The 12 best boucle sleeper sofas - they look good, feel even better

The 12 best boucle sleeper sofas are perfect for apartment living where you don't have space for both an extra bed and an extra couch. This way, you can have both

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Regular readers will be aware that bouclé sofas are currently a big thing in the interiors world. However, there are times when you need your sofa to do more than seat you. Which is where the best bouclé sleeper sofas come in.

Named after the French word “boucler,” which means “to curl,” bouclé is a soft, nubby fabric that's popular again on upholstery. 

So if you've been hankering after a bouclé sofa, but actually need a convertible couch for a guest room, home office or apartment, you might be pleased to hear you can have both.

This round up of the best couches from some of the best home decor stores includes sleepers, futons and sofa beds upholstered in the fabric of the moment– bouclé. 

1. Best boxy bouclé sleeper sofas

2. Best vintage-style bouclé sofa beds

3. Best trundle and fold down bouclé sofa beds

Is bouclé fabric stain-resistant?

Most modern bouclé upholstery fabrics are synthetic, made with polyester, and are often treated to be stain-resistant. However, if you're opting for ivory bouclé, like any pale fabric, it will become grubby if you don't regularly vacuum it or clear up spills quickly.   

When choosing bouclé upholstery, check the manufacturer's care instructions and order a swatch to test it yourself. 

Jacky Parker is a London-based freelance journalist and content creator, specialising in interiors, travel and food. From buying guides and real home case studies to shopping and news pages, she produces a wide range of features for national magazines and SEO content for websites

A long-time contributor to Livingetc, as a member of the team, she regularly reports on the latest trends, speaking to experts and discovering the latest tips. Jacky has also written  for other publications such as Homes and Gardens, Ideal Home, Red, Grand Designs, Sunday Times Style and AD, Country Homes and Interiors and ELLE Decoration.