Retro Chairs

Buy the best retro chairs selected and recommended by interior designers. By Chloe Hughes.

Complement your sofa with a showstopping retro chair (or two). You can easily find the perfect match for your living room decor if it’s inspired by a specific decade. At the same time, retro armchairs can work with other interior styles, too. You can use them to add a familiar and nostalgic touch to more contemporary settings. After all, some 20th-century design trends are truly timeless!

Luxurious Accent Chair with Cylindrical Backrest

Luxurious Accent Chair with Cylindrical Backrest

$309.99

Luxurious Accent Chair with Cylindrical Backrest

Everly Quinn

$309.99

Description

Perfect For: Elevating your living room or reading nook's style quotient

What We Like: Impeccable blend of fashion and functionality

Indulge in ultimate comfort with this luxurious accent chair that features a cylindrical backrest filled with high-density foam and a glossy copper-plated metal frame. Handcrafted to perfection, this modern chic-styled chair is a statement piece for your living room, reading room, or even your office. Attractive from every angle, its dimensions are 37.5''H x 31''W x 35.8''D, with a seat dimension of 12.9'' Backrest Height x 26.7''W x 23.6''D.

Designer Advice

Pair it with a plush faux fur throw and a stylish floor lamp to create a cozy and inviting reading space in your home.

Mid-Century Faux Leather Armchair

Mid-Century Faux Leather Armchair

$176.99

Mid-Century Faux Leather Armchair

17 Stories

$176.99

Description

Perfect For: Elevating the style of your living room, bedroom, or office space

What We Like: The sophisticated retro design and sturdy solid wood frame

Experience the sleek touch of leather and the elegance of mid-century modern design with this premium faux leather armchair. Featuring a sturdy solid wood frame, this classy furniture piece boasts curved armrests that exude a retro charm. Ideal for small living rooms, bedrooms, reading nooks, or office relaxation zones, this PU leather armchair is also a perfect addition for your café or similar establishment.

Designer Advice

When assembling, first loosely align the screws with the holes and only tighten them after all screws are in place to ensure a perfectly aligned and structurally sound chair.

60s chair

60s chair

$266.99 $269.99

60s chair

Orren Ellis

$266.99 $269.99

Description

This retro chair is an attention-grabbing combination of style and comfort. With its four upholstered sections, it deviates from the most common and predictable chair designs. Choose between the brown and black look.

Designer Advice

There were different trends that characterized 60s interiors. If you’re looking for a nostalgic but futuristic feel, look into space age design. Just like this chair, it involves innovative shapes and atypical lines. This makes it easier for these pieces to work in contemporary interiors, too.

Mid-Century Modern Accent Armchair

Mid-Century Modern Accent Armchair

$459.99

Mid-Century Modern Accent Armchair

Wade Logan®

$459.99

Description

Perfect For: Enhancing your living room, bedroom or office with sophistication

What We Like: The versatile and luxury design, paired with comfort

Experience plush comfort and bold, mid-century modern appeal with this accent armchair in solid colored upholstery. Its curvaceous shape, high-rounded arms, tight back, and square accents are complemented by the brown hue V-frame legs. The chair is crafted with a solid wood frame, foam cushioning, and pocket spring seat construction, making it brilliantly functional for various uses. It's an ideal addition to homes, apartments, lofts, and condos.

Designer Advice

To emphasize the chair's sleek mid-century charm, place it near a retro-style floor lamp or side table and accessorize with textured cushions or a cozy throw blanket.

Mid Century Modern Accent Chair

Mid Century Modern Accent Chair

$294.99

Mid Century Modern Accent Chair

East Urban Home

$294.99

Description

Perfect For: Enhancing any room with style and comfort

What We Like: Rich color prints and soft fabrics

Elevate your space with this Mid Century Modern accent chair, designed to blend comfort and style seamlessly. Featuring vibrant prints created with high-density Italian ink and sumptuous fabrics for a cozy feel, you'll enjoy lounging in luxury. The sturdy hardwood frame ensures durability, while the variety of designs and colors allow you to find the perfect accent piece for your space.

Designer Advice

Position the chair in a well-lit corner with a small side table and a stylish floor lamp to create a cozy reading nook or conversational area.

Contemporary Velvet Armchair with Gold Legs

Contemporary Velvet Armchair with Gold Legs

$189.99

Contemporary Velvet Armchair with Gold Legs

Etta Avenue™

$189.99

Description

Perfect For: Adding a touch of glam and elegance to your living space

What We Like: The luxurious velvet upholstery and statement-making gold legs

This contemporary armchair boasts a sophisticated design with a frame made from engineered wood and slender flared legs in a glamorous gold hue. The sinuous spring construction ensures lasting support, while the foam-filled square seat, high-rounded arms, and tufted wingback are covered in sumptuous velvet available in an array of jewel tones. With easy spot cleaning using a solvent-based cleaner and the inclusion of tools for partial assembly, this armchair offers style and convenience.

