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BeddingAG CASANew York (212) 689-2615 Amalfi bedding from AG Casa features 100 % cotton sateen 12 colors reactive print. Linen is on the borders and flange coordinates with velvet dec pillows — this is the first time the company has used both elements of linen and velvet combined. Striped borders in linen sham.ARLEYNew York (212) 889-6144 For the master bedroom, Arley presents May's Garden, a large scale transitional floral jacquard comforter set with a solid faux slub silk coordinate. Pieced trimmed pillows complete the look.ASHLEY MCBRIDENew York (212) 779-2976 The company is introducing seven-piece comforter sets comprising a comforter, two shams, a bed skirt and three decorative pillows — which include an 18-inch-by-18-inch and an 12-by-12 square and a 6-by-18 neck roll. There are several designs, including a contemporary urban design in a chocolate and blue stripe pattern called Madison.BAY LINENSNew York (212) 244-4125 Safari from Bay Linens for Scent-Sation is sophisticated and exotic, inspired by animal skins rendered in a new large scale graphic. 100% cotton duck with topstitched faux leather as bedskirt and decorative pillows. It coordinates with ivory cotton sateen sheets trimmed with the print and window panels in faux leather.EMPRESS HOMENew York (212) 532-3500 Depth, texture and a combination of bold and classic colors create the foundation of Empress Home's new 2010 luxury linens collection. They introduce new sandwashed pure silk in an innovative satin-crepe or habutai weave that creates a soft, delicately textured and luxurious bed linen. New product lines also include sheet sets, top of bed ensembles, duvets and accessories of silk blends, cotton/bamboo blends and classic cotton lace.GREENLAND HOME FASHIONSChino, Calif. (800) 677-8140 Embroidered Wedding Ring quilt features detailed piecework and fine embroidery; the center panel and borders are assembled from hundreds of cloth panels painstakingly sewn together in a traditional wedding ring pattern. Detailed embroidery frames the piecework in a traditional display. Intricate vermicelli quilting provides a rich surface texture. The Butterflies quilt features intricate vermicelli quilting which provides a rich surface texture. A reversible striped back gives a two-in-one look. Greenland Home Fashions' Maven quilt set is offered in in black, white and grey colorways, Maven features vermicelli stitching for style and durability.HOME SOURCE INTERNATIONALAtlanta (404) 355-0114 Home Source International will be introducing three new Vera bedding ensembles offered in both duvet sets and comforter sets. Reactive bright and vibrant prints on T220 sateen 100% cotton fabric. Fabric preshrunk to control dimensional stability; bedskirts have a long 15-inch drop. Constructed decorative pillows complement the beds. Vera Core Sheet: T300 sateen 100% cotton fabric; deep pocket fitted sheets to fit high loft mattress; bright solid color palette; fabric preshrunk to control shrinkage during home laundering; unique finish to produce sheen with a soft hand. Also offered: a second sheet option of the same solid color pallet with a printed hem cuff on the flat sheets and pillowcases and a printed fitted sheet that will marry back to all the top of the bed offerings. Vera's work was honored by The Smithsonian Institution with a retrospective, featured at MoMA, archived at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.KASSATEX INC.New York (212) 686-5533 As part of the eco movement, the company is offering its Bamboo by Kassatex sheeting and top-of-bed collection. The sheets are 300 thread count and are made of 60% rayon from bamboo and 40% organic cotton. The coordinating top-of-bed assortment includes a duvet cover, a pillowcase set, standard shams or Euro shams, and a bed skirt. The program comes in queen and king sizes in four colors: beige, linen, white and silver sage.PEACOCK ALLEYDallas (214) 744-0399 Peacock Alley reintroduces the signature Vienna matelassé. This classic, versatile design goes modern in minimal settings or luxurious in traditional ones. Inspired by an antique French buttons, this collection is available in coverlets, shams, bedskirts and shower curtains in white, taupe or ecru. The collection is priced at $79/standard sham; $215/queen coverlet. Vintage goes modern with a fresh take on the traditional Jacobean floral Toulouse. Rich in a palette of reds, blues and browns, Toulouse recalls the spirit of old-world travel. Coordinates with favorites like