We've found the one fabric that'll make any room look more expensive instantly: velvet. If you want to elevate your space, you really can't go wrong with this luxe material. And because it's equal parts chic and cozy, we're going to be bold and suggest that you opt for a velvet sofa. Sure, you could simply accessorize your space with an accent chair or a set of curtains made with the plush fabric, but why not go all out with a statement-making sofa? As George Costanza would say, "I would drape myself in velvet if it was socially acceptable." And honestly, we couldn't agree with Seinfeld's curmudgeonly character more. Ranging from a midcentury modern–inspired chaise lounger to a sophisticated settee, we've found a covetable couch in the swanky fabric that would work in any space, no matter its style.
Shop our picks for the most stylish velvet sofas on the market right now.
Article's best-selling sofa was pretty much made for midcentury modern lovers. (And it comes in a sectional style too.)
Complete with ruched cushions, this statement-making sectional boasts a bold rose hue. (For the color averse, it also comes in a subdued gray shade.)
This unique sofa is a midcentury modern lover's dream.
This cozy vintage-inspired sofa is timeless.
This Parisian-inspired sofa looks très chic in trendy pink, but it also comes in a dramatic dark blue if you're looking for something moodier.
This petite fainting sofa brings a dose of drama to a small space.
No one would guess this sizable sofa costs under $1000. With its retro-inspired silhouette, this timeless couch will carry you through the years.