Skirted sofas
gmacfloyd
October 23, 2013 in Design Dilemma
Are skirted sofas outdated?
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Dytecture
Today's sofas have cleaner lines and design, so skirted sofas are outdated.
October 23, 2013 at 10:05am        Thanked by gmacfloyd
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puntagordalady
I love a skirted sofa.. they are classic and never go out of style. I think the skirt "finishes" the sofa and usually covers ugly legs.
October 23, 2013 at 10:08am        Thanked by gmacfloyd
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feeny
The only exception I would make to Dytecture's statement is that slipcovered sofas are often skirted, and there are some nice, simple slipcovered sofas (example below from Pottery Barn) that can fit a contemporary aesthetic. But the old fashioned upholstered sofa with a skirt looks, to my eyes, too formal and grandmotherly. But it really depends on the style of your room and furnishings as a whole.
October 23, 2013 at 10:12am        Thanked by gmacfloyd
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Amy Cali
true dat feeny
October 23, 2013 at 10:25am   
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PH Interiors, LLC
I like the mix of both skirted and legged seating in a room. A skirted sofa does not have to look dated. It all depends on fabric, style and tailoring details.
October 23, 2013 at 12:16pm        Thanked by gmacfloyd
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