Here at U-Fab, we do our very best to curate our collection to make sure that we find amazing goods for you to customize into your home. Well, our latest collection is no exception.
Travis and I travel to fabric market, in the world famous High Point, North Carolina, twice a year to be completely overwhelmed and awed at the latest and greatest fabric trends. Yes, High Point, NC is still the #1 place for fabric and furniture. This year did not disappoint.
About a year ago we started seeing a trend of traditional patterns and color palettes making a comeback. Everything always comes full circle. To be honest, I never would have expected coral to make a splash the way that it has. This year’s market really amped up the classic looks.
I found myself using the word classic more than traditional. Traditional invokes your mother or your mother’s mother taste, heavy and dark, pompous and stodgy, just plain old and not up to date. I firmly believe in keeping tradition alive and some things should just stay the way that they were meant to be. I mean, let’s be real, if you went to The Plaza Hotel in New York City and you saw ultra mod fabrics and furniture, you would be upset.
Classic is something that never goes out of style. Whether it was established in the 1800s, 1960s, 70s, 80s and beyond. The definition of classic is something that is at the highest class of quality. It serves as the standard or a model. Romeo and Juliet is the classic love story, I Love Lucy is a classic sitcom and The Iliad and Odyssey is the classic tale about a hero.
Now, please understand that we are still bringing you the latest and greatest trends in color and style. We are just growing up and accepting that Classic never goes out of style.
Our newest collection, from Charlotte Moss is the epitome of classic. It is chic, crisp, stylish, and classic. Travis and I were so impressed with her creations that we bought all of it! We kind of thought we could have wrapped it up and gone on home.
The collection is a plethora of sophisticated florals, damasks, paisleys, and a dash of Ikat. The collection includes solids, textures, and stripes as well.
Ms. Classic Moss spoke with Traditional Home magazine recently and explained that she was looking for “subliminally peace and quiet.” “Sea glass, ivories, and beige can give you a great base to punch up with other colors or simply stand alone.” She goes on to state that she “wanted fabrics that were flexible and versatile, just like your best friend.” She did add a dreamy coral into the mix. You can check out her convo in the September issue of Traditional Home magazine.
So some folks may not know who Charlotte Moss is, but you will know her now.
The classic and fabulous Charlotte Moss is a born and bred Richmond native. She attended Virginia Commonwealth and studied English. She began her very own business in 1985, after moving to New York, and has since become one of the leading and most successful interior designers in the nation. Her vision has always been that of a classic romantic.
Not only does she make the most incredible couture interiors, but she is also a writer with 9 books to dates. Check them all out at (charlottemoss.com/books). She has wallpaper, carpet, furniture, her own photography, and contributes to The Wall Street Journal. If all that isn’t enough, she stays busy with lectures, classes, and is heavily involved with The Thomas Jefferson Foundation, UNICEF, and The Bone Marrow Foundation.
We are thrilled to welcome Charlotte back to Richmond. Well, at least her fabrics. She is probably being fabulous on a yacht or in her New York brownstone.
I believe the reason that we were so excited to bring you her entire new collection is that it is like U-Fab…it has a little bit of something for everyone.
Check out the entire line of Charlotte Moss Fabrics at our Richmond and Charlottesville locations. While you are there make sure to also look for the new Jaclyn Smith and Vern Yip collections, as well.