The 8 Best Midcentury Lounge Chairs for Every Budget

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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. For under $300, there are a ton of gorgeous options that combine style, price, and comfort.

If you're ready to bring some of that infamous Mad Men-style home, here are our favorite midcentury lounge chairs.

IKEA Poäng Armchair


Courtesy of IKEA

Pair this with the matching ottoman to lounge in style.

Pomeroy Barrel Chair


Courtesy of Target

This classic shape comes in a thoroughly modern color.

Peoria Wood Arm Chair


Courtesy of Target

Doesn't this look like a flea market find? (Shh… it's from Target.)

Canyon Vista Lounge Chair and Ottoman


Courtesy of Wayfair 

Snag this set for your living room or your guest bedroom.

Midcentury lounge chairs are a worthy investment. If you're looking to upgrade the budget-friendly furniture you bought to furnish your first apartment, consider these affordable finds.

Paulo Bent Lounge Chair


Courtesy of West Elm

This bold design doesn't sacrifice comfort for style.

Parlour Cyan Blue Chair


Courtesy of CB2

Featuring velvet upholstery and angled armrests, this isn't your grandma's midcentury lounge chair.

CH25 Easy Chair


Courtesy of Rove Concepts

According to Rove Concepts, "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.

Herman Miller Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman


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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.

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