Aniline leather, semi-aniline leather, vegan leather… what’s the difference? They each have their place. Not sure where to start? Click “Choosing the Right Leather” to allow our COCOCO Home experts to help distinguish between the right choice for your furniture.

Choosing the
Right Leather

Need help figuring out the perfect leather for you? Peruse our articles covering topics from pet-friendly leathers to what to expect from natural grain and aniline leathers, and how to care for them.

The Best Leathers: Our Top Picks for 2021

 One of the most popular questions we get at COCOCOHome is “What is the best leather for furniture?” If it were only that simple. The answer isn’t going to be the same for everyone. Leather is such an individual material – it ranges in depth, color, and sheen. Leather can …

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How to Care for a Leather Sofa

How To Care for a Leather Sofa

How to Care for Leather When you’ve narrowed down your choice to the perfect leather for you, you want to protect your investment. Knowing how to care for a leather sofa is important for maintaining the life of your furniture, but where to start? As leather comes in a variety …

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Finding a Pet-Friendly Leather Sofa

Are you on the hunt for pet-friendly leather sofa? So many customers ask for our recommendations of the best leathers to accommodate their pets.  There seems to be a lot of unconditional love out there for man’s best friend (and the like).  Pets are family, so family room decisions (like …

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What to expect from aniline leathers

What to expect from aniline leathers Steve Sechrest, COCOCOHome – Co-founder, Charlotte NC About 75% of the leather furniture pieces we make for our customers are made from aniline dyed leathers. What is aniline leather? Aniline leathers are those that are “dyed in the drum” in the tannery, rather than …

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Featured Leathers

Together with our friends at Moore & Giles, we offer a selection of leathers featuring timeless classics as well as the latest and most innovative upholstery leathers.

This page will highlight just some of those leather offerings.

Brenta Leather in Walnut

Brenta Leather

Fast Facts: Aniline -Waxy Pull Up Origin: Italy Hides: German Size: 50-60 Sq. Ft. Thickness: 1.2-1.4MM Brenta leather by Moore & Giles is elevated to a level that is nothing like anything we have seen. We love its softness coupled with a raised grain. Initially launched in a gorgeous “Walnut” …

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Ultrusuede Swatches

Ultrasuede®: Hello Performance, Meet Beauty.

Fast Facts: Vegan alternative to leather Ultrasuede® fabric features ultra-microfiber made with recycled polyester and plant-based polyester A soft, plush suede hand Soothing to the touch in any climate Excellent colorfastness Resists sagging, crocking, pilling, and shrinking Highly abrasion-resistant—exceeds 200,000 Wyzenbeek double-rubs Spot-cleans and is easily washable Unsurpassed range of …

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Madrid Leather

Madrid Leather: A Powerful Sustainability Story

Fast Facts: Aniline Plus –  Pull Up Tannage: Olive Origin: Spain Hides: Pamplona Bull Size: 45-55 Sq. Ft. 1.2-1.4MM- Full Grain Madrid – Our Most Sustainable Leather Crafted in Spain, from Pamplona Bull hides, the Madrid leather line has a natural aesthetic that shows off all of the inherent markings …

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Ellis hides

Ellis Leather

Fast Facts: Aniline Origin: Italy Hides: German Size: 50-60 Sq. Ft. 1.2-1.4MM- Full Grain Why Ellis? Ellis is one of the most unique leathers we have come across – it is supremely soft, supple, thick, AND matte. This is a rare combination, but one we can’t stop touching. Moore & …

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Heirloom Leather

Fast Facts: Aniline Origin: Italy Hides: English Bull Size: 45-55 Sq. Ft. 1.2-1.4MM- Full Grain Heirloom leather by Moore & Giles is the true story of sustainability. In an effort to reduce waste and prove that every hide has value – not just the “perfect” ones, Moore & Giles has …

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Cambridge Leather

Fast Facts: Polished, Pull-up Origin: India Hides: Water Buffalo Size: 45-55 Sq. Ft. Thickness: 1.4-1.6MM Cambridge leather is made on full grain buffalo hides and features a striking pull-up effect that subdues the sheen on the hide and replaces it with, a lighter, worn matte effect where the leather is …

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Brentwood Leather

Fast Facts: Aniline Plus-Waxy Pull Up Origin: Italy Hides: European Size: 45-55 Sq. Ft. Thickness: 1.4-1.6 MM Designed in Italy on European hides averaging 50 feet, Brentwood is a full-bodied leather with a soft wax finish that exudes simple yet sophisticated elegance. Brentwood leather will remind some of their favorite …

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Mont Blanc Leather

Mont Blanc Leather

Fast Facts: Aniline Plus-Waxy Pull Up Origin: Italy Hides: English Bull Size: 45-55 Sq. Ft. Thickness: 1.1-1.3MM Mont Blanc leather is a supple, waxy pull-up aniline hide from Moore & Giles, created by a fifth-generation family-run tannery in Bassano del Grappa at the base of the Italian Alps. Mont Blanc …

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Leather Alternatives

At COCOCO we strive to provide the best in material offerings. For those who love the look and feel of leather, but prefer an alternative to hide leather, we’ve compiled a selection of beautiful alternatives.

Ultrusuede Swatches

Ultrasuede®: Hello Performance, Meet Beauty.

Fast Facts: Vegan alternative to leather Ultrasuede® fabric features ultra-microfiber made with recycled polyester and plant-based polyester A soft, plush suede hand Soothing to the touch in any climate Excellent colorfastness Resists sagging, crocking, pilling, and shrinking Highly abrasion-resistant—exceeds 200,000 Wyzenbeek double-rubs Spot-cleans and is easily washable Unsurpassed range of …

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Vegan Leather Alternative

Cork – A Perfect Vegan Leather Alternative

Fast Facts: Made from Natural Cork Origin: Portugal Durability: 100,000+ Scratch Resistant Water-Resistant Planet-Friendly Vegan Why Cork? PortugaliaCork is made of natural cork on a fabric backing, creating a high-performance vegan leather option. This vegan leather alternative is an innovative product that checks a lot of boxes. Along with being …

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Cornelius Showroom
North Carolina

Just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Charlotte, our Cornelius showroom is worth the drive. Come see our latest collections in a beautifully restored cotton mill. Look through hundreds of leathers and fabrics and work with our dedicated team to get the details “just right”.

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