Window View September 2017

Royal Treatment

New and elegant resources in draperies, decorative hardware and trims that include and reach beyond introductions at N.Y. Home Fashions Market

Stately Stripes

Made with 100 percent polyester, the Highland Stripe indoor/outdoor tab-top panel is offered in natural (shown), gray, navy and red. The classic vertical stripe pattern is topped with a tab top header with functional hook-and-loop fasteners. The durable curtain can withstand the elements with its mildew-resistant, water-repellent and uv 50+ protection properties. Sizes offered include: 50 by 84, 50 by 95 and 50 by 108 inches. Elrene Home Fashions, 212-889-6376,


Scalloped Valance

From the Renaissance Home Fashion brand, Kent lined scalloped valance is made with a facing of 100 percent polyester and a lining of 65 percent polyester and 35 percent cotton. The 52- by 17-inch valance is available in charcoal (shown), admiral, burgundy and tan. Belle Maison, 718-805-0200,


Drill-Free Hardware

Fast Fit™, the Easy Install Curtain Rod Solution, is easy to install in two easy steps and requires no drilling, leaving walls and window casings undamaged. The patent-pending decorative bracket is offered in a variety of finishes, finial designs, sizes and comes in both single- and double-rod applications (both shown). Kenney Manufacturing Company, 800-753-6639,


Stringing Along

The ready-made, 100 percent polyester String Curtain is manufactured using nanotechnology, sustainable production processes and no dyeing afterwards. The curtain has a silk look and soft hand. It can be made to custom sizes and has anti-microbial and anti-allergenic qualities. Available in a large assortment of styles and colors, the curtain is ideal as a room divider and window treatment, and for use in hotels, cafes, bars,
nightclubs and for special events. Trimland USA, 631-667-2333,


Nature’s Bounty

The Botanical Collection blends urban jungle styles with subtle Renaissance tones. Finials carved into
floral designs or capped with elegant golden crownwork capture the essence of Da Vinci-esque style. The collection also features the newest drapery rod finish colors for Fall 2017—rustic copper and bronze.
Versailles Home Fashions, Inc., 514-351-8402,


Metallic Majesty

A Sun Zero Premium style, Atticus (shown in mushroom) uses metallic yarns that offer a subtle dimensional effect as the light reflects and plays with pattern to create an ornate and timeless modernity. It pairs well with the Lima sheer (not shown) that features a repeated scallop pattern in metallic threads for a sense of textured, organic movement. S. Lichtenberg & Co., 212-689-4510


Roses in Bloom

From the Piper & Wright brand, the Stella 100 percent cotton ensemble showcases roses in bloom on a light blue background. The embroidered white valance trim adds an elegant finishing touch. Panels are 84 inches long. A matching bedding ensemble is available. J. Queen New York, 212-414-1555,


Chenille Chic

The company’s newest collection of 3.5-inch chenille tapes is available in a variety of traditional and contemporary designs. Woven with a blend of viscose and polyester, the versatile tape collection includes five different designs. Belagio International, 323-731-6934,

Smallest To Largest

Decorative finials range from 4- to 8-inch projections, and will fit smooth and reeded wooden drapery poles measuring 1 3/8 to 3 inches in diameter. Shown in jewel-tone paint treatments with sparkling crystals are the 5-inch diameter, 6-inch projection Birdie finial in garnet and deep gold, and the 3-inch diameter, 4-inch projection Birdie finial in jade and light blue sapphire. All finials are available with brackets in matching finishes and can be paired with poles painted in gold, silver and black. Susan Goldstick, 888-566-2799,


Fabulous Ferns

Offered in four colors, the Fossil grommet panel is made with a semi-opaque cotton blend and features a timeless printed fern pattern reminiscent of the fossils studied in one’s youth. The base fabric combines a textured hand with soft color tones, while filtering sunlight at the window. Lorraine Home Fashions, 212-684-0858,


