Market Preview March 2018

Spring Bouquet – NY Market For The Bath

A garden full of resources in showrooms during the New York Home Fashions Market, March 19 to 22, 2018 across major product categories

In Vogue – Solid-colored towels remain bestsellers, but demand for eye-catching textures and patterns is on the rise

Long Loops

Fibrosoft jacquard towels are created with 100 percent, long-staple Turkish cotton in an innovative process that produces long loops with a plush hand and optimum absorbency. The towels are available in 500-550 gr/m2 weight and in several colors. Veritas USA, 646-590-3894,

Versatile Damask

The Damask Delight 100 percent Turkish cotton pestemal towel is soft, very absorbent and fast drying, with a double layer woven construction that also makes it durable. The versatile towel features an intricate damask design and can be used as a picnic, beach or travel blanket, sarong, shawl, tablecloth, bed topper, sofa throw, beach chair cover or bath towel. It is available in black, fuchsia, gray and royal blue. Linum’s “green” factory is a 2-million-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility that runs 100 percent on solar energy. LINUM HOME TEXTILES, 855-933-0300,

Teak Solution

The water-tolerant Solid Teak Foot Pedestal is for use in the shower to rest one’s foot comfortably and to prop the limb for ease in washing or shaving. Taymor Industries, Inc., 800-388-9887,

Metallic Touch

The Petra Decorative Towel Collection features a printed metallic scroll pattern on a low-pile chenille fabric, finished with a woven gimp trim on a satin band. The towels are available in linen, beige, ivory and black. Avanti Linens, 800-360-0836,

Eyelash Elegance

Made in Turkey with 100 percent combed long-staple cotton finished off with eyelash fringe, the Lorena Collection includes 30- by 54-inch bath towels, 18- by 28-inch hand towels and 13- by 13-inch washcloths. Colors offered are avena, cielo, white and fog gray. Kassatex, 877-258-5177,

Metallic & Hand Painting

Brooklyn bath accessories are silver metallic and feature hand-painted textured stripes. Made of resin, they coordinate with the Brooklyn jacquard shower curtain. Famous Home Fashions Inc., 800-465-4566,

Waffle Wonder

Made in Austria by Vossen, the Thalasso large-square waffle weave bathrobe is made with 100 percent cotton. Coordinating towels are also offered. Available in the U.S. through Stellar Alliance in New York at 236 West 26th Street, Suite 801, 212-256-6306

Fantastically Fluffy

Fibrosoft towels are made with 100 percent, long-staple Turkish cotton and woven with an innovative technology that creates a larger surface area for maximum absorbency, softness and fluffiness, even after repeated washings. The towels are offered in 450, 500, 550, 600, 650, 700 and 750 gr/m2 weights and in white, iron, atmosphere, dark frost and misty rose colors. Veritas USA, 646-590-3894,

Country Holiday

The Farmhouse Christmas Bath Collection features a dramatic panel-printed shower curtain with oversized holiday icons and a tartan plaid border on the top and bottom. The accessories pull the icons from the shower curtain in dimensional resin and each size towel highlights one of the three embroidered icons with a coordinating plaid border. Avanti Linens, 800-360-0836,

Bubbles Of Softness

Jessica Simpson’s Broadway Collection of 100 percent cotton bath rugs presents a sea of soft “bubbles” capped off on opposite ends with knotted fringe. Bacova Guild Ltd., 540-863-2600,

Seascape Sensation

From the New York Botanical Garden Collection, a new license for the company, the Corsica Bath Group presents elements of an underwater seascape with coral and starfish in tones of blue with gold accents. The bath accessories are crafted in resin and the shower curtain is printed on a textured cloth with wood bead accents. Avanti Linens, 800-360-0836,

Sculpted Artistry

Made in Brazil, the Mistica cotton towel features an elegant all-over sculpted velour design. It is offered in high-fashion colors, and in bath towel, hand towel and washcloth sizes. Espalma By Cobra, 212-679-8046,

Chrome & Glass

The Casilla Bath Accessories Collection mixes clear glass and chrome elements to create sophisticated finishing touches that bring a refined look and utilitarian functionality to the bath vanity. The accessories include: foaming soap dispenser with a rust-proof plastic pump head and wide opening for easy refills, toothbrush holder with three divided compartments and a storage canister with decorative lid. Interdesign, 800-777-4995,

Matte Meets Shiny

The Ashby chenille bath mat includes a unique mixture of matte and shiny chenille yarns that offer visual interest with high/low pile textures as well as a soft hand for underfoot comfort. Shown in coral, the rug is also available in burgundy, charcoal, fuchsia, taupe and wedgewood. Ramallah Trading Company, Inc., 718-439-5555,

Quick Drying

The DryTech Collection of bath mats is made with high-quality, ring-spun cotton and fabricated using a technique that allows for faster drying than conventional cotton. Regence Home, a division of Riviera Home, presents a wide range of bath, accent and area rugs during N.Y. Market at 10 West 33rd Street, Space 1200, 212-967-2014

Rectangles Of Color

The Whitney Reversible Collection of bath rugs features concentric rectangles of ombré and solid colors. The collection is available in deep denim (shown) and an array of other colors, including high-rise gray, porcelain blue, nile green and doeskin. Chesapeake Merchandising, 212-576-1136,

Made In Turkey

Made with viscose from bamboo, these 700-gram weight towels are offered in 25 solid colors and two striped colorways. Daisy House, 303-665-9292,

Sophisticated Navy

From the contemporary Oscar | Oliver brand, the Grant Collection of bath accessories is created with a mix of clear glass and hand-painted resin. The grouping includes: toothbrush holder, soap dish, jar with lid, tumbler, lotion pump, tissue cover and wastebasket. J. Queen New York, 212-414-1555,

Kid Stuff

Made with 100 percent Turkish combed cotton looped terry, Linum Kids’ absorbent, soft bathrobes feature a charming boat embroidery. The neck area is covered with soft fabric for comfort and durability, and the “Never Lose” belt is stitched down in the back so it’s always at hand. The robes are offered in navy (shown), gray, white and pink, and are made in Linum’s “green” factory in Turkey that runs 100 percent on solar power. LINUM HOME TEXTILES, 855-933-0300,

Forever In Bloom

The Blossom design from the Barefoot Bungalow Collection presents painterly watercolors in a bold palette with green, fuchsia, blue, pink and crimson flowers in bloom against a white background. Also available are the coordinating Blossom quilt set and window curtain panels. Greenland Home Fashions, 800-677-8140,


Getting Organized

The Storage Made Simple system includes a variety of storage elements in a wide range of shapes and sizes to keep vanity drawers and countertops organized. Bins can store cosmetics, bath products, accessories and other supplies. Elements are made with recyclable plastic. Kenney Manufacturing Company, 800-753-6639,