Fabric…or Leather?

When buying a new sofa, it is always a matter of choosing the perfect fabrication.  The question “fabric or leather?” needs to be carefully considered as there are many differences, advantages and disadvantages of the two.


It also always help to inquire about stain protection plans and/or warranty that might be included in your sofa.  If you are buying an expensive set, it’s worth considering these services as they help keep your pieces in showroom condition, extending the life of your upholstery.


Luxurious Upholstery

Home decor takes another new direction as we leave behind simple cottons and linens, now embracing fabrics like earthy suede, textured corduroy and sophisticated velvet.  These fabrics are luxurious, yet durable.

Some ideas below:

Tufted Velvet Sofa, $2395.00 (roomservicestore.com)

Henry Sofa, Faux Suede, $849 (westelm.com)

5-piece Corduroy Dining Set, $579 (overstock.com)

Gables Accent Chair (www.lexington.com)


Victory Sectional, $1799 (www.ashleyfurniture.com)

You can also complete the room by adding further touch of elegance through accent pillows, rugs, and window draping.