Finding the best velvet curtains for your home, style, and budget can prove to be a challenge, especially when you're inundated with so many colors and hanging styles. While some of us may prefer the look of grommet tops, others may favor the sophisticated pleated finish that back tabs offer instead. No matter which one you choose, there's one thing on which we can all agree: The right window treatments make a space feel instantly more elevated and complete, and in many cases, velvet feels as fancy as it gets.
Ahead, find our picks for the best velvet curtains spanning a variety of price ranges, hues, and lengths.
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Our Favorite Velvet Curtains
If you're feeling experimental (or a little indecisive), these versatile window curtain panels provide four different hanging options, from rod pocket to drapery hook style. Plus, they're machine washable.
In the market for just a single velvet curtain panel? Try this light-filtering, tab-top pick from Urban Outfitters that's available in three rich hues.
Affordability, check. Thousands of positive ratings on Amazon, double check. These blackout velvet curtains feature grommet-top details and come in a whopping 15 different shades.
The secret's out: Some of the very best velvet curtains are hiding at none other than IKEA. The Sanela curtains look more luxe than their reasonable price tag would suggest, and they come in a variety of stylish shades.
Semi-sheer window treatments are ideal for achieving privacy without losing natural light. That's why we love these affordable tab-top velvet curtain panels, which feature a unique distressed look for added texture.
Not into shine? No worries. These rod-pocket velvet curtain panels offer a matte finish, light-blocking benefits, and a variety of sizes for a more custom feel at a less custom cost.
Add a fun touch to a living or dining room with these pompom gray velvet curtains. At 45 inches long, they're great for shorter windows and feature a rod-pocket design.
These linen and velvet curtains from West Elm offer the best of all worlds. With rod pockets and back tabs (perfect for that pinch-pleat look) plus a playful, color-blocked design, they add style and interest to any space.