Lucky Star and Adriana matelassés. Toulouse is 100% cotton and proudly made in the United States and is available in shams, queen through cal-king duvet and paneled bed skirt, and oblong decorative pillow. $125/standard sham-$415/queen duvet.PENDLETON WOOLEN MILLSPendleton, Ore. (503) 226-4801 Las Cruces: This reinterpretation of a timeless banded pattern is from the Pendleton archives and references the historic city of New Mexico where Hispanic and Native American cultures met. Unnapped, sueded trim, 82% wool/18% cotton. Made in America. King $338; Queen $298, Sham $98. Broadway: From the glamour of New York to progressive urban charm, this bedding reflects the heart of the city. Its plaid is rich greys zinged with red. Whipstitch binding, 100% wool, made in the United States. Twin $124; queen $178; king $198. Coordinating houndstooth and wool looped shams $88. Rock Springs: This elaborate jacquard weaves Southwest and Native American symbols into an elegant tapestry. 100% pure virgin wool, made in the United States. Twin $398; queen $448; king $498; sham $94.SNOOZE INNOVATIVE BEDDINGDenver (303) 257-7104 Snooze Innovative Bedding offers new duvet products featuring Corner Keepers, a new patent pending, split-corner duvet technology and design. Corner Keepers epitomize efficiency, comfort and ease of use, enabling consumers to install comforter into cover in less than two minutes, and make up a bed in less than five seconds. Comforters will be offered in 700 fill power European white goose down, Hypodown of 80% Hungarian goose down and 20% Syriaca Cluster, white goose down, and down-alternative. Duvet covers will be offered in 400 thread count, 100% combed cotton sateen eco-friendly fabrics with shrinkage control and wrinkle resistant finish in a variety of solid colors, scroll jacquard, and double satin stitched, as well as a silk charmeuse.ZAMBAITI USASpartanburg, S.C. (864) 576-1958 The bedding collection Maestri Italiani from Zambaiti has been enriched by new designs and constructions. Items are made in Italy of 100% Egyptian cotton. Tiepolo, an emblem of the collection, is a 400-thread count sateen, reversible, in three fresh colors in queen and king — both sheets set and duvet set.Bath
BARDWIL LINENS
New York (646) 368-6840
This market the company's Lenox Bath division is introducing the new Chirp collection, a bird-themed grouping depicted in watercolor style that emphasizes a teal accent colorway.
The collection includes a printed cotton-polyester jacquard shower curtain, hand-painted shower curtain hooks, embroidered cotton terry bath towels, printed cotton terry bath towels, and an embroidered and appliquéd cotton tufted bath rug. The bath accessory pieces are provided by Lenox Brands.
BLONDER HOME ACCENTS
Cleveland (216) 431-3560
At the center of the company's new bath coordinate collections for market is the Stripe and Floral grouping. It is a fresh take on classic stripes and floral looks, according to the company.
The components — fabric-wrapped ceramic accessories, towels and a shower curtain — feature blue and creamy white stripes.
Also new is Emerald Isle, a grouping of translucent green blown glass accessories complemented with glass-beaded coordinate pieces.
BRUMLOW HOME
Calhoun, Ga. (205) 876-3708
A key new product, the washable, bleach-friendly bath rug, is made with 100% Invista nylon 6.6 and a premium non-slip latex backing. This bath rug is available in a collection of standard colors or can be customized to match colors. Brumlow's patented technology makes this washable bath rug resistant to all bleaches and peroxides without fading or damaging the fabric or the backing.
Because this rug can be safely washed in bleach, it helps remove germs and bacteria that hide in bathrooms.
DOMAY
Montreal (514) 383-8989
Domay's luxe new four-pack bamboo wash cloths are an addition to the bathroom toweling lineup.
Features include easy drying, mildew and bacteria resistance and a super soft finish. These bamboo washcloths are eco-friendly and sets are available in four colors: white, cream, rose and soft blue.
The Luxura popcorn bath rug is 100% cotton and is constructed with a thick cotton pile in size 20-by-30. This rug features a non-skid latex treatment to its backing for added grip and is available in five deco colors: black, chocolate, red, ivory and white.
ESPALMA BY COBRA
New York (212) 213-1850
The Coastal Home collection comprises reversible crochet border rugs made of 100% combed cotton, available in oblong and oval shapes and in white and natural colorways.
