The 16 Best Places to Buy a Couch Online

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Finding the perfect sofa for your space can be quite the challenge, considering you have to take into account style, size, durability, and comfort. Gone are the days of going to a showroom to sit on every single couch in order to find your match — now, shopping online for sofas and relying on buyer reviews and flexible return policies is the new norm. But, it could take you weeks (or months) to weed through the overwhelming volume of options on the internet. Luckily, we've rounded up the 16 best places to buy a couch online to save you the trouble.

Allmodern Best Couches
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Price range: $189.99–$5,898
Style offerings: the best of modern — from farmhouse to Scandinavian to midcentury styles
Good to know: Much like its sister sites Wayfair and Joss & Main, AllModern is a great destination for exploring a variety of aesthetics that can easily fit into your current space, especially if you're not quite sure what style of couch you want. From spacious sectionals to buttery leather sofas to elegant tufted couches, it has incredible options that won't break the bank.

Target Best Couches
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Price range: $104.99–$4,956.79
Style offerings: modern, midcentury, luxury and glam, traditional, contemporary, boho, farmhouse, coastal, urban living, Scandinavian, industrial
Good to know: On top of being a one-stop shop for trendy apparel, beauty products, and home decor, Target also has an eclectic mix of furniture, including affordable sofas. Choose from sleek velvet tufted couches, reversible chaise upholstered styles, and chic futons for small city apartments — there's something for every budget and taste.

Price range: $349–$3,400
Style offerings: bohemian, modern, midcentury
Good to know: While some home decor items from Urban Outfitters seem more suited to dorm life, its selection of furniture — couches, in particular — feels much more elevated. Featuring boho striped sofas, vintage-inspired velvet sectionals, midcentury modern styles and more, you can easily add style and hygge to your living space.

Hayneedle Best Couches
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Price range: $258.56–$7,289
Style offerings: modern, traditional, transitional, farmhouse, rustic, southwestern, midcentury, coastal, industrial
Good to know: Home to endless styles, there's nothing you won't find at Hayneedle — whether you're searching for an industrial leather couch, a jewel hued sofa (by Drew Barrymore, no less!), or midcentury upholstered piece. Request free fabric swatches, so you can choose a color and texture that suits your space.

Birch Lane Best Couches
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Price range: $272.99–$5,918
Style offerings: traditional, cottage, industrial, eclectic, nautical, coastal, french country, cabin, midcentury
Good to know: Under the same parent company as AllModern, but with a more traditional aesthetic, Birch Lane offers everything from customizable, overstuffed sofas and relaxed yet refined coastal couches to contemporary pieces that make perfect centerpieces in any room.

Price range: $880–$5,796
Style offerings: global, vintage, boho, modern, midcentury, Scandinavian
Good to know: If IKEA is your go-to, but you want to invest in more high-end living room furniture, click over to Lulu and Georgia — a hot spot for elevated Scandinavian style. Pick from modest upholstered couches and sectionals, muted velvet sofas, and modern leather styles.

World Market Best Couches
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Price range: $299.99–$1,649.94
Style offerings: worldly, artisanal, boho, modern, rustic, midcentury modern
Good to know: A favorite for global home decor, textiles, and lamps, World Market also has an amazing selection of sofas that won't hurt your wallet. Shop cozy sectionals, space-saving loveseats, statement-making chesterfields, and luxe velvet couches that start under $300.

Apt2B Best Couches
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Price range: $1,018.30–$3,313.30
Style offerings: modern, midcentury
Good to know: If you love minimal design that mixes old and new, then Apt2B is the place for you. Boasting a ton of midcentury and modern styles in unique colorways, it also has a great selection of sleeper, apartment-size, and quick-ship sofas (read: pieces ship within 72 hours of ordering) to make refreshing your space as easy as possible.

West Elm Best Couches
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Price range: $699–$8,095
Style offerings: modern, midcentury
Good to know: A must for modern, midcentury furniture, West Elm has well-designed couches with a touch of glamour and elegance, like velvet finishes and sleek brass feet. Their selection features slimmed down sofas and charming pieces — with eye-catching details, like this leather couch with boomerang legs — that are comfortable, functional, and look at home in a variety of spaces.

CB2 Best Couches
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Price range: $899–$6,598
Style offerings: modern, midcentury, and industrial styles
Good to know: Perfect for homeowners and small apartment dwellers alike, CB2 offers a clean, minimal look that feels cozy and lived-in, but with an occasional pop of color, texture, or detail that adds dimension to your living room, bedroom, or office. Pick from plush, low-lying sofas, not-your-basic leather couches, curved velvet loungers, and slim houndstooth styles.

Blu Dot Best Couches
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Price range: $1,399–$12,697
Style offerings: modern, contemporary
Good to know: You won't find an overwhelming amount of styles at Minneapolis-based Blu Dot, but instead a curated selection of clean, simple, and built-to-last couches in soft, subtle hues. Snap up sophisticated, modern sofas or sprawling sectionals that you can reconfigure to update your space whenever you feel like it.

Article Best Couches
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Price range: $599–$5,099
Style offerings: midcentury modern, contemporary
Good to know: Looking for approachable design that's not a huge style commitment? Article is a great choice for sofas that fit into any decor aesthetic you might currently have at home. From contemporary couches to classic modern shapes to sectionals with storage, it's got you covered.

Ikea Best Couches
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Price range: $129–$3,829
Style offerings: modern, Scandinavian
Good to know: Affordability front and center, IKEA is your destination for sturdy, well-designed couches at an attractive price point. Whether you're a first-time renter or veteran homeowner, they have a variety of sofas — classic shapes, elevated leather sectionals, and comfy sleeper sofas with storage — that are easy on the eyes and on your bank account.

anthropologie bowen sofa
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Price range: $1,798–$8,998
Style offerings:
vintage, boho, glam, art deco
Good to know: Urban Outfitters may be known for being effortlessly cool and hip, but Anthro is like the brand's slightly more sophisticated sister — featuring high-end pieces with a bohemian-glam touch. Choose from velvet settees, ornate loveseats, and oversize sectionals, plus an option to customize any of the options available.

hem palo modular sofa
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Price range: $1,899–$4,899
Style offerings:
Scandinavian, contemporary
Good to know: Based in Stockholm, and literally translating to "home" in Swedish, Hem is all about clean lines and timeless designs. Choose from simple two-seater sofas, three-cushion sofas, and build-your-own sectionals in a variety of neutral hues. Plus, their no-hassle ordering model makes choosing and receiving your new sofa a breeze.

Price range: $1,200-$5,800
Style offerings:
modern, midcentury, contemporary
Good to know: Each sofa is made-to-order by a design team in Chicago and production team in China and entirely customizable by you. Work with their team every step of the way to create a couch you not only love, but that also stands up to kids, pets, stains, and more (depending on lifestyle and preferences). There are over 70 different fabrics and colors so you can be sure you're spending your money on something that stands up to your life.


Susan Brickell

Susan Brickell

Susan Brickell is a New York-based writer and editor obsessed with cozy jungalow spaces, chic athleisure, and the newest skincare trends.