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Accent chairs are an absolutely essential part of any
living room. Whether you're looking for a comfortable armchair to sink into after a
long day on your feet or perhaps some concealable stacking chairs to bring out for
guests, choosing the right accent chair is crucial when thinking about living room
seating. At Wayfair, you're certain to find a variety of accent chairs that meet
your seating needs. Whether you're looking for an uber modern Louis Ghost Chair, a
super comfy upholstered arm chair or perhaps some stylish wing chairs or side
chairs, we're bound to have an accent chair or two that meet your requirements.
While a slipper chair might be the perfect accent chair
for one home, a
traditional arm chair might be more your style. Shop our most popular accent chair
designs by using the filters above on the left:
Arm Chairs: Arm chairs are the most popular and
common type of accent chair. With so many options for color - from red arm chairs to
yellow, it's easy to find an armchair that fits in with your personal style.
Shop for arm chairs by width and height to find a perfect fit.
Slipper Chairs: A slipper chair is a great option
for online shopper - with its classic design it's an easy fit for more living rooms.
Shop Wayfair's wide selection of colors and designs to add a pop of color to a
hallway or complement the style of your bedroom. Perfect as an occasional chair for
your guests, or a comfy seat for a reading room.
Side Chairs: Shop for a side chair online to give
your home a style update. Side chairs are a great accent chair option for your
living room or study, and can help complete your decor look. With great side chairs
from top brands like Kartell and Wildon Home, you're sure to find one that works
with your style.
At Wayfair.com, we try to make sure you always have a zillion options for your home. That's why we have so many Accent Chairs for sale on our site, including Accent Chairs from brands like Skyline Furniture and DHI. We want to make sure when you buy one of our Accent Chairs online from Wayfair.com, you're getting the one that's exactly right for you, whether that's the Swoop Armchair, the Marlow Gabrielle Slipper Chair, or something entirely different and unique to your home.
Casual pieces are simple in
design and usually in a lighter
wood. Very few decorative
details, except possibly some
Mission/Shaker pieces are mostly
constructed of wood and feature
vertical slats, either on the
arms or back. Very simple in
Modern pieces are often marked
by clean lines, smooth accents
(glass, stainless steel), and
new concepts such as space age,
curved metal, and an updated
Traditional pieces typically
feature curved lines, decorative
details, carved details, and are
often made from darker woods.
Transitional pieces combine
modern and traditional elements.
They often feature straight
lines and sharp angles, but the
overall design does not stray
too far away from traditional
Cottage style pieces often
feature exposed wood in white
finish, or are slipcovered.
Rustic/Lodge pieces have a
rugged look and may have natural
If you're considering any kind of upholstered furniture, this guide gives a useful overview of the many styles of upholstered detailing that add character and charm to a piece. Whether you're looking at chairs, sofas, ottomans, or headboards, you'll find these upholstery styles.
Learn the difference between tufting, which uses buttons or stitches for accents, and nailhead trim, which has a pop of metallic edge. Emphasize the details and shape of a chair with welting or piping, or by mixing textures or fabrics.
Are you having trouble coming up with a living room floor plan? Check out some great floor plan ideas to help you decide how to arrange your living room.
Balancing the layout for a TV, coffee table, sofa, and love seat can get complicated. It's important to have a strong focal point and keep the traffic flow in mind. Head over to our living room layout guide to get inspired!