8 Ways to Use Velvet to Make Your Space Feel More Luxe

Incorporate the velvet trend at home with these luxe products we love.

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Green Midcentury Modern Dining Room

Elegant Midcentury Modern Dining Room

This elegant, Midcentury Modern dining room flawlessly blends textures, patterns and materials to create a perfect execution of the Midcentury style. The clean lines of the modern table, buffet and chairs are softened by the velour fabric that covers the dining chairs, while the roughness of the wicker rope rug and planter adds texture to the space. These elements combine to give this space an elegant, Midcentury Modern look.

Photo by: Haris Kenjar

Haris Kenjar

Nothing in the home design world ushers in autumn quite like velvet. Seeing this elegant, luxurious fabric mentally prepares us for cooler temps. It makes an appearance on runways every year around this time, but what’s different this year is the sheer variety of colors available, and many designers’ use of it in home textiles. Velvet is simultaneously warm, rich, alluring and glamorous. Use it sparingly to get it right. Here are 8 ways to design with velvet to make your space feel more luxe.

Photo by: Courtesy of West Elm

Courtesy of West Elm

Achieve a Mad Men vibe with these beautiful midcentury modern chairs from West Elm. With your choice of gray, blue or gold, there’s a color to match whatever palette you’ve already selected in either your office or dining room. We especially love the oil-rubbed bronze finish on the legs.

2. Curtains

Photo by: Courtesy of CB2

Courtesy of CB2

Add a dose of instant old Hollywood glam with these beautiful window treatments from CB2. In graphite and navy, you won’t have to worry about the room looking like a theater. Instead, you’ll get rich texture, not to mention light and sound reduction.

3. Bedding

Photo by: Courtesy of Williams Sonoma

Courtesy of Williams Sonoma

More subtle than it sounds, this duvet cover and sham set from Williams Sonoma is classic, soft and so sumptuous! And, it comes in six different colors. It's perfect bedding for cold weather.

Photo by: Courtesy of Rove Concepts

Courtesy of Rove Concepts

Nothing screams luxe louder than a stunning velvet couch. With its clean lines and modern color selections, this sectional from Rove Concepts is the epitome of on-trend design right now. Its opulent finish and compact design would fit beautifully into any contemporary loft or apartment.

Photo by: Courtesy of West Elm

Courtesy of West Elm

These throw pillow covers from West Elm are a great way to incorporate the trend into your space without a big commitment. The covers can easily be changed out with the season.

Photo by: Courtesy of West Elm

Courtesy of West Elm

Convenient, comfortable and chic, these plush, rounded chairs from West Elm on wheels will make you want to spend more time at work. (And to invite more clients to come see you!)

Photo by: Courtesy of CB2

Courtesy of CB2

This bed’s tufted headboard from CB2 looks like it was taken right off of a 1940s movie set. Its enchanting and feminine look is offset by the cool gray and white color choices it comes in. The sleek lines of the frame and its compact size make it perfect for city dwellers.

Photo by: Courtesy of Urban Outfitters

Courtesy of Urban Outfitters

Make your living room infinitely more inviting with a few of these floor pillows from Urban Outfitters. Their square structure looks less bean-bag-chair-bachelor-pad and more fabulous-Moroccan-lounge. Stack them up with a tray on top for a modular side table. Choose from five colors, including a few vivid hues like teal and mauve.

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