Velvet, the material synonymous with colder temperatures and winter parties, is not just for our wardrobes. In fact, it’s actually perfect for creating a warmer and more cosy indoor space, too.
Take the humble velvet chair, for example. If you have a spare corner in your home, or a raggedy old chair in dire need of an update, then it may well be that a velvet chair ought to be your next homeware investment.
But if velvet is synonymous with expense in your mind, fear not, for there’s a whole host of affordable velvet chairs that are perfect for dining chairs, accent chairs, cosy armchairs – you name it, there’s a velvet chair for it. These are a few of our favourites under £500 to invest in now.
Woods Furniture Albert chair – tangier velvet
Though you may be wary of plastering burnt orange across your walls, ease into the colour palette with this minimalist-looking chair.
Shop Woods Furniture Albert chair – tangier velvet at Ufurnish, £499
Swoon Editions Aron chair
This cosy-looking chair is available in a clutch of alluring colours, all of which are comfortable thanks to the sumptuous feel of the velvet.
Shop Swoon Editions Aron chair, £449
Sklum Tento vintage velvet dining chair
Forget those old chairs you’ve had stationed around your kitchen table forever; instead, invest in a set of these vintage-style velvet iterations.
Shop Sklum Tento vintage velvet dining chair, £179.95
Atkin & Thyme Emmeline olive green velvet armchair
Rattan is seriously cool in homeware, so why not combine it with a touch of velvet for a quirky take on the fabric trend?
Shop Atkin & Thyme Emmeline olive green velvet armchair, £499
Cult Living Blossom dining chair
Whether you prefer pink or green velvet is neither here nor there, as you can have both with this comfy-looking dining chair.
Shop Cult Living Blossom dining chair at Cult Furniture, £99
Oliver Bonas Floral scalloped velvet chair
Inject a touch of the 20s into your home with this scalloped armchair, perfect for making a statement in a room.
Shop Oliver Bonas Floral scalloped velvet chair, £395
Sternzeit Rosa velvet chair
If you have wooden floors, then this elevated velvet chair ought to be a no- brainer for you. Pile high with colourful cushions to really make a splash.
Shop Sternzeit Rosa velvet chair at Bombinate, £338
Dunelm Celia chair
If you prefer not to make a statement, then opt for these midnight blue velvet dining chairs, which are perfect if you want to be a little more demure.
Shop Dunelm Celia chair, £69
Matalan set of two velvet chairs
These rose-coloured velvet chairs are crying out to be included in your kitchenware line-up.
Shop Matalan set of two velvet chairs, £250
West Elm Auburn armchair
Have you ever seen a more comfy-looking chair? No, nor have we. Perfect for those who prefer a more pared-back approach.
Shop West Elm Auburn armchair, £499
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