Fisherman Knit Cable rugs are also new. They feature an inset treatment on the 100% combed cotton rugs. Available colors are white and natural.
All of these rugs are made to coordinate with Espalma's zero-twist ultra plush bath ensembles are made of combed cotton.
FAMOUS HOME FASHIONS
Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada (514) 735.4566
The Congo accessories collection is made of resin and features a simulated natural wood finish and an etched pattern that gives the pieces a modern feel.
GAPPA TEXTILES
New York (212) 481-7100
Silky square-shaped embroidery dresses the border of Gappa's classic white 600 gsm Turkish towels. Expertly tailored and trimmed. Wash cloth is 13-by-13, hand towel 16-by-30, bath towel 30-by-54, bath sheet 40-by-70.
GARLAND CARPET & RUG
Dalton, Ga. (706) 278-7880
The company's new bath rug collection highlight is titled Sheridan. These pieces are tufted with Invista Comforel-branded nylon. The design is a banded stripe pattern available in a multitude of sizes and can be dyed to match any color.
Garland is also showing six other new bath rug programs.
GINSEY HOME SOLUTIONS
Bellmawr, N.J. (856) 933-1300
Ginsey's Rubbermaid-branded Deluxe Designer bathtub mat is made of textured vinyl and measures 16.4-by-28.
To create a soothing atmosphere in the bath, colors are subdued and design imprints stem from nature.
INVISTA
Kennesaw, Ga. (770) 420-7733
Invista, which produces Comforel and other fibers used in bath, accent and area rugs, is presenting its newest innovations in rug yarns with environmental benefits and new products.
Invista has developed technologies to incorporate environmental attributes into all rug fibers, including premium fibers with a minimum of 1% to 2% renewably sourced materials derived from castor bean oil, as well as mainstream fibers with a minimum of 4% post consumer recycled content. These products will be available beginning in 2010.
In addition, new 1010 and 948 fibers with the company's Macro Bulk technology result in higher bulk and reduced raw material usage.
The company's new 780 rug fiber is among the industry's softest nylon bath rug fibers, at 2.5 dpf.
KASSATEX INC.
New York (212) 686-5533
The Elegance by Kassatex collection is made of 100% long staple Turkish cotton.
Its available colors include cayenne, chocolate, desert sand, ivory, moonstone, rosette, sea foam, sunshine, thyme and white.
The program includes an ensemble program as well as a 34-by-66 bath sheet and a 20-by-34 tub mat.
SAFDIE INTERNATIONAL INC.
New York (201) 818-6794
The company's latest bath product introductions include coordinating towel sets in stripe, solids and sculpted styles, three-piece embroidered hand towel sets, porcelain bathroom accessories, polyester printed shower curtains and a bathrobe collection called Coral.
TRIDENT GROUP
New York (212) 684-6342
The company is launching a range of innovative products. At the forefront is the Pro Collection, which includes Health Pro, an anti-microbial towel; Fresh Pro, which maintains a newly washed scent after multiple uses; Color Pro, which offers color fastness and is fade resistant; and Bleach Pro, which maintains its whiteness.
New yarn constructions are also a focal point for Trident this market. New products that show the company's latest fiber developments include: Centrum Towels, a grouping of Indian cotton pieces made with a spinning technology that makes the towels softer and more absorbent; Bounce Towels, which are lofty and oversized thanks to the special long staple cotton they employ; Re:vive Towels, which feature a double ply high gsm for added bulk and a softer feel; and Air Rich Towels, ultra soft towels crafted from extra long staple cotton using wrapper yarn technology.
Also new is a towel program made of a cotton and ramie fiber blend is Xtra-Act.
Kitchen/Tabletop
ALPHA HOME FASHIONS
Ewing, N.J. (215) 913-9172
The quilted embroidered Tropical Fish placemats come in a 13-by-18 fish shape. They are available in orange, red, blue, yellow and pink.
Also new is the embroidered and appliquéd Water Lilies collection of table linens that can be used both indoors and outdoors. They come in gold, thyme, blue, black, taupe and wine.
ARLEE HOME FASHIONS
New York (212) 592-8009
For the first time, Arlee is adding kitchen textiles to its assortment.
