Monday, June 23, 2008

The Classic Wing Chair

There will always be something classic about a
Wing Chair that it will never go out of style. I thought
to do a post on different styles of wing chairs and
where you can start your search in buying one.

I really love the shape and fabric of the first wing
chair above. You can find the chair online at Williams

Here is a modern and classy wing chair with
nail heads you can find from Z Gallerie.

A very artistic and unique Wing Chair
really makes this piece unique.

Also from Woodson & Rummerfield's are these
gorgeous tufted Wing chairs with silver legs.

From the store affiliated with Joe Nye is the
store Downtown. This is a really fun Wing chair
they offer as a part of their line of furnishings.

And another rendition of it in this whimsical
fluffy fabric. Looks like a sheep :) But Oh so very
soft, I would love to snuggle up in it with a book.

A more modern take on the Wing chair by West Elm.

A modernized version by William Sonoma
in brilliant green fabric to boot!

Ballard Designs offers furnishings that you
can have upholstered with fabrics of your

Here's a midcentury modern danish looking
wing chair with matching ottoman from the

Another very modern take with this
curvy and round wing chair, also, from

A lovely color for a Wing chair

Last but not least, also from Jayson Home & Garden,
a nice and simple covered wing chair. Very lovely.

Which Wing Chair would you take home?

All photos from the above cited sources.

*** A Huge thank you to Terri Sapienza at the
Washington Post for the mention this week


Fifi Flowers said...

great collection of wing chairs... I like the black and white one and the modern one with ottoman... either would be fine

Lauren said...

Who knew there were so many stylish options for the classic wing chair? Great finds!

girl meets glamour said...

I love the style of the Jayson H&G one!!! But I'd take them all home :)


eames dsx said...

The one by Ballard looks pretty nice, but generally I'm not sure these are very elegant. I sort of prefer something more minimal.

Cote de Texas said...

my favorites are the first one and the last two and a few inbetween. great research post - i'll have to remember it's here!!!

Jessica Claire said...

Woodson & Rummerfield's white tufted beauties!!

so glam

great collection of chairs!

Rob @ I Love Substance said...

great write up. I saw the post in my RSS feed and it was a good way to start the day this morning.

The Paris Apartment said...

What a classic the dependable wing chair is! Who knew there were so many varieties. Love those white tufted numbers. Your blog is so beautiful!

Mélanie said...

I love this kind of armchairs and I love their name in english , in french it is : * bergeres à oreilles * and it is not as cute as wings

Mélanie said...

I love this kind of armchairs and I love their name in english , in french it is : * bergeres à oreilles * and it is not as cute as wings

London Calling said...

Wingback chairs are a favorite of mine. Can you believe we have 4 at our house? Enjoyed the post.

TheDecoDetective said...

Most decidedly the sheep! Reminds me of growing up in the countryside - but this is actually better, because we kids naturally enough weren't allowed to sit on the sheep... Great collection!
Best wishes - Trudi

Mademoiselle Frou-Frou said...

the Woodson & Rummerfield chairs are my favorite! very classic.

Emily said...

I love the second one from Woodson...there is just something about a wing chair that is so comforting- especially in wintertime! Thanks for reminding me of how much I love them!

Topsy Turvy said...

My favorite is the last one. Nice collection, Karen.


mandco said...

I love chairs!! And especially I liked the tufted white chairs from Woodson & Rummerfield!! If I did'nt have dogs, I would have loved to have those in my livingroom!

Alkemie said...

Thanks for all of your WOnderful Comments!!

London Calling - Wow 4 wing chairs -that's fantastic!

Melanie - I wonder what * bergeres à oreilles * translates to in English?

Trudi - I had to smile for your reason behind the sheep wing chair LOL.


Natalie Galitzine said...

I absolutely want the sheep, but in the shape of the danish looking wing chair :o) Just the sight of this fluffy wonder makes me feel more comfortable and warm. Just like you, I would love to indulge in reading a good long book in such cuddly softness. + I would also like an ottoman (as the danish looking wing chair had, but matching to the sheep of course :o)

But I also hope that in my future living room, I will go a bit crazy and have several different chairs :o) Now I know where to look for inspiration!

I have to say again: it is so positive and inspiring to look through your posts :o) !!!

{this is glamorous} said...

Such a great collection--partial to the tufted Wing chairs with the silver legs, although the modern one from Z Gallerie is sleekly beautiful. Oh, and congratulations on your mention in the Washington Post, Karen!

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