Your bedroom should be a sanctuary—a place to escape the stresses of the day and relax and recharge for the next one. And what better way to ensure your bedroom is the ultimate haven than by investing in the best sleep-related products on the market? For the 2023 Best Sleep Awards, AD editors dug deep to find the best in sleep. Here are the 30 outstanding items across a number of categories, from affordable mattresses to bedroom furniture, mattress toppers, and soft goods, that stood out for their aesthetics, innovative design, and performance to help you achieve your best slumber.
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California Design Den’s ethos is that the most natural materials produce the highest quality products and this is true for the brand’s sheet set. For its 400-thread count sheet set, the brand uses premium cotton, designed to resemble luxuriously long-lasting, hotel-style bedding that the brand says is perfect for any season. These sheets are perfect for people who want high-quality and comfortable bedding at an incredibly affordable price.
Sheet Society’s Eve Linen Margot Print sheets are a perfect combo of checkerboard and gingham. The pairing of warm camel with a crisp white comes together for a playful yet timeless print. Even better, these sheets are soft, breathable, and durable—made from 100% certified French flax linen.
The new Brooklinen Color Refresh sheets are a perfect blend of luxury and practicality. Made with high-quality 480-thread-count cotton sateen, these buttery-smooth sheets have a slightly luminous finish while also being durable enough for daily use. The Color Refresh line features a variety of beautiful colors—we’re particularly fond of the bright basil green—that make it easy to add a pop of fun to your bedroom.
This wide dresser is an ideal piece of bedroom furniture for those who need a lot of storage. Not only does the Medley Atten dresser offer plenty of room for clothes, but the sleek design fits a range of interior styles. Pick your choice of maple or walnut wood, and even three or six drawers.
We’ve lost track of how many Clever homes feature the Kartell Componibili Storage Unit, but it’s no surprise why it’s a favorite piece. The versatile, practical, and incredibly cool storage solution just works in so many bedrooms. Made from durable plastic, the modular Italian piece also comes in a variety of colors and a few different sizes and styles.
New to the always-desirable Floyd furniture range, the dresser system is a modular and customizable storage solution that works for any bedroom set up. We always love a custom option, so choosing the ideal number of drawers (and their sizes) and the finish for your exact needs is a big win. Do you want open shelves for blankets or slim drawers for lots of socks? You can have it all!
The sleek, midcentury look of the Zinus Linda Wood Platform Bed Frame is what initially sold us, but the affordable price (less than $600 for a king) sealed the deal. The stylish and sturdy solid wood frame provides excellent support for your mattress while eliminating the need for a box spring. We also love how easy it is to assemble and its compatibility with a variety of mattress types.
Take it from editor Sydney Gore, who refers to the Sarah Ellison Yoko Bed as the bed of her dreams: “Show me a better platform bed, I’ll wait….” The designer’s inspiration comes from Japanese minimalism but with contemporary proportions, which results in a perfect juxtaposition of elements. This bed is for someone who wants a serious yet playful bedroom centerpiece.
The new Article Uden bed is a textural beauty. The upholstered frame with wooden legs adds a touch of elegance and comfort to any bedroom. The soft fabric and midcentury style also creates a modern and sophisticated look while providing a sturdy construction.
While you’re not going to wear these while you sleep (we won’t judge you if you do), a slipper is a great thing to get into a relaxed state of mind. The Greats Foster Slipper is a responsibly made shoe that comes in lots of stylish colorways, from a neutral khaki-and-tan leather combo to a bolder camo print. These slippers are perfect for anyone who wants to add a touch of luxury to their loungewear.
It’s easy to feel like a million bucks when you’re fully outfitted in silk. The Inez washable silk printed long pj set from Eberjey is the right luxurious addition to your sleepwear collection. Made from washable silk, this pajama set offers the ultimate in comfort and style. The delicate dot print in ivory and navy adds a touch of elegance to the classic silhouette. The long sleeves and full-length pants provide ample coverage, while the relaxed fit ensures you can sleep comfortably throughout the night.
Add a touch of whimsy to your bedroom with the West Elm x Misha & Puff Ruffle Frame Knit Pillow. Even though it’s from the kids collection, the soft, hand-knit cotton cover with a charming ruffle would add a pop of color and texture to any bedding ensemble.
Better breathing equals better sleeping. This is where the Dyson Purifier Hot+Cool HP07 purifying fan comes in. The top-of-the-line air purifier and fan will keep your bedroom comfortable and clean, as its HEPA filter captures 99.97% of allergens and pollutants, and its air multiplier technology ensures even, whole-room heating and cooling. With its sleek design and advanced features, this purifying fan is a great bedroom accessory for anyone who wants a high-tech, effective solution for air purification.
We were big fans of the Vitruvi Cloud Cool Mist Humidifier when it launched last year, and that still rings true. Available in a delightfully neutral color palette, the compact humidifier naturally hydrates the air with an ultrasonic cool mist to improve your sleep, skin, and natural immunity. The piece is a perfect addition to your nightstand and features a handy night mode and up to 24 hours of run time to ensure a comfortable sleeping environment.
Building off of the brand’s previous alarm, the sleeker Hatch Restore 2 is a smart sleep device that is designed to help you improve your sleep and wake up feeling refreshed. With its customizable lighting, soothing sounds, and smart sunrise alarm, the aesthetically pleasing Hatch Restore 2 creates an ideal environment for a restful night’s sleep and even better morning. Oh, yeah, it even works as a sound machine.
