Leather Lounge to Transform Your Living Area Leather is a popular choice because of its elegance and durability. Adding a leather lounge in your living room is the easiest way to make the room look classier. Why Choose Leather? Comfort – leather is breathable so it easily dissipates heat and cold. Quality – Leather is considered a premier product. Nothing looks as classic as leather. Appearance – Unlike fabric, the color on leather doesn’t fade because when it is dyed, the color is absorbed into the very material. Flexibility – The best thing about leather is they often come in neutral colors. Cost – Leather is very durable so it will last much longer than other types of furniture.