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BEST Bedding

2015 BEST Bedding

Michelle Willey


There’s a small but mighty linen selection at this South End boutique, and the style is laid-back. Breathable cottons and linens by Libeco and Matouk soften wonderfully over time; pair them with cashmere headboard pillows (pictured) or vibrantly colored Finnish… read more»

2014 BEST Bedding



We spend at least a third of our lives in bed—why not snooze in style with fine linens from this family-run company? Start with the ridiculously soft 100 percent Egyptian cotton sheets that left devotees Elizabeth Taylor and Andy Warhol… read more»

2013 BEST Bedding



If you’re spending too much time counting sheep, drag your weary bones to Frette, where the bedding experts will help you unravel the mysteries of linens—for example, thread count (the higher the number, the heavier the sheet). The store carries… read more»

2012 BEST Bedding

Linens on the Hill


There are plenty of things out there preventing us from sleeping, but only a few that actually help us catch some ZZZs. One, of course, is a quality mattress. The next is linens, and we’re not talking about the sets… read more»

2011 BEST Bedding

Patterson Group


Frustrated that she couldn’t find bedding to satisfy her fierce aesthetic and quality standards, interior designer Eileen Patterson started her own custom line. The sheet sets, made with stratospheric-thread-count organic cottons, all feature hand- and machine-embroidery options—and put those impossibly… read more»

2007 BEST Bedding

Lavender Home & Table


We’re pretty sure there’s not an insomniac Lavender Home couldn’t cure. At the Newbury store, the treatments for sleeplessness take the form of genuine linen by Libeco, organic cotton from SDH’s Purists line, and bold modern designs by Matteo and… read more»

2006 BEST Bedding



Egyptian cotton? Please, darling—we only sleep on silk (and cashmere in winter). At the tony Pratesi, no fabric is too soft, no thread count too high, for the extravagant sheets that lay beneath lace coverlets, delicately embroidered shams, and silk-lined… read more»