'Tis always the season for revamping your decor and there's no better time to delve into the world of home decor than while your creative juices are flowing. It doesn't matter the reason for your redesign itch, maybe your home is still a bit too barren? Or perhaps you moved to a new place with a new identity and you're ready to let go of "old you's" decor choices? You don't need an excuse to refresh your place.
Once you've decided that now is the time to make a change, the next step is being pointed in the direction of home decor and furniture brands that meet your style tastes. That's where we come in. If West Elm has been your home design jam in the past, then perhaps it's time to explore more options available to you.
West Elm is a part of the William Sonoma family along with Pottery Barn and their entire design aesthetic focuses on affordable contemporary pieces for every corner of your home. Whether you need a new couch, dining room table, or finishing touches like photo frames and vases, West Elm has you covered.
While Pottery Barn's design aesthetic is more traditional, West Elm is the more fresh brand that incorporates vibrant colors, marble and gold finishes and more. So, we set out to find you more online stores that embody those key traits, ones that can transform your home into a modern-contemporary retreat. Here are the stores like West Elm that are ready to steal your heart and help you outfit your place.
Apt2b makes our list of stores like West Elm as an online home decor brand that effortlessly infuses East Coast and West Coast style aesthetics. The result is a beautiful collection of pieces that are contemporary, fresh, and freaking sexy without breaking the bank.
In terms of average price, Apt2b's prices are comparable to West Elm collection for collection. They also offer free shipping, on everything, it's their standard and they offer a 100 Day Guarantee because they get that sometimes you have to see the piece in your home before you can definitively know it works.
The Lemon Credenza by 83 Oranges is available for $848.
Lexmod prides itself on affordable pricing, doing so by cutting out the middleman and only selling pieces they stock. Its inventory covers a plethora of design styles, so regardless of if you prefer a traditional, contemporary, modern, or retro aesthetic you'll find pieces you like to add to your space.
The Arwen Rustic Wood Dresser is available for $555.
Horchow is a high-end home decor destination with a more traditional design aesthetic. They carry everything from furniture to linens so you'll be able to do a fair bit of exploring for your next favorite investment piece.
The Grace Tufted Cube Ottoman is available for $649.
2Modern has a massive collection of sophisticated modern furniture pieces and home decor. Their selection ranges from ultra-sleek almost Scandinavian inspired pieces to more contemporary modern styles. Whether you're shopping for chic bed frames or temporary wallpaper 2modern has everything you need to completely overhaul your home.
The Urbia Channeled Settee is available for $1,369.
Anthropologie's home collection is every design pro's guilty pleasure, and it's easy to see why. Every single piece if comparably priced to West Elm but they also feel lush and extravagant. It's the right combination for transforming your home into a cover of "Architectural Digest."
The Tanner Chandelier is available for $898.
6. Urban Outfitters
Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters are parts of the same company. While Anthropologie creates bohemian decor for a more mature aesthetic Urban Outfitters does the same but with a more youthful feel. Urban Outfitter's apartment collection includes all of the cutest fittings for your place from string lines, to tufted benches and wicker chairs.
Compared to West Elm, Urban Outfitter's collection is more affordable albeit more limited. If you love West Elm, then you'll love browsing Urban Outfitter's collection for bohemian elements that'll finish any room.
The Ema Low Credenza is available for $399.
7. Dot & Bo
If you love Wayfair and Overstock.com then shopping Dot and Bo will be right up your alley. There will be a fair bit of sifting and sorting through their inventory, but you'll definitely end up with some great finds that'll rival the contemporary pieces at West Elm.
The Natural Finished Mango Wood Coffee Table is available for $73.
Horne makes our list of stores like West Elm as a modern decor brand that gets chic and minimal pieces right. Horne buyers demonstrate impeccable design taste by curating the freshest pieces from modern artisans and Scandinavian furniture brands.
The Ledge Desk is available for $1,685.
If you aspire to have a modern retro or your current theme already fits the bill then you need to know about Modshop. Every single item in their collection is a statement piece and a compliment magnet. Invite one of their insanely gorgeous credenzas into your living room. Reinvigorate your eating area with an interesting retro-inspired dining table and chairs. Or, add the most unique art deco elements to your bedroom. There's so much fun to be had exploring their inventory.
The Milan Dining Table in Ash is available for $3,195.
10. Soho Home
Soho House curates multiple collections for homes, hotels, theatres, and restaurants. These pieces are often seen in finer upscale establishments and that same level of taste translates perfectly over to their home collection, it's one of their "house rules."
Soho House is your design destination if you're looking for functional home decor that makes your guests afraid to touch anything. They also have regular collaborations with other home decor brands like Anthropologie where they craft equally stunning pieces that are more affordable and less intimidating.
The Adriana Armchair is available for $1,548.
11. French Connection
If West Elm is your go-to retailer for textiles then add French Connection to your mental list. They have a very distinct homeware collection that includes accessories like bedding, throw blankets, throw pillows and more. The designs feel European and like they'll add a good bit of "warmth" to a modern decor.
The Harper Duvet Set is available for $150.
12. Design Within Reach
Design Within Reach is a more well-known modern home decor brand that's flush with minimalist and Scandinavian decor. And, like West Elm, they have an enormous collection that includes pieces from your living room to your office.
The Organic Oval Dining Table is available for $6,695.
13. The Citizenry
The Citizenry isn't just a home decor brand, it's also one that provides a native cultural experience. When you shop The Citizenry, every piece you add to your space will have a story and since all of the pieces are stunning, your guests will certainly ask.
Their designers achieve these rich stories because the creation process is authentic. They travel the globe and work with local artisans to curate the most unique handcrafted piece. And, they do so ethically by adhering to sustainability and fair trade standards.
The Leather Hanging Headboard is available for $695.
14. Made Trade
Made Trade is perhaps the most under-the-radar brand on this list. It's an ethical and sustainable brand with clothing, shoes, accessories and - most importantly - furniture and home decor collections. In terms of furniture and home decor, Made Trade carries a little bit of everything all ethically produced and with a sleek and modern aesthetic.
The Masaya & Co. Floating Love Seat is available for $3,200.