Adding a Touch of Luxury With These 19 Velvet Couch and Sofa Selections

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Last Updated - November 27, 2022

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  • Stain resistant
  • Made of solid wood frame
  • Simple assembly needed

This modern silhouette is a perfect addition to almost all spaces. The velvety surface material and a touch of gold finish metal boasts a hint of glam.

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  • Statement-making fabrics create one-of-a-kind look
  • Tight back with inset channel detail
  • There is no sag seat

This modern silhouette is all about details and characters. The statement-making fabric, unique quilting, and arm style make this couch a great addition to any space.

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  • Solid-color upholstery suits the solid wooden legs for an elegant look
  • Takes up little space to make the most out of an area
  • Removable and easy to clean seat cushion covers
  • Mid century modern style

Working with small space? No problem! This mid-century style couch can perfectly provide seating for three.

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A velvet couch brings with it a timeless sense of luxury. The richly textured (and often vibrantly colored) upholstery fabric is a mainstay in sophisticated interiors spanning a range of decor styles. Today's iterations feature eco-friendly wood frames, high-tech foam filling, and stain-resistant performance velvet that can meet the demands of everyday use.

Below, you'll discover nineteen of the most stylish velvet sofas the furniture world has to offer. With designs from classic Chesterfields to minimalist cloud sofas, there's truly a velvet-covered seat for everyone.

19 Velvet Sofas and Couches for Every Living Space

01
Out Of 19

AllModern Highland Upholstered Sofa

Tailored modern silhouette

AllModern Highland Upholstered Sofa

Source: AllModern

AllModern's Highland Upholstered Sofa looks and feels like a cloud. Step atop four thin metal legs, its solid ash frame seems to float effortlessly in the air. A strip of gold-finished metal below the seat adds a sophisticated touch to the tight seat cushions. Equipped with foam filling and web suspension, it offers just the right amount of support for work-from-home days and movie nights. Should you spill your morning coffee or buttered popcorn, the performance velvet upholstery offers excellent durability and stain resistance too.

Material

Velvet, Kiln Dried Hardwood, Metal, Foam

Weight

125.7 pounds

Weight Capacity

500 pounds

Dimensions

30.7'' H x 90.2'' W x 34.3'' D

What we like

  • Stain resistant
  • Made of solid wood frame
  • Simple assembly needed

02
Out Of 19

Caracole Double Edge Sofa

Lush and statement-making fabrics

Caracole Double Edge Sofa

Source: Bloomingdales

Caracoles Double Edge Sofa features a double dose of detailing for double the design impact. Seen from the front, its unique arms and seam lines create the appearance of a sofa within a sofa. Its slim conical legs and teal velvet upholstery bring a retro feel. Layer on a knit throw in a coordinating hue to play on the colors and textures of the two micro-striped pillows included with the one-of-a-kind seat.

Material

Velvet, Satin Ebony, Foam, 

Weight

165 pounds

Weight Capacity

N/A

Dimensions

79" W x 36.5" D x 31.5" H

What we like

  • Statement-making fabrics create one-of-a-kind look
  • Tight back with inset channel detail
  • There is no sag seat

03
Out Of 19

Threshold Prescott Slope Arm Sofa

Space Saver

Threshold Prescott Slope Arm Sofa

Source: Target

You don't need to spend a fortune to find a great velvet sofa, and this Prescott Slope Arm Sofa from Threshold is proof. The practical two-seat cushions sofa features sloped rolled arms and plump back and seat cushions set atop exposed wood legs. Pocketed coils and sinuous spring suspension creates a firm feel that retains its shape well over time. Fully-removable cushion covers make for easy dry cleaning after stains and spills. Offered in three shades of blue and grey velvet, it can make as much or as little of a statement as you'd like.

Material

Polyester, Wood, Cushion

Weight

91.5 pounds

Weight Capacity

N/A

Dimensions

33.5" h x 73" w x 31.5" d

What we like

  • Solid-color upholstery suits the solid wooden legs for an elegant look
  • Takes up little space to make the most out of an area
  • Removable and easy to clean seat cushion covers
  • Mid century modern style

04
Out Of 19

Burrow Nomad Velvet King Sofa with Double Chaise

All about the angles

Burrow Nomad Velvet King Sofa with Double Chaise1

Source: Interior Define

Why have just one chaise lounge when you can have two? Burrow's Nomad Velvet King Sofa boasts one on each side, so there's no need to flip a coin on family movie night. Its innovative modular design features a sturdy, precision-milled Baltic birch frame, proprietary three-layer foam and fiber cushions, and a built-in USB charger connected to a 72-inch power cord. In addition to upholstery color, buyers can customize leg finishes and upgrade their sofa with bolster pillows and a handy sleep kit with everything you need to turn your Nomad sofa into a comfortable bed.

