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Brown vs. black leather?

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sngiles

Help! I have a dark chocolate brown leather sofa with olive/tan fabric chairs. My walls are also olive/tan color while my accent table and media console are espresso colored. The TV and photo frames are black. I'll likely accent the room with red cushions, etc. I'm currently looking at a large leather ottoman for the room that comes both in a medium brown color or black. Which should I choose?

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isey

I agree that it does not need to be matchy matchy and black will tie in the espresso items in the room. I was partial to all black or brown in a room until my friend decorated her house mixing brown and black. It looks great!

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sngiles

Thanks everyone. Yes, the brown of the ottoman would be much lighter than the brown of the sofa. I thought you didn't have to match the leathers though? I was thinking black as well but didn't think you could mix brown and black leather? Am I wrong?

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sngiles

I agree with you. Although because I have small children and this is our main living space, I would really like to stick to leather.

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