15 Rounded Sofas That Embrace the Retro Décor Trend

a living room with a rounded sofa
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When it comes to trends, the one constant that remains is what goes out of style inevitably comes right back around again. Case in point: retro décor, which has proven itself as one of the biggest interior design trends as of late. Whether it's authentic midcentury-modern wares or bold terrazzo speckled accents, the past has made its way into the present.

One era that's made a serious comeback in both fashion and décor recently is the '80s. In particular, rounded sofas of the 1980s in textural fabrics like bouclé are giving sleek, modern alternatives a run for their money.

This falls in line with the series of seemingly outdated or "ugly" trends that have been dominating the design world (think faded florals, maximalism, and rattan furniture). If you're looking to invest in a statement piece of furniture that pays homage to the trends of years past, here are a few rounded sofas to take you back. 

CB2 Logan Grey Boucle Sofa
CB2 Logan Grey Boucle Sofa $1,599

Upholstered in oh-so-cozy bouclé fabric, this rounded sofa practically screams 1983 (and we're into it).

Gabriola checked sofa
Article Gabriola Houndstooth Loveseat $629

For an understated, classic statement, a houndstooth loveseat is sure to turn heads.

Parlor Sofa in Light Pink Distressed Velvet
West Elm 60" Parlor Sofa in Light Pink Distressed Velvet $1,499 $600

Not your grandma's parlor couch, this rounded number feels fresh and modern in distressed velvet upholstery.

tov sofa green velvet
TOV Furniture Modern Baila Green Velvet Sofa $1,994 $1,049

For a stylish take on the rounded sofa trend, this deep green velvet number will do the trick.

Contoured couches can have a larger footprint than those with straight backs, so double-check that your chosen sofa can fit in your space.

copine chaise lounge teal
Willa Arlo Interiors Retro Chaise Lounge in Emerald Velvet $1,045 $490

If you're not ready to commit to a full-size sofa style, a chaise lounge like this is a worthy choice.

danish cabinetmaker banana sofa
Slagelse Møbelværk x Viggo Boesen Vintage Boesen-Style Banana Sofa $6,400

This round loveseat built in the 1940s has been reupholstered in sheepskin for an amazing vintage find that you might never leave.

Anthropologie Vera Sofa
Anthropologie Customizable Vera Sofa $2,598

A combination of the retro round look and the vintage velvet style, this pink sofa certainly makes a statement. 

CB2 Curvo Pink Velvet Sofa
CB2 Curvo Pink Velvet Sofa $1,999 $1399

Part of a collab between CB2 and Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop, this funky rounded sofa adds a serious cool factor to the '80s trend.

goleta leather sofa
Anthropologie Goleta Sofa $4,698

Embodying the boho spirit of the 1960s, this leather-upholstered couch makes a statement with its contoured form and asymmetrical back.

Anthropolgie Pied-A-Terre Sofa
Anthropolgie Pied-A-Terre Sofa in Creme Chenille $2,498

With a vintage-inspired silhouette and modern fabric, this sofa looks luxe and sophisticated.

TOV Daisy Petite Sea Blue Velvet Settee
TOV Daisy Petite Sea Blue Velvet Settee $1,235 $799

This light blue tufted loveseat is just the thing to add subdued color and midcentury flair to your living room.

 Alexis Curved Contemporary Sofa
Kardiel Alexis Curved Contemporary Sofa in Petrol Velvet $2,999 $1,947

Complemented by a stainless steel base in a gold finish, the navy velvet upholstery of this rounded sofa is a welcome departure from your basic gray or cream.

Inmod Everly Velvet Sofa
Inmod Everly Sofa in Emerald Velvet $2,158 $1,649

Channel tufting, diamond stitching, and brass-capped tapered legs up the wow factor of this contoured velvet sofa.

Pottery Barn Bodega Upholstered Grand Sofa
Pottery Barn Bodega 80" Sofa in Ivory Crypton Linen $2,299

Slightly flared arms and a contoured silhouette bring contemporary flair to this otherwise-traditional sofa.

Pottery Barn Harlow Upholstered Sofa
Pottery Barn Harlow Nailhead 54.5" Loveseat in Ivory Linen $1,899

Accessorized by nailhead trim and tapered legs, this upholstered sofa introduces style into any space.

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