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The Stella

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Cool, contemporary and dangerously comfortable
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blues&greens
  • deep turquoise pure cotton matt velvet

  • teal soft textured linen

  • deep moss brushed linen cotton

  • gull coloured herringbone

  • turf soft wool

  • olive pure cotton matt velvet

  • duck egg pure belgian linen

  • smoke pure cotton matt velvet

  • lettuce brushed linen cotton

  • lagoon brushed linen cotton

  • azure crushed florentine velvet

  • midnight blue brushed linen cotton

  • boulder mohawk

  • sky soft wool

  • loch brushed linen cotton

  • denim house viscose linen

  • greenfinch plaid recycled wools

  • amarena dexter's linen

  • savory house viscose linen

  • greenfinch stripe recycled wools

  • hyacinth highland tweed

  • indigo nomad stripes

  • pistachio dexter's linen

blacks&greys
  • mouse corduroy

  • elephant pure cotton matt velvet

  • flint brushed linen cotton

  • cloud crushed florentine velvet

  • charcoal brushed linen cotton

  • pigeon coloured herringbone

  • ash soft wool

  • storm crushed florentine velvet

  • coyote navajo stripes

  • starling coloured herringbone

  • granite soft wool

  • slate highland tweed

  • squirrel pure cotton matt velvet

  • peregrine plaid recycled wools

  • cuckoo recycled wools

  • hudson roosevelt velvet

  • peregrine stripe recycled wools

  • grey marl highland tweed

  • baltic roosevelt velvet

  • merlin herringbone recycled wools

Reds & Oranges
  • claret pure cotton matt velvet

  • aubergine brushed linen cotton

  • rose house viscose linen

  • thistle pure belgian linen

  • sunshine pure cotton matt velvet

  • chilli brushed linen cotton

  • raspberry brushed linen cotton

  • cardinal coloured herringbone

  • lupin pure cotton matt velvet

  • robin stripe recycled wools

  • ganges roosevelt velvet

  • radish highland tweed

  • robin plaid recycled wools

neutrals
  • hemp soft textured linen

  • undyed broad weave linen

  • cookie house linen cotton

  • shell brushed linen cotton

  • white sand pure belgian linen

  • taupe brushed linen cotton

  • egret coloured herringbone

  • pebble soft wool

  • natural flax pure belgian linen

  • herringbone house linen cotton

  • rock house viscose linen

  • stone brushed linen cotton

  • swan recycled wools

  • almond dexter's linen

  • hazelnut dexter's linen

  • plum dexter's linen

  • walnut dexter's linen

  • honeycomb crushed florentine velvet

  • heron herringbone recycled wools

  • blueberry dexter's linen

  • nougat dexter's linen

browns
  • moccha broad weave linen

  • peppercorn pure belgian linen

  • chestnut soft textured linen

  • truffle crushed florentine velvet

  • chocolate pure cotton matt velvet

  • heath highland tweed

  • donkey pure cotton matt velvet

  • tawny herringbone recycled wools

Leathers
  • lava devon leather

  • parchment devon leather

  • chocolate house leather

  • matt black house leather

  • rein rodeo leather

  • saddle rodeo leather

info House Linen Cotton from $1,580 $0
This excellent fabric is made from 50% cotton and 50% linen. It looks great in any environment, is hardwearing, and will last for years. It also has the advantage of being fantastic value. Most importantly it's a very beautiful fabric that has real understated style. Available in Cookie or herringbone.
  • cookie house linen cotton

  • herringbone house linen cotton

info House Viscose Linen from $1,580 $0
This is a most clever fabric. A fabulous blend of viscose and linen, which is both lustrous and soft (the viscose bit) as well as lovely and lineny (the linen bit). The yarn has been dyed in such a way so as to create a beautifully contrasted, asymmetrical and subtle pattern..
  • Rock house viscose linen

  • Rose house viscose linen

  • Denim house viscose linen

  • Savory house viscose linen

info Nomad Stripes from $1,890 $0
Bursting on to the scene with some bright, summery stripes, this fabric is a guaranteed hit for any dedicated followers of fashion. Indigo is 2013's top interiors trend, whilst clashing pink and orange are a match made in colour-block heaven. These stripes are a combination of linen and viscose, making them softer than a nomad's saddle and damn smart when upholstered.
  • Indigo nomad stripes

