High Point Market sets fall Style Spotters Trend Tours

HIGH POINT — The High Point Market Authority will be offering an expanded version of the Style Spotters Trend Tours program for the fall High Point Market, Oct. 19-23.

As in April, the HPMA will offer two types of tours: the Favorites Tours and Category Tours.

The 60-minute Favorites Tours will follow the traditional schedule and will be offered at 10:15 a.m., Oct. 22, following the Style Spotters’ breakfast event, showcasing two favorite showrooms for each Style Spotter: Shayla Copas, Kara Cox, Benjamin Johnston, and Courtney McLeod. No RSVP is required for the Favorites Tours.

The Category Tours are two-hour tours on a specific product category and cover four showrooms for each Style Spotter. Two tours per day will depart from The Point at 9:30 a.m., Oct. 19 and Oct. 20; one tour is scheduled for 9:30 a.m., Oct. 21.

The Oct. 19 tours will feature Laura Thurman focusing on showrooms with a global aesthetic and Style Spotters Advisor Gary Inman focusing on hospitality. The Oct. 20 tours will feature Eric Haydel focusing on antiques and antique reproductions and Erinn Valencich focusing on designer-friendly furniture. On Oct. 21, the tour will feature Cynthia Ferguson focusing on textiles.

The tours are sponsored by Crypton and Studio Designer.