Spruce Up Your Home with Leather Accent Chairs & Leather Occasional Chairs

Look around your home -- does it need a slight refresh? Leather accent chairs & leather occasional chairs are a gorgeous way to upgrade a space. With fine leather, you can elevate your look and feel at home with made-to-order furniture from Williams Sonoma's The Leather Shop.

What Are Leather Accent Chairs & Leather Occasional Chairs?

Leather accent chairs are side chairs that complement a sofa, loveseat or sectional.

  • Accent chairs traditionally are low to the ground and include a frame and cushioning wrapped in genuine animal hide.
  • Chairs usually have a supportive back for your comfort, plus arms that let you rest your elbows, arms or hands.
  • With most accent chairs, the seat cushion can be removed from the chair's frame, so you can vacuum or lightly dust your furniture thoroughly.
  • Leather occasional chairs are chairs that are meant to integrate with your current furniture.
  • They are dubbed such, because they may move to another location in your home, depending on the occasion.
  • Examples might include a party where the hors-d'oeuvres are served in one room and the seating is in another or a big game where everyone gathers around the TV.

Mixing and Matching Furnishings for Ultimate Effect

Accent chairs don't have to match your other furniture exactly, but it creates a stunning impact when they do.

  • When shopping for leather furniture, it's generally best to buy all the pieces you want at once.
  • Leather is known for holding dye well without light spots appearing with use.
  • Each piece from The Leather Shop is made to order, so you want leather from the same dye lot.
  • Pair your accent chairs with current furnishings or order everything in the same silhouette for a complete design overhaul.
  • Once you get your leather chairs into your home, you can start to refresh other portions of the room, too. For instance, a new vase or lamp might be all it takes to look like a new space.

Get Interior Decorating Advice from Design Services

Don't forget that at Williams Sonoma you can always schedule an interior design consultation from the Design Crew. The Design Crew comes to your home to offer advice and shopping guidance.

  • Discover new furniture layouts.
  • Get design ideas.
  • See swatches and select furniture.

This service is complimentary upon request.

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