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6 Leather Chair Styles You’ll Love

by Walker Furniture

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Chair Styles

Pros & Cons of Leather Chairs

6 Leather Chairs You’ll Love

How to Clean Leather Chairs

FAQ

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Whether you want to add a touch of luxury to your living room, bedroom reading nook, or home office, a leather chair can supply the elegance you’re looking for. Leather chairs are not just luxurious, they’re also durable, hypoallergenic, and adaptable to a number of design styles. You can find them in different silhouettes and colors to suit your space.

In this article, we’ll discuss different leather chair styles to choose from, compare the pros and cons of leather chairs, and recommend 6 leather chairs you’ll love from Walker Furniture. Then, we’ll give tips on keeping your leather chair clean and answer frequently asked questions.

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Chair Styles

There are several types of leather chairs to choose from, depending on your style and the function of your space. Let’s explore some of the options and their best features.

➤ Leather Accent Chairs: Leather accent chairs can add a touch of luxury to a room. These chairs come in diverse styles and designs, making them versatile whether your space is traditional, modern, farmhouse, or coastal.
➤ Leather Swivel Chairs: Leather swivel chairs are a flexible seating option that can swivel 360 degrees. In the living room, for example, you can turn a chair to face whoever you want to talk to at the moment or turn back to face the TV.
➤ Leather Club Chairs: Club chairs are known for their deep, plush seats and large, rounded arms. They often have a vintage or traditional look and can be covered in various types of leather.
➤ Leather Recliners: Leather recliners are not only comfortable but also luxurious. They come in various styles, from classic to modern, and offer the convenience of reclining positions. You can choose from manual or power recliners.

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Pros & Cons of Leather Chairs

Leather accent chairs are a popular choice for adding style and comfort to a room. However, like any furniture option, they come with both pros and cons. Here's an overview of the benefits and drawbacks of leather accent chairs:

Pros

✓ Elegant and Timeless Appearance: Leather exudes an upscale and classic look. It adds a touch of sophistication and luxury to any room, making it an excellent choice for those who appreciate a refined aesthetic.
✓ Comfortable and Durable: High-quality leather chairs are often incredibly comfortable and durable. They can withstand wear and tear over time and become more comfortable as they age.
✓ Easy to Clean: Leather is relatively easy to clean. Spills can be wiped away with a damp cloth, and it's less likely to absorb odors and stains compared to fabric upholstery.
✓ Hypoallergenic: Leather is a good option for people with allergies because it doesn't trap allergens like dust mites and pet dander as easily as fabric upholstery.
✓ Versatile Style: Leather accent chairs come in various styles, from traditional to modern, so they can fit into a wide range of interior design themes.

Cons

✗ Cost: High-quality leather furniture can be expensive. Genuine leather accent chairs often come with a premium price tag. Synthetic or bonded leather options are more affordable but may not have the same longevity.
✗ Temperature Sensitivity: Leather chairs can feel cold in winter and hot in summer, making them less comfortable in extreme temperature conditions. You may need additional cushions or throws for comfort.
✗ Susceptibility to Scratches: Leather can be scratched and punctured by sharp objects. It's essential to be cautious and prevent pets or sharp objects from causing damage.
✗ Potential for Fading: Direct sunlight can cause leather to fade or change color over time. It's best to place leather furniture away from direct sunlight or use window treatments to protect it.

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6 Leather Chairs You’ll Love

Keep reading for 6 of our favorite accent leather chairs from Walker Furniture.

Ayden Chair

leather chair

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This leather armchair is perfect for a modern or contemporary living room with its simple silhouette and rich dark brown color. It is comfortable without being oversized or overstuffed, giving it a streamlined and tailored look. You could also use it in a den, home office, or home library.

Beryl Chair

blue leather chair

Shop the Beryl Chair

This light blue leather chair is comfortable, cute, and well-made. A bright leather chair is an elegant addition to any home, and this lighter hue is perfect for a modern or mid century modern design.

Carianna Chair

light brown leather chair

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This oversized leather club chair is the perfect spot to curl up to watch a movie. With its geometric silhouette and subtle tufting, it’s perfect for a modern or contemporary design. You could use it in your living room, den, movie room, or bedroom reading nook. Just watch out, it’s going to be everyone’s favorite spot!

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Serenity Power Recliner

white leather chair

Shop the Serenity Power Recliner

For a lighter and brighter option, this white leather living room recliner is an elegant choice. We love the subtly curving arms as well as the tailored piping and stitching. Not to mention, it’s also cozy and comfortable. This chair would be at home in a coastal, farmhouse, or contemporary design.