The program includes potholders, oven mitts and kitchen towels. All of the patterns are made to match with chair pads and tier curtains. There are 10 designs total and they include Home Sweet Home, Gingham Orchard and Americana Patchwork.
Also new in the category is a line of free-standing chair pads in tonal and textured looks.
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE SOURCES
Naples, Fla. (614) 343-3410
The company is showing a collection of new designs by artist Travis Spencer. Products include tapestry placemats, runners and tablecloths as well as vinyl placemats and kitchen textiles.
All are made to coordinate with decorative pillows, wall hangings and rugs.
LINTEX LINENS INC.
New York (212) 213-1850
The new Jubilee tablecloth, featuring a dressy printed scroll pattern, is a 100% cotton duck available in the pewter, Wedgwood, juniper and metallic gold colorways. Available sizes span 52-inch rounds through 70-inch rounds; napkins are 20-inch squares.
The company has several new offerings to the kitchen textiles category. They include: the positive/negative horizontal stripe kitchen towels, made of terry with a twill weave and available in red, sage, taupe, teal and orange; and the Riviera kitchen towel, a woven pique weave made of 100% cotton and available in black, red, aqua, sand, celery and ivory.
LORRAINE HOME FASHIONS
New York (212) 684-0858
The new Hopewell collection is anchored by a heavyweight jacquard lace tablecloth — which comes in two colors, white and cream — and is made to coordinate with the company's Lace panel, tier, valance and swag soft window treatment program.
TRENDEX HOME DESIGNS
St. Laurent, Quebec (514) 363-5220
A new mix-and-match collection marries four styles that share a colorway. Tonga is all-over polka dot. Mistral is a tiny boucle leaf. Alton has bouclé groove stripes throughout. Avmor is a boucle baroque.
All of these designs are made on 100% polyester jacquard.
Components include napkins, placemats, runners, cushions, chair pads and soft window treatments.
Available colorways include black, copper, cream, loden, raspberry, sage, sea foam and verde (green).
WESTPOINT HOME
New York (212) 930-2093
WestPoint Home introduces an assortment of solid and striped kitchen towels, dish towels, pot mitts, and puppet mitts. The company has extended successful bath and sheeting technologies to the kitchen with its trademarked StayFresh and StayBright technologies.
StayFresh towels with built-in anti-microbial protection keep towels "feeling and smelling fresh." The clean, fresh feeling is extended by preventing odor-causing bacteria; performance lasts the useful lifetime of the towel, the company said. Soft and natural to the touch.
StayBright technology ensures that these kitchen towels remain colorfast and fade resistant. The towels can be washed with chlorine bleach but stay soft and absorbent for years.
Area Rugs
ABHIASMI INC.
New York (917) 442-3695
The company's Jovi Home line includes area rugs made in a broad range of contemporary designs and colors interpreted on natural and synthetic fibers, some of them textured.
The program includes Berber rugs made of New Zealand wool blends,
All of the area rugs are made to coordinate with the company's other product offerings — soft window treatments, throws and area rugs.
CHILEWICH
New York (212) 879-5776
Chilewich has added two colorways to its Shag program — cocoa and cinnamon.
The company's new multi purpose floor mats and indoor/outdoor mats include tufted, woven and looped vinyl come in various textures, patterns, and sizes.
The woven mats feature a woven vinyl face and polyurethane commercial cushioned backing to provide added comfort underfoot indoors; the indoor/outdoor mats have a vinyl backing.
FEIZY RUGS
Dallas (800) 779-0877
The company is set to unveil programs that coordinate area rugs with decorative pillows, throws, accent rugs and bath rugs.
To be able to hit various price brackets, Feizy is offering a range of constructions. The Lucka Collection is a multi-textured power loomed line that can be tailored to customers' preferences.
GARLAND CARPET & RUG
Dalton, Ga. (706) 278-7880
The new Scottsdale collection is positioned as a value-priced line of decorative yet affordable rugs. The 100% polypropylene cut-and-loop patterned rugs feature a non-skid backing. They are available in many sizes, from accents to room size dimensions.
