The One Piece of Furniture You Never Knew You Needed—Until Now

Blue Velvet Sofas
Courtesy of Anthropologie

Blue velvet sofas are having a moment—and it's not hard to see why: They're bold, luxe, and undeniably sexy. We already noted that curved sofas and velvet furniture have been trending for some time, but this season, the royal blue is reigning supreme. One brand, in particular, embraced the trend wholeheartedly: Anthropologie. The brand's catalog featured multiple velvet sofas in an array of jewel tones, from piercing sapphire to cobalt and pale dusty turquoise. 

Do you think you might be needing a velvet sofa in your life? Don't even think of swiping your credit card before seeing these blue velvet sofas below. In sizes big and small and with prices low and high, these are undeniably the best blue sofas on the market. Whether you prefer a more classic tufted style or a minimal tuxedo look, we found the perfect sofa for you.

Lots of Cushions

IKEA Stockholm 2017 $1,699
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This may be our favorite IKEA sofa. It's not their cheapest, but its generous proportions and killer style make up for it.

Tufted Benchseat

Article Cirrus Sofa $1,099
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Looking for the perfect apartment-sized blue velvet sofa under $1,000? Look no further—this on from Article is it.

Petite Rounded

Corinne Sofa
Anthropologie Corinne Sofa $2,298
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This petite rounded blue velvet sofa from Anthropologie is simply perfect for small spaces. Try placing the two-seater in a bedroom or studio apartment.

Streamlined

West Elm Andes Sofa $1,499 $1,049
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West Elm has a way of creating the perfect streamlined sofas at an affordable price—and this one is proof. It fits effortlessly in a modern space.

Brass Legs

Article Kits Sofa $1,699
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Add a dash of glam with this rounded modern Article sofa with brass legs. Brass and velvet are a perfect match, as seen here.

Oxford Blue

Interior Define Caitlin Sofa by The Everygirl $1,795
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For a more delicate look, try this oxford blue velvet sofa with brass-plated legs by The Everygirl. It has unique touches such as piped seams and lumbar pillows.

Roll-Arm

Glenlee Two-Cushion Sofa
Anthropologie Glenlee Two-Cushion Sofa $2,398
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This classic roll-arm sofa from Anthropologie is great for anglophiles or anyone looking for a timeless sofa shape. It looks especially regal in a velvet blue.

Channel-Tufted

Room & Board Goodwin Sofa $1,899
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Midcentury-lovers will adore this channel-tufted sofa from Room & Board upholstered in an indigo velvet. If you prefer a firm sofa, this one is for you.

Rustic Midcentury

Leon Wood Frame 82
West Elm Leon Wood Frame 82-Inch Sofa $1,399 $1,119
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If you're into the rustic midcentury look, this is the perfect velvet blue sofa from West Elm for you. It has a unique exposed oak wood frame.

Cozy Cushions

Bowen Sofa
Anthropologie Bowen Sofa $2,198
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This tailored Anthropologie sofa can be customized to your personal preferences, but we're partial to this navy velvet. Its low profile and cozy cushions invite you to plop right down.

Tufted Bench Seat

Article Sven Sofa $1,299
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Online retailer Article has figured out how to deliver great sofas at a reasonable price—and this piece is proof. Its tufted bench seat offers a unique look.

Crushed Velvet

Anthropologie Vera Sofa $2,698
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This curvy, blue crushed velvet sofa from Anthropologie has us crushing hard. Just imagine curling up for a nap or to read a good book on it. It's inspired by the Hollywood Regency design style.

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