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   April 25, 2017  Facebook Twitter
Home Fabrics Trend Report: LA Textile Show Spring-Summer 2018

RMCocoFabricsThe home décor market has always been inspired by the leading trends in the apparel market, and many of this seasons important directions for home fashions come from the fashion industry. Several of these interesting developments were showcased in home décor fabrics at the Spring/Summer 2018 L.A. Textile Show, held from February 27 – March 1, 2017.

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