We Found 10 Less Expensive Dupes for Restoration Hardware's Cloud Sofa

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January 16, 2024

Remember the frenzy over that Anthropologie mirror a couple of years ago? It’s nothing compared to TikTok and Instagram’s current obsession with the Restoration Hardware Cloud Sofa. The coveted couch will easily run you about $12,000 as just one sectional component starts at over $1,895 and only goes up depending on the fabric, seat depth and color you select. Yep, you read that right. Just one piece of a seat is the same cost as most complete sectionals and sofas. If the real Cloud Sofa isn’t in the cards for you, don’t fret. We found tons of design dupes that look — and feel — surprisingly similar. Some are total cloud ringers. Even better: These versions are less than half the cost of the actual Cloud Sofa. We even spotted a couple of cloud-like sofas under $1,000! Read on to see which cloud sofa dupe is best for your space and budget.

What Makes the Cloud Sofa So Special?

So, what makes the cloud sofa so popular and cloud-like? If you’re not on TikTok and wondering what all the fuss is about, this furniture phenomenon comes down to two features: The cloud sofa is white like a cloud, but it also features a signature, oversized seat and back cushions stuffed entirely with goose down. It’s basically one giant, luxurious hotel pillow. Unlike synthetics, the down filling creates a super dense cushion that you sit on and then sink into. But vegans and those with allergies beware: Real down = real feathers. The brand Whom has an eco-friendly version that bears a striking resemblance to the OG RH. It uses foam and an alternative down, but, like RH, this sectional is nearly just as expensive at a whopping $10,720 for non-members. The less expensive dupes we found are either all down or mostly down to get as close as possible to the RH sofa look and feel, but our quest for great design on a budget is neverending. We’ll update this article with affordable dupes without down if we find one.

CLOUD SOFA DUPES AT EVERY PRICE

We spotted so many sofas with serious cloud vibes and much more reasonable price tags. These may not be the exact color or the same modular combo, but these dupes are all worthy alternatives.

Cloud Sofa Dupes Under $7,000

From $749
West Elm

The West Elm Harmony modular sectional is a pretty close alternative, and these seating components start at $749 so you can build an extra-large sectional for under $7,000. Constructed of kiln-dried wood and fully upholstered and reversible cushions, this is sofa is available in 62 fabrics and 14 component options for custom configurations. With high-gauge sinuous springs for cushion support, this sofa is on the extra soft side — on a scale from one to five (five being firmest), it's a one.

  1. Size 43"D x 79"W x 37"H
  2. Seat Height 20"
  3. Fabric Basketweave, Velvet, Linen, Chenille, Twill, Canvas, Boucle
  4. Colors Gray, Black, Blue, Brown, White, Yellow, Green, Natural, Orange, Red, Pink
$6,822.20 $4,873
1 Stop Bedrooms

If you're looking for a U-shaped sectional, consider this plush cream velvet modular sofa from 1 Stop Bedrooms. Constructed of down-filled cushions, the sofa measures 158" wide x 80" deep x 32" high and has ample space for fitting your whole crew.

  1. Size 80"D x 158"W x 32"H
  2. Seat Height 18.5"
  3. Fabric Velvet
  4. Colors Cream, Navy, Gray, Black
From $3,298
West Elm

Choose from 114 fabrics, two configurations, two widths and two seat cushion options to customize this best-selling sofa from West Elm. Constructed of solid pine and engineered hardwood, the sofa has cushions with down alternative-wrapped, high-resiliency polyurethane foam cores and covers that unzip for easy removal. On a scale from one to five (five being firmest), this sofa is a two.

  1. Size 87"D x 106"W x 33"H or 93"D x 113"W x 33"H
  2. Seat Height 17.5"
  3. Fabric Basketweave, Velvet, Linen, Chenille, Twill, Canvas, Boucle
  4. Colors Gray, Black, Blue, Brown, White, Yellow, Green, Natural, Orange, Red, Pink

Cloud Sofa Dupes Under $3,500

$2,399
Crate & Barrel

The Lotus Low Sofa at Crate & Barrel has the same overstuffed, pillow-style cushions that you just want to burrow in. The fabric is more textured, but I'd argue that makes this cloud even comfier. If you don't want the classic white cloud look, this sofa is available in 188 fabrics so you can get any color you could want. Plus, it comes in eight size options and features a square arm for a more contemporary look.

