Percale is a weaving technique of cotton, bedding made of this natural fabric is thinner and more lightweight than other cotton bedding. Percale bedding is very breathable and shares the moisture wicking treat of cotton; It will keep any sweat and moisture away from your skin, helping to improve how cool you feel. Percale is also incredibly durable. Percale utilizes a traditional and relatively simplistic one-yarn-over and one-yarn-under weave. This lends the bed sheets a matte finish and a crisp, cool feel that is perfect for warm climates or the hot summer months. It's simple weave means that the feel and texture of a percale duvet cover will only get better after each wash. Cotton percale is a very popular weave as it offers high breathability and strength. Due to its strength, percale bedding is preferred by most luxury hotels.