12 of the Warmest, Fuzziest, Coziest Throw Pillows to Snuggle Up with All Winter Long

updated Jan 5, 2021
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Sure, winter means spending much more time indoors, but when the weather outside is frightful, it can actually be fun to hunker down at home, especially if your space feels super cozy and comforting. If your current setup doesn’t exactly feel like a homey winter retreat (yet), there’s an easy fix: Cover the place with soft, snuggle-worthy pillows with touchable textures, and watch it transform into a magical hibernation haven right before your eyes. Below are 12 of the coziest pillows available right now, including options in faux fur, sherpa, and chunky knits. Cuddle up!

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West Elm

If you had to describe the word “cozy", you could just point to these best-selling pillow covers and call it a day. They're are made from real, fluffy Mongolian lamb fur, so they not only feel unbelievably soft to the touch, but also have a rich, curly texture that’ll amp up the comfy factor in any room. They come in so many striking colors—best of luck narrowing down your favorites.

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Pottery Barn
was $49.50

The brick-like geometric pattern on this cozy pillow cover makes it stand out from other sherpa options on the market. Softness on both sides makes for double the cozy factor, and since it’s more than 50 percent off right now, you really can’t beat the price. The 20-inch pillow insert, sold separately, is $18.

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was $88.00

Granted, Anthro’s color selection is pretty much always on point, but these throw pillows are every bit as cuddle-friendly as they are pretty to look at. Made of incredibly soft washed velvet and finished with kantha stitching to create a unique twisted texture, these pillows come in three shapes and sizes. Inserts are included, but the covers have a hidden zipper in case you need to remove them.

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If you’re looking to give your space maximum coziness on a minimal budget, these best-selling faux fur throw pillow covers are your golden ticket. Despite being ridiculously inexpensive for a set of two, they don't look or feel low quality—which explains why they have a near-perfect 4.5-star rating and thousands of devotees on Amazon. A set of pillow inserts is available for $23.98.

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These huggable round pillows are the definition of cozy. Hand knit from 100 percent merino wool, they’re available in a veritable rainbow of 33 gorgeous colors, guaranteeing you’ll find the right hue to pull together any room.

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Urban Outfitters

It’s impossible not to smile when you look at this throw pillow. The flower child of a collaboration between Pendleton and Urban Outfitters, its chunky cotton knit and rainbow motif exude whimsical cheer. Pendleton’s home goods have a well-earned reputation for quality and durability, so if you’re loving the rainbow vibes, this limited-edition version of their iconic wool blanket is totally worth investing in, too.

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was $58.00

This cheeky faux fur throw pillow from Anthropologie quite literally invites you to snuggle up—and who could resist? Sure, it might feel a bit on the nose, but if your taste in decor leans playful and lighthearted, it’ll make a perfect addition to your decor. Besides, it’s so soft.

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Bed Bath & Beyond

UGG certainly knows how to do cozy comfort, as this ingenious tablet-holding sherpa poof proves once again. A must for lazy winter days spent bingeing Netflix (or, you know, for when you have your camera turned off during a Zoom meeting), it’s basically a big, squishy sherpa snowball with a shallow pocket in the front to prop up your tablet or phone, plus another pocket on the side to stash other essentials.

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American Eagle

Who knew American Eagle would be a great place to find pillows? Their collaboration with Dormify is a treasure trove of trendy, affordable home goods, especially pillows and throws. With its textured diamond pattern crafted in thick, oh-so-soft chenille, this boho throw pillow is a total gem.

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was $52.99

A chunky knit texture gives this throw pillow that cozy, hygge vibe, while the scalloped trim lends Grandmillennial flair. It’ll look gorgeous layered with other rich, eye-catching textures as part of a pillowscape or make the ideal accent to complement bolder statement pillows, especially since it’s a bit on the small side and comes in lots of colors.

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Pottery Barn
was $29.50

As if the soft, sweater-like thermal knit on the front of this throw pillow cover wasn’t already oozing cozy vibes, the back is ultra-fluffy sherpa—in other words, you’re getting the dynamic duo of cozy textures all in one shot. Choose from nine pretty colors, each with a slightly speckled, heathered look since they’re knit with marled yarn. The cover accommodates a 24-inch insert, available for $24 each.

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This plush pillow in a groovy chevron print is super cute and also super affordable, especially considering that it’s generously sized at 24 inches and even comes with an insert. If you’re loving the retro ‘70s vibes but the warm color scheme won’t work for your space, check out the slightly smaller oblong version of this pillow, which comes in shades of ice blue, lime, yellow, and charcoal.