  1. Size 39.5"D x 91"W x 28"H
  2. Seat Height 16"
  3. Fabric Textured Weave, Microfiber, Chenille, Twill, Linen Weave, Canvas, Shearling, Boucle, Velvet
  4. Colors Gray, Black, Teal, Blue, Off-White, Tan, Brown, Yellow, Green, Orange, Red
$2,993 $2,104
Wayfair

For a mid-sized L-shaped sectional, this 2-piece sectional from Birch Lane has rave reviews on Wayfair. The made-to-order sofa is available in five neutral fabrics, features a right chaise and measures 33'' high x 112'' wide x 94'' deep. Featuring foam cushions, this sofa is in the middle of firm and plush.

  1. Size 41" D x 71" W x 33" H
  2. Seat Height 22"
  3. Fabric Polyester, Cotton, Acrylic, Olefin, Sunbrella Performance Fabric
  4. Colors White, Sand, Charcoal, Gray, Pearl, Navy, Red, Ash, Ivory, Yellow
$2,499 $1,999
Crate & Barrel

We're big fans of Leanne Ford's entire collection at Crate & Barrel, and the Ever Slipcovered Sofa is one of the most popular pieces from the line, which is easy to see why. The plush, laidback sofa comes in two widths — 77" or 89" — and 18 fabrics, and it's the perfect choice if you're going for the coastal grandmother aesthetic. Constructed with FSC-certified engineered hardwood that's kiln-dried to prevent warping and cushions filled with a down blend, the sofa's best feature is that the entire slipcover is removable and machine washable — no more worrying about spills on your white sofa.

  1. Size 42"D x 77" or 89" W x 32"H
  2. Seat Height 19"
  3. Fabric Canvas, Plain Weave
  4. Colors White, Dune, Oyster, Taupe, Dove, Fog, Charcoal, Night, Olive, Indigo, Classic Navy
$4,268.91 $3,102
1 Stop Bedrooms

If you like the look of the Meridian U-shaped sectional but need a smaller sofa, this L-shaped, three-seater is a great value. It measures 105" wide x 70" deep x 32" high and comes in four velvet fabrics.

  1. Size 70"D x 105"W x 32"H
  2. Seat Height 18.5"
  3. Fabric Velvet
  4. Colors Cream, Navy, Gray, Black

Cloud Sofa Dupes Under $2,000

$2,298 $1,608.6
Anthropologie

Anthropologie doesn't always have the most budget-friendly furniture options available, but this Upcycled Wells Sofa is actually more affordable than the RH sofa in the same size and is a total gem. Available in 75" or 90" wide, this Anthro fabric is a soft grey, however, so it's more of a storm cloud sofa.

  1. Size 39"D x 75" or 90"W x 34"H
  2. Seat Height 19"
  3. Fabric Recycled Cotton-Polyester
  4. Colors Sterling, White
From $1,599
West Elm

Another great budget-friendly dupe, this elegant Shelter Sofa from West Elm comes in four width options and 143 fabrics. Constructed of solid oak and engineered hardwood with reinforced joinery, the wood is kiln-dried for added durability. The cushions are reversible with covers that unzip for easy removal. On a softness scale of one to five (five being firmest), this sofa is a two.

  1. Size 38.5"D x 60", 72", 84" or 92"W x 31"H
  2. Seat Height 17"
  3. Fabrics Basketweave, Velvet, Linen, Chenille, Twill, Canvas, Boucle
  4. Colors Gray, Black, Blue, Brown, White, Yellow, Green, Natural, Orange, Red, Pink
$1,699
IKEA

If you want a sectional but are on a tight budget, you can't beat the value of IKEA. This 4-seat sectional with chaise comes in six colors and features a completely removable and machine-washable cushion cover. And as a bonus, there's even hidden storage space in the chaise where you can keep extra bedding, blankets or other items.

  1. Size 38.6"D x 126.7"W x 33.5"H
  2. Seat Height 18.8"
  3. Fabric Polyester (Mostly Recycled)
  4. Colors Multicolor, Gunnared Beige, Medium Gray, Black-Blue, Tallmyra Beige, Black/Grey

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