvet. Today, at St Genève, we design exquisite possibilities from which to create a blissful sanctuary between your day and your dreams – a place where the cares of the world fall away. Our mission is to bring this indulgence into bedrooms around the world. Our promise is that when you slip into a St. Genève bed, you will love the feeling, experience that same sense of wonder and reap the daily rewards of a good night’s sleep. Comfort is the deciding factor in every design, manufacturing, and service decision at St Genève. We are committed to authenticity, and continually strive to produce the most luxurious and long-lasting bed linens, down duvets and pillows that you will ever experience. We travel the globe to select the most exquisite textiles and natural fibres, ensuring that our suppliers meet the highest ethical and quality standards. Comfort goes beyond our products and into every interaction you have with us; we want you to be delighted. Through our expertise, outstanding warranties, research, and exceptional customer support, we take great pride in continually raising industry standards. Many of our dedicated team have been with us for decades. Together, we have built our world-class reputation for unparalleled mastery, attention to detail, and commitment to education and sustainable practices. We don’t just craft the world’s finest duvets and bed linens; we create a lifetime of wonderful nights.

  • Fine Canadian Bed Linens | St Genève Fine Linens

    THE QUINTESSENTIAL SUMMER FABRIC LINEN discover our linen BROWSE OUR PRODUCTS DOWN Duvets, pillows and toppers crafted from the world's finest down. view all BATH Luxurious bath linens that will transform your self care routine. view all LOUNGEWEAR Cozy yet elegant robes and sleepwear view all BED LINENS Duvet covers, sheets, coverlets and mattress protectors made to order. view all HOME Decadent table linens, throws and cushions view all GIFTS Find the perfect gift for weddings, baby showers and other occasions. view all OUR STORY We don’t just craft the world’s finest duvets and bed linens; we create a lifetime of wonderful nights. Comfort is the deciding factor in every design, manufacturing, and service decision at St Genève. We are committed to authenticity, and continually strive to produce the most luxurious and long-lasting bed linens, down duvets and pillows that you will ever experience. We travel the globe to select the most exquisite textiles and natural fibres, ensuring that our suppliers meet the highest ethical and quality standards. Learn More OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES We believe quality means delivering excellence by setting high ethical standards for ourselves and our industry partners. Learn more about our values and what drives us to continue our 50 year legacy of authenticity, tradition, and expertise. learn more SUSTAINABLY SOURCED DOWN AND TEXTILES At St Genève we create high quality bed linens and down products crafted from sustainably sourced natural fibres that are designed to last generations. ​ Our products are proudly manufactured in British Columbia, Canada. We hold ourselves accountable by adhering to the high standards of a number of third party organizations to guarantee the quality and integrity of our products. Learn More DOWN 101: EIDERDOWN The softest and highest insulating down in the world. Eiderdown is down that comes from wild Eider ducks. Female Eider ducks carefully pluck down from their breasts and use it to build their nests. Eiderdown is carefully collected directly from Eider nests in small portions without harming or disturbing the birds. DISCOVER THE MAGIC OF EIDERDOWN VIEW ALL OF OUR SIGNATURE DOWN ON THE BLOG Heidi Petersen 5 days ago 2 min Beauty Benefits The Difference of a Silk Pillowcase Silk pillowcases are more than just a fad - there are real beauty benefits to sleeping on silk!... Heidi Petersen Aug 31 2 min Why We Love Travel Pillows Beautifully packaged, in a ready-to-go travel bag, St. Genève pillows make the perfect addition to your next adventure! Here are a few of... Heidi Petersen Aug 26 1 min A Sweet Update: New Serenity & Purity Packaging Printed on Sugar Sheet Our best-selling Beauty Benefits Pillowcase, Serenity, just got a major upgrade with the introduction of a beautiful new silver-foiled... VIEW ALL BLOG POSTS FOLLOW US

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