Best of Philly

Best Linens

2017 BEST Secret Linen Stash


When you enter Old City’s Meadowsweet Mercantile, head straight to the back, just beyond the dressing rooms, to discover founder Shannon Retseck’s secret store-in-a-store: a trove of organic hand-loomed textiles in a rainbow of pastel hues alongside alpaca blankets made on a rural New Jersey farm.

47 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA | 609-203-9367 | Website

2013 BEST Linens and Apothecary

Bons Reves

18 North Union Street, Lambertville, NJ

Step into this airy, sweet-smelling store and be instantly transported to Provence. Then buy the artisanal soaps, crisp linens, thick towels, and lavender by the sachet, to bring the feeling home. Way cheaper than a plane ticket. Read more »

2012 BEST Linens


8133 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

If the name doesn’t say it all (see what we did there?), the shelves of duvets, sheeting, pillows and throws from names like Dwell Studio, Pine Cone Hill and Area probably will: Linen is the place to make sure you-and your guests-snooze in style. Read more »

2011 BEST Luxe Linens and Bed Stuff


1721 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA

They say we spend 13 years of our lives in bed, which totally justifies the four-jillion-thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets in this petite Rittenhouse boutique and the gorgeous Ann Gish chiffon pillows, too. Right? Read more »