The L’Agratry weighted blanket is a must-have for anyone looking to enhance their sleep experience. This option is one of the only weighted blankets we’ve seen that’s made of a super thin cable knit versus cotton covers filled with beads or pellets or those made with thick, chunky knits The fine texture makes this blanket a real standout—not only will it help you drift off to sleep faster, it will help you stay asleep longer.
The Magniberg Pure Poplin Duvet Cover is a luxe addition to any bedding collection. Made from high-quality, 100% Supima cotton poplin, this duvet cover offers both comfort and durability. We love the bright aqua blue hue that would brighten up your bed—though there are plenty of other colors to choose from. Upgrade your sleep experience with this timeless classic.
Parachute’s new Organic Waffle Quilt is a neutral winner—available in three different soothing shades. Made with 100% organic cotton, the waffle-patterned quilt has texture and softness to make you feel cozy. Both breathable and lightweight, this is a wonderful all-season blanket. Plus, it’s also machine washable, making care a breeze.
With plush, mid-plush, and firm options, the Brooklinen Down pillow is a serious favorite among many. The pillow features a combo of down clusters and feather filling with a 100% cotton sateen shell, which all in all cradles your head for a delightful night’s rest. According to one reviewer, sleeping on this pillow is like “putting your head on a very firm cloud that supports your neck.”
Need extra support for your neck and spine? The Honeydew Scrumptious Side Pillow is a winner, as its unique design provides a firm yet comfortable feel that keeps your head and neck in alignment with your body, reducing pain and stiffness in the morning. We also love the pillow’s ultrasoft, hypoallergenic, machine washable cover. You may chuckle at the name, but we’re pretty sure you’ll fall in love with its scrumptiousness.
From the makers of one of the most beloved weighted blankets, the new Bearaby Hugget is a versatile, chunky knot pillow that can be used for various purposes, including as a stress reliever or decorative accent piece. Available in three sizes and many different colors, the plant-based sensory Hugget squashes stress away as you squeeze it, hug it, or curl up with it.
The Casper Nova Hybrid is one of the best mattresses out there for those who seek a super plush foam feel but are still looking for a bit of support, which comes from the base layer with encased box springs. The tried-and-true support and the two different Airscape layers provide all that dreamy cushion action while keeping you cool and supporting your body where you need it most.
The luxurious DreamCloud Hybrid is a supremely layered mattress, which includes five types of memory foam for contouring cushion, one layer of natural latex for bounce, one layer of foam-encased pocketed micro coils for support, and a hand-tufted cashmere blend cover. The mattress is a great middle ground between firm and soft, not too sink-y but perfectly squishy—meaning, a dream.
The new Bear Elite Hybrid has an ultra-luxurious, traditional mattress feel plus the brand’s most advanced cooling and support technology. With features like copper-infused memory foam to eliminate unwanted body heat, individually encased coils to offer balanced support, and high-density support foam to provide durability, the highly breathable mattress is an ideal option for sleepers with back pain, hip pain, or shoulder pain.
Allswell’s The Brick is a medium-firm, US-made mattress designed to provide cooling support while promoting motion isolation. With individually wrapped coils, copper-infused memory foam, two inches of high-density foam, and a firmer top layer, the mattress—made of wool, cotton, certified latex, and pocketed springs—is an ideal pick for any kind of sleeper. It’ll keep you feeling buoyant while on top of it, with no real sense of sagging.
Being one of the original pioneers of the bed-in-box movement has allowed Leesa to really hone its craft and create a genuinely great product. The Studio is the brand’s budget-friendly option, though it doesn’t skimp on comfort. The mattress has three layers of foam that hug your body in an ultrasupportive way while providing excellent pressure relief to boot. In addition to solid motion isolation, the Studio’s all-foam construction supplies a nice amount of give without being too soft.
The Siena mattress is a medium-firm option that provides a perfect combo of comfort and support in its five quality layers. Often offering discounts, a queen-size mattress can regularly be purchased for a mere $399, but don’t think that means the quality is subpar. The 10-inch mattress has a variety of foam layers that work together to contour your body, provide stability and support, and draw away body heat. Even better, the Siena mattress is made without ozone depleters, mercury, lead, formaldehyde, phthalates, or other harmful substances that can be found in consumer products.
The Coyuchi Climate Beneficial wool mattress topper is made with a temperature regulator that warms quickly in the winter and wicks away sweat in the summer—an ideal situation for keeping warm and cool in appropriate seasons. The main ingredient of the superior cushioning topper is wool, which conforms to your body and is a great choice for sensitive skin and allergies, as it’s naturally resistant to allergens and dust mites. Essential for freshness, the topper is also machine washable.
If you’re looking for an extremely sustainable, handmade mattress topper, the all-natural option from Holy Lamb Organics is a great choice. Encased in organic cotton sateen and filled with domestically sourced premium eco wool, the quilted topper is designed to provide a comfortable, breathable sleep surface to accompany whatever mattress you have underneath. The wool naturally regulates body temperature, and, according to the brand, sleeping on a natural surface has also been shown to lower your heart rate, resulting in a deeper sleep. The wool topper comes in two thickness options: Deep Sleep (adding a little softness) and Ultimate (the feel of a plush pillow top), and it also comes in a crib size.
New on the bedding scene, Earthfoam is a brand that’s all about natural rubber. The two-inch mattress topper is composed of natural rubber from Sri Lanka, organic wool from New Zealand sheep, and organic cotton. The natural materials dissipate body heat as you sleep and create a soft layer to work well on your current mattress and extend its life. With Earthfoam’s goal to offer an honest product that brings sustainability to the forefront without sacrificing function or form, this mattress topper is great for adding a softness to your sleep set up and also a slew of organic materials.