INTERNATIONAL TEXTILE MANUFACTURING
Cumberland, R.I. (401) 312-0353
The company's Recycled Braided rug is made of 100% recycled polyester.
Each rug uses fiber extracted from 40 recycled plastic beverage bottles.
M & Z MARKETING
New York (212) 631-0900
M & Z Marketing introduces the following new items: accent rugs in solids, prints, Berbers, textured and sculptured looks; kitchen slice rugs with matching runners; indoor/outdoor rugs.
A line of Eco-Friendly Nature mats will be shown in several thicknesses of coco mats and include printed designs and monograms. Other printed mats with pvc backs will also feature novelty/sportsman's designs such as golf, fishing, hunting and a Gone Shopping design — and for pet lovers, die-cut Tuffcor dog and cat designs. A personalized monogram mat drop-ship program is offered.
New Renaissance polypropylene raised sculptured chenille entry rugs are offered ,as are indoor/outdoor room size rugs and all-natural rubber mats.
MOHAWK HOME
Sugar Valley, Ga. (800) 843-4473
Mohawk is offering an upbeat alternative to recession-weary shoppers with its new and affordably priced Pinnacle collection of heat-set olefin vibrantly colored rugs in contemporary designs. Design themes are inspired from nature, such as wood grains, botanicals and silhouettes, among others.
Other rug categories are also being infused with new products include: printed rugs with a new assortment of pieces for the Textures line as well as seven new bases with retail price points starting at $99 for area rug sizes; wovens with five new collections with retail prices ranging from $99 to $299; indoor/outdoor rugs with one new collection comprised of four new colorways; and six to eight new tufted collections in shag, solid-colored and two-color textured styles.
Also being expanded is the doormat category with 100 new looks in recycled rubber, patio, kitchen and natural fibers constructions.
RAYMOND WAITES DESIGN
New York (212) 447-8700
Raymond Waites Design through Mohawk Home has a new woven rug line and is launching an indoor/outdoor flatweave and low loop area rug collection.
One design, Fez, captures both the continued trend of geometrics and global great escapes. A typical Fez item is a flatweave construction in a spice palette of chocolate, red and tan. The design will also be offered as an indoor/outdoor low loop construction in two palettes: natural, toffee and chocolate; natural, olive and toffee.
SHAW LIVING
Dalton, Ga. (706) 965-0964
Debonair is what the company aptly dubs its collection of looks inspired by menswear-inspired plaid, striped, and woven and trimmed textures.
The palette encompasses beige, gold and chocolate; the construction employs the Shaw Anso Caress nylon, made of recycled fiber content. Shaw is also introducing five new designs to its Kathy Ireland Home "Jardin Du Jour" collection of eclectic floral and foliage motif rugs.
Launched in January, the Centre Street collection by Shaw is now being expanded with nine new designs that span modern whimsical to transitional floral looks.
For the holiday selling season, Shaw is showing both classic and contemporary styles in its nine new designs. These rugs are all made of Shaw's recyclable Type 6 nylon.
Building on a successful re-entry into the wool market in January with its Arabesque collection, the company is introducing its second new offering in the category. Titled Pacifica, these contemporary heirloom rugs are woven and crafted of New Zealand wool and in some cases feature hand-carved design details. Designs range from large-scale zebra and floral patterns to modern geometrics.
To its licensed program with Phillip Crowe, Shaw adds new styles to the Timber Creek collection. Crowe's original collection spotlights his love of wildlife and the great outdoors. His new designs add depth to the collection while maintaining his casual attitude and love of nature. These new patterns are influenced by the early 1900s Arts & Crafts movement as well as by animal prints and transitional botanical looks.
SURYA INC.
Calhoun, Ga. (706) 625-4823
The company is showing several new collections as well as design additions to some existing programs.
New collections include: Athena, a simple and elegant hand-tufted 100% wool grouping of transitional and contemporary patterns; Dover, made as an accompaniment to Surya's Concord collection and comprising rectangular braided rugs that are machine-made of 70% cotton and 30% polypropylene; Montego, a casual and relaxed grouping of hand-woven 100% jute pieces in linear striped patterns and tonal looks; and Playground, a nursery-to-tween collection of young looks hand-hooked from 100% poly-acrylic fiber.
