Velvet is a tricky fabric. Use too much and your home looks like the set of a period drama; select the wrong color and you're living in a bordello. Done correctly, however, velvet decor items create an elevated atmosphere that's ideal for cold-weather cuddling.
Considering that searches for the fabric are up by 220% on , more and more people are hoping to get it right. The key is choosing one — and just one — show-stopping piece that starts a conversation. Here are some elegant options.