Grit & class
Breathing a fresh modern spirit into the Chesterfield's traditional bones, Timothy Oulton's Westminster Button Bucks'dN Brok'n sofa is bursting with personality. Made with some serious tough love, its rich patina is warm and inviting, replete with scratches, marks and scars in tribute of living life to the fullest.
Watch the creation of our Westminster Button Buck'dN Brok'n sofa below.
The life of theParty
Ready for any occasion, a Timothy Oulton Chesterfield is built to outlast wine spills, dancing bodies and rambunctious children by combining authentic materials, luxurious comfort and beautiful hand-finishing, making it the epicentre of life in the modern, sophisticated home.
Tuft Love Vol. II
A Lively Hub
Grit and Class
The Rebellious Icon
Lighten up with Linen
Cool and Contemporary
Button Up and Feet Up
TO INNOVATE YOU
HAVE TO BREAK SOMERULES
The story of the Chesterfield is one of class and grit, qualities that epitomise Timothy Oulton's approach to life. During Tim Oulton's early years in the antiques trade, he'd jump on every old Chesterfield he could find even the broken ones, restoring them to new. It's an obsession that stayed with him.
WAS IT INVENTED BY A
The mythology around the Chesterfield is a fog. Some attribute its invention to an English Lord Stanhope, the fourth Earl of Chesterfield, who was fed up of creasing his suit when he sank into upholstery. Being a bit of a trendsetter, he reportedly commissioned a local craftsman to come up with a cunning yet comfortable solution: The Chesterfield.
DID FREUD’S CHESTERFIELD
In the 1800s, the Chesterfield became the original “therapist’s couch” in the office of Sigmund Freud, the grandfather of psychoanalysis. He initially used a Chesterfield couch in his hypnosis sessions with patients. The sofa was key to Freud’s methods, as he would get his patients totally and utterly relaxed while lying comfortably, enabling him to extract their innermost thoughts and dreams.
DID CHURCHILL’S CHESTERFIELD
SAVE US FROMOBLIVION?
Imagine the interesting people who would have sat on Winston Churchill’s Chesterfield at his office in Whitehall. After many years of use and bearing witness to many “for your eyes only” moments, the British wartime prime minister’s historic sofa recently sold at auction for over £7,000, despite being valued at just £80 in its threadbare state.
The rich, textured finish of the Westminster Button Buck'dN Brok'n is the result of 9 layers of waxing, polishing, and finishing. One 3-seater sofa requires:
Get Tufted Vol. I
Tuft Love is a love that endures, and our Chesterfield Redux Vol.II follows on from last year's Vol. I when we first invited the world to Get Tufted with our Westminster Button Jack'dN Brok'n, a boldly distressed Chesterfield over-painted with the Union Jack to create our affectionately known 'rebellious icon'.
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Available in an array of leathers, velvets and linens, as a 1, 2, 2.5, 3 or 4 seater.
Available in an array of leathers, velvets and linens, as a 1, 2, 2.5, 3, 4 or 6 seater.
Available in an array of leathers, velvets and linens, as a 1, 2 or 3 seater.
Available in an array of leathers, velvets and linens, as a 1, 2, 3 or 4 seater.
Available in an array of leathers, velvets and linens.
Available in an array of leathers, velvets and linens as small, large and square.