If you’ve spent any length of time browsing bedding online, you will have likely stumbled upon the terms ‘bed sham’ or ‘pillow sham’. But what is a bed sham and how did it get its name?
From accent pillows to coverlets, bedspreads to top sheets, there’s a whole world of vocabulary to describe how we dress our beds. One thing’s for sure: you can’t create a luxury hotel bed feel or enjoy a great night’s sleep without the best pillows.
Here, bedding professionals clear up what a pillow sham is and how it’s different from a standard pillowcase.