We Found 8 Must-Have Velvet Items to Update Your Home for Fall

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As you should know by now, one of the biggest trends of the season is velvet. And it's no surprise why it works so well. The soft, luxurious fabric has the perfect feel for the cooler days of autumn, and its rich shades provide a moody quality to longer nights spent inside. So, the question isn't how you're going to incorporate velvet into your aesthetic, it's more like how are you going to resist? From a dark navy couch that can make a bold statement and paneled velvet drapes that'll add a subtle edge, here are eight items that'll help you decorate with this must-have fabric before fall ends.

Roll Arm Velvet Sofa

Update your living room with this roll arm velvet sofa from Crate and Barrel ( $1,599 ). Since thevelvet fabric is already a showstopper on its own, we like that this piece sticks with a classic shape to balance it out.

Velvet and Acrylic Bench

Dress up your entryway with this modern velvet bench we spotted on Gilt ( $269 ). The clean lines and acrylic legs make it the perfect piece to help you introduce this fabric into your space without investing in anything too bulky.

Velvet Floor Pillow

Make sure you always have a stylish seat for extra guests with this velvet floor pillow from Urban Outfitters ( $129 ). Once everyone feels how soft and luxurious it is, they'll be racing to claim it for themselves.

Velvet Chair

Get your dining room table ready for fall with a set of these velvet chairs from Anthropologie ( $398 ). The mustard yellow velvet paired with sleek gold legs creates a chic monochromatic look that's perfect for the season.

Velvet Queen Bed

Glam up your sleeping quarters with this velvet bed from CB2 ( $1,099 ). The bright white velvet on the frame and headboard is luxe, of course, but the shade will still keep your bedroom feeling bright and airy.

Velvet Colorblock Curtain

These velvet colorblock curtains from West Elm ( starting at $69 ) are a great starting point for incorporating more texture into a simple space. The thick section of velvet on the bottom of each curtain panel is subtle enough that you can leave these up in the summer months, too.

Gradient Throw Pillow

This gradient velvet throw pillow from Bed Bath & Beyond ( $177.99 ) will add a pop of color to a room while still being neutral enough to blend in with the rest of your favorite pieces.

Bar Stool

Your kitchen island will thank you for adding a pair of these bar stools from from Mod Shop ( $795 ) to its edge. The thin gold legs and sleek armless design make these ideal for spaces that want to make up for size with style points.

Ashley Tyler is a South Florida-based freelance writer with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Nova Southeastern University. When she's not writing, she can be found chasing around her two young sons, cooking up a storm or tackling multiple DIY projects.

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