Must-have sofas to transform your living room

September 14, 2018

When you’re on the hunt for a new sofa, it can be difficult to know where to start. When in doubt, I think it’s best to stick to the classics, so I’ve rounded up four traditional bestselling sofas below, all sure to transform your living room in seconds.

Must-have sofas to transform your living room - Rachel Nicole UK Blogger

The Chesterfield

18th-century aristocrats loved this sofa shape, and it’s not hard to see why. Featuring rolled arms, a buttoned back and usually upholstered in either butter-soft leather or plush velvet, this beautiful British style is a true sofa classic. On my wishlist is the Darcy, a gorgeous plum style by Arlo & Jacob. I can’t think of anything better than snuggling up on this cosy companion with a cup of tea come colder days.


The Corner Sofa

Ideal for cosy corners, the L-shaped lines of a corner sofa makes it a savvy choice for many living rooms. Not only are these super comfy, they also provide enough space to comfortably cuddle up with one (or more) of your favourite people – the perfect spot to sit and watch a film or catch up with friends as the nights draw in.

The Cocktail Sofa

Undeniably glamorous, I would compliment my velvet cocktail sofa with a vintage drinks trolley and a cocktail of course! The perfect place to entertain friends, this utterly extravagant design features a pleated back and sleek wooden legs – slick on some red lipstick and recline in style on this retro beauty.

Must-have sofas to transform your living room - Rachel Nicole UK Blogger

The Traditional Sofa

Nothing beats a truly traditional sofa when it comes to relaxing on lazy days. Choose wide seats, deep, feather-filled cushions and wooden legs and you can’t go wrong. Not only will a classic sofa shape look elegant in a number of different upholsteries and colours, it will also please everyone. Little ones and grown-ups alike can’t resist the comfy cushions and somewhere cosy to rest their head after a long day.

What type of sofa do you prefer?


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