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 , 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.