Cozy (and Trendy) Materials to Embrace This Fall

Give your interior a seasonally appropriate refresh by introducing a few ultra comfortable materials that are guaranteed to bring those must-have cozy vibes. Not only will these lush additions create the perfect fall-friendly aesthetic, they’ll also help you achieve a trendy look that will do wonders for any space. From rich velvets to super soft flannels, these are the textiles you should be embracing right now.

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November 07, 2017
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Whether it’s a solid color or a festive plaid, flannel is one cozy fabric we can’t live without this time of year. It's not all about oversized shirts though, you can incorporate this inviting fabric into your home too — and that’s something we can seriously get behind. Transfer this style from your closets to your seating and beds by introducing a few decorative pieces, think: accent pillows, throw blankets, and bedspreads, decked out in flannel.

Faux Fur

Not up-to-date with the must-have trends? We’ve got you covered. Faux fur has the power to transform any interior into a luxurious oasis in a matter of minutes. With its trendy style and undeniable warming elements, it’s no wonder this ritzy material is at the top of most decorators' lists. Small-scale stools upholstered in this fuzzy fabric, oversized options spread across the bed and throws draped across a sofa are a great place to start.


For the ultimate trendy addition, stick to sheepskin. While your Pinterest feed may already be filled with Scandinavian-inspired homes rocking this plush material, we simply can’t get enough. Easily revamp the overall aesthetic of your space by working in one or two sheepskin accents for an on-trend upgrade that will soften any floor, chair, or surface in an instant. Give your home a log cabin-esque refresh by opting for this chic improvement next time you're redecorating.


Achieve a classic fall look by introducing tweed into your design aesthetic. While it is indeed a rougher fabric, this wool-based option won’t disappoint when added in small doses. Whether it’s baskets overflowing with blankets, ottomans classily upholstered, or beds outfitted with sturdy blankets, tweed is a flawless addition that can stand the test of time. Pair this material with other fall favorites to elevate its season-ready aesthetic.


If you want to give your space an update that is seriously high style, look no further than velvet. Pieces big and small look perfect when upholstered in this opulent material, so it's a safe bet no matter what your budget may be. Aside from being soft to the touch, this option is known for its glamorous style that will spruce up any spot that needs a quick boost.

Chunky Knits

If you’re on the search for something that won’t clash or take away from your existing design, try out an understated look that’s guaranteed to add a cozy touch. Grab some sweater-style textiles and place them throughout your home for an immediate upgrade. Whether it’s a blanket draped over the back of a chair or some bulky throw pillows, this heavy knit material will blend seamlessly into your home while adding just the right amount of seasonal flair.


With the resurgence of '90s trends still on the rise, it’s no surprise that certain materials are working their way back into our interiors as well. Let us reintroduce you to chenille. With its velvety feel and eye-catching sheen, this dense weave can give any lackluster area a much-needed makeover. Couch pillows and throw blankets in an array of colors will turn your space (or patio) into the perfect space to while away the cold weather.


While we’re no stranger to leather seating options, we can’t help but swoon over the luxe option when it takes an interior to the next level. Empty hallways and awkward excess space can get the perfect seasonal facelift thanks to the luxe nature of leather. Benches, ottomans, and throw pillows are the perfect way to work in this go-to material in a new, fresh way.


While this fall favorite is most commonly associated with back to school outfit shopping, it’s time to start working this casual accent into your interior setup too. No matter what color you opt for, this highly textured material will transform any space into an autumnal oasis that is made for cozy days spent lazing around. Upholster a chair in corduroy in order to achieve a laid-back look that will elevate any empty corner.


For those looking to splurge, cashmere is a no-fail choice. Known for being an ultra soft textile best suited to sweaters, it’s no shock that it translates to home decor so well, too. While the price tag may deter some who prefer a budget-friendly refresh, this next-level wool is worth the investment. Skip bold colors or prints and opt for classic, muted hues to ensure your new piece won’t become tired over the years.

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