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Re-trimming seats with leather/alcantara

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    OK people really important question here, don’t let me down. I am refitting my A3 sport interior, but not before I have it retrimmed in leather and/or alcantara. The question is what colour choice(s) do I go for?

    What I know for sure is that the main body of it is going to be black leather, doors, armrest, and headrests. I want to colour contrast the centre sections of the seats (bum and back rests) and possibly use a different material like alcantara. I am thinking of just going a few shades lighter.

    Then there is the stitch detail, it can be matching or colour contrasting, they can also stitch the Audi 4 rings logo, I was thinking of this on the headrests, but concerned it will look a bit too max power.

    What do you think?


    Here is the company I am going to use, anyone got any info on them, good, bad or indifferent?
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    What colour is the body of your car? I would go for something that complements the body colour if not a **** colour like that mettalic wizz colour.

    I think embossed logo's look better than embroidery too, if they can do that. The four rings embossed in would look cool.
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    The car is Ebony Black.

    Embossed logos would be cool, good idea, I'll ask.

    Theay also do a carbon fibre embossed leather, which is not anywhere near as bad as it sounds, perforated leather is also available.
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    Yeah, Perforated leather looks good. With the black exterior i would (personally) go for black bolsters with black/ dark grey alacantra centres with silver stiching - Class, not overstated.
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    Black leather sides, with dark grey alcantera with grey stitching on the black leather. grey alcantera door cards to match.

    Rich
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    Yeah thats what i meant, black leather bolsters with dark grey alacatra - mint
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    Yeah thats what i meant, black leather bolsters with dark grey alacatra - mint

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    Classy, understated, yet sporty. I like it!
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    Black / Dark Grey leather (Silk Nappa or whatever the audi type is) with silver alacatra mate, U know what it looks like I aint seen many others like that /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif
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    Pure, loving the girl in your avatar mate
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    what about black with red? or maybe red stitching. or black side bits like you said, and the middle bits in same colour but perforated leather, with red stitching?
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