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. 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. Keep scrolling to shop a selection of our favorite midcentury lounge chairs that look way more expensive than they are so you can bring some of that Mad Men-style home.
Pair this with the matching ottoman to lounge in style.
This classic shape comes 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.
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.
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 it's far from boring.
This chair is 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.
This laid-back lounge with high-quality details comes in at a reasonable price.
Starting at $800, these are the investment pieces you'll have for years to come.
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.