12 Affordable Accent Chairs That Look Way More Expensive Than They Are

Easy on the eyes and the wallet.

Cheap Accent Chairs

A good accent chair is one that always makes a stylish statement. They can serve a practical function by providing backup seating when extra guests visit your home, or a simply aesthetic one by dressing up lackluster corners in the entryway, bedroom, and everywhere in between. That said, cheap accent chairs that scream "design-savvy" can be hard to come by. After scouring the best furniture stores, we've found a selection of affordable accent chairs ranging from $79 to $520. See which one speaks to your sense of style and get ready to enliven your empty corners.

Cherry Red

red chair
Chairish 1960s Midcentury Modern Steelcase Chairs, Pair $200 $125

This cherry-red seat with a shapely chrome frame is from Chairish. At just $200 for the set, it's pretty much a miracle.


CB2 Sophia Black Dining Chair $129

Who doesn't love a sculptural, monochromatic accent chair? This black one from CB2 is a particular treat, as it's crafted in a circular shape. Place one by the console table in the entryway or get the whole set to tuck under the dining table.

Modern Geometric

Tally Chrome Side Dining Chair
Chairish Tally Chrome Side Dining Chair $159 $129

This nude, modern side chair from Chairish will bring the perfect touch of modern elegance without drawing too much attention. Its geometric shapes are super unique.

Pink Velvet

aeon furniture paris side chair
AEON Paris Molded Plastic Side Chair, Set of 2 $156

Here's a rare find: an accent chair that's easy on the eyes and comfy to laze around on. You had us at dusty rose pink and a dramatic high back.

Cocoon Chair

Natural Rattan Fallon Cocoon Chair With Cushion
World Market Natural Rattan Fallon Cocoon Chair With Cushion $230 $138

This statement chair from World Market will enhance a variety of spaces, whether you place it in a minimalistic environment, amid bohemian aesthetics with natural textures and neutral colors, or somewhere classic with a modern twist. Its cream cushion adds comfort.


IKEA Tobias Chair $79

Though this transparent IKEA chair can blend right in, it also asserts an unmistakable, modern charm. Bring it into the dining room for extra seating, place it in a hallway, or place it by the bed.

Glamorous Green Velvet

Velvet Channel Back Isadora Dining Chair Set Of 2
World Market Velvet Channel Back Isadora Dining Chair Set Of 2 $360

The glamor of green velvet doesn't need to be super-pricey, as proven by this dining chair set. We also love the barrel back and subtly casual feel of the legs.

Gold and Suede

Angui Chair
AYTM Angui Chair $520

When it comes to setting a tone of sophistication, you can't go wrong with a gold frame and a black suede seat. Tuck it under a console table or vanity for a stylish seating option.

Fluffy Faux Flokati

Ivory Faux Flokati chair
World Market Ivory Faux Flokati Gunnar Chair $300 $150

How hygge is this accent chair? It's made of solid elm wood and fluffy faux flokati (wool) upholstery.

Teak and Cowhide

Bandelier Leather Weave Accent Chair
Safavieh Bandelier Leather Weave Accent Chair $684 $360

This armless accent chair is inspired by Danish design. Check out its teak wood and white cowhide upholstery.


Wood Arm Chair
Project 62 Wood Armchair $300

Neutral and comfortable, this midcentury armchair is made of wood with a distressed finish. Add it to your living room or entryway.

Cane and White-Washed Wood

Juniper Cane and White Washed Wood Barrel Chair
Opalhouse Juniper Cane and White Washed Wood Barrel Chair $280

This beautiful white-washed wood chair is the perfect finishing touch to a room. Its tapered legs and cane detailing give it a vintage look while its neutral coloring allows it to fit in almost anywhere.

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