Different, But The Same

Sloan, Carole
October 2004
Home Textiles Today;10/18/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p18
Trade Publication
The article focuses on home textiles market. With few exceptions, one could have been dropped blindfolded through the ceilings of the showrooms and seen virtually the same stuff. Tweed were another direction signal adopted both from the apparel runways but also from European home shows over the past year that highlighted a soft, textural look. Among product categories, the youth craze definitely affected adult bedding with what some are calling casual, others contemporary. It definitely is a less fussy, over-embellished approach to bedding and it opens up a vast audience that perhaps was bored with all the bells and whistles.


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