Allow Tracee Ellis Ross to Make the Case For an Unconventional Couch Color

published Jan 23, 2021
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Tracee Ellis Ross knows a thing or two about style. While the “Black-ish” actor consistently dons bold and fashion-forward outfits, Ross is also a formidable force in another design realm: Interior and home decor. The Golden Globe winner often shares snapshots of her eclectic and stylish Los Angeles home on Instagram; this time, we’re coveting a piece of furniture in an unconventional hue: Ross’ metallic velvet couch. 

Surrounded by a round mahogany coffee table, a bookshelf filled to the brim with books, and minimalist prints framed in gold, Ross shared a series of snapshots of herself flanked on a comfortable-looking velvet couch in a metallic shade of grey. It almost evokes a disco ball—a fitting comparison for someone who is seemingly often the life of the party. The couch is accented with matching metallic grey throw pillows, offering a bold yet versatile piece of furniture. 

Ross has previously described her abode as “warm, safe, and fun,” and her style as

But back to Ross’ chic couch in a metallic grey. For those keen on taking style cues from the actor and fashion icon, Wayfair carries a velvet champagne-colored arm sofa that evokes Ross’ couch. Living Spaces’ Fairfax Steel Grey Velvet, while not as shimmery, also follows the design trend. Wayfair’s Velvet Barrel Chair by Everly Quinn also takes cues from the velvet metallic grey. 

Tour Ross’ eclectic L.A. home in the video above for more design inspiration.