A distinctive mix of glamour and charm, velvet is a marvellously versatile finish, adding a gorgeous, rich vibe to any setting.
In 2019, velvet is showing no signs of slowing down, injecting a stylish, playful twist on SS19 trends. Rebecca Snowden, Interior Style Advisor at Furniture Choice discusses this elegant fabric, from styling tips to fabric care.
1. Accessorising with velvet
Starting off small is an easy way to embrace this fabric around the home. “Velvet-themed elements like lampshades, cushions and pouffes are incredibly on-trend, and can transform a room regardless of the season,” says Rebecca. “These details add a wow factor as chic accents and also as a pop of colour, whether in pastel hues or rich, jewel tones.”
“Decorating with smaller pieces is also a great way to begin pairing velvet with different finishes and details. Velvet’s soft, inviting look and feel blends beautifully with brass and bronze...