Brown, make all the custom furniture.
They can custom design any piece: built-in cabinets, tables,
benches, beds and more -- mostly from high-quality alder. Exotic
hardwoods are available, too. The showroom has a British
Colonial-look, with Asian-fused accent pieces. A sofa line is also
available, with high-quality fabrics to choose from.
The Plantation House is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to
Friday; and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. It's at 1686 Tustin Ave.
in Costa Mesa. Call (949) 646-5440.
At the Silk Trading Co., select from luxury textiles,
ready-to-wear drapery, paint and home furnishings. Co-owners Warren
and Andrea Kay opened their first L.A. location 10 years ago. Now,
the company boasts more than 20 design showrooms throughout the
country. Its innovative "drapery out of a box" is a top seller for
instant decorating gratification. Drapes come in two sizes, fitting
most windows. The design house features more than exclusive fabrics
-- including cottons, linens, textured silks, wools and detailed
embroidery -- in colors subtle to vibrant. Prices vary from $16 to
$200 per yard. Also, find a complimentary furniture collection that
suits sophisticated rooms, sleek interiors and urban lofts. Product
lines include an organic-based interior paint for a "plaster look";
custom hardware; pillows and handbags. In-house design consultants
can help with custom reupholstery, drapery and more. The Silk Trading
Co. is at South Coast Plaza, level one of the Crate & Barrel/Macy's
Home Store wing. Call (714) 689-3004 or visit
SPORTSWEAR AND DENIM
The first Indigo Palms Denim Company store, a division of Tommy
Bahama, showcases its collection of sophisticated, sportswear and
casual denim for men. Select from trousers, shorts, shirts and jacket
in luxury fabrics -- cashmere, silk, linen and suede -- that work
well with denim. Blending the two collections is the company's
signature look. Also, select pieces from the women's Indigo Palms
collection feature three choices in denim fits, luxury knits, suede