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The New Trend in Slipcover Furniture

(ARA) – Originally designed to protect heirloom furniture and expensive upholstery from everyday wear and tear , slipcovers have reached new heights to meet the needs of contemporary modern living. Now you can buy furniture that comes with its own tailor-made slipcovers, blending the look and fit of custom upholstery with the quick cleaning and redesign ease of slipcovers.

Given their practicality, versatility, durability, easy-care and inexpensive, fashionable good looks, it’s no wonder that more designers are putting their names on these home furnishing fashions, and more slipcovers grace the homes of families everywhere. The trend towards furniture that comes with its own slipcovers means moderately-priced furniture with designer details and custom features can fit in a multitude of settings without the usual concern we might have over more custom pieces.

Designer Details

Savvy consumers are demanding coordinated design details, like those provided by The Sofa Collection. Internationally recognized textile designer Liora Manne has created stylized details, finishing touches and a custom-coordinated line of fabrics exclusively for the Sofa Collection. These design details distinguish the line. Manne has also provided her own line of coordinating rugs, pillows, lamps and decorative accents to complete the designer look.


Innovative zipper construction in the back of each piece and velcro closures on the underside of the sofa ensure a tight fit that provides the look of custom upholstery. These same features allow you to easily remove covers for cleaning or a change of décor. The low-cost of additional slipcovers make a change of décor from formal to casual or winter to summer as easy as changing your own clothing fashions. Additional slipcovers also extend the life of your furniture, and may be purchased for less than $200.

Choose your style

Offering three popular styles that meet varying consumer lifestyles, The Sofa Collection simplifies the selection process and ensures each style is superbly executed. Consumers may choose from a Cottage Style featuring a traditional round arm, Milan, which possesses an elegant, contemporary curved arm and Metro, an edgy approach to modern design in a square arm construction. Each collection comes in a sofa, loveseat, chair and ottoman, all bearing the same quality designer detailing and all wearing slipcovers that fit like fashions.

Choose Your Fabric and Color

Next comes a modest selection of upholstery-weight fabrics in a variety of popular colors to suit most consumer tastes and provide exciting alternatives. Fabrics are all tested for shrinkage, strength, color fastness, stain resistance and other factors. Consumers may choose from heavyweight twills, washable micro-suedes, chenilles, tweeds or jacquards.


The Sofa Collection was created to provide a commitment to quality at every stage of the process. Using kiln-dried hardwood, or thick engineered wood as appropriate, sinuous springs, foam and Dacron wrapped cushions, detached cushions, padding on all wood pieces, and notched, doweled or blocked joints for strength, The Sofa Collection offers the quality seen in higher-end products at a great value to its customer.


By selling directly to the consumer on the Internet, engineering an efficient process, focusing on producing the most popular styles and fabrics in significant quantities, and eliminating expensive overhead and furniture sales commissions, The Sofa Collection provides its customer with quick delivery and exceptional value.

Today’s consumer has the benefit of being their own designer and coordinating their own decorating schemes, thanks to the innovative approaches of today’s furniture manufacturers. Given a selection of popular styles, fabrics, colors, and decorative accessories, today’s consumer can coordinate an individual look that suits the design sensibilities and lifestyles of even the most active families, while providing the quality of more expensive furniture at a value most can appreciate.

Given all the benefits that slipcover furniture provides, including practicality, durability, easy-care and inexpensive, fashionable good looks, this seems to be one trend that will be with us for years to come. For more information, visit

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