This is the world’s most expensive pillow

The best sleep of your life may come at a high price.

By Sam Yen 11/09/2017

As you lay yourself down to sleep, think of how much more sweet a slumber you could have with the Tailormade Pillow Gold Edition. They say you cannot put a price on a good night’s sleep, but you can on this. US$57,500 ($A72,550). Per pillow.

Created by Dutch physical therapist and neck specialist Thijs van der Hilst, the Gold Edition is a super upgraded version of his 15-year-old Tailormade Pillow, which sells for merely US$4,995 ($A6300). After years of recommending that patients sleep on good pillows, Amsterdam-based van der Hilst decided to take things into his own hands and create his own. Or rather, your own.

Because the Tailormade is moulded specifically to its purchaser. Using an algorithm developed by van der Hilst to calculate the right size and shape of a pillow for his patients, customers will undergo a 3D scanning procedure to create the perfect pillow shape. From here, the pillow is then 3D printed on Dutch memory foam, with fabric choices including Egyptian cotton, Mulberry silk and cooling Tencel. The ‘Gold’ in its name comes from the 24k gold cover – a glitzy fabric sheath that purportedly blocks all electromagnetic radiation for safer and healthier sleep. Adding to the price tag is a zipper that holds a 22.5-carat sapphire and four diamonds. Now isn’t that a recipe for a blissful sleep?

Subscribe to the Newsletter

Stay Connected

You may also like.

Yamazaki Broke Its Beloved Single Malt Whisky Down Into a New Limited Edition Collection

The line is made up of four expressions—Puncheon, Peated Malt, Spanish Oak and Mizunara.

By Bryan Hood

20/05/2022

The Gold Dinner Turns 25

A quarter-century of giving back to be celebrated in style.

By Terry Christodoulou

17/05/2022

Warhol’s Portrait of Marilyn Monroe Sells For Record Price

The result makes it the most expensive work by a 20th-century artists ever to be sold at auction.

By Angelica Villa

11/05/2022

Robb Interview: Digital Artist Chris Labrooy

Robb Report caught up with the artist to talk design, Porsches and the ducktail spoiler.

By Robb Report

03/05/2022

5 Fitness Goal Mistakes – And The Best ‘Fixes’

Lachlan Rowston — co-founder of Sydney’s best, and most exclusive gym, Lockeroom – provides a realistic approach to achievement via beneficial goals.

By Lachlan Rowston

08/04/2022

Buy the Magazine

Subscribe to Robb Report today!

Subscribe today

Stay Connected