Roman Shades are a great choice for someone who finds the look of draperies appealing, but wants the ease of shades.  The many choices in styles and folds will provide the look for which you are searching.  The fabric choices are trendy, stylish, and elegant.  Roman Shades are customizable in a variety of ways.  They can be made light filtering or room darkening.  Roman Shades can also be cordless or top down bottom up.  They complement sliding panels made of the same or similar fabrics, and can have extra details such as valances or fringe.