Microfiber has long been touted as stain-proof, and microfiber-upholstered sofas the assumed choice for parents and pet-owners; alas, just as with granite countertops, the reality is somewhat different. The fabric has some undesirable qualities (not actually being stain-proof amongst them) that will make you think twice before purchasing.
Perhaps even more surprising than microsuede's cons are the pros of natural fabrics. Cotton, linen, wool, and other natural fabric upholstery cleans up better and more easily than microfiber, and leather is significantly more durable than microfiber.
Here's why: microfiber . . .