Existing collections being enhanced with new looks and offerings include: Artist Studio; Charleston; Fallon; Forum; Mugal; Mystique; and Shibui.
Dec Pillows
AMERICAN TEXTILE COMPANY
Duquesne, Pa. (412) 948-1074
The world of basic bedding is no longer limited to white or solid colors. American Textile Company has partnered with Carolina Pad, supplier of fashionable school, office and organizational products, to create bedding and decorative pillow lines around its signature Studio C brand.
Studio C's "Hot Chocolate" and "Pattern Play" design collections originated as fashionable designs for office supplies. Now, the bold patterns featuring contemporary colors carry over to the bedroom and living room. Each collection offers multiple designs that mix and match to bring a unique and personalized ascetic to any room.
Hot Chocolate provides a wide array of patterns; the color palette is grounded in popular brown and features vibrant colors including shades of blue, purple, green and pink.
Pattern Play features pastel color choices, which provide a refreshing calm to the typical high energy of bright geometrics.
Items in the collections consist of various fabrics such as 100% cotton, microfiber, micro-velour plush, and decorative cording.
C & F ENTERPRISES INC.
Newport News, Va. (757) 310-6100
The new Wild Pillows collection of animal print hooked decorative pillows urges shoppers to "embrace your wild side," the company said. The assortment comes in an 18-inch square size.
Also new is the Sentiments collection, a grouping of earth-toned pillows featuring an embroidered bird design on an 18-inch square canvas ground.
CALDEIRA USA
New York (212) 532-2285
The company is launching three new collections that span its four product lines — decorative pillows, throws, soft window treatments and table linens.
The three new collections include: Changing Seasons, a spice-colored grouping of natural motifs; Urban Chic, which includes metropolitan looks in black, gray and cream with accent bright colors; and American Spirit, a grouping of stripes, geometrics and embroidered looks on primary colors.
MILLI HOME BY MARSHA CUTLER
New York (212) 643-8850
Milli Home's 2010 spring collection was inspired by elegant simplicity. Vibrant colors are pared down and washed to give a casual and comfortable lived-in look. Nature influenced motifs are ubiquitous, with tropical leaves and flowers interpreted in a contemporary style but with traditional elements.
Also in this vein is the new Baroque, which includes the oversized Belle Epoque damask grouping of updated colors and bold stripes
Texture, appliquéd looks, embroideries on prints, and layered printing are all employed on this program.
SURE FIT
New York (212) 869-6633
Sure Fit presents the addition of Colton Stripe to its Spring 2010 slipcover collection. Colton Stripe is a clean and casual print on 100% cotton in four living-room-friendly colors: brown, celadon, linen, and cocoa. This machine-washable slipcover provides an affordable decorating solution to any home.
TRIANGLE HOME FASHIONS
Cranbury, N.J. (609) 409-0970
Triangle Home Fashions introduces its 2009–2010 decorative pillow line.
Geo Scroll gets its visual ideas from geometric patterns that we see everyday. Whether it is the detailed ironwork on a fence or the structural detail on a piece of furniture, geometry is found all around us.
Geo Scroll takes these patterns and enhances them with rich embroideries finished to the finest details. Using both large scale and small scale patterns, the collection adds a new dimension to living space.
TEXTRADE INC.
New York (646) 291-6800
The new Midnight Vogue collection is a trio of decorative pillows in jewel tones with a spray of Swarovski crystals centered on faux silk.
Also new is Ashley, a collection of pick-stitch pillows featuring a hand-stitched embroidered look in multi-colored yarns. It comes in the chocolate, meadow, sky and black colorways.
Pillows, Pads, Blankets & Throws
AMERICAN TEXTILE COMPANY
Duquesne, Pa. (412) 948-1074
The new, trademarked Aller-Ease Breathable Bed Bug mattress protector provides complete bed bug protection, while using a breathable fabric to provide a comfortable night's sleep.
The mattress protector has been third-party lab tested to ensure that bed bugs cannot bite or penetrate through the fabric. Additionally, the protector's advanced zipper technology and taped seams secure the mattress so bed bugs cannot bite or penetrate through. The construction of the mattress protector fully encases the entire mattress.
