Crushing It: 12 Times Blue Velvet Made Us Swoon
There’s just something about blue velvet. With its soft touch and romantic materiality, velvet in deep jewel tones and cool, tranquil tones is every bit the perfect muse. We’re currently swooning over the lush trend in every shade of blue. Sublimely sophisticated, azure velvet accents bring rich texture and dramatic allure to any space. Keep scrolling to discover our favorite rooms highlighting this inspired look.
Industrial modern takes on a bold romanticism when paired with an unexpected navy crushed-velvet statement sofa. As a color pairing, navy and black always manage to feel effortlessly stylish and well edited. The moody hues provide high-contrast foils against crisp whites.
Crushed velvet can be a lot of look. Localizing the drama to a single statement piece ensures the vibe stays harmonious and balanced. Quieter modern details achieve beautiful symmetry, allowing the focal point to shine.
Add a pop of personality with vivacious, vibrant velvet upholstery. Nothing is more inviting than the super-soft, luxurious fabric. Juxtaposing the boldly feminine texture with masculine, geometric detail feels edgy and sophisticated.
Curling up with a great book becomes an even more enticing indulgence when velvet armchairs enter the mix. Decadent creature comforts add an extra dose of panache and make an ideal choice for a home office or library.
Marrying the traditional material with bright, eclectic pop art lends velvet a bold, modern voice. Vibrant cobalt tones are perfectly highlighted by rich heirloom woods and sky-blue detailing.
Reupholstering vintage finds in electric blue velvet upholstery is a design scenario that simply can’t loose. A bright blue sofa makes a powerful statement. Warm neutrals and metallic accents ground the look.
Classic toile gets a boost of soul when paired with bright velvet. Mixing up traditional patterns and materials with unexpected accent pieces lends a modern spirit.
The high-sheen material reflects light beautifully, creating a glossy, multifaceted silhouette across larger pieces. Neutral deep taupes to light blonds ground heavier deep tones.
Not your grandmother’s sofa, blue-hued velvet against shades of complementary orange and warm wood becomes dynamic and timeless. Get the look with cleverly reimagined antiques.
Choosing a clean, modern sofa silhouette allows the materiality to take center stage. A bright blue velvet statement sofa adds a vivacious, traditional-with-a-twist vibe to sleek architectural detailing.
An ice-blue club chair is the epitome of subdued refinement and taste. Metallic silver designs effortlessly channel the same sense of effortless chic.
Velvet is striking and irresistible in every shade of blue. The shade I’m coveting most for my own space is a very specific breed of '90s cotton-candy hue. Shop the exact shade of a 1996 Hard Candy nail polish in a crushed-velvet number below. Where do I sign?
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