  • Summer nomad stripes

info Brushed Linen Cotton from $1,890 $0
We chose this fabric for a very simple reason: it's one of the most beautiful upholstery fabrics that money can buy. The fabric has a wonderful soft feel, and is genuinely luxurious. When sold on the high street this fabric commands a price of £32 per metre (and you usually need 16metres of fabric for a three seat sofa) which will give you some idea of how reasonable our prices are.
  • taupe brushed linen cotton

  • heat and dust brushed linen cotton

  • aubergine brushed linen cotton

  • Lettuce brushed linen cotton

  • Loch brushed linen cotton

  • raspberry brushed linen cotton

  • deep moss brushed linen cotton

  • Chilli brushed linen cotton

  • Shell brushed linen cotton

  • Stone brushed linen cotton

  • midnight blue brushed linen cotton

  • charcoal brushed linen cotton

  • Flint brushed linen cotton

  • Lagoon brushed linen cotton

info Coloured Herringbone from $1,890 $0
We developed these fabrics with our mill in Belgium because we love linen and we love Herringbone, and the best linen herringboners on the planet are our mussel munching chums from Belgium. We love the colours – they work brilliantly together and they represent idiotically good value. What natural fabrics give you is personality – slight slubs and tiny inconsistencies that add a depth and make every piece that tiny bit different. Pretentious but true!
  • Cardinal coloured herringbone

  • Egret coloured herringbone

  • Gull coloured herringbone

  • Pigeon coloured herringbone

  • Starling coloured herringbone

info Crushed Florentine Velvet from $2,050 $0
Crushed Florentine velvet: need we say more? Well why not. It is woven in what we consider to be Italy's best velvet mill, just outside Florence. This velvet is luxurious, has a wonderful crushed texture and is phenomenally hard wearing and durable,
  • truffle crushed florentine velvet

  • azure crushed florentine velvet

  • Cloud crushed florentine velvet

  • Storm crushed florentine velvet

  • Honeycomb crushed florentine velvet

info Soft Textured Linen from $2,050 $0
This soft textured linen is exactly that. It has a wonderful feel and softness to it, and it has been dyed in such a way as to create a subtle and very attractive mottled colour effect. It is different from our other fabrics in as much as whilst it is still a "plain" is has more depth and texture to it. We love it.
  • hemp soft textured linen

  • chestnut soft textured linen

  • teal soft textured linen

info Pure Belgian Linen from $2,050 $0
They may not be they most fashionable nation on earth, but the Belgians do make the finest linen. We are seriously proud to sell this linen, it is made and finished to the very highest standard possible, and we can testify to that having traipsed around a large number of linen mills. The colours are beautifully subtle, the fabric soft and elegant - top linen!
  • duck egg pure belgian linen

  • natural flax pure belgian linen

  • peppercorn pure belgian linen

  • thistle pure belgian linen

  • white sand pure belgian linen

info Broad Weave Linen from $2,050 $0
We found this fabric in a Belgian mill, and knew straight off that it had made the cut onto the sofa.com list. It is sold only in one other place in the UK and there sells for over £100 per metre; ridiculous obviously, but nevertheless it gives a good idea of how highly they prize the fabric. It has texture, weight, softness and subtlety, and really is a fine fabric with which to cover your sofa.
  • moccha broad weave linen

  • undyed broad weave linen

info Corduroy from $2,050 $0
Corduroy seems so impossibly English doesn't it, so it is a surprise to note that it originates from those stylish Frenchies, originally as Cord Du Roi (the king's cloth). We have this one made in Italy though - it is embarrassingly soft and luxurious.
  • mouse corduroy

info Soft Wool from $2,050 $0
Soft wool. Or put another way Felt. This fabric is devastatingly cool and chic, but don't be shy - you can do it - you're up to it - you can pull it off. The truth is that, in contrast to most wools, it is beautifully soft and an absolute pleasure to live with. Unlike all our other fabrics this has not been woven, but has been created by ingeniously pressing dyed wool.
  • Granite soft wool

