In September 2012, Elegant Fabrics was acquired by 1stdibs, the world’s largest online marketplace for rare and desirable objects. Combined, Elegant Fabrics and 1stdibs represent over 300 dealers in the USA and 2,500 dealers worldwide, with more than 35,000 items in the Elegant Fabrics marketplace alone, ranging from Fabrics, furniture, and jewelry to collectibles and musical instruments.
Elegant Fabrics continues to be a leading resource for the industry through its close working relationship with all CINOA-affiliated trade associations and their member dealers. Additionally, Elegant Fabrics designs and develops bespoke websites for high-end art and antique dealers, art and antiques fairs, and leading trade associations including The America Antique Dealers' Association.
Elegant Fabrics Managing Director Marina Andres has assumed the role of Managing Director of 1stdibs USA, bringing with her the entire Elegant Fabrics staff to provide an unrivaled experience for top collectors, buyers, designers, and academics.