The product not only protects against bed bugs, but the cool comfort of the breathable fabric combined with superior allergy filtration allows for a comfortable night's sleep. Air passes freely and easily through the breathable fabric, which provides soft, quiet and cool comfort.
The protector also provides maximum protection against dust mite allergens, pet dander and pollen. 230 thread count, 100% polyester; white zippered mattress encasement. Suggested retails range from $69 twin, to $119, California king.
BLUE RIDGE HOME FASHIONS
Irwindale, Calif. (626) 960-6069
Blue Ridge Home Fashions introduces new Royal Velvet utility bedding, offering three levels of down and down alternative comforters and down pillows.
Specifications include: 300–500 thread count damask cotton cover, 600–700 fill power white down fill for down products and 100% garneted polyester fill for down alternative products.
Price ranges are: $12.50–$40 for down pillows, $30–$75 for down alternative comforters and $45–$100 for down comforters.
DIVATEX
New York (646) 981-6624
Cozy throws from Divatex are made with 100% acrylic to bring warmth to any home. Bright and radiant to accent beds, sofas or armchairs.
DOMAY
Montreal (514) 383-8989
Domay's zippered pillow protectors protect against dust and perspiration; with a nylon rust-proof zipper enclosure.
HOLLANDER
New York (212) 812-5663
With the help of redesigned fabrics and polyester fills, Hollander's Sontique, the trademarked, classic basic bedding brand, has enhanced its tried-and-true comforters, mattress pads, and pillows.
Meanwhile in Dreamscape, Supima cotton made of the premier cotton grown in the United States, is showing new luxury introductions in pillows, pads, and comforters, all of which can be filled with the customer's choice of either synthetic or natural materials.
In the Holiday at Home line, prized European fabrics and white goose down fills ensure this collection moves your "staycation" from comfortable to indulgent.
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE SOURCES
Naples, Fla. (614) 343-3410
The company is presenting a broad assortment of throws, most of them made for use year-round.
Earthtone Check is a lightweight woven acrylic available in a variety of color combinations. Bronze Buttons is a micro-suede accented with bronze foil buttons and solid color backing. Safari Stripe is an animal skin stripe interpreted on soft plush polyester and backed with a coffee micro-suede fabric. Feather Check is a soft, fringed woven acrylic with a feather chenille grid pattern accent.
M & Z MARKET GROUP
New York (212) 631-0900
In addition to the company's full line of basic pillows which include synthetics, down alternatives and down pillows, M & Z Market Group introduces a complete line of affordable doctor-recommended pillows designed for specific sleeping problems.
Other pillows in the line help reduce stress, and the company is also offering a complete line of pillow protectors, vinyl bedding and waterproof mattress pads.
SOFT-TEX
New York (800) 366-2324
The Sensorpedic dual comfort supreme pillow offers a unique marriage of specially formulated ventilated memory foam and their premium memory gel fiber. The pillow offers consumers more than just two comfort options, as each side combines luxury and comfort in a single, affordable design.
Soft-Tex also announces the formal introduction of its newly expanded Health Guard Mattress and Pillow protection line, adding high end quality and performance products assortment offered at promotional price points. The Health Guard line offers protection for "both you and your mattress," and, said Soft-Tex, for retailers' bottom lines.
Window Coverings
THE ARLEE GROUP
New York (212) 689-0020
The company's Lee's Curtain division is introducing several new collections.
Mirabel is an embroidered handmade look on a sheer linen available in French blue, butterscotch, cream, hydrangea and blush. Amelia is a tonal embroidery on faux silk in eight colors, including mineral, coffee and silver. Bali is a snakeskin look in charcoal, tan, cinnabar, sage and mineral. Carter is a pieced-border look in faux silk available in four color combinations. Liliana is a woven silk botanical floral in six colorways, including brass, mineral and merlot.
Also, the company is adding eight new fabrics to its energy-saving window treatment line. Featured are: Symphony, a black warp velvet; and Ashburn, a black warp damask.
And the company has an extensive collection of faux silk interlined panels that come as solid colors, embroideries, prints and wovens.
ARLEY
New York (212) 889-6144
Torino from Arley features multi-colored horizontal novelty slub yarns on a solid color panel. Available in rod pocket, back tab and grommet panels and valances. Colors are beige, moss, pewter and terra cotta.
