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The Next Best Thing To Leather?

I have a chair here in my home that I would like to reupholster. It was originally leather. I've been reading about faux leathers that are available. The color I would need is very close to british Racing Green. Any suggestions would help.

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O.K. There is leather, and there is everything else. There isn't anything made now, nor will there ever be anything in the future to replicate real leather. Yes, there are thousands of faux (French for fake) leathers out there. There are some that are a reasonable facsimile of leather, but there is nothing that comes even close to real leather. When I say "leather", I mean good leather. There are horrible grades of leather that could easily be replaced by vinyls and 100% polyurethane fabrics without missing a beat, but replacing good quality leather is impossible.
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O.K. There is leather, and there is everything else. There isn't anything made now, nor will there ever be anything in the future to replicate real leather. Yes, there are thousands of faux (French for fake) leathers out there. There are some that are a reasonable facsimile of leather, but there is nothing that comes even close to real leather. When I say "leather", I mean good leather. There are horrible grades of leather that could easily be replaced by vinyls and 100% polyurethane fabrics without missing a beat, but replacing good quality leather is impossible.
That's why I want the "next best thing" and not leather itself. What brand would you recommend?
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There is a vinyl called Symphony that has a dark green like you're looking for.CLICK HERE
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I'm going to order a sample and check it out. Thank you!
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