  • Ash soft wool

  • Turf soft wool

  • Pebble soft wool

  • Sky soft wool

info Highland Tweed from $2,050 $0
The Highlands we refer to here are those renowned Highlands of Northern Belgium, where we have worked for many years with one of the oldest and most civilised mills. Woven from linen, viscose and cotton this “tweed” has real depth, character, and a subtlety of contrast, that made us immediately think of the other Highlands, where the boys wear skirts.
  • Heath highland tweed

  • Slate highland tweed

  • Radish highland tweed

  • Hyacinth highland tweed

  • Grey Marl highland tweed

info Recycled Wools from $2,050 $0
This is a fabric with a conscience. 50% of it is recycled wool from Prato in Italy, where 22,000 tonnes of textiles are recycled every year in a bid to put Giorgio's old jumpers to good use and become certified carbon neutral (which it is). We've just added in a bit of man-made softness to make it comfy, and long-lasting. The overall effect is a beautifully rich-textured fabric, that is wonderfully versatile - it's available in plains, plaids, stripes and herringbone.
  • Cuckoo recycled wools

  • Swan recycled wools

  • Tawny Herringbone recycled wools

  • Merlin Herringbone recycled wools

  • Heron Herringbone recycled wools

  • Greenfinch Stripe recycled wools

  • Robin Stripe recycled wools

  • Peregrine Stripe recycled wools

  • Greenfinch Plaid recycled wools

  • Robin Plaid recycled wools

  • Peregrine Plaid recycled wools

info Pure Cotton Matt Velvet from $2,130 $0
The world of velvet has many impostors, but this is not one. This velvet, made from 100% cotton, has a matt finish, and is soft and luxurious. Elsewhere this fabric costs about £52 per metre (you usually need 16 metres of fabric for a three seat sofa) so if you've got a penchant for velvet (like us) there's really no sane alternative to buying a sofa.com velvet sofa.
  • chocolate pure cotton matt velvet

  • Squirrel pure cotton matt velvet

  • Lupin pure cotton matt velvet

  • smoke pure cotton matt velvet

  • sunshine pure cotton matt velvet

  • sloe pure cotton matt velvet

  • elephant pure cotton matt velvet

  • deep turquoise pure cotton matt velvet

  • olive pure cotton matt velvet

  • claret pure cotton matt velvet

  • Donkey pure cotton matt velvet

info Dexter's Linen from $2,130 $0
TinTin? Dull. Dexter? Now here you have an all Belgian superhero: suave, debonair, fifth generation maker of the world’s most luxurious linens, and our new best friend. Dexter’s linens are a cut above – heavyweight, stonewashed and thickly woven from the very best flax. You’ll pay more for this linen but you'll be not be disappointed. We've gone to town on it and it is quite exceptional.
  • Plum dexter's linen

  • Blueberry dexter's linen

  • Almond dexter's linen

  • Walnut dexter's linen

  • Pistachio dexter's linen

  • Nougat dexter's linen

  • Hazelnut dexter's linen

  • Amarena dexter's linen

info Roosevelt Velvet from $2,390 $0
Teddy Roosevelt - nice cuddly soft teddy bears - yes, the name is a bit tenuous and silly, but you get the message - this exceptionally deep pile, decadent velvet is comforting like a mother's warm embrace...or perhaps your old teddy. Not for everybody, we accept, this blingtastic fabric is our most expensive - it would cost well in excess of £120 retail, but we buy in considerable bulk to make it affordable.
  • Hudson roosevelt velvet

  • Ganges roosevelt velvet

  • Baltic roosevelt velvet

info Navajo Stripes from $2,230 $0
Despite its name, this beautiful fabric is not woven in the mid-west of America, but the mid-west of Italy – Florence. The fabric has serious weight and depth behind the stripes, which’ let’s face it, are a bold statement. A very decadent, sophisticated fabric this one.
  • coyote navajo stripes

