A well-designed room should feel balanced, yet unique. While a neutral-hued living room can feel classic and effortless, a pop of colour or unique textures will take the space to the next level. One of the best ways to add this special touch is through your chairs. Even if you aren’t crazy for vibrant palettes, a velvet chair will enhance your space and become a focal point within the room. Whether you’re seeking a pale blue chair for the bedroom or a cozy white chair for the living room, we’ve rounded up a selection of the best velvet chairs on the market.
Bouck Wingback Velvet Chair
The Bouck Wingback Velvet Chair by Willa Arlo Interiors shows that velvet furniture can be both elegant and subtle. With a pale blue upholstery and dark wooden legs, this chair will bring a unique touch to a room without overpowering it. The pale blue would be particularly fitting in a cool-toned room or neutral coloured space. Pair this chair with a patterned throw blanket and pillow to bring a playful element to the piece. Place it in a bedroom to provide an accent piece to the space, in a nursery for story sessions or purchase a pair to flank each side of the living room.
The chair has a medium firmness and reviews have stated it is nice and soft to the touch. It stands at 40” in height and 34” wide, making it a substantial size perfect for curling up in. While assembly is required, reviews have stated that the process is quick and easy. The chair can be easily cleaned with a damp cloth and light soap. While 1151 of 1552 reviews are five stars, a few reviewers found the chair to be a different colour than they expected from the photos and some found the chair to be uncomfortable.
The Bouck Wingchair is available on Wayfair.com. It is priced at $323.99 but is currently on sale for $272.98. The chair comes with a 90-day warranty and returns are free.
Hollinger Barrel Velvet Chair
When we think of velvet furnishings we often picture a classic space with a traditional refined appeal. This Hollinger Barrel chair by Mercer41 breaks free of the ‘traditional’ style construct with a unique, modern design. At once lavish and contemporary the Hollinger Barrel would have a hard time going unnoticed in any room. This chair has a youthful appeal, thanks to its fresh design and eye-catching details. Whether you wish to bring a fun touch to your living room space or a ‘grown-up’ element to a growing teenage girl’s bedroom, this chair will make a statement in any space. Smooth, curved light grey velvet upholstery is complemented perfectly by a recessed gold base, ultimately creating a chic and effortless appeal.
This chair requires no assembly and stands at 26.8” in height. The chair has a medium firmness and the cushions cannot be removed. While this chair is not ideal for someone who prefers an armrest or a love seat style chair to curl up in it would function well in a variety of spaces from an office desk to a bedroom reading corner.
This chair is available on Wayfair.com for $309.99. Shipping and returns are free.
Velvet Chaise Lounge chair
If you’re looking for a velvet chair that provides the utmost in comfort and relaxation, look no further than the Gilpin Contemporary Design Chaise lounge by Ebern Designs. The beauty of the chaise lounge is that it has all the style and sophistication of a standard chair, but with the added bonus of a relaxing structure that makes it ideal for lounging. Whether you want to relax with a good book in the living room or unwind in the bedroom after a busy day, this chaise lounge is fit for unwinding.
Featuring dark wood legs a sleek brown velvet upholstery and an elegant curved structure this chaise has a timeless appeal that will fit any space, from contemporary to classic. The chair is built with sinuous spring and foam filling construction to provide a firm seat that won’t sink under pressure. This chair also includes a decorative accent pillow. This chair does require some assembly, but reviewers have noted that this is minimal and easy to complete.
The Gilpin Contemporary Design Chaise Lounge is available on Wayfair for $369.99. Shipping and returns are free.
Velvet Dining Chair Set
Animal print and velvet fabric. Yes, at first they sound like an overwhelming pair, not ideal for a classy dining room, but when combined on this chair you’re left with a chair that is both eye-catching and chic. While dining room furniture is typically understated and plain, including a chair with a printed fabric is a great way to bring a unique touch to the room. Featuring sharp edges, a dark chocolate and cream cow printed velvet upholstery and dark wooden chair legs this dining room chair set would look great in a neutral minimalist room.
The reviews are incredibly positive for these chairs, with reviewers stating they found the set-up easy and the quality high. Assembly is required, but all necessary tools are included. The chairs stand at 39.75” so you will want to find a dining room table that sits at an appropriate height. While the set comes with two dining room chairs it would be wise to purchase three sets to have six pieces to place around the table.
This two chair set is available on Wayfair.ca for $304.99. Shipping and returns are free and the chairs come with a 90-day warranty.
Strandmon Velvet Chair
You know those chairs that feel at once bold and timeless. The kind that could be in a home 50 years ago or 50 years from now and still look great? The Strandmon wing chair from Ikea is one such chair. Upholstered in a rich jewel-toned dark emerald green velvet, this wing chair’s cover is made via a traditional weaving technique which is what creates the alluring shine, soft feeling and enveloping warmth within the fabric.
With a structured high back, this chair is ideal for curling up in and provides greater support and comfort for the neck. While small fibres and press marks will naturally appear on the velvet, you can easily restore your chair to its original sleek condition. Simply roll over the fibres with a lint roller and use your hand or a soft vacuum nozzle to remove press marks. The chair’s frame cover cannot be removed but it can easily be cleaned with an upholstery shampoo.
