If you love design and luxury furniture, you must know the Chesterfield sofa. This iconic sofa is the perfect representative of English class and lifestyle. Invented in the 18th century, it is a piece of furniture designed by and for gentlemen. Today, it is one of the most recognizable pieces of designer furniture in the world, and one of the most sought after by individuals who have the ability to afford this sumptuous piece of furniture. This style has gone well beyond the boundaries of the mansions of the upper middle class and the English nobility, and there are models all over the world.
The Chesterfield style: find the art of living of an English Lord
The Chesterfield sofa has become one of the most desired pieces of furniture over time. But when was his creation? How did this style spread? There is no official story, but this mythical sofa was commissioned by Lord Philip Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, in the 18th century. This pure gentleman possessed a code of conduct and impeccable manners, as attested by the Letters to his son on the art of becoming a man of the world and a gentleman. He wanted a couch that would help him avoid crumpling his clothes, a sign that he was a man of quality for whom style and appearance were the first mark of distinction of a true lord. The real Chesterfield is characterized by its buttoned leather and its shape reminiscent of the collar of a coat. After his death, this sofa was bequeathed to his godson, Solomon Dayrolles, who made it available to visitors. Soon, his guests wanted to get a replica. This way, this sofa returned to the homes of the families of English high society. This style of sofa spread quickly throughout the world thanks to the expansion of the English Empire until the beginning of the 20th century. It’s found in Canada, India, and even Australia.
The Chesterfield sofa or the imperishable charm of an English classic
You will not regret your choice if you decide to adopt a real Chesterfield sofa. This exceptional piece of furniture combines the strength and finesse of the English style. You can choose between the 2 seater Chesterfield sofa or the 3 seater Chesterfield sofa, and from a wide variety of colors, from black to gold to red or cognac. We produce our sofas in the purest English tradition and use the best craftsmen to reproduce the excellence of this English furniture. Its structure is made of solid wood, its seats are comfortable and its armrests are wide. The upholstery, which used to be made of goose quill or horsehair, has been replaced by equally comfortable polyester foam. You can let yourself be enveloped by the comfort of this Chesterfield sofa with its eternal charm. We make our English style sofas with real sheep leather. It is the leather of sheepskin, a silky and luminous skin.
The authentic Chesterfield armchair: the excellence of English furniture in individual version
The Chesterfield style is also available as an armchair. Like the real Chesterfield sofa, the Chesterfield leather armchair has been decorating lounges and offices for over two centuries. We make a point of honor to reproduce the excellence, the smoothness, and the quality of the English furniture of time. Its wide armrests and soft seats invite you to take a break and feel the time slowing down. Its comfort is inimitable thanks to its polyester foam padding and padding made specifically to bring you more ease. We put on all of our English style club chairs with excellent quality sheepskin leather to bring brilliance and authenticity to our Chesterfield armchairs. You’ll find the Chesterfield style with the classic Chesterfield Churchill armchair, as well as our club chair, the Buckingham Club Chair. These armchairs are waiting for you in ten different colors.
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