First introduced by the Pealy Corporation of New Brunswick Connecticut, corduroy fabric bed pillows are all the rage in North America, providing both a new and fresh fashion statement in bedroom décor as well as limited medical benefits.
Soft fabric lines in a variety of colors and widths provide a smart alternative to solid colors or feminine print fabrics. "Corduroy says style both in feminine and masculine terms", says interior designer Jeffrey Playberry. "Nothing elongates or widens the look of the bedding quite like corduroy".
Though medical benefits of the fabric is still in question, some believe that the alternating pressure points to the face allow for better circulation and a healthier complexion in the morning. "Of course you have to wait a couple of hours for the red lines to fade", says Playberry, but the fashion makes the room, don't you think?"