Perfect Sofa
Formal white sofas
Formal Sofas
Ballard Designs (TOP): This cream-colored Chesterfield is ideal for small spaces. What's more: Legs with casters make it easy to move. (74 inches, $991; 800-367-2775)

Kincaid Furniture (MIDDLE): Glam but not stuffy, the off-white Elm Park features flared arms, a curved, tufted back, and a waterfall skirt. (80 inches, $2,400;

Poltrona Frau (BOTTOM): The Chester pairs tufting with down cushions. Why it's practical: The leather upholstery wears 11 coats of stain repellent. (82 inches, $11,480; 212-777-7592)