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 the television hit, "Mad Men," you don't need Don Draper's salary to fill your space with the '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


Pair this with the matching ottoman to lounge in style.

Project 62 Pomeroy Barrel Chair


This classic shape comes in a thoroughly modern color.

Project 62 Peoria Wood Arm Chair


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

Langley Street Canyon Vista Lounge Chair and Ottoman


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.

West Elm Paulo Bent Lounge Chair


This bold design doesn't sacrifice comfort for style.

CB2 Parlour Cyan Blue Chair


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

Rove Concepts CH25 Easy Chair


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


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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