I would like to share with you one of my favourite things that in my opinion adds a lot of character to any space: vintage leather. And with this I do not mean those shiny, black and chrome “yuppie-style” pieces that one would easily find in many bachelor pads (absolutely not my cup of tea), or even worse, those brown leather sofa’s sold by the thousands at the furniture chainstores.

No, what I mean are those old, crackled and worn leather furniture pieces that only become more and more beautiful with each year that passes by. They add a high “cool”-factor to a room, a soft masculinity that is earthy and warm . These pieces are unique and often passed on from one generation to the next and that is what makes them unique. Well, enough said, below is a selection that shows exactly what I mean, enjoy and let me know what you think.

Just looooove this ancient leather chesterfield sofa, great touch with the pink pillows - via First Home

Just looooove this ancient leather chesterfield sofa, great touch with the pink pillows – via First Home

Old safari chairs via Anna Gillar

Old safari chairs via Anna Gillar

The famous Eames reclining chair - via Elle Decoration

The famous Eames reclining chair – via Elle Decoration

These sofa's are created by using vintage leather, but the base construction is new - via Restoration Hardware

These sofa’s are created by using vintage leather, but the base construction is new – via Restoration Hardware

Tracy Martin's (wife of Depeche Mode's singer Vince Clark) NY Brooklyn brownstone house livingroom via Habitually Chic

Tracy Martin’s (wife of Depeche Mode’s singer Vince Clark) NY Brooklyn brownstone house livingroom via Habitually Chic

via Anna Gillar

via Anna Gillar

via photographer Nicole Franzen

via photographer Nicole Franzen

Vintage Egg chair in leather

Vintage Egg chair in leather

Vintage leather chair in a Parisian appartment via My Scandinavian Home

Vintage leather chair in a Parisian appartment via My Scandinavian Home

What a great chair in this old converted church kitchen in Australia - via Cococozy

What a great chair in this old converted church kitchen in Australia – via Cococozy

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