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Best of New York Shopping 2004

Best Upscale Sheets

  • Archipelago

    38 Walker Street, 212-334-9460

    When you’re shopping for sheets, the philosophy is simple: Buy the best you can afford—you’re going to spend a third of your life wrapped up in them. For ultrapersonal service, high-quality fabrics, and incredibly elegant offerings, try Archipelago, a fourteen-year-old company that opened its first retail showroom last year in Tribeca. There are more than 170 fabrics to choose from, ranging from solids to textured prints—and everything is custom-made to your specifications. Paralyzed by choice? Archipelago makes house calls ($250) to recommend styles for your space. Prices range from $120 for a 154-thread-count Italian-cotton flat or fitted sheet to $2,400 for a deluxe duvet cover.

From the 2004 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine

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