Celia Rufey answers your fabric questions

I love the narrative style of toile de Jouy fabrics, but I’d like to find ones in unconventional colours. Any ideas?

Always daring with colour, Manuel Canovas puts a fresh twist on traditional toiles, mixing red with aubergine or hot pink with orange in Thorigny, £82m, and Balleroy (shown as curtains) and Bengale (shown as chair covers), both £70m. Amilie in Etienne, £38m, at Harlequin, and Nirvana Shadow, £134m, at Lee Jofa are two toiles that team shocking pink with white. Equally vibrant is Toile St Cloud in Cerise and Apricot or Turquoise and Lime, £113.40m, at Turnell & Gigon. Similar hues feature in Paradise Garden, £222m, by Quadrille at Tissus d’Hélène.

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