  • lizard navajo stripes

info Mohawk from $2,390 $0
Woven in a mill that overlooks the domes of Florence, as opposed to the cactii of Nevada, as its name might suggest. A big, brazen, strong zig-zag stripe, on a completely natural, super soft fabric, this fabric has a real subtlety and depth. Works brilliantly on smaller sofas and chairs; needs a braver heart for the bigger stuff. We love it.
  • Boulder mohawk

info House Leather from $2,460 $0
In official terms, our house leather is semi-aniline and full grain; put simply, this means it's a real pleasure to live with. It's supple, beautiful and hardwearing - which is the whole point of leather. No, our leather sofas don't cost £500, but then again our leather isn't coarse, it doesn't stiffen up and crack and it doesn't leave nasty dye all over your clothes.
  • Chocolate house leather

  • Matt Black house leather

info Devon Leather from $3,400 $0
Our Devon leather is a natural beauty: as organic and undulating as the hills and fields of its namesake. A fully aniline leather made from the best bits of the hide, it is largely untreated and coloured only with dye, so that it keeps its unique surface characteristics. Consider this leather as you would a fine wine: it will get better with age and give you years of pleasure.
  • Lava devon leather

  • Parchment devon leather

info Rodeo Leather from $3,640 $0
Technically-speaking, our Rodeo is an aniline leather, which means it’s really natural and is made using the best bits of the hide. This leather is the cream of the crop: it has a waxy feel and is genuinely luxurious. Due to its natural characteristics and the fact that it hasn’t been mucked about with, this leather will be admired as a thing of beauty by everyone that sets eyes upon it.
  • Rein rodeo leather

  • Saddle rodeo leather

Herringbones

  • herringbone house linen cotton

  • cardinal coloured herringbone

  • egret coloured herringbone

  • gull coloured herringbone

  • pigeon coloured herringbone

  • starling coloured herringbone

  • heron herringbone recycled wools

  • merlin herringbone recycled wools

  • tawny herringbone recycled wools

Stripes

  • almond dexter's linen

  • blueberry dexter's linen

  • plum dexter's linen

  • greenfinch stripe recycled wools

  • robin stripe recycled wools

  • peregrine stripe recycled wools

  • boulder mohawk

  • lizard navajo stripes

  • coyote navajo stripes

  • summer nomad stripes

  • indigo nomad stripes

Plaids

  • peregrine plaid recycled wools

  • robin plaid recycled wools

  • greenfinch plaid recycled wools

house leather

  • chocolate house leather

  • matt black house leather

devon leather

  • lava devon leather

  • parchment devon leather

rodeo leather

  • rein rodeo leather

  • saddle rodeo leather

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    why sofa.com?

    1. Exceptionally well made, stylish and comfy sofas.
    2. Great value; a fraction of the price of similar high street sofas.
    3. Seriously beautiful natural fabrics bought direct from top European mills to keep costs down.
    4. Delivery in five to seven weeks, and completely free within the New York City area.
    5. 100% free returns, no quibble, no problem, and we’ll remain chums.

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    Stella size comparison

    ArmchairLoveseatThree Seat SofaTwo Seat Sofa bedlarge right hand chaiselarge corner sofa
    Total width16.7”27.6”33”27.6”44.2”45.1”
    Internal width10.9”21.4”26.8”21.4”38”39.1”
    Total height13.9”13.9”13.9”13.9”13.9”13.9”
    Frame height9.8”9.8”9.8”9.8”9.9”9.9”
    Seat height7.8”7.8”7.8”7.8”8.5”8.5”
    Seat depth10.9”10.9”10.9”8.5”10.1”10.1”
    Total depth15.2”15.2”15.2”15.2”15.2”15.2”
    Total depth sofabed extended35”
    Mattress width17.5”
    Mattress height8.2”
    Mattress length28.5”
    Chaise length27.9”
    Chaise seat depth23.3”

    the sofa

    Stella offers us the classic, contemporary look. Really comfortable, really well made and real cool - and by the way, cool don't mean uncomfortable - or at least not in Stella's case anyway.