This chair has received great reviews with a 4.7-star average rating. From the value for the price to product quality and appearance, reviewers overall have been very satisfied with this item. Like most Ikea products, the Strandmon wing chair does require assembly but rest assured it is minimal. You will receive thorough instructions and all necessary pieces to complete your assembly efficiently.
This chair is available at IKEA.com for $349.00.
Mid-Century Style Velvet Chair
While a velvet cover naturally gives a chair a vintage feel, the rosy pink hue on this piece from Eggree gives it a retro touch that is both playful and romantic. Whether you decide to give your swivel desk chair a chic upgrade or you purchase a set to place around your dining table, this mid-century piece will liven up any room.
The sleek wooden legs give a contemporary touch to the pink velvet upholstery and the legs can be placed in an X-shape structure or a sturdy structure depending on whether you want a high back or a lower back. The chair showcases an elegant curved design that is built to provide comfort and support. This chair requires four screws for assembly and can be cleaned with a wet towel.
This piece has received numerous positive reviews with many stating that it feels lush, soft and cozy. While a couple reviews stated they had issues with their chair legs, they then added that the customer service provided by Eggree was incredible. Eggree immediately called and offered a replacement.
This chair is available on Amazon for $109.99, a three-year protection plan and a five-year protection plan are also available for $12.95 and $21.50 respectively.
Art Leon Velvet Minimalist Chair
What’s better than a cozy velvet chair wide enough to curl up in? A matching ottoman to rest your feet on. The retro-inspired orange tone allows the chair to serve as both a neutral or an accent piece depending on the colour scheme of your space. This chair by Art-Leon is built at a 25-degree angle with a high-density spring back sponge to provide the ultimate comfort experience. The chair and ottoman feature a double frame with a hardwood frame on the inside and a metal frame on the outside. The chair stands at 26.7” and the ottoman at 16.5”.
This chair would be ideal for a living room since its structure leaves room for one to curl up their feet and the ottoman makes for an ideal spot to place essentials. Thanks to its minimalist design this chair can easily be accessorized with throw blankets and throw pillows. This chair and the ottoman set would also fit well in a room full of colour and patterns, as the velvet orange pair will effortlessly blend into the space.
This chair and ottoman are available on Amazon.ca for $399. Shipping is free.
Velvet Accent Chair
If you’re looking for a chair that fees bold, rich and elegant this black velvet chair is the perfect fit. The Kennedy Tufted Accent Chair from Bellezel combines the best of traditional and modern design with the traditional tuft design with a unique wider structure. While velvet is eye-catching in any colour, the shine of the black velvet is truly captivating. This chair is built on a solid wood frame making it at once structured and sleek. The chair provides great comfort with a high-density foam filling and a high back. The black velvet allows this chair to be effortlessly incorporated into a variety of spaces, whether colourful or neutral.
Belleze has become a well-respected brand in the furniture industry, known for their ability to blend classic and contemporary design all at a budget-friendly price. With 90% of customer reviews falling in at 5 stars and 10% at 4 stars, this chair has been incredibly well received. Reviewers state that the set up was simple “simply attach the legs” and that the chair is exactly as described: comfortable and stylish. This chair is available on Amazon.ca for $249.99 and shipping is free.
Velvet Lakeview Barrel Chair
Vibrant hues and gold are always an unbeatable pair. Whether you are a fan of aqua velvet, burgundy or navy the Lakeview Beverly Chair from Everly Quinn is sure to impress. This chair feels both contemporary and playful. With a unique barrel style and a minimalist sleek frame, this piece would be a perfect fit in a modern contemporary living room. You can opt for mixing and matching plush velvet tones or select a few of one colour to make a bold impression.
This chair requires no assembly and the cushion has a medium firmness. The average review is 4.7 out of 5 stars with many reviewers stating that the chair looks beautiful and regal in person. Reviewers also noted that this chair is not built to provide comfort for long-term seating, ie. when watching TV or reading. This chair would be better suited for a living room where you host guests and sit for brief periods of time.
This chair has a lower back than the typical design with a height of 18.5”. This chair is available on Wayfair.ca for $1,788.99 and is currently on sale for $639.99. Protection plans are also available to cover accidental stains and damage, 30-day risk-free refund, full repair with no deductible, immediate coverage, and 24/7 claim filing. A 3-year plan is $54.99 and a 5-year plan is $89.99.
Velvet Dining Chairs
Velvet isn’t only reserved for cozy living room lounge chairs. Add a touch of style and flair to your dining room table with these velvet covered dining room chairs. These dining room chairs from Coavas feature an ergonomic design that is built to fit the body comfortably and provide support for the back. In addition, the fabric is dirt free, which is ideal for a chair that will often be used when dining. The teal velvet cushion is complemented by four sleek metal legs. The legs are sturdy and supportive and can support a maximum of 250 lbs.
While this chair set would be ideal for a dining room, you could also use the chairs at a desk, a makeup table, or simply as a chair to relax and rest in the living room. This chair can easily transition to a traditional or modern space. The teal will blend beautifully in a room full of prints and patterns and will act as a bold accent piece in a minimal neutral room. This chair has received incredible reviews with 88% of reviews ranking at 5 stars. Many were impressed by the quality of the chairs and the value. These chairs are available on Amazon.ca for $167.75.