Designer Advice

Place this armchair in a well-lit corner of your living room, adorned with a comfy throw and a decorative cushion that complements the jewel-toned velvet for an inviting and stylish seating area.

Buffalo Plaid Bean Bag Chair

Buffalo Plaid Bean Bag Chair

$279.99

Buffalo Plaid Bean Bag Chair

Latitude Run®

$279.99

Description

Perfect For: Cozy and comfy home interiors

What We Like: Stylish yet comfortable design

This buffalo plaid bean bag chair offers a timeless and stylish addition to any living space, while providing a comfortable spot to relax in. Made from a soft, high-quality fabric, this bean bag chair is designed to adapt to your body shape and evenly distribute weight, ensuring maximum comfort. The removable cover can be machine washed, making maintenance hassle-free. Ideal for lounging, watching movies, or reading, this bean bag chair suits both contemporary and traditional interiors.

Designer Advice

Place it near a window or in a reading nook with a floor lamp to create the perfect spot for a cozy book session. Add a faux fur throw for an extra splash of luxury.

Modern Living Room Accent Chair

Modern Living Room Accent Chair

$117.99

Modern Living Room Accent Chair

17 Stories

$117.99

Description

Perfect For: Adding a touch of sophistication to your living room or bedroom

What We Like: The sleek metal frame and stain-resistant fabric upholstery

This modern living room accent chair features a stylish metal frame and a comfortable, stain-resistant fabric that is offered in leather, velvet, and other upholstered options to suit any style. The pin tuck detail adds a level of sophistication that will impress your guests. Built with a sturdy metal foundation, this bedroom accent chair is foolproof for any family member or guest. Easy to assemble and ready in minutes.

Designer Advice

Pair it with a minimalist side table and a cozy throw blanket to create a warm and inviting reading nook or conversation area.

70s armchair

70s armchair

70s armchair

George Oliver

Description

This 70s chair makes it a breeze to complement your living room decor thanks to its versatile wooden frame. Relying on stylish faux leather upholstery, it can be yours in a cognac or steel finish.

Designer Advice

To stay true to 70s decor, consider focusing on warm palettes. For example, brown, orange, and yellow pieces were particularly popular during the disco decade. You could complement your chairs and sofas with cushions in those hues, too. Don’t shy away from loud geometric patterns either.

Monochrome retro chair

Monochrome retro chair

Monochrome retro chair

Description

This beautiful retro chair showcases gentle lines, an upholstered back, a matching cushion, and long tapered legs. Basically, a simple but iconic vintage look. You can find it in both cool (steel, purple, or blue) and warm hues (mustard or sunset).

Designer Advice

Choose a retro chair that stands out while still maintaining a cohesive feel. We recommend keeping only two out of these three factors consistent with your sofa: height, style, or color. For example, this chair would look divine next to a couch in the same height and style but a different hue.

Mid Century Modern Accent Chair

Mid Century Modern Accent Chair

Mid Century Modern Accent Chair

East Urban Home

Description

Perfect For: Enhancing comfort and style in any living space

What We Like: Vibrant colors and soft fabrics

Add a touch of sophistication to your home with this Mid Century Modern accent chair, designed to provide comfort and elegance simultaneously. The chair is printed with high-density Italian ink, resulting in stunningly vivid colors. Soft, premium fabrics are used for the upholstery, making it plush and inviting. Its sturdy hardwood frame ensures durability while the various designs and colors allow you to find the perfect match for your interior.

Designer Advice

Pair this accent chair with a mid-century modern side table and a neutral area rug to create a cozy and stylish reading nook or conversation area in your living room.

Mid century modern armchair

Mid century modern armchair

Mid century modern armchair

Description

This comfy retro chair blends clean modern lines and curved geometric sections thanks to the stylish cushions. It showcases solid wood legs and premium velvet upholstery. The latter is available in ten different colors, from neutrals to accent hues like gold.

Retro accent chair

Retro accent chair

Retro accent chair

Description

If you’re after a retro chair that really steals the scene, look no further. This faux shearling upholstery in a cream hue will make an unforgettable statement. The tapered legs in a gold finish also add to its glam feel.

Compact retro armchair

Compact retro armchair

Compact retro armchair

Description

With its simple but gentle lines, this chair is a must-have retro piece. Its tapered legs in a dark wood finish make it easier to match existing furniture. Same for its upholstery: this practical blend of polyester and rayon comes in five unique tones. 

