This is a pale beigey-sandy linen (= "off white") linen ottoman that looks MUCH more expensive than it is (and I am a design professional). It's perfect if you're looking for elegant storage that fits almost any type of decor. The tufts are sewn-in tufts and not buttons, which actually will last longer (buttons fall off, and cheap ones fall off QUICKLY). I was stunned to find this cutie online, and when I received it, was more pleased even more. The white one is probably white white, but this sandy color is the perfect non-white pale that goes with EVERY hue. SCORE!