Rustic Velvet Furniture5 items starting at $25
Why Choose Velvet Furniture
There’s a reason why the adverb ‘velvety’ almost always comes before words like ‘soft,’ ‘smooth,’ and ‘comfort.’ Velvet is, after all, one of the most luxurious materials you can find in furniture.
The rich material, though, isn’t localized to furniture. In the world of fashion, velvet has long been coveted for its plush aesthetic – used especially for its warmth in coats and winterwear.
While there’s no controversy surrounding the material (who among us doesn’t love snuggling up on a lush velvet sofa or chair?), there are a few tips you can follow to help maximize the aesthetic effect velvet can bring to your home:
Tips for styling with velvet furniture
Mix and match with velvet furniture. Styling smoother, ‘less plush’ materials around velvet (like silk or wool) can help create contrast and draw attention to the luxurious feel of velvet itself.
Play to the richness of the fabric. Velvet is luxurious and cozy – especially when you choose it in a luxurious-and-cozy shade like forest green or deep burgundy.