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    The Stella

    (summary of all 162 reviews)
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    Stella large corner sofa in House Linen Cotton by SamanthaSurrey on Wednesday, 16th April 2014
    We now have the Stella Large Corner sofa in Herringbone with an additional large bit to make it super-super enormous! We LOVE it and it looks absolutely fantastic. I have marked comfiness as good rather than excellent at the moment as the cushions are a bit firm - although I suspect over time they will soften. The back cushions probably could be a little higher for comfort's sake but all in all I am very happy :-) Very good delivery, ahead of schedule, which was a bonus and the delivery guys were bang on time
    Overall
    5
    Stella Two Seat Sofa bed in Brushed Linen Cotton by Rpm11 on Monday, 31st March 2014
    Very pleased with the speedy service and quality of the sofa bed. Thank you.
    Overall
    5
    Stella Three Seat Sofa in House Linen Cotton by fionac on Monday, 10th March 2014
    We ordered the Stella sofa in Cookie together with the armchair. Both are very generous in size. The armchair is big enough for two small people or one person and a dog! Fantastic service and the delivery chaps were a delight and helped with unpacking and taking away all the wrapping etc.
    Overall
    4
    Stella large right hand chaise in Recycled Wools by Clairey7 on Wednesday, 5th March 2014
    The whole experience was different to any other sofa shop. Nothing was too much trouble and everyone we dealt with was good. My one critisism was that when the final payment was due we were abroad - we emailed to advise of this and said we'd call as soon as we landed to pay the balance. Got a reply to say yes fine but continued to get A LOT of calls chasing the money. Felt a bit like perhaps some staff didn't know what had been discussed/arranged with another member. Apart from that all very good.
    Overall
    5
    Stella Three Seat Sofa in Crushed Florentine Velvet by Clarke1 on Wednesday, 5th March 2014
    The footstool is more than 25% of the sofa price at £450 with an additional £75 for delivery. That made no sense to me so I will do without your stool. Also, you advertised a large part of your products including my sofa as available on two weeks delivery. I was surprised to learn that it was to be four to six weeks and only after my strong protest was it restored to two weeks. I didn't like that. The footstool was not included in the two weeks delivery so I would have been stuck with the extra carriage. I didn't like that either. We are going instead to re-cover two existing stools. It would be helpful if you could supply the matching material.
    Overall
    3
    Stella Three Seat Sofa in Pure Cotton Matt Velvet by Anonymous on Monday, 27th January 2014
    Very happy with this product. The ordering process was smooth, the advisors were courteous and friendly. The delivery was on time, and the guys were helpful and quickly installed the sofa, even though getting it in was a challenge. And, finally, the sofa is great,well made, comfy and looks perfect in my small flat.
    Overall
    5
    Stella large right hand chaise in Brushed Linen Cotton by Satisfied on Thursday, 16th January 2014
    Having had a previous order from another company delivered incorrectly and suffered for weeks with their awful customer service it was a breath of fresh air to deal with Sofa.com. My sofa arrived quickly and exactly as ordered, the delivery team were excellent setting it up and removing all packaging as well as showing me how I could dismantle in future if I needed to move. Would absolutely recommend! The only pain has been that they just sent me a 5% discount offer by email, too late!
    Overall
    5
    Stella large corner sofa in Roosevelt Velvet by Essie on Thursday, 9th January 2014
    Amazing showroom where you really get to try out the sofas before you order. Hundreds of fabric choices and samples to take home. Interiors/colours advice when you need it, knowledgable advice on what sort of sofa may suit your needs. Prompt delivery with 2hour slot and a phone call when the drivers are about to arrive. Helpful delivery man who patiently waited whilst I dismantled my balustrade to get the sofa up the stairs!
    Overall
    5
    Stella Loveseat in Recycled Wools by furball on Thursday, 9th January 2014
    What can I say? Super impressed with the whole service - great showroom with the time and space to choose and super coffee to boot! Delivery of sofas was offered earlier than originally promised (squeezed in before Christmas) which was brilliant. Delivery team were efficient and prompt. So far, the sofas are super comfy and seem to magically plump their own cushions as they look immaculate all the time. Long may that continue. Good job sofa.com - we will be back
    Overall
    5
    Stella large corner sofa in Coloured Herringbone by Sgtbilko13 on Sunday, 8th December 2013
    ...and have started cancelling social engagements so that we can stay in and lie on it.. ;) The quality is excellent and so was the service throughout. We're very happy and would definitely recommend sofa.com
    Overall
    5
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