Gemson Manual Recliner (Red)

red leather chair

Shop the Gemson Manual Recliner

This leather recliner will make a bold statement with its red leather. If you’ve been looking for a way to add a pop of color to your living room or den, this chair is the perfect option. Manual reclining allows you to adjust to your ideal position and creates a comfortable spot to rest and relax.

Moon Power Recliner (Blue)

dark blue leather chair

Shop the Moon Power Recliner

This leather recliner chair also offers a pop of color, but it’s a bit more subtle. Contrasting white stitching adds visual interest to this piece, and plush padding adds comfort. Power reclining allows you to adjust positions with the touch of a button.

How to Clean Leather Chairs

When it comes to how to clean a leather chair, you need to consider regular maintenance and thorough cleaning. Let’s look at both types of cleaning.

Regular Maintenance

  • Dust and Vacuum: Regularly dust the chair with a soft, lint-free cloth or a microfiber duster to remove loose dirt and dust. You can also use the brush attachment of a vacuum cleaner to reach crevices and seams.
  • Wipe with a Damp Cloth: Dampen a clean, soft cloth with distilled water and wring it out until it's just slightly damp. Wipe down the chair to remove surface grime and body oils. Always use distilled water to avoid mineral deposits on the leather.
  • Dust and Vacuum: Begin by dusting and vacuuming the chair as part of your regular maintenance routine.
  • Prepare a Cleaning Solution: Create a mild cleaning solution by mixing a small amount of mild soap or leather cleaner with distilled water. Avoid using harsh chemicals, alcohol, or abrasive cleaners, as they can damage the leather. Mild soap and baking soda can help with stain removal.
  • Spot Test: Before using the cleaning solution, perform a spot test in an inconspicuous area to ensure it doesn't cause any discoloration or damage to the leather.
  • Clean the Chair: Dampen a clean, soft cloth or sponge with the cleaning solution. Wipe down the entire chair, focusing on any stained or soiled areas. Use a gentle, circular motion to avoid streaks.
  • Rinse and Dry: Wipe the chair with a clean, damp cloth to remove any soap residue. Then, dry it thoroughly with a dry cloth.
  • Condition the Leather: Apply a leather conditioner or cream to the entire chair to keep the leather supple and prevent it from drying out. Follow the product's instructions for application.

Additionally, if you have a spill, wipe it up right away so that it doesn’t soak into the leather and leave a stain.

A leather accent chair can bring sophistication and comfort to your living room. Leather is long-lasting, hypoallergenic, and stylish, so it’s a worthy investment. If you dust it regularly and condition it occasionally, it will serve you well for years to come. Whether you prefer a modern, traditional, or boho style, you can find a leather chair to suit your style from Walker Furniture. Stop by one of our Nevada showrooms to experience the luxury and comfort of our leather chairs in person.

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FAQ

How to clean a leather chair?

You should dust and wipe your chair regularly, and every few months, you should use a mild cleaning solution and condition your leather furniture with leather conditioner or cream.

How to restore a leather chair?

Leather conditioner can go a long way to restore your leather chair. Follow the instructions above for thorough cleaning.

Are leather chairs good?

Yes! Leather chairs are luxurious, comfortable, and hypoallergenic, so they’re great for people with allergies. They’re also durable and long-lasting, so they’re great for high-traffic living rooms.

Where can I find leather chairs near me?

For Las Vegas shoppers, Walker Furniture offers a wide selection of leather furniture from sofas to recliners to accent chairs.

Why Trust Walker Furniture & Mattress?

Walker Furniture and Mattress has been providing incredible customer service and top furniture expertise to the Las Vegas area for over 67 years. This locally owned furniture store has a humble beginning as a mattress builder in the Chicago area since the 1900’s which blossomed into a booming legacy of selling furniture and mattresses. In 1973, Deanne and Oscar Alterwitz purchased Walker Furniture from original owners, Ruth and George Walker.

Walker Furniture helps Las Vegas and Henderson homeowners and renters find the best living room, dining, and bedroom furniture selections to complete their homes. Complete with mattresses, living room furniture, patio decor, and home office furniture. We invite you to see all that Walker Furniture has to offer for yourself!

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Stop by any of our 3 Las Vegas furniture locations or our Henderson, NV furniture store to see what a difference buying locally with an experienced staff can make. Or shop leather chairs online! Our friendly experts are always happy to help you find the perfect leather chair for your space — whether you call us at 702-384-9300, use our online chat feature, or visit us in person.

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