Available in a variety of colors and materials, fabric upholstery is a versatile option. For families with pets or kids, consider a neutral, stain-resistant synthetic material, such as polyester or microfiber. If you want a lived-in look, select seating that is upholstered with light linen. Going for an opulent aesthetic? Velvet upholstery adds a glamorous touch. Machine-washable cotton sofa slipcovers are also available in plenty of of sizes, fabrics and styles for easy care and customizable couch styling.