Did French company
Merci invent the colorful, mismatched-linen dressed bed? We think so. Lately we’ve noticed an uptick in brightly colored washed linen available in the US and overseas. With these seven sources, you can take your pick of the rainbow or go for a multicolor look.
N.B.: We called out bright linen sheets as a trend for the season; see
Trend Alert: 10 New Design Developments on Our Radar for Fall 2017. Lab Boutique Farrow & Ball Linens Above: French linen company Lab Boutique mades dyed-to-order sheet sets to match 140 Farrow & Ball paint shades. The Farrow & Ball Linen Bedding Set is €299 ($348); see more at Custom Dyed Linens in Farrow & Ball Colors. The Conran Shop Above: The Conran Shop makes a line of linen bedding in 13 colors; the Plaster Bed Linen Collection (shown) runs from £35 ($46) for a pillowcase to £225 ($289) for a super king duvet at the Conran Shop. Lab Boutique Above: The 100-percent Washed Linen Bedding from Lab Boutique’s seasonal line comes in eight different colors, including this linen duvet cover in Emerald Green; €99 ($115) at Lab Boutique In Bed Above: From Australian company In Bed, new bright colors such as Clay (shown), Moss, Peach, and Indigo are on offer, among other everyday neutral shades. The Linen Pillowslip Set in Clay is $85 AUD ($65 USD), the Clay Linen Flat Sheet is $185 AUD ($125 USD), and the Clay Linen Fitted Sheet is $165 AUD ($127 USD) at My Chameleon. Also available at In Bed. Merci Above: Merci, the grandmother of bright washed linen bedding, does a rotation of colors each season— Overall Blue washed linen Flat Sheet is one of 14 current colors; €150 ($175) at Merci. Hawkins New York Above: Hawkins New York makes 11 different colors of linen sheets, sold separately. The Mustard Simple Linen Pillow Case Pair is $98, Mustard Simple Linen Flat Sheet is $198, and Mustard Simple Linen Fitted Sheet is $198 at Need Supply. Also available directly at Hawkins New York in all colors. Cultiver Above: The Cultiver Linen Sheet Set, shown in Sage, comes in 15 colors for $360 at Cultiver.
We’ve noticed a few shades of sheets—across linen and cotton—before: