No More Bulky Recliners: My Top Accent Chair Picks

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Why oh why are there so many big, bulky, unattractive recliners on the market. Can’t a girl just get a sleek thin lined, but comfortable recliner chair? Well I’ve searched for hours on end to find the best recliner chairs that keep the cohesiveness of a design while not entirely breaking the bank. Here are my favorites.

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Favorite Recliner Chairs

1| Prescott Recliner: Vanilla

The sleek back cushion without a head or lumbar seam makes this chair a very well disguised recliner chair. The nailhead detail adds just enough interest without making the chair feel overly traditional. Wood legs and piping are always wins in my book and at this price point you really can’t lose.

2 | Prescott Recliner: Charcoal

It comes in multiple colors, but the charcoal and vanilla were my favorite neutrals.

3| West Elm Sedgwick Leather

These chairs were on my “MUST HAVE MUST BUY” list for the last few years. I absolutely love them!! The lines, the leather, the tapered legs. Basically obsessed with them. They do come in a variety of leather colors and fabric options as well.

4 | Chance Recliner: Dakota Leather

Talk about the best of both worlds. Leather. Sleek modern lines. Wood accent tones. PLUS it comes in a recliner #mindblown. But seriously! These are like the Mercedes of chairs and they are currently 20% off!

5 | Chance Recliner Linen

With my room already having a leather accent I gravitated towards the linen version which is still just as beautiful. It also reclines, and gives you a little more cozy feel as you drift off to