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Accents et Details, a design store in Locust Valley run by interior designers Lisa Simek and Catherine Schweber, carries a line of ikat pillows, hand-woven and dyed in Uzbekistan and made in Turkey, with patterns of "multicolor zigzags or dots relating to their culture," says Simek.

Fall fabric trends

From updated chintz to beloved stripes, fall is filled with colors and lively patterns.

Stripes never go out of style, says Serena
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Stripes never go out of style, says Serena Dugan, co-founder of Serena & Lily, a Sausalito, Calif., online catalog of home decor that opened its only brick and mortar location in Wainscott in May. The company sells bold, black-and-white-striped outdoor chairs.

Nautical striped outdoor lounge chairs from the Portico
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Nautical striped outdoor lounge chairs from the Portico Collection at Ethan Allen, with coral patterned pillows.

Fabrics for outdoors evoke nature, such as the
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Fabrics for outdoors evoke nature, such as the indigo color used on the Lakehouse chaise from Ethan Allen.

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As neutrals fade out, color is coming in
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As neutrals fade out, color is coming in strong. This Kravet fabric is called Citron Plum.

NoliHahn Interiors and Textiles, both a design firm
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NoliHahn Interiors and Textiles, both a design firm and a retail showroom in Cold Spring Harbor, is introducing its first major fabric collection this fall under the name Noli Textiles. One of the fabrics in the upcoming collection is based on an 18th century damask "modernized for a new generation." Historically made in silk, their damask has been reinterpreted for today's market in a beautiful chenille cotton yarn, which gives it a more relaxed look, yet is still elegant. (Aug. 16, 2013)

The new chintz: Today's printed cotton doesn't have
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The new chintz: Today's printed cotton doesn't have the slick glaze or the fogy floral prints like those for which interior decorator Mario Buatta became noted. Instead, they're clean and crisp, as in this room designed by Kathryn M. Ireland the 2013 Kips Bay Show House, with fabric from Scalamandre.

Ethnic fabrics have been around for a couple
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Ethnic fabrics have been around for a couple of years, but they are trending big time now. Modern Colors II, from Kravet Couture, pulls global designs into pillows, fabrics and more.

Ethnic fabrics have been around for a couple
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Ethnic fabrics have been around for a couple of years, but they are trending big time now. Modern Colors II, from Kravet Couture, pulls global designs into pillows, fabrics and more.

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Accents et Details, a design store in Locust
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Accents et Details, a design store in Locust Valley run by interior designers Lisa Simek and Catherine Schweber, carries a line of ikat pillows, hand-woven and dyed in Uzbekistan and made in Turkey, with patterns of "multicolor zigzags or dots relating to their culture," says Simek.

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