Amazing Linens for Your Registry
No offense to that fondue pot you registered for, but linens—from bedding to bath towels and beyond— will get more daily play. Here, we uncover the softest and most stylish options. After all, you’re going to need pretty napkins for that fondue party.
From left: Restoration Hardware
oversize mohair throw in dune, $399.
“Cordo” cotton-chenille matelassé coverlet in Cornflower Blue, $330 for full/queen.
“Pierre” cotton percale pillowcases with avocado-green embroidery, from $185 each.
Egyptian cotton percale flat sheet, from $364.
“Tris” linen-cotton flat sheet in Acqua, $455 for king.
reversible baby alpaca throw in Citrus/Natural, $448.
There's a reason our picks are mostly made from cotton and linen: The natural fibers wick away moisture and survive repeated machine-washings. We also love bamboo for its sustainability and softness.
From top: Belle Epoque cotton percale floral sheet set in light pink, from $98, 914-963-9181. “The Big One” cotton percale sheet set, from $40 (kohls.com
“Un Peu Jaune” cotton percale shams, $180 for 2.
cotton-flannel flat sheet with velvet and lace trim in white, from $59.
“Sea Berry” hand-embroidered cotton sateen flat sheet in gray, $368 for queen.
“Violettes Lavender” hand-printed Egyptian cotton percale sheet set, $1,800 for queen. Eileen Fisher “Woodcut Floral” washed-linen flat sheet with picot trim in Lemongrass, from $125 (
bamboo-viscose sheet set in Mist Blue, $154 for queen.
“Un Peu Jaune” cotton percale flat sheet, $250 for full/queen.
Year-round, you'll want a bed cover that's all kinds of chic and just the right amount of cozy. Coverlets and thin quilts are tailor-made for summer nights, while comforters and duvets are oh-so-toasty come the cooler months.
From left: Coyuchi
“Oval” Turkish cotton matelassé coverlet in pewter, from $310.
“Thistle” cotton-voile quilt, from $325. Jill Rosenwald “Copley” cotton duvet cover in Buckley Chevron Butter, $100 for full/queen (
). Martha Stewart Collection “Whisper Leaves” cotton quilt in Soft Blue, $200 for full/queen (
“Pretty Bird” cotton quilt in white, from $170.
“Marina Coral” cotton quilt, from $297.
“April” washed-linen duvet cover in Multi, from $465.
“The Page Gray” reversible sateen duvet cover, from $119.
In wool, cashmere, cotton, or silk, these offerings are sweaters for your bed—smart layering pieces that add warmth and style. Tuck a blanket between your sheets and comforter, or fold a throw by your footboard.
From left: Turkish T
“Luxe Herringbone Diamond” 82-by-98-inch turkish cotton blanket in gray and ecru, $78. Pehuen “Cocoon” 58-by-72-inch merino-wool throw in Natural, $795 (
“Ombre” 50-by-70-inch italian wool throw in indigo, $304.
“Broad Stripe” 66-by-96-inch merino-wool blanket in India Ink/Natural, $190. Røros Tweed “Lynild” 47-by-71-inch Norwegian wool throw in violet-orange, $375 (
"Alina” 50-by-70-inch silk and cashmere throw, $1,775. Armand Diradourian “Chevron” 60-by-72-inch reversible cashmere jacquard throw, $1,125, 212-924-5787.
“Eden ROC” cotton coverlet, from $900 for queen.
“Pompom” 51-by-71-inch reversible alpaca throw in orange and gray, $745.
Take cover (or accessorize your sofa) with a throw in linen, cashmere, alpaca, or cotton.
From top: Pine Cone Hill
“Ibiza” woven cotton in French Blue.
“Square Pad” alpaca wool in ivory.
“Orazio” rib-knit cotton in Cornflower Blue. Armand Diradourian cashmere in red (212-924-5787). Osamu Mita “Random Check” wool, acrylic, and alpaca (
natural cotton herringbone in slate.
linen blanket in Naturals Stripe.
“Albion” hand-knit cotton and nylon cable in cream.
From top: Chilewich
linen cocktail napkins in Flax and Freesia Pink.
pillowcase in coral.
“Bespoke” garment-dyed linen pillowcase in graphite.
“Quinten” linen towel in coral.
herringbone throw in fuchsia/cream. Wamsutta “Duet” towel in Chrome (
Settle in with a sheet set that suits your sensibilities. All the scores shown here are cotton, which is long-lasting and super-cozy. In other words, you’ll rest easy.
From top: Crane & Canopy
embroidered sateen pillowcase in coral.
“Bundi Indigo” pillowcase.
“Serenity” percale pillowcase in celadon.
“Draper Stripe” sateen sheets in Ash.
“New York Mille Fleurs” sheet set with shams and “Guirlande de Lierre” duvet.
“Olivia” Egyptian cotton flat sheet in white. Lacoste brushed-twill sheets in Deep Sea Coral (
High-quality squares will convince even the most persnickety dinner-party guests (or the in-laws) of your tabletop prowess.
From top: Vietri
“Pardi” jacquard linen in orange.
“English Garden Stripe” cotton chambray. Kim Seybert “Bijoux” embroidered linen (
“Filetto” in white/apricot and “Picadilly” gingham in apricot).
“Ikat Dot” linen square.
dinner napkins in Blue Smoke and ivory.
european textured linen with satin stitch in graphite.
“Calais” hand-embroidered linens in coral and Cool Blue.
“White Elephant” embroidered linen.
Off the Rack
Bathroom linens are a fun way to play up your personality. take the traditional route with terry cloth, try out a turkish version, or go for an eco-friendly bamboo blend.
From left: Wamsutta “Duet” bath towel in vanilla (
“Basic Breeze with Stripes” cotton bath towel in beige/orange. Kate Spade “Larabee Dot” jacquard two-ply bath towel in white (
“Kontex Lana” bath towel in gray and “Lattice” face towel in gray. Natori cotton bath towel in fuchsia (
rayon-bamboo bath towel in Oat Blend.
piped Pima cotton bath towel in navy.