DIVATEX
New York (646) 981-6624
The burnout sheer from Divatex imitates the skin of a giraffe and is a part of the Safari Window Collection. It comes in cream, chocolate, white and camel.
ELLERY HOMESTYLES
New York (212) 448-4459
Ellery Homestyles presents Kala, a fresh combination of textural linen-look fabrics, both sheer and opaque, pieced together and accented with an embroidered leaf design and styled with grommets that work well in any contemporary space.
LORRAINE HOME FASHIONS
New York (212) 684-0858
Seven collections are among the company's latest category highlights.
Reverie is a solid-colored snow voile panel, ascot and valance set with a tassel and scarf. It comes in eight colors. Evelyn is a solid-colored crushed voile panel, ascot and valance with bead trim and scarf. It also comes in eight colors. The Evelyn Floral grouping is a printed crushed voile program with bead trim, offered in three colors. Ridgewood is a vertical stripe jacquard panel and scalloped valance and twin ball trim, designed in four colors choices.
Matrix is an embroidered geometric border look made on faux silk. This panel and double layer valance with beaded pull ties comes in three colors and is also available as a shower curtain.
Herald Square is a knit lace square design on a tier, valance, swag and panel, available in six colors. And Tic-Tac features pieced blocks with ribbon seams on a tier, valance, swag and panel, in two colorways.
SOFTLINE HOME FASHIONS
Gardena, Calif. (310) 630-4848
Softline Home Fashions presents Metropolitan, a modern flocked taffeta pattern available by the bolt, panels, top treatments and decorative pillows. Available in blue/chocolate, copper/black, cream/chocolate, latte/chocolate, merlot/black, silver/black, white/black. Made in 100% polyester, flocked taffeta, 59 inches wide.
Infant & Juvenile
ARLEY
New York (212) 889-6144
For juvenile style a representative item by Arley is the Pearls comforter set, which incorporates a printed all-over pearls design with a bottom border of solid pink, a check print — and polka dots, also used for the sheeting. Engineered shams and a solid pink coordinate complete the bed.
BLONDER HOME ACCENTS
Cleveland (216) 431-3560
Crayons and primary colors shape the design theme for Blonder's latest infant and juvenile offering — Scribbles & Giggles. This new bath ensemble and coordinate program comprises novelty-shaped accessories, bath towels and a shower curtain in red, yellow and blue.
ELLERY HOMESTYLES
New York (212) 448-4459
Ellery Homestyles helps give them a better night's sleep with Eclipse Kids, in both its Thermaback and Thermaweave energy-saving constructions, available in a range of fun, fashionable colors and styles.
A key presentation in the Eclipse Kids line is the Butterfly Jacquard Thermaback, in long length panels and pouf valances; when paired with the Watercolor Butterflies sheer, the look brings together both function and fashion.
JAY FRANCO & SONS
New York (212) 679-3022
The company's Disney licensed program keeps growing with the addition of new properties and additional programs for some exiting brands. This market's bedding and beach towel assortments by include Alice in Wonderland, Princess, Princess and the Frog, Fairies, Cars, Mickey Vintage, Toy Story, The Jonas Bros., Hannah Montana, Wizards of Waverly and Phineas and Ferb.
To its Mattel-branded line, the company debuts bedding ensembles and beach towels for the Barbie and Hot Wheels brands.
New infants and toddlers bedding ensembles and beach towels under the Thomas and Friends license will be showcased.
For preschoolers and older kids, new offerings include Strawberry Shortcake, Ben 10 and Star Wars bedding ensembles and beach towels.
Under the Marvel license, the company adds bedding and beach patterns for Wolverine, Spiderman, Ironman2, Marvel Heroes, Super Hero Squad, and Marvel "HERoes" for girls.
Finally, Jay Franco will also feature the X Games bedding and beach collection.
RASHTI & RASHTI
New York (212) 594-2939
As part of the Taggies Colours collection, the featured blanket is designed to coordinate with the Rashti & Rashti apparel under the same brand. This generously sized, luxuriously soft blanket integrates the patented "Tags" to marry function and adorable design. The item is offered with either a fun caterpillar for girls or a cute dinosaur for boys.

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