Just in: Purple décor is back — and you need these 5 pieces

Don't call it a comeback — purple décor has been in here.

purple décor trend from Jonathan Adler
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Yes, the world might be slowing down, but not for color, and this purple décor trend is making a major comeback! After months confined in our homes, we're noticing that we prefer maximalism over minimalism, and when looking to brighten up our homes (and moods), and this hue is front-and-center, and we can't say we're surprised. 

The pandemic has heightened our anxiety (in more than one way), and as we turn to our homes — and home décor — to bring a sign of relief or calmness, there's nothing better (or easy) than furnishing your home in purple décor. 

Lilac — or lavender – is already well-known for its calming ways, so what is more intelligent than accessorizing the best armchair with a purple pillow; or wrapping yourself up in a subtle lilac blanket. Your accessories don't have to be over-the-top to get the job done; here, a little goes a long way. 

But if you don't believe us? We're here to not only convince you but help you too. Here are five purple décor items that will keep you feeling safe and your home sharp at the same time! 

1. The perfect WFH-chair

purple décor trend from jonathan adler

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Ether Chair

Ether Chair for $1,750, at Jonathan Adler

This purple plush piece packs a powerful punch: it's bold without being too bold. The minimalist gesture of the capsule-inspired silhouette provides surprising comfort while gleaming brass stiletto legs add lift and polish fit that will make it the perfect work for home chair, any time, anywhere. 


2. This more affordable option

purple décor trend from urban outfitters

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Floria Velvet Chair

Floria Velvet Chair for $369, at Urban Outfitters

Now, if you're still lusting over our first choice but need a wallet-friendly version, we're here to recommend this stunning selection. Similarly, this chair is upholstered in allover rich purple velvet, as it lends a luxurious interpretation of modern silhouettes to your space – and does so in a more affordable option. 

3. This stylish sheet set

purple décor trend sheets from Brooklinen

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Luxe Core Sheet Set

Luxe Core Sheet Set l Was $175, Now $140, at Brooklinen

Tackle the purple decor trend by opting for this unique sheet set. The purple and white print is perfect for those who require something a bit more stylish but remains subtle enough to blend with your current décor. 

4. This perfect pillow

purple décor trend from Society6

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Purple and Lavender Stripes Pattern Throw Pillow

Purple and Lavender Stripes Pattern Throw Pillow l Was $29.99, Now $23.99, at Society6

Spruce up your sofas and chairs by accentuating them with this perfectly purple pillow. The striped pattern is versatile enough to work year-round, breathing new life into any outdated areas. 


5. This beautiful blanket

purple décor trend blanket

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Lakeside Cozy Lavender Sherpa Fleece Blanket

Lakeside Cozy Lavender Sherpa Fleece Blanket starting at $39.98, at Target

Enjoy the warmth and extreme softness of this sherpa fleece throw blanket. Whether you're relaxing on the couch or crawling into bed for the night, this fleece blanket will keep you toasty and warm. 

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Brittany Romano
Brittany Romano

Brittany Romano joins the Real Homes team as their U.S. E-commerce Editor, based in New York City. From her start as a fashion market assistant at Marie Claire to building highly profitable commerce vertical at Us Weekly and AMI brands, Brittany has produced award-winning content covering everything from celebrity beauty hacks to must-have items from online sales. She is a graduate of New England College. When she isn’t writing, you can find Brittany indulging in yet another DIY-project or cheering on her beloved Boston Bruins. Find her on Instagram at @Rammmyyy.

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