"My living room was instantly elevated the moment I added this." Our editor picks the 12 best luxe-looking home accents

From accessories that feel curated to furniture that is easy to mix into existing schemes, Pip Rich picks the pieces to make your home look more luxe

neutral living room with beige coffee table and grey sofa
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It's relatively easy to make your home look  more luxe with the addition of a few simple accents. By simply curating pieces that work together and giving them space to breathe your decor will be elevated in an instant.

And so I've trawled the best home decor stores to find the buys I believe will make your home more elegant, more refined. All these suggestions can be easily mixed into existing schemes - just make sure there is air around them so you can appreciate each one.

By the way, it's the platter which instantly made my room look more luxe - the best buy I've made this year.

Luxe looking home accessories

It's the finishing touches that make a big difference here - vessels and accessories chosen simply because they spark joy. Because there is nothing more luxe than a place curated with little pieces that you love.

Luxe looking accent furniture

Curved edges, soft colors and pieces made for display - this is how to fill a luxe living room in style.

Pip Rich

The editor of Livingetc, Pip Rich (formerly Pip McCormac) is a lifestyle journalist of almost 20 years experience working for some of the UK's biggest titles. As well as holding staff positions at Sunday Times Style, Red and Grazia he has written for the Guardian, The Telegraph, The Times and ES Magazine. The host of Livingetc's podcast Home Truths, Pip has also published three books - his most recent, A New Leaf, was released in December 2021 and is about the homes of architects who have filled their spaces with houseplants.  He has recently moved out of London - and a home that ELLE Decoration called one of the ten best small spaces in the world - to start a new renovation project in Somerset.