There's no denying it: Midcentury-modern décor isn't going anywhere. Featuring organic shapes, clean lines, and impeccable craftsmanship, it's no wonder the design style has been embraced as a timeless classic. Sure, tulip tables and low-profile credenzas are instantly recognizable as mod, but some of the most iconic pieces from the era are sculpted lounge chairs. Case in point: the leather Eames lounge.
Although the midcentury-modern aesthetic was made mainstream by Mad Men, you don't need Don Draper's salary to fill your space with '50s- and '60s-inspired furnishings that exude effortlessly cool vibes. Ahead are the best midcentury lounge chairs for every budget—from cheap thrills to affordable finds to splurge-worthy pieces. Keep scrolling to shop a selection of our favorite midcentury lounge chairs to bring some of that Mad Men style home.
Ranging in price from $150 to $300, these inexpensive picks are reasonable buys for any apartment dweller who wants to decorate their space on a budget. Ahead are the midcentury-modern lounge chairs that look way more expensive than they are.
Pair with the matching ottoman to lounge in style.
A classic shape in a thoroughly modern color.
Doesn't this look like a flea market find? (Shh… it's from Target.)
With a price tag this low, you can afford to go with a bold color.
Snag this set for your living room or your guest bedroom.
If you're looking to upgrade the budget-friendly furniture you bought to furnish your first apartment, consider these affordable finds. Ranging in price from $400 to $800, each of these midcentury lounge chairs has the style of a vintage piece without the hefty price tag.
Can't you picture yourself sipping on a glass of whiskey in this chair?
Beige but far from boring.
Best paired with a classic leather couch in a modern living room.
Opt for this piece if you want to achieve that timeless midcentury-modern aesthetic.
A laid-back lounge with high-quality details at a reasonable price.
Starting at $800, these are the investment pieces you'll have for years to come. Keep scrolling to find out which midcentury lounge chairs we're currently coveting.
This bold design doesn't sacrifice comfort for style.
Complete the set with the matching ottoman.
Featuring velvet upholstery and angled armrests, this isn't your grandma's midcentury lounge chair.
According to the product description, "It takes a skilled craftsman 10 hours to hand-weave this pattern for the unique seat and back of this incredible lounge chair, [which is] certainly something to both enjoy and admire." If that's not splurge-worthy, we don't know what is.
Here it is—the lounge chair you probably anticipated as soon as you started scrolling through this list. This vintage-inspired version tops our wish lists.
This story was originally published on September 8, 2017, and has since been updated.