Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, March 30, 2001
Danville, VA (678) 352-3245
New for the Marquis Interiors collection are Abington and Baroque, both of which will carry retail price points between $299 and $399; Cumberland, Oakmont and Versailles, with retail price points ranging from $199 to $299; and Cypress Park and Emporia, with 250-count Egyptian cotton sheeting and 160-count blended printed top of bed. A striae feel in sea green and creamy yellow are a feature of Abington, while Baroque is a textured reverse print in gold and russet tones. Cumberland is an abstract leaf design in neutral colors, while Oakmont possesses a rich, master bedroom look with its ornate damask and reverse foulard feel. Versailles' top of bed is done with a metallic shine, while the sheeting is done with a branch motif and is colorblocked.
New for the Alexander Julian collections are Calypso and Caribbean, with 220-count sheets and woven top of bed, and Cliffside and Surabaya, with 220-count sheets and 160-count blend top of bed. Cliffside and Surabaya will be offered as complete bagged ensembles with a $179 retail price points for all sizes. Also new are Coral Reef and Ocean Bluff, but with 210-count, blended yarn-dyed sheeting.
New for the Studio line are Caravan, Inspiration, Papillion and Lucerne, all with 220-count cotton sheeting and 160-count blended top of bed, Linden, Helena, Annalise, Vivienne, Lugano and Martine, all with 210-count blended sheeting and 120-count top of bed, and Limerick, Burton, Mystique and Chandi, with 180-count, blend sheeting and 120-count top of bed.
New for the Di Lewis line is Malabar and Charmaine, both with 230-count blended sheeting and 160-count blended top of bed. Both will be offered at $129 retail price points for all sizes.
The Fun with Clifford comforter and decorative pillow hit the market from the Home Fashions for Kids division for toddler's and juvenile bedding, as well as the new introductions from Barbie (4), Batman (1), Bob the Builder (1), Cardcaptors (1), Dan River's Casual Kids (2), Digimon (1), Dragon Tales (1), NFL (1), Olive Kids (2), Powerpuff Girls (1), Scooby-Doo (1), Thomas and Friends (1) and Looney Tunes (2).
Dan River's Teen Central will offer three new patterns, Animal Skins, Flair and Painted Denim. Construction for all of the collections will range from 120- to 180-count.
Mednick Talks to HTT about Online Trends for Textiles