11 Velvet Sofas to Make Any Room Look Luxe Instantly

Updated 10/28/17
velvet sofas
Urban Outfitters

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.

Vero Settee
West Elm Vero Settee $700

You'd never guess this sophisticated settee was under $700.

Article Sven $1300

Article's best-selling sofa was pretty much made for midcentury modern lovers. (And it comes in a sectional style too.)

Urban Outfitters Cecilia Ruched Velvet Sectional Sofa $2700

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.)

Roar + Rabbit Glamour Sofa
West Elm Roar + Rabbit Glamour Sofa $1100 $700

This petite sofa is ideal for small spaces. The best part? It's on sale for $700.

Monroe Mid-Century Right Chaise Lounger
West Elm Monroe Mid-Century Right Chaise Lounger $1200

This unique sofa is a midcentury modern lover's dream.

Minna Velvet Sofa - Lilac One Size at Urban Outfitters
Urban Outfitters Minna Velvet Sofa $850

Featuring a thin frame, this jewel-tone sofa is perfect for small-space dwellers.

Article Matrix $1300

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.

Antoinette Fainting Sofa - Coral - Coral One Size at Urban Outfitters
Urban Outfitters Antoinette Fainting Sofa $930

This petite fainting sofa brings a dose of drama to a small space.

Urban Outfitters Eleanor Velvet Sofa $1350

The product description suggests you make this couch "the midcentury centerpiece of your living space." Don't mind if we do.

Chamberlin Velvet Sofa - Green One Size at Urban Outfitters
Urban Outfitters Chamberlin Velvet Sofa $898

No one would guess this sizable sofa costs under $900. With its retro-inspired silhouette, this timeless couch will carry you through the years.

Urban Outfitters Bella Velvet Sleeper Sofa $598

We often turn to Urban Outfitters for its affordable furniture pieces. Count on the cool girl–approved retailer to deliver a versatile velvet sofa for under $600.

Related Stories