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I would like to add "purple" or eggplant chairs in my living room.  I saw this combination in a southwestern living magazine.  Any suggestions?  Fabric or leather?  Chairs and/or recliner?  The purple + red combo is difficult, I know...but I love the hot and cool combination.  Thanks.  Doug Shearer

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Dr. Shearer,

Thanks for the question.  Eggplant (also called aubergine) is a fabulous color and is seeing a gain in popularity.  It works great with red.  I would opt for upholstery fabric rather than leather which I think will work well with your existing furniture, and I'd opt for two chairs.  Tone down the overall hot and cold combo with some stark white accessories paired with some silver for a smart, sophisticated look.

Regards,
Jenny

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