Material

Fabric, Metal/Wood, Foam 

Weight 

N/A

Weight Capacity

N/A

Dimensions

111" W x 61" D x 33" H

What we like

  • Available in five trend-approved colors and six leg finishes, from classic dark wood to glamorous brass metal
  • The cushions are formulated for lasting comfort 
  • Easy to assemble

05
Out Of 19

Jonathan Adler Malibu Sofa

Deep and squishy

Jonathan Adler Malibu Sofa

Source: Bloomingdales

Jonathan Adler knows a thing or two about great furniture. The New York-based creative isn't afraid to use bold colors, rich textures, and charismatic design details, as proven by his chic Malibu Sofa. Luxurious navy-colored velvet, slim brushed brass legs, and pin-tucked back and side cushions bring a sense of timeless sophistication to the otherwise understated silhouette. The deep, squishy seats provide more than enough room to sprawl— and are surprisingly easy to clean thanks to fully-removable, dry cleanable slipcovers.

Material

Polyester, Cotton

Weight

160 pounds

Weight Capacity

800 pounds

Dimensions

84" W x 39" D x 28" H

What we like

  • Family-friendly and très chic
  • Makes a great companion for your living room coffee table
  • The furnishment’s uniform style gives your sofa a mid-century modern look that is pleasing to the eye

06
Out Of 19

Safavieh Tribeca Foldable Sofa Bed

Foldable sofa bed

Safavieh Tribeca Foldable Sofa Bed

Source: Bloomingdales

Safavieh's Tribeca Foldable Sofa Bed was designed with small apartments and multi-purpose spaces in mind. Its foldable design transitions effortlessly from a clean-lined couch to a comfortable bed for an overnight guest. Woven from a hemp-cotton blend, its velvet-like upholstery fabric feels soft to the touch. The cushioned back and seat offer the perfect balance of softness and support, so expect to receive rave reviews from your holiday guests.

Material

Polyester, Foam, Stainless Steel

Weight 

105.9 pounds

Weight Capacity

550 pounds

Dimensions

75.6" w X 31.1" d X 33.3" h

What we like

  • Instantly transforms into a foldable sofa bed
  • Inspired by the mid century modern designs
  • Ideal for the interior flux of the urban nomad

07
Out Of 19

West Elm Harmony Double-Wide Chaise Sectional

Splurge-Worthy

West Elm Harmony Double-Wide Chaise Sectional

Source: West Elm

If you've got the floor space, upgrade to the sprawl-able Harmony Double-Wide Chaise Sectional from West Elm. Its oversized chaise and spacious seats offer plenty of room to unwind. The cloud-like seat cushions and loose lumbar and arm pillows can be adjusted precisely to your liking. Choose between a left or right configuration, three-width options, and a lengthy list of polyester velvet upholstery fabrics. It'll surely become your new favorite seat in the house, no matter what combination you choose. Be sure to check out the matching ottoman.

Material

Polyester, polyurethane foam, wood, Feather

Weight

N/A

Weight Capacity

750 pounds

Dimensions

131" w x 67" d x 36" h

What we like

  • All wood is kiln-dried for added durability
  • Seat cushions have fiber-wrapped, high-resiliency polyurethane foam cores.
  • Loose lumbar and throw pillows included
  • With cloud-like seat cushions and feather-wrapped back cushions, Harmony is like a dream.

08
Out Of 19

Ashcroft Imports Fandale Sofa

Chic and welcoming

Ashcroft Imports Fandale Sofa

Source: Perigold

Ashcroft Imports' Fandale Sofa features a timeless silhouette that steps outside the traditional box. Expertly upholstered in emerald green, orange, or gold velvet, its boxy frame establishes a clear focal point in the room. The three-seat sofa is crafted with a eucalyptus wood frame, web suspension seats, and foam cushions finished with plush tufting details— all set atop mid-century modern walnut legs for a dash of sophistication. Now all you need is a great throw pillow or two on top!

Material

Velvet, Solid Wood, Foam

Weight 

108 pounds

Weight Capacity

750 pounds

Dimensions

33.8'' H x 88'' W x 33'' D

What we like

  • Features a carefully crafted, original design
  • Gives a unique look and great comfort
  • Uses solid wood frame
  • Aliqua nulla pariatur elitis

09
Out Of 19

Sparrow & Wren Rosa Velvet Settee

Contemporary design

Sparrow & Wren Rosa Velvet Settee

Source: Bloomingdales

Give your sitting area the star treatment with Sparrow & Wren's Rosa Velvet Settee. The small loveseat is crafted in the USA with performance velvet upholstery, dense polyurethane foam, and cone-shaped wooden legs. Its curved arms wrap around sitters like a velvety hug. Offered in chic three-jewel tones, it instantly brings a pop of color to your space.

