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Super functional and seriously chic, daybeds add a layer of style and purpose to any space you place them in. The combination of bed and sofa makes it ideal for creating an inviting nook for lounging, a comfy place for sleeping, or a much-needed seating solution for small spaces. Plus, it’s easily accessorized with throw blankets and pillows, making it a chameleon piece that can transform to fit almost any decor.
Whether you're looking for a slim, mid-century modern silhouette or a velvet-draped, bench-style piece that screams Hollywood glamor, you've got options. To make things easier, though, we’ve narrowed down your choices to 14 of the chicest options out there.
Foundstone's versatile Parocela Twin Daybed delivers a contemporary, mid-century modern silhouette that will look right at home in any room. The twin-sized piece is available in warm wood or bright white. Outfit it with a couple of throw blankets and pillows, and you have a cozy spot to lounge.
Sleek lines, tall shelter arms, channel tufting, and gold-capped legs add character to this classic-meets-modern daybed. With kiln-dried hardwood legs and soft foam cushions available in more than 48 upholstery options—might we suggest blush if you're going for Hollywood glamor—Joybird's Chelsea Daybed is a tempting place to lay back and relax.
With turned wooden legs, elegantly curved arms, and a decorative backrest, World Market's Indonesian Daybed toes the line between traditional and bohemian. Made from durable, grey-washed rubberwood, it fits a standard twin mattress (though it's not included). Style it with Indian block print fabrics for a boho vibe, keep it classic with neutral linens, or go for a cross between the two by incorporating both!
Super fluffy and oh so soft, the Neva Daybed from Sixpenny is an irresistible option. The cloud-like cushions are as inviting as ever thanks to feather down and poly fill, and you can pick from six different upholsteries—including lightweight linen, washed cotton canvas, and velvet—as well as 25 neutral-leaning colors to round out the design.
If a glam vintage vibe is what your space calls for, check out this brushed-velvet daybed from Denmark-based brand Bloomingville. The rust-colored piece is outfitted with thin, mid-century tapered legs, pleated upholstery, and a matching bolster cushion. While you can easily snag the bench-style daybed from Zola, the vintage piece will leave your friends thinking that you scoured antique shops for days.
With delicately tapered wood legs, crisp tufting, and a sleek bolster pillow, Crashpad's twin-size Napper Daybed is a modernist's dream. Inspired by designs from the 1920s and 30s, the minimalist daybed brings form and function together in a stunning piece that just begs you to lie down for a nap.
Daybeds make for great patio furniture, too—just ask Serena & Lily. The brand's Harbour Cane Daybed is suited to outdoor use with a crisp, white wooden frame and natural rattan panelling. The traditional daybed is topped off with a French mattress with button tufting, piping, and matching end bolsters. Load it up with throw pillows and you're ready for a long day by the pool.
Sleek, chic, cosmopolitan—these are just a handful of the ways one can characterize the clean lines of EQ3's Eve Daybed. Whether you choose minimalist white fabric upholstery or warm tan leather, both options lend themselves well to contemporary decor. The bench-style bed is as comfortable as it is aesthetically pleasing thanks to a feather-top cushion and two luxe pillows.
If you're looking to create a warm, inviting patio or poolside hangout, a circular bed with a C-shaped frame works wonders. This chic option from JANUS et Cie is made from handwoven fiber and an aluminum frame. The daybed's cushions are available in more than 30 colors from persimmon and wasabi to slipperwhite and azure. Whichever way you go, you'll have an elegant spot to lounge outdoors in no time.
Looking for leather? There's no better choice than the Sven Charme Daybed from direct-to-consumer brand Article. Adapted from their popular sofa of the same name, this bench-style daybed features button-tufted leather and an end-piece bolster which meld modern-classic design while offering the utmost comfort.
What could be better than swinging on your front porch and taking an afternoon nap? The Charleston, by Etsy seller LowcountrySwingBeds, is made in the U.S.A. and customizable in terms of size and finish. Each bed is handcrafted from teak wood (available in natural, white, or black) and outfitted with your choice of rope or chain. The daybed's mattress, pillows, and bolsters all come included, too, so you can set it up as soon as it ships to your door.
If you’re short on space and looking for a multifunctional piece, Pottery Barn's Stratton Storage Daybed is the perfect pick. The platform-style daybed sits atop six rattan baskets which provide ample under-bed storage. The daybed's compact profile makes it ideal for a nook, corner, or window, so you won't have to search for a suitable space, either.
Beautiful turned-knob detailing, clean wood panels, and an antique finish come together in the Chingford Twin Daybed from Joss & Main. The French country-style piece is available in antique black, white, and grey finishes and it fits a twin mattress. Adding to its versatility is the fact that you can purchase a matching faux-drawer trundle which adds a second place to rest.