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The Best Armchairs to Add Comfy, Stylish Seating in Your Home

SheKnows logo SheKnows 5/26/2021 Ellen Niz
a living room with a leather chair © Lifestyle Solutions Store.

Whether you’re ready to cozy up with a cup of tea and a good book or settling in with a bowl of popcorn for a binge-watching session of your favorite TV series, a comfortable armchair isn’t just a home decor staple, it’s practically a “me time” necessity. Yep, we’re calling it: a comfy, cozy armchair qualifies as self-care.

Armchairs are great for living room arrangements or bedroom seating; in fact, you can use them to create a special spot in pretty much any corner of your home. These seating options for one come in a variety of sizes, styles, materials and colors so you can add a dose of personality to your decor and find the one that’s just right. Look for armchairs with comfortable seat cushions and backrest padding to create a spot where you’ll want to relax for a while. Add a throw pillow and drape a soft blanket over the back or armrest to make it even cozier. Pair with a small side table and a floor lamp to create a little “room” just for one.

We’ve rounded up a few of the best armchairs for any design style. Check out the options below and start creating a personal space for you to read, relax or just daydream in peace.

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1. Rivet Revolve Modern Upholstered Armchair

The contemporary yet classic elements of this upholstered armchair let it blend easily with a variety of different decor styles. Available in several fabric and leather upholstery options, the chair features a hardwood frame with solid beech wood legs. Comfortable seating and durable fabric make this chair as functional as it is attractive.

Buy: Rivet Revolve Modern Upholstered Armchair

2. Bonnlo Mid-Century Retro Lounge Chair Modern Living Room Sofa Chair

The simple, post-modern design of this chair is a throwback to classic 1950s and 60s Danish design. The sculptural armrests, spayed legs and frame are constructed with oak wood in a light finish. A fully upholstered seat is wide and welcoming, while the backrest features button tufting. Piped edges on the grey cushions complete the streamlined look.

Buy: Bonnlo Mid-Century Retro Lounge Chair Modern Living Room Sofa Chair

3. HUIMO Accent Chair

This large armchair is perfect for a reading nook or just a relaxing corner of your home. Upholstered in soft linen fabric in either beige or grey, the classic and sleek design with overstuffed backrest and high-density foam seat cushion provides long-lasting comfort.

Buy: HUIMO Accent Chair

4. Lifestyle Solutions Lexington Accent Chair

Unlike many armchairs, this one you’ll actually be able to sit in for a few hours. Whether you’re looking for a chair for a reading nook, living room, or to nap, this stylish arm chair is perfect for any space in your home. The bolster cushions add extra comfort and the wider seat gives you more room to kick back and relax.

Buy: Lifestyle Solutions Lexington Accent Chair

5. Upholstered Side Chair

A curved back, pretty lines and gorgeous colors make this the best armchair for those looking for a statement piece. Use them as dining chairs, in the office or as an accent in a corner. Available in light pink, blue, and grey, there’s a color for every space.

Buy: Upholstered Side Chair

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