[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I love these twin XL on my son's regular twin bed. While these would work for the XL beds you often see in colleges, my toddler is a ninja sleeper. His old sheets would be ripped off the corners from his tossing and turning and every day I would have to fix it. Since these sheets are built for a longer bed, I am able to tuck the sheets in under the mattress. Now, no matter how much he wrestles in his sleep, the sheets actually stay on the corners and require minimal re-adjusting. As for the color, it is a very nice, neutral light gray, almost white, so it goes with any color scheme already in place in the bedroom.