Choosing the right sofa is no easy feat. As one of the biggest furniture investments you'll probably make in your home, you want to make sure that it will stand the test of time (and guests, pets, or children), both physically and financially. In other words, your chosen piece needs to be well-constructed, durable, and classic. So how do you make sure that the couch you choose will be all those things and more? Do you like velvet, fabric, or leather? Do you like tuxedo or chesterfield styles?
To make the hunt for the perfect sofa a little easier, we rounded up a few of our favorite options in all shapes, styles, and prices. Whether you're looking to shell out a few hundred dollars or several thousand, we have the sofa for you. No matter whether you live in a small apartment or a sprawling house, these couches come in all sizes. So look no further, as these are the best couches on our radar—get ready to Netflix and chill.
You'll be hard-pressed to find a more versatile sofa at a better price with this tufted velvet West Elm couch.
A teal velvet sofa under $1000? Yes, please. This tufted sofa is the perfect apartment-size couch.
This petite settee is under $1000 and is the perfect seating option for a tiny space.
This is the chicest three-seater sofa we've seen in a long time. The double seat cushion makes it unique.
Want to hop on the channel tufting trend? Try this petite teal velvet sofa from West Elm.
A curved velvet sofa on sale for under $1500? Sign us up.
Get an original design from Ross Cassidy of Million Dollar Decorators at a reasonable price with this sleek gray sofa.
You'll never guess that this ultra-modern sofa is under $1500. Give your living room a contemporary edge with this statement piece.
Calling all homebodies: This luxe sofa is the ultimate lounger.
We love the skinny legs and long seat cushion on this chic minimal leather sofa from Article.
Make your space look extra plush with this low-back extra-long velvet sofa.
You won't find a better tuxedo-style leather sofa anywhere. Available in four leather colors, this sofa will stand the test of time.
For an extra-long, extra-sleek sofa at a reasonable price, look no further than this CB2 number.
This modern tuxedo sofa is everything your living room needs for ultimate comfort and style.
Channel tufting is the new hot upholstery trend. Get ahead of the curve with this CB2 saddle leather sofa.
This chic olive green leather sofa from CB2 is so chic people will think you paid double the price.
Want an extra long sofa that's not too deep? Look no further than Blu Dot's Bloke sofa.
This plush sofa is the definition of ultimate comfort. Just combine with an entire afternoon of Netflix and chill.
Restoration Hardware is well known for its superior quality sofas for a reason: This couch is available in multiple depths, lengths, and fabric options, meaning you can customize it to suit you.
This sofa will make you feel like you've just sunk into a cloud. Also, it looks fantastic.
Perfect for small apartments and larger homes alike, this sleek leather sofa is an instant classic.
If you want a statement piece that will stand the test of time, try Consort's instant classic sofa, available in multiple fabrics and wood finishes.
Calling all minimalists: This sleek sofa is available in three leather colors and will suit any modern space.
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This story was originally published on December 5, 2017, and has since been updated.