French Armchair Style

You may have heard of the countryside living interior design trend, and a simple way to add it into your own home is with a French armchair style. Bringing French elegance to any room without fuss, a well-chosen armchair would be a valuable addition to your living space.

In general, French chair design is characterized by features such as cabriole legs and scalloped carving – most are simple by nature, meaning they will fit in with your other furniture easily. However, be careful when mixing more modern furniture styles with French-style furniture, as it could potentially make it look outdated or old-fashioned.

Linen French Armchair

Linen French Armchair

If you want a chair that screams refined, this Louis XV design is perfect for adding a French countryside vibe to your living room. With a button-tufted back for a touch of tradition, the linen fabric finish only adds to the overall country effect. You can sit back and relax in the deep seat cushion knowing you will be comfortable for hours. 

Wide French Style Armchair

Wide French Style Armchair

If you like to stretch out rather than curl up, this wide-set armchair will be the chair of your dreams. With a thick foam cushion and matching plump back for ultimate relaxation, the classic country style design and neutral beige color will suit any room. Even better, matching throw pillows are included, giving you an easy way to add texture cohesively without any extra bother on your part. 

French Armchair with Ottoman

French Armchair with Ottoman

This armchair comes with a corresponding ottoman and is crafted in a beautiful linen fabric that will match a variety of décor styles. With deliberately distressed details on the solid wooden legs and frame, this chair combines antique glamour with French-style features to create a classic design that will last for years. 

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French Style Chair

French Style Chair

If you’re looking for something which has a taller shape than your usual armchair, this is a solid choice. Inspired by rustic furniture found in the French countryside, it is finished in a way that intentionally gives it a pre-loved and generational feel. The dark wooden frame contrasts with the cream cushion top for a timeless look.

Nevertheless, this chair won’t be as comfortable as others on this list due to the high back, so if you wish to use it as a place to relax it might not be the best choice for you. 

Vintage French Armchair

Vintage French Armchair

Designed with longer legs and a shorter back, this armchair has a vintage look that will complement your living space nicely. The curved edges of the main seat enhance the charm and the purposeful shabby chic finishing details along the frame add a lot of appeal. A benefit of this chair is that it comes with foot pads to preserve flooring and it can additionally support a lot of weight, meaning it will hold up well over time. 

Red and Gold French Style Armchairs

Red and Gold French Style Armchairs

This set of two intricately detailed armchairs would add a luxurious touch to any décor. Crafted in red and gold tones which give off an air of splendor, you can instantly evoke bygone glamorous eras with the addition of this set to your living space. The sumptuous jacquard chenille cushioning will ensure comfort, and as a finishing touch, there is an end-table included. Coming in the same rich walnut shade, it’s just the thing to complete the vibe. 

Printed French Arm Chair

Printed French Arm Chair

Graceful and unique, this chair is printed in a swirling paisley design which will give any space an aristocratic and regal atmosphere. It stands on four golden legs and possesses a wide cushion seat so you can sit any way you like. Furthermore, it has floor gliders to prevent scratches on wooden or similar textured floors.

A stunning standout feature of this armchair is the hand-crafted details which will conjure images of visiting a grand French palace. If you like opulence, this is the chair for you. However, a potential issue here is that it might overwhelm other furniture.

Plaid French Chair Style

Plaid French Chair Style

If you prefer country charm over the more lavish aspects of French style, the unpretentious design of this chair is a subtle nod towards grandeur and won’t cause you worry about overpowering your living space. The charcoal plaid upholstery will add a farmhouse feel, whereas the chipped white wood frame and rounded back give off restful cozy vibes ideal for the upcoming colder months.

Tufted French Style Chair

Tufted French Style Chair

Striking craftsmanship shines through in this solid oak armchair, which redefines elegance in its simplicity. The light wood frame pairs impeccably with the pearlescent velvet white cushion.

Great for relaxing in, the soft fabric is accompanied by padded armrests that can be used for reading or for leaning against when enjoying a warm drink. Additionally, an interesting feature is the rattan style detailing on the back, which will add understated sophistication to any space for a pop of texture. 

Grey French Style Armchair

Grey French Style Armchair

This set of chairs is both classy and contemporary. The French-inspired detailing alongside the back of the chair will add a hint of complexity to your room. Moreover, the muted grey color of the frame and cushion is an on-trend shade that will easily match other furniture. Despite this, the lack of cushion along the back may be an issue for someone with back issues, meaning it may be better suited for a dining environment than a living room. 

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Where in a living room can I place a French style armchair?

If you're wondering where in the living room you should place a French-style armchair, then we've got you covered. French-style armchairs are designed with both elegance and comfort in mind. So feel free to place your armchair near a fireplace to enjoy the warmth on those frosty days or near a window, where you can settle down and read a book, while enjoying the scenery of the outdoors. French-style armchairs can even be placed around a small oval-shaped dining table to complete the look of your living room and enjoy the practicality of enjoying some tea and scones at the same time.

What is the most durable fabric for a French style armchair?

Various durable fabrics are perfect for upholstering a French style armchair, including microfiber, cotton, and linen. Microfiber is a material made from polyester and is a popular choice when upholstering furniture. It has a velvet-like texture that adds elegance and sophistication and is much more durable than classic velvet. It also resists stains, water, and fading, making it an excellent fabric for French style armchairs that are regularly used.

