Loveseat sales are up 4,500%. Are we madly in lust – or just short of space?

Lifestyle The Guardian

Huge sofas are out and velvet loveseats are in. No wonder, when more and more Britons are crammed into shoebox homes When is a sofa not a sofa? When Valentine’s Day is around the corner, of course, and it becomes a loveseat. According to the online furniture retailer Swoon, seizing on this marketing opportunity, its loveseats have become enormously popular, with sales rocketing by 4,500% . A loveseat is a small sofa, more bougie than a two-seater, on which you can stretch out languidly like a cat or, if you’re feeling romantic, two people can snuggle up together (until someone’s leg goes to …

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