What is an Envelope Style Pillowcase Closure?

Think all pillowcases are the same? Think again. Dive into the world of envelope-style pillowcases to uncover their unique design and discover why it is so popular.

The Health and Wellness Benefits of Silk Pillowcases

Model sleeps on steel blue silk pillowcase and matching sheet set

If you are new to silk pillowcases, welcome!  A silk pillowcase offers tremendous health and wellness benefits that run the gamut from temperature regulation to skin care and wrinkle prevention. Not only are they hypoallergenic and anti-microbial but due to their sleek charmeuse weave, also help with bed-head-frizz tangles and even protect delicate regrowth for those experiencing fine or thinning hair. 

Discovering the Stylish Alternative: Envelope Closure Pillowcases

When it comes to pillowcases, we often picture the traditional open-ended design that requires meticulous tucking and adjusting. However, there's a stylish alternative that has been gaining momentum in recent times: the envelope closure pillowcase. With its unique envelope-like closure at the end, this innovative bedding accessory offers a seamless (we won't get into our lovely French seams just yet) and sophisticated look when making up your bed.

Elevating Bedding Aesthetics with Envelope Closure Pillowcases

Unlike a traditional pillowcase closure, which leaves the ends exposed on the long side, envelope closure pillowcases present a clever solution. The closure consists of overlapping fabric panels that create a hidden pocket where the pillow neatly rests. By tucking the pillow inside, you achieve a more refined and finished appearance, elevating the overall aesthetic of your bed. This is also a great option for those who are sensitive to a zipper closure. 

Understanding the Envelope Closure: A Common Query for New Silk Pillowcase Users

If you're new to silk pillowcases, you may have questions about the envelope closure—a common thread (pun intended) among recent converts. Unlike traditional cotton or bamboo pillowcases, which involve a simple pillow insertion, silk pillowcases require one extra step. After placing your pillow inside, you'll need to tuck the extra flap over the underside of the pillow. This ensures a secure fit, preventing any slippage during the night. This easy action guarantees that your pillow stays in place and provides a snug and comfortable sleeping experience.

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Mastering the Envelope Closure: A Step-by-Step Video Guide:

Mulberry Park: Accessible and Affordable Luxury Silk

We founded Mulberry Park with one simple mission: to design the highest quality silk items in the market and offer them at an affordable price. And we've done just that, with a full range of silk products made from 100% pure mulberry long strand silk fabric. The silk fabric used for our silk sheets and silk pillowcases has also been OEKO-TEX® Certified (Standard 100) to be free of chemicals.

Visit us online or call us at (800) 860-1924 to learn more about our silk sheets, silk pillowcases, duvet covers and shams, and real silk accessories including sleep masks, travel pillows, and silk hair scrunchies.