These linen brands combine Egyptian cotton and local craftsmanship to create these stunning pieces.
We can all agree that there's nothing quite like the feeling of getting into a bed made with the softest freshly-washed sheets after a long day, or for no reason at all. Here in Egypt, we have an advantage in that respect considering the unbelievable quality of our local cotton; it's not for nothing that pure Egyptian cotton sheets are considered the ultimate linen luxury around the world. These five local brands have taken one of our top-quality products and totally modernized them to create modern, sleek designs.
1. Malaika Linens
Even though Malaika Linens' founders are Ecuadorian, the businesses' practices are local in every way. The linens are handcrafted by local women who are taught hand embroidery by the brand, giving them a chance to earn money and learn a super practical skill in the field. They ship around the world, and subsequently, we ship it with ourselves.
2. Heba Linens
This brand aim to make their linens synonymous with luxury, they believe that everyone deserving to treat themselves every once ina while, and they seek to achieve just that. Their designs are largely inspired by flowers and nature, resulting in pretty serene vibes.
3. Lilly Linen
Lillly Linen sell locally but also export to Denmark, France, Greece among other countries. They also manufacture gorgeous cashmere. jacquards, as well as beach bags and eye masks.
Nillens strive to create a wide range of products as individuality is a big part of their brand image, which is translated through loud, vibrant colours. They also deliver online on their website, and have a line of super cute lounge-wear including kimonos.
5. Nina Found Home
This brand was actually founded in Bali, but was relaunched in 2018 in Egypt to honour Egyptian cotton and craftsmanship. They also sell tableware, baskets and other home accessories handmade by Egyptian artisans.