Cotton is also another excellent upholstery material because it is a breathable fabric. It also has good abrasion resistance, meaning it can withstand wear and tear. It also resists pilling and is not stiff, so it is exceptionally comfortable.

Linen is also perfect for French style armchair upholstery because it is durable. As well as having a lower environmental impact than other materials, it is also incredibly lightweight and breathable.

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Pair louis xvi style armchairs

Pair louis xvi style armchairs
Make sure your interior looks lavish and truly sublime with these amazing XVI styled armchairs. They sport the golden accents of the frame that blends perfectly with the beige upholstery and elegant design.

Stripe French Chair With Flair

Stripe French Chair With Flair
Accent chair for all kinds of interiors according to taste and need. Richly decorated frame is made of wood. It is upholstered with pleasant to the touch fabric. Traditional form and timeless style.

Baxton Studio Antoinette Classic Antiqued French Arm Chair

Baxton Studio Antoinette Classic Antiqued French Arm Chair
Beautiful luxury rococo style arm chair with a low-profiled wooden frame finished in black and featuring rich curvings and carvings. It has foam-padded both a large back and a removable seat cushion. Upholstery is of grey-beige solid-patterned linen.

Toulon French Rococo Fabric Arm Chair

Toulon French Rococo Fabric Arm Chair
Phenomenal armchair with carefully made carvings on the frame. Carefully made upholstery with jacquard pattern. A soft pillow is filled with foam. It has positive recommendations from customers.

French antique furniture louis xv

Two solid and attractive armchairs inspired by French XV century style. They feature white wooden frames with gold decorative elements. Gray cushioned seat is supported by wooden arms and by grey curved backrest.

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Being a good example of the French style, this armchair constitutes a perfect way to add some refinement to your bedroom. Curved legs along with the silver, velvet upholster stand for prestige and luxury.

French style armchair

Authentic French vintage armchairs featuring gold-finished wooden frames with delicate carvings. A chair has S-curved legs, a wavy apron, flat padded arms with sloped fronts and a flared arched fullback. Upholstery is of quality plain grey fabric.

Antique louis chair

We was looking for something exclusive to our living zone, and we found these two vintage gilt carved armchairs. They have got cushioned seats, French style and navy fabric upholstery.

Arm chair styles

Tasteful arm chair as additional seating or place for relaxation. Wooden frame is decorated with carefully made carvings. It is upholstered with fabric and reinforced with nail heads.

Vintage style armchairs

A shabby chair, like this beauty, brings as much comfort as stylish appearance. Its wood frame is beautifully hand-carved and curved, supporting a very soft seat, upholstered in an off white fabric, with a removable, matching back cushion.

Armchair french

A highly-decorative armchair for splashing your room with a touch of timeless glamour. Its hand-carved wood frame boasts of a distressed finish and floral embellishments, supporting a set of very soft cushions, wrapped in a snow-white fabric.

French style armchairs

Add a chic and fab touch into your home with this lovely chair. It features the pastel powder pink upholstery, French style design, button tufted seat and back, and frame with floral accents. Everyone will tell you how beautiful this chair is.

Chair louis xv

Without chairs-a comfortable life would not be possible.The gray color symbolizes elegance and tranquility.It is also the color of rocks that are associated with resistance, strength. Here it presents itself as the upholstery of French style Louis XV chairs.

French style armchairs

These beautiful armchairs enchant with their curvy, intricate silhouette and lovely rose fabric. They come from France from around 1850, being right now a valuable antique masterpiece.

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Accent chair in the French style. Wooden frame is finished with interesting pattern. Seat and back is covered with fabric and reinforced with decorative nail heads. Great as additional seating in all kinds of interiors as needed.

Faulty armelle french style armchair usually 399 ebay

Faulty Armelle French-style Armchair (Usually £399) | eBay

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This shabby chic wingback armchair enchants with its elegant, subtle silhouette. Antique bronze framing and soft, off-white cushioning provide a cozy, rustic appeal.

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With this gorgeous armchair, your home will be sprakling with Victorian sophistication. It stands on a beautifully curved frame, holding a back, seat and armpads upholstered in a quality fabric with striking floral pattern.

Arm chair in french

The beautiful composition of this French style bedroom armchair makes the interior a unique climate. The shabby chic aesthetics combined with a solid wooden chair structure creates a unique whole.

Victorian velvet chair 1

Soft and silky velvet will keep you warm and turn your arrangement upside down, just like in the case of this victorian armchair. The walnut frame has delicate decorations and a unique color that has been associated with a blue and white velvet upholstery.

French style armchairs 3

The noble classical beauty has been embodied in a wooden frame made of a poplar tree, with gray trim and traditional Victorian patterns. Not to overdo this french style Louis XVI armchair - it was given a classic grayish upholstery.

French style salon arm chair

French Style Salon Arm Chair

Vintage style armchair

Pewter, gold and umber glazes are the core of this chair, that seems to be from the antique store. This classic armchair in French style, decorated with ornaments it's mady from cherry wood and has adorned dark color material. Perfect Queen's chair.

Baxton Studio Livingston Linen Accent Chair with Colonial Print, Beige

This type of product is an armchair that features a durable wooden frame and a very comfortable sitting space. It features a soft seat cushion and a supportive backrest. The chair has also got a decorative nailhead trim.

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