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Retro armchair

These armchairs, made of high quality warm leather, have a very retro forme and the base as it was for the 60s - made of dark pine wood. Their shape puts a smile on your face and will cheer up any interior, because their seats seem to smile, too.

Retro style armchair

If you juxtapose this retro armchair to a contemporary decor, the effect will be fresh and sophisticated. The armchair relies on structure with its geometric brown frame and gray linen-padded simple body.

Retro Vintage 60s 70s Parker Knoll Egg Swivel Tilt Armchair Chair G Plan Era

Retro Vintage 60s 70s Parker Knoll Egg Swivel Tilt Armchair Chair G Plan Era

Such a stunning, vintage swivel chair in a beautiful, green colour. Not only is it design perfectly suited for a more modern, contemporary style of surroundings, but is also sure to go nicely with more traditional one.

Retro armchairs

Imagine some Holiwood star's home. Sure, she's got this kind of an armchair. Well, you can have it at your home, too! Beautiful, posh fabric armchair with smooth wooden finish fits cool and wine spaces.

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40 Retro Style Armchairs for Your Living Room

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Giuseppe Scapinelli; Jacaranda Frame Armchair, 1950s.

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Rare pair of aldo morbelli armchairs

Rare pair of aldo morbelli armchairs

Modernize the drawing room with pair of Aldo Morbelli Armchairs. They are upholstered by yellow and gray velvet. Everyone will tell you how cool these chairs are.

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Retro Armchairs

Gobelin armchair

Gobelin armchair

A fantastic, handcrafted armchair in a retro style. The upholstery is a unique gobelin fabric in a beautiful, gold color with flowery patterns. The outer parts of the seat are covered with velvet that features a smooth and soft feel.

Retro armchairs

Its original form catches the attention of everyone. Adorned with a beautiful seat, retro armchair - with a unique fabric inspired by elegant clothes in blue color. Decorated with buttons,like the best coat. It is based on wooden legs, in dark cherry color.

Paul mccobb lounge chair

Paul mccobb lounge chair

Straight from the 1964 this lounge chair will still work seamlessly in your interior with its vibrant and fun upholstery and retro-styled design, adding a touch of originality to your home decor instantly.

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Gianfranco Frattini 1956 armchair for Cassina - something like this for the living room

50s armchair

Traditional, comfortable chair. Light-brown colour makes it gentle and subtle. Let’s not forget that it carries a retro vibe, which makes it perfect for receiving guests in your office. Or you can just get some of these for your own house!

Retro 50s cocktail chair armchair fabric vintage 60s bedroom

Retro 50s cocktail chair armchair fabric vintage 60s bedroom

Super fluffy retro style 50's - 60's coctail armchair. Its top is made with super turquoise fabric that reminds of beautiful deep sea. Complemented with smooth, wooden legs. Looks fantastic on dark floors.

Coaster Home Furnishings 902148 Contemporary Swivel Chair with Chrome Base, Orange

It is an amazing chair that has got a swivel function, contemporary design, chrome base and orange upholstery. It adds beauty and style to your modern dining room, living room and other.

Old fashioned armchairs

An extraordinary armchair in a cool, retro style. The upholstery features an artistic blend of vivid colors, making the armchair a perfect, contrastive element of the spaces that feature soft, light colors.

Flash Furniture HR-36-GG Kids Chair, Red and White

Kids chair featuring appealing retro style and red and white finish. Additionally, it features vinyl upholstery, which is easy to clean and maintain. It's a great addition to any kids room as it provides comfort and style.

Baxton Studio Francis Retro Mid Century Patterned Fabric Arm Chair

Baxton Studio Francis Retro Mid Century Patterned Fabric Arm Chair

Inspired by Mid-Century style, this Retro Arm Chair in Natural Finish offers a large seat and back for extra comfort. The chair offers a Rubberwood frame, quality fabric upholstery, high density foam padding, and 250 pounds of weight capacity.

Daine Modern Tufted Arm Chair

Daine Modern Tufted Arm Chair

Elegant Retro style inspired armchair offering solid frame made of quality wood in beautiful finish, comfortable seat and back in bonded leather upholstery, profiled armrests, and versatile, user-friendly design.

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Pierre Guariche, Lounge Chair, 1953.

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Ro armchair by Jaime Hayon for Fritz Hansen

Retro Arm Chair

Retro Arm Chair

Unique arm chair in retro style. Wooden legs are arranged conically. It is carefully upholstered with linen. Ideal as extra place to sit or place for relaxation. It is very well appreciated by the customers.

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