Best of Boston

BEST Linens

1998 BEST Linens

Portico

Boston

There’s nothing more heavenly than slipping between 250 thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets. Portico stocks some of the highest thread counts around by Frette, Anna Chini and Portico private label. The average person spends almost a third of his or her… read more »

1997 BEST Linens

John Kent & Co.

Boston

While most other high-end linen shops stock only their own labels, Kent carries a kaleidoscopic selection of Italian, French, and British manufacturers. In addition to sheets and the usual bedding accessories, the store also has great robes, slippers, and PJs. read more »

1995 BEST Linens, Country Print

Handblock, soon to be April Cornell

Cambridge

Cruise past the first floor’s pottery and pinafore dressers to the second floor of this delightful shop and you’ll find enchanting prints designed by April Cornell in fresh spring and summer flower motifs. They’re a bit of Provence, the Middle… read more »

1993 BEST Linens

Pratesi

Boston

The price tags in this classy linen shop may send you into sticker shock, but it doesn’t cost a penny to browse. Ask to see the fingertip towels and cocktail napkins—they make great and affordable gifts. read more »

1985 BEST Linens

Bed & Bath

Needham

Consistently good values on towels, bedspreads, pillows, tablecloths, place mats, and bed and bath accessories. read more »