No matter what the season is, it's never too early to start dreaming about warmer weather—and of course, all of the outdoor activities that come with it. Specifically outdoor dining and lounging, a little luxury you can have right in your backyard. All you need is the perfect furniture and you'll have your ideal outdoor oasis.
Whether you have a large backyard with a pool or a city balcony, there are plenty of options to fit your space, style, and budget. From wicker lounge chairs to bistro sets, retailers are offering durable, stylish furniture you'll look forward to relaxing in.
Here, the best places to buy outdoor furniture.
If you appreciate a large selection in a range of styles, you won’t find more choices than what Wayfair has to offer. It’s even safe to say that if you can’t find what you’re looking for at Wayfair, it probably doesn’t exist. From side tables to patio furniture sets as well as accessories like lighting and outdoor rugs— it’s a one-stop-shop that has it all.
The best part? Wayfair is also very budget-friendly, especially for larger purchases like outdoor sofas and loveseats, so can furnish your outdoor space without breaking the bank.
Serena & Lily
Serena & Lily is known for their luxe home décor and furnishings so it's no surprise that their outdoor selection is as stylish as it is functional. Their wide assortment includes sectionals, sofas, tables, and dining chairs—all of which you can combine for a more cohesive look, or mix-and-match to make it more eclectic.
Though the furniture is a bit of an investment, you can rest assured knowing each piece is high-quality. Plus, the furniture is designed to be versatile, so you can even use them indoors between seasons.
The Home Depot
When you think of The Home Depot, DIY projects may come to mind however their outdoor furniture collection is not one to be missed. Their offerings include tons of styles—dining sets, bars, and tables included.
Their wide assortment may seem overwhelming, but the site allows you to browse by eight design styles—bohemian, classic, coastal, cottage, farmhouse, industrial, mid-century modern, and modern—so you can narrow down the best pieces for your aesthetic.
When it comes to Yardbird, their furniture is good for the outdoors in more ways than one. The online retailer solely offers outdoor furniture and accessories, all at affordable price points. And, with over 10 collections to choose from, you're bound to find pieces that fit your design style best.
Whether you go with the Langdon wicker styles or the modern Eden designs, you can lounge outdoors knowing the brand is committed to sustainable practices as well. In addition to working to reduce its carbon footprint, the brand has collected tons of plastic from oceans and beaches and incorporated it into some of their designs.
If you love teak and wicker you won't be disappointed with Terrain's outdoor furniture options. The retailer offers a wide assortment of chairs, tables, and storage in each material, both of which are ideal for outdoor furniture.
If you're not sure what your style is, Terrain makes it easy with eight collections that curate a look for you. And, if you're looking for something other than teak or wicker, there are aluminum picks too.
Are you furnishing your outdoor space on a budget, but don’t want it to look that way? Then you will easily find what you’re looking for at World Market. While their selection isn’t the largest, that’s not necessarily a negative thing, especially because many of the pieces are designed to coordinate.
If you need another reason to shop at World Market, it’s that they have retail locations. While they don’t sell everything at their stores, it might be worthwhile if you need to sit in a chair or see a table in person before making a final decision.
Janus et Cie
Janus et Cie is a high-end outdoor furniture company known for its uniquely designed pieces that are unlike anything else. And while their pieces are certainly a bit of an investment, many of their offerings are customizable so you'll get a unique piece made just for you.
For a more budget-friendly way to shop the retailer, don't miss their online outlet. Though it's a more limited selection, the assortment is full of style for a fraction of the original price.
With 71 retail locations, Arhaus has a vast selection of both indoor and outdoor home furnishings. Their aesthetic is contemporary, with globally inspired practical designs made of sustainably sourced materials.
If interior design isn't your strong suit, the retailer even offers complimentary design services to help you style the space of your outdoor dreams.
Industry West is best known for its mid-century modern and industrial style furniture. If you have an outdoor kitchen, or you simply like to barbecue when the weather gets warm, this brand has lots of chairs, tables, ottomans, and family-friendly benches that are bright and colorful, yet not overly whimsical.
Established in 2002, this Danish brand is known for its accessible pricing and sophisticated designs. The outdoor selection includes an assortment of seating and tables, all of which are available in the same colors so you can mix-and-match styles yet still curate a cohesive set that works for your space.
Tidelli is one of the most innovative outdoor furniture brands out there—hands down. Every one of their pieces is handmade in Brazil, and if your backyard needs a dose of color, no one does it better.
Swings have made a major comeback in recent years and Tidelli scores extra points for their designs which are equally sophisticated and whimsical. The Painho Swing (view at Tidelli) is best for small spaces and offers a twist on classic backless styles. With more than 50 different ropes and aluminum hardware colors to choose from—including shades of pink, yellow and turquoise—it’s almost as if you are buying a custom piece.
For those who want something larger, the Painho Shell Swing (view at Tidelli) has a dramatically high back and arms as well as a comfortable cushion to sit on. Like its smaller sibling, you can also customize your color scheme with more than 100 varieties of fabric to choose from.
Design Within Reach
If you like European styles, Design Within Reach (DWR) is the perfect place to shop. While their furniture doesn’t come cheap, the quality and timelessness of everything they sell are truly worth the splurge.
If you plan on entertaining, you'll appreciate the variety of pieces available including an armchair, side chair, side table, coffee table, dining table, chaise, as well as several sofas and a dining set. No matter the size of your space or family, DWR has a piece to meet every seating and dining need.
If you want to invest in high-quality outdoor furniture, Restoration Hardware (RH) is one of the best places to consider. While the prices are on the high end, RH makes it all worthwhile with extras including a membership program, which can get you a generous discount on nearly everything they sell. Membership can even pay for itself with as little as one purchase.
In addition to that, RH offers interior design services, which can be useful if you need some additional inspiration for choosing the right pieces or if you’re simply concerned about making sure it all fits properly in the space you have.
If you’ve dreamed of turning your backyard into a tropical paradise, then you will love Frontgate’s collection. With 117 different fabrics to choose from in rich solids such as Indigo and fun prints like Banana Leaf Guava (view at Frontgate), it’s easy to find an aesthetic you will really like. Can’t make a decision? Frontgate will send you up to ten swatches at a time for free.
While most outdoor furniture is scaled for large backyards, Frontgate’s Small Space collection (view at Frontgate) fills a major hole in the market with pieces scaled to fit more modest footprints like patios, city terraces, and balconies.
The Maxen Swivel Chairs (view at Frontgate), in particular, are ideal for making the most of a small space. These bold, high back chairs have a classic look with blue wicker that looks like something you see in the Hamptons, at a reasonable price. This set might be traditional in terms of design, but it’s made for a modern lifestyle.
Rove Concepts is known for its chic modern and mid-century modern furniture for every room in the home. They’ve translated this aesthetic perfectly to the outdoors with chairs, tables, and sofas that have a high-end designer look at a more reasonable price tag.
From modular sofas to lounge chairs, there are tons of styles to give your outdoor space a chic upgrade. The best part? The assortment is available in neutral colors, so there's room to experiment with different décor styles.