With traditional style staging a comeback at the recent High Point Market, upholstery provided a glimpse at the embrace of traditional menswear suiting fabrics for seating.
This re-emergence wasn’t just on the high-end side of the scale; lower to mid-price manufacturers sported Savile Row inspired covers, too. Here is a peek at some of the dashing looks sported by upholstery around High Point.
Houndstooth was seen in several showrooms, adding a classic note.
Plaid made a showing as well.
Windowpane fabric made its presence known.
And a one-two punch of herringbone and houndstooth plaid was featured at Rowe.
Jean Marie Layton is senior editor for upholstery at Furniture Today. A design and furniture aficionado, she has worked as a writer/editor in industry and non-profits, in academic administration and in retail furniture sales. She pursued a master’s degree in the history of design at Parsons/Cooper-Hewitt and has a BA in history from Mount Holyoke College and an MA in liberal arts from Stanford University. Reach out to Jean Marie with your story ideas, tips and more at [email protected]