Making a Proper Bed

Beds in catalogs always look effortlessly stylish. The secret is a mix of layers, patterns, and pillows. Get them right and transform your entire bedroom.

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Ralph Lauren Devon Duvet Cover Sets

Pairing stripes with florals could get chaotic, but the chalky palette keeps this combo serene.

Price: $230 - $300

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Ralph Lauren Devon Cotton Percale Count 4-Pc. Queen Sheet Set

Florals can appease both his and her sensibilities when a neutral palette pairs with a timeless motif, like stripes.

Price: $145

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Ralph Lauren Graydon Cotton Melange Pair of Standard Pillowcases

Bedding doesn't need to be matchy. Mix in pillowcases that didn't come with the set.

Price: $60

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Bedside Table

This table is no longer available.

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Bed 2: Ralph Lauren Kelsey Duvet Cover Sets

The duvet covers the most surface area of your bed, so use a dramatic pattern for the biggest impact.

Price: $230 - $300

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Ralph Lauren Kelsey Cross-Dyed 20" Square Decorative Pillow

Toss this soft-hue throw pillow on your bed to tie in all of the various colors of your bedding.

Price: $115

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Ralph Lauren Spencer Ctton 4-Pc. Basketweave Queen Sheet Set

Rather than defaulting to plain solid sheets, choose a subtle print that reads as a solid, like this tiny basket weave pattern.

Price: $145

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Wood and Metal Side Table

Use this side table as a place to rest all of your nighttime necessities.

Price: Unavailable

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Neville Hand-Knotted Rug, Silver

Timeless sophistication emanates from this antique-washed floor covering.

Price: $299 - $12,999

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Lauren Jensen Cotton Percale 200-Thread Count 3-Pc. Full/Queen Duvet Cover Set

Besides color, a common denominator, like clean lines, makes strong patterns complement, not compete.

Price: $230

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Ralph Lauren Jensen Cotton Percale 200-Thread Count 4-Pc. Stripe Queen Sheet Set

For maximum impact, give the sheets and duvet equal exposure by folding the top layers down to just below the pillows.

Price: $99.99

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Ralph Lauren Jensen Rag-Knit 18" Square Decorative Pillow

With such highly patterned surroundings, texture makes the solid-color throw pillows work better than plain fabrics would.

Price: $145

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Fairfield Pharmacy Floor Lamp in Polished Nickel

A sleek floor lamp brightens any room.

Price: $900

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Block Print Garden Stool, Blue/White

A patterned side table doubles as decor.

Price: $165

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Table Lamp

This lamp is no longer available.

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Bed 4: Ralph Lauren Spencer Cotton Sateen Count 4-Pc. Solid Queen Sheet Set

A neutral-color sheet set inspires only the sweetest of dreams.

Price: $145

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Ralph Lauren Spencer Matelassé Coverlet

Snuggle under a lightweight, textured piece.

Price: $255 - $330

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Ralph Lauren Graydon Mélange Knit 18" Square Decorative Pillow

For plushness, add a ribbed pillow.

Price: $145

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Ralph Lauren Graydon Ticking Stripe 20" Square Decorative Pillow

A stylish pillow adds a rustic feel.

Price: $115

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Ralph Lauren Graydon Bold Stripe 15" x 20" Decorative Pillow

Timeless stripes bring a classic look to your bed.

Price: $90

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Ralph Lauren Graydon Cotton Quilted European Sham

Mix and match pillows with this simple-palette sham.

Price: $115

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