A Match For Any Decor

Traversing collections are available in iron, wood and lightweight embossed metal designs in more than 50 finishes with nearly 200 different finial styles, so that any style of décor, from traditional to modern, can be enhanced. The system allows draperies to open and close more easily than rod-and-ring combinations, reducing wear and tear. They can be used manually with cords or batons, or they can be combined with Somfy motorization. Heavy-duty single or double track systems are available up to 30 feet in length. Round iron and Italian fascia designs can be bent or curved for special applications such as bay windows. Orion Ornamental Iron, Inc., 877-476-6278,

Classic Simplicity

From the Habitat brand, Kazan is made with 100 percent, prewashed cotton and a natural rope at the top that stays in place while opening and closing the panel. The washable panel is available in three lengths and five colors—white (shown), burgundy, cream, navy and seafoam. Commonwealth Home Fashions, Inc., 518-963-8145,


Greek Key & Pearls

The Grand Collection of trimmings marries a whimsical spirit with sophistication featuring classic Greek Key jacquard in six colors, fun ribbon loop fringe and pearl gimp, as well as two unique cording styles and a substantial beaded trim component. Beautiful drapery tiebacks and key tassels complete the collection. D’Kei Trims, 800-535-3534,


Blooming Bouquets

From the Piper & Wright brand, the Julia 100 percent cotton drapery ensemble features a feminine floral
motif enhanced with an embroidered ruffled trim on the valance. Panels are 84 inches long. A matchting bedding ensemble is also available. J. Queen New York, 212-414-1555,


Scrolling Leaves

Flora is a heavyweight, tone-on-tone jacquard, tailored rod pocket panel woven in an all-over scrolling leaf motif using dull and shiny yarns to provide depth and interest. The matching scalloped valance is finished with a self-fabric edge. Flora is offered in six colors. Lorraine Home Fashions, 212-684-0858,


Radiant Rainbow

The Spectrum design features a luminescent rainbow of colors on a dimensional textured ground. Made with 100 percent polyester, Spectrum rod-pocket panels are available in lilac/turquoise (shown), rose quartz/serenity and silver/gold, and in 50- by 63-inch and 50- by 84-inch sizes. Achim Importing Co., Inc. 212-686-6652,


Sleek Chic

The Metro Collection drapery hardware is available in four finishes: brushed nickel, soft brass, chrome and gloss black. Four real crystal finials (three shown) add drama and sparkle to window treatments, whatever the style. Helser Brothers, Inc., 888-346-4257,


Sophisticated Geometric

The Milan Quatro is a textured, modern geometric jacquard made with 100 percent polyester. Softline Home Fashions, 800-701-4220,

Industrial Strength

Urban loft meets steampunk design in the Industria Collection, inspired by the balanced beauty of retro-hybrid design. Go dramatic with Ritz and its pitch black acrylic finial. Get Wired with metal filaments integrated into clear acrylic finials. Or add a Hyde rod for vintage appeal with leather and metal finials. Versailles Home Fashions, Inc., 514-351-8402,


Geometric Jacquard

The Harrington 100 percent polyester jacquard panels present a geometric design that centers around a sea of hexagons rendered precisely with brushstrokes that project a hand-drawn effect. The grommet panel pair has both classic and modern appeal. Ramallah Trading Company, Inc., 718-439-5555,


At The Cabana

From the successful Outdoor Décor brand, Coastal Stripe is a more competitive, upscale cabana stripe look. The washable panels are fade and mildew resistant and water repellent, and include stainless steel-plated grommets. Three lengths are offered in dark gray (shown), navy and taupe. Commonwealth Home Fashions, Inc., 518-963-8145,


Printed Floral

From the Renaissance Home Fashion brand, the Felicity printed panel is made with 100 percent polyester and includes 100 percent iron grommets. Available in two sizes—52 by 63 and 52 by 84 inches, Felicity is offered in denim (shown), charcoal, garnet and sand. Belle Maison, 718-805-0200,