Retro Chairs

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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!

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Monochrome retro chair

Monochrome retro chair

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.

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Mid century modern armchair

Mid century modern armchair

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.

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Compact retro armchair

Compact retro armchair

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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60s chair

60s chair

Orren Ellis

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.

$359.99

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.

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70s armchair

70s armchair

Wade Logan®

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.

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Retro accent chair

Retro accent chair

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.

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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.

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.

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 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.

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Giuseppe Scapinelli; Jacaranda Frame Armchair, 1950s.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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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.

Faux Leather Retro Style Wing Back Arm Chair

Faux Leather Retro Style Wing Back Arm Chair

A wing back arm chair in retro style. Solid wood frame and legs in walnut finish. Faux leather upholstery in matte black, with two buttons on the back cushion. High quality, beautiful and stylish chair.

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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40 Retro Style Armchairs for Your Living Room

Retro armchairs for sale

Beautiful, fresh retro chair that looks as if it was taken straight from the 80’s movie. If you’re designing a reception, or just like the style, this piece of furniture will be perfect. Light-green colour makes it light and cheerful.

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Midcentury Modern chair ~ sadly, I believe I had something similar but didn't know what it was and threw it out.

This fabulous armchair is one of a pair available from

This fabulous armchair is one of a pair available from The Modern ...

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.

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!

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40 Retro Style Armchairs for Your Living Room