Material

100% polyester upholstery; fill: polyurethane foam/polyester fiber; frame: pine/plywood

Weight

74 lbs

Weight Capacity

400 lbs

Dimensions

29"L x 53"W x 33"H

What we like

  • Compact size. Perfect for small spaces
  • Made in USA
  • The curved design adds character to any space

10
Out Of 19

Room & Joy Isabella Tufted Transitional Futon

Vintage design

Room & Joy Isabella Tufted Transitional Futon

Source: Target

Room & Joy's Isabella Tufted Transitional Futon strikes just the right balance of sophistication and functionality. Its split-back design allows each end to be independently lowered into a lounging or sleeping position. Lay both flat, and you've got a comfortable bed for overnight guests. Tufted velvet upholstery fabric, sleek arms, and tapered wooden legs lend a vintage look without bordering on outdated.

Material

Polyester, Foam, Wood, Steel

Weight

109 pounds

Weight Capacity

600 pounds

Dimensions

81.5” L x 34” W x 34” H

What we like

  • Multi-functional piece ideal for small living spaces with split back design for multiple positions
  • Vintage design with a soft velvet upholstery, tapered wooden legs
  • Padding under the feet to protect your floors from scuffs and scratches
  • Quick and easy assembly. Ships in one box

11
Out Of 19

Taylor Burke Home Dallas Recessed Arm Sofa with Reversible Cushions

With Reversible Cushions

Taylor Burke Home Dallas Recessed Arm Sofa with Reversible Cushions

Source: Perigold

If you're going to treat your home to a high-end sofa, make it the Dallas Recessed Arm Sofa from Taylor Burke Home. With over forty color options to choose from, it's an easy addition to any color palette. The streamlined silhouette blends luxurious comfort with a statement-making style. A kiln-dried hardwood frame provides decades-long support, while cushions filled with a spring-down blend ensure all-day (or all-night) comfort.

Material

Velvet, Hardwood, Down Cushion

Weight 

200 pounds

Weight Capacity

900 pounds

Dimensions

33'' H x 88'' W x 38'' D

What we like

  • Boasting a spring-down blend cushion which allows for hours of conversation
  • Removable seat cushions
  • Super comfortable

12
Out Of 19

Modway Prospect Channel-Tufted Velvet Loveseat

A fresh outlook

Modway Prospect Channel-Tufted Velvet Loveseat

Source: Bloomingdales

Modway's Prospect Channel-Tufted Velvet Loveseat offers a fresh take on a familiar favorite. The barrel-backed sofa updates a classic Chesterfield-inspired silhouette with retro design elements like channel tufting, black rubberwood legs, and rose pink velvet upholstery fabric. Measuring 50 inches wide, it's the perfect loveseat for small spaces that don't fall short on style.

Material

Polyester, Velvet, 

Weight 

43 pounds

Weight Capacity

331 pounds

Dimensions

28" D x 50" W x 30" H

What we like

  • Brings intrinsic luxury to your living space
  • Has removable seat and backrest that grant approachable comfort
  • Reinvents the iconic chesterfield style with contemporary allure

13
Out Of 19

Nicholas Obeid x CB2 Cecil Cream Velvet Sofa

Cut with exaggerated curves

Nicholas Obeid x CB2 Cecil Cream Velvet Sofa

Source: CB2

New York City-based photographer and interior designer Nicholas Obeid's Cecil Cream Velvet Sofa is more than just a piece of furniture. It's a functional work of art. The curved lines, dramatic pleating, and ruched details of the generously proportioned back and arms give the low-slung silhouette a swanky feel. Crafted from FSC-certified pine wood and timeless buttercream velvet upholstery, its unique design— available only at CB2— will make your house guests envious for decades to come.

Material

Velvet, Polyester, Cotton, Pine

Weight 

N/A

Weight Capacity

N/A

Dimensions

38" d x 92" w x 25" h

What we like

  • Provides a comfortable place to lounge
  • Simple and elegant which comes in a nice velvet fabric

14
Out Of 19

Christopher Knight Home Bobran Modern Velvet Sofa

Sophistication and charming style

Christopher Knight Home Bobran Modern Velvet Sofa

Source: Target

How sophisticated is this Bobran Modern Velvet Sofa from Christopher Knight Home? The three-seat sofa offers a dramatic focal point, with deep channel stitching, soft velvet upholstery, and sleek tapered legs that create a refined sense of glamor. Pair it with furry toss pillows or a knit throw blanket to play up the rich textures.

Material

Polyester, Soft Velvet, Hardwood

Weight 

100.75 pounds

Weight Capacity

600 pounds

Dimensions

30.25" h x 83.25" w x 30" d

What we like

  • Modern Glam Sofa
  • Sophisticated Channel Stitching
  • Featherlike Soft Velvet
  • Offers your interior space eye-catching aesthetics

15
Out Of 19

Interior Define Asher 2-Seat Fabric Sofa

Anything but simplistic

Interior Define Asher 2-Seat Fabric Sofa

Source: Interior Define

Interior Define Asher 2-Seat Fabric Sofa features an architectural silhouette that's all about the angles. Trapezoidal arms, mitered corners, a perfectly pitched back, and subtle seaming creates a minimalist appearance that's anything but boring. Shoppers can customize the fabric, legs, seat depth, cushion fill, and other key details to create the perfect velvet sofa for their space. The performance velvet upholstery comes in vibrant shades of lavender, terracotta, rust, and rose pink.

Material

Fabric, Metal/Wood, Foam

Weight 

N/A

Weight Capacity

N/A

Dimensions

77-85" L X 37/41" W X 32" H

What we like

  • Customizable and easy to assemble
  • Fully fluffed seat cushion
  • Firm and comfortable
  • Fabric is super soft and durable

16
Out Of 19

Kristen Drohan Collection Chaz Square Arm Sofa

A traditional look without the tufting

Kristen Drohan Collection Chaz Square Arm Sofa

Source: Perigold

Classic meets modern in this Chaz Square Arm Sofa from the Kristen Drohan Collection. The label's namesake designer originally created the chesterfield velvet sofa for a client looking for square arms and traditional styling without the tufting. Its crocodile-patterned velvet upholstery fabric comes in a rainbow of color options that complement virtually every space. Don't be afraid to toss a few textured pillows and throws on top.

Material

Velvet, Polyester blend, Faux leather, Acrylic, Polypropylene

Weight 

N/A

Weight Capacity

N/A

Dimensions

31'' H x 80'' W x 38'' D

What we like

  • Upholstered it in crocodile patterned velvet, which is stunning
  • Removable seat cushions
  • Made-to-order

17
Out Of 19

Comfort Collection Lucid Velvet Futon

Comfortable and Convenient

Comfort Collection Lucid Velvet Futon

Source: Target

Comfort Collection's Lucid Velvet Futon boasts a space-saving, adaptable design that's ideal for studio apartments, dorms, and spare rooms with limited space. Its plump cushions seamlessly swap between versatile seating and sleeping positions. Sleeper sofas allow you to host movie nights and overnight guests with ease. In the flat position, it's only slightly smaller than a twin bed. Choose your throw blanket and pillows strategically, ensuring they're practical for overnight use.

Material

Polyester, Wood, Polyurethane Foam

Weight

93.38 Pounds

Weight Capacity

450 pounds

Dimensions

29.7" h x 33.8" w x 74" d

What we like

  • Seamlessly swap between comfortable seating and sleeping positions
  • Gorgeous buttonless tufting provides a modern clean aesthetic
  • Multiple upholstery options available
  • This product ships directly to your door packaged for easy assembly

18
Out Of 19

Kardiel Kennedy Mid-Century Modern Velvet Sofa

A mid-century modern design

Kardiel Kennedy Mid-Century Modern Velvet Sofa

Source: Perigold

Kardiel's Kennedy Velvet Sofa instantly grounds any mid-century modern living space. The classic, clean-lined silhouette boasts hallmark design details like button tufting, welted seams, and architectural wooden legs. Stress-tested wood joints, multi-density foam, and a sag-free S-coil suspension system ensure this timeless investment piece ages into a vintage gem.

Material

Velvet, Wood, Foam, Down, Feather

Weight 

183 pounds

Weight Capacity

600 pounds

Dimensions

30'' H x 85.8'' W x 32.5'' D

What we like

  • Storage Included
  • Comes standard with floor protection caps on legs
  • A great option for a modern look
  • Removable seat cushions

19
Out Of 19

Mermelada Estudio X CB2 Matra Velvet Sofa

Bold in its simplicity

Mermelada Estudio X CB2 Matra Velvet Sofa

Source: CB2

The Mata Velvet Sofa developed by Mermelada Estudio for CB2 is bold in its simplicity. Its architectural silhouette is designed to look like a single piece that's been folded into an inviting shape. Plush, camel-colored, or deep teal velvet upholstery contrasts (and adds irresistible comfort, too) the rigid, FSC-certified wood frame. Pick up the coordinating Mantra Velvet Lounge Chair and matching bolster pillows to complete your living room set.

Material

Cotton/poly velvet upholstery in camel, Wood

Weight 

N/A

Weight Capacity

N/A

Dimensions

103" W x 36" D x 28" H

What we like

  • Has an architecturally inspired aesthetic
  • Designed to look like a single piece that's folded and manipulated

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About the author

Bella Zinti

Bella has a Bachelors degree in interior design, is a master gardener with extensive experience building homes from scratch. She designs nourishing outdoor & indoor spaces guided by the practice of Feng Shui, as well as helping clients create year-round sustainable organic gardens.

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