I recently purchased a pillow top mattress for my King size bed, and needed new sheets with deep pockets to fit over my new topper. I found this sheet set, and it mentioned having deep pockets. It is a 1500 thread count, and was a great price so I gave them a try. When I removed them from the package, they were very soft. I always wash my sheets first, so I threw them in the washer. When they came out, they were just as soft. Feel a little silky actually. Here came the test, will they really fit on the bed? YES! Perfectly! I was impressed! They fit great, and feels great. We have had plenty of expensive, cheap, good, not so good sheets over the years. This sheet set is just right for me! I would recommend this sheet set indeed. I received this sheet set at a discounted rate in exchange for my honest opinion.