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Choosing the right sofa to match your personality

PUBLISHED: 13:03 22 July 2015 | UPDATED: 14:32 22 July 2015


Choosing the right sofa is a big decision. One of the best ways is to think about what kind of person you are and finding a sofa that’s really suited to your personality.

Ash Vale ShowroomAsh Vale Showroom

1 - The Real Romantic

Loved up and looking for somewhere to snuggle? You can’t go wrong with a loveseat – it’s right there in the name! Darlings of Chelsea’s Galloway range of sumptuous.

Darlings of Chelsea’s Galloway rangeDarlings of Chelsea’s Galloway range

2 - The Box-set Binger

Can’t get enough of House of Cards? Obsessed with Orange is the new black? Then you need a sofa that can accommodate your Netflix addiction. The Sloane sofa collection is supremely comfortable and even has a sofa-bed option, for the ultimate in luxury lounging.

The Sloane sofa collectionThe Sloane sofa collection

3 - The Carefree Compromise-finder

Easy-going and flexible, this person is just looking for a comfortable life; in a bid to keep things from getting complicated, they’ll happily moderate on decisions and find the solution that suits everyone. That’s why they’ll love the modular sofa’s like the Hollie Range – with so many options, everyone can happy!

Hollie RangeHollie Range

4 - The Modern Minimalist

Sleekness, simplicity, sophistication. That’s what this person is looking for from their life and their décor. Favouring simple cleans lines with a distinctly uncluttered home, likely inspired by chic Scandinavian style, they can’t go wrong with the gorgeous but uncomplicated Darwin sofa collection (pictured at top of page).

Darwin sofa collectionDarwin sofa collection

5 - The Trendy Traditionalist

This person knows their designs icons and loves the classic look. Their style is effortlessly timeless, combining the best of great traditions with modern values and sensibilities. The Connaught range, with its laid-back, updated Chesterfield-style is ideal for them.

The Connaught rangeThe Connaught range


Darlings of Chelsea have stores nationwide, including their Ash Vale showroom, which underwent a bit of a transformation in April.

The showroom is now kitted out with new lights and flooring, stylish and somewhat quirky accessories, an entertainment area for the kids and even a football table; along with their special, emblematic ‘Darlings’ light feature. The new look is designed to help you get a feel for how one of their sofas could look in your home, with inspirational living space set-ups and chic, complementary furnishings.

The Darlings (as the staff are known) are really friendly, knowledgeable and happy to advise on anything from size to fabric choices. With their expertise, it’s easy to find the perfect sofa for you and your lifestyle.


Darlings of Chelsea - Surrey Showroom, Station Road West, Ash Vale, Surrey, GU12 5QD; 01252 372949; | | Twitter: @darlingssofas | Instagram: @darlingsofchelsea |

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