Filed under: Decor
When Jack Nekhala and Mike Nusinkis decided to create personal and home textiles like no other, they started Luxor Linens. Nekhala, an Egyptian, sourced cotton from the Nile Delta and the two designed pieces like the Buonaparte Robe and Valentino Sheets to showcase what truly luxurious linens could feel like. But let's face it, Egyptian cotton is so popular that there could be more of the fine, white stuff in Iowa than in North Africa.
What makes Luxor special are the details and finish-work of its pieces, from the baby linens to the sheet sets, and the customer service: you can call their offices at hours normally reserved for police stations and get your questions and issues answered, or leave a message if they have really gone for the night. When we called at midnight and got an answering machine, we didn't leave a message. The next morning we checked our phone to find a voicemail from Jennifer in customer service saying she had a missed call from our number and inviting us to call back. That, friends, is customer service. And we're talking about linens...
When it comes to tailored and irregular orders like circular or yacht bedding, the owners themselves will take the call to make sure your goods are everything you expect. And once you place your order, everything else is done by hand: note cards, monogramming and packaging.
Luxor also makes private label linens for boutique hotels so there's a chance you've enjoyed them already. Dr. Phil, InStyle and Elle have all sung the praises, and we hear that singing continues even while you're sleeping between the company's Leonardo sheets. In Egyptian.
Gallery: Luxor Linens