Choosing a fitted sheet is first of all choosing the right size. We will study here fitted sheets 140x200. Fitted sheets are available in all materials and colours, but this choice is secondary since it is not an element of your bedding that will be visible when the bed is made.
All brands make bed linen with standardised sizes, just like mattress sizes. The fitted sheet 140x200 will be put on a mattress of the same size: 140x200, which is the smallest mattress for two people, still called double mattress. In English it will be the "double bed" (vs queen and king size).
If your mattress is particularly thick, then be careful to select larger cups (knowing that the usual cup size is 25cm), otherwise your fitted sheet may not fit on the mattress.
For this type of mattress, you will need a duvet cover of at least 160x200.
ARE FITTED SHEETS 140X200 OFTEN USED IN FRANCE?
The expression "fitted sheets 140x200" is searched 2900 times per month in Google, which is 3rd behind fitted sheets 160x200 (5400 monthly searches) and fitted sheets 180x200 (second with 3600 monthly searches). And finally fitted sheets 200x200 are the last with 1900 searches per month.
There is also a slightly smaller size, the fitted sheet 140x190 : the fitted sheets of size 140x200 fit just as well to mattresses of size 140x190, and leave a little fabric to position the fitted sheet well under the mattress.
The fitted sheets La Chambre Paris have elastic all around the fitted sheet which maintains it well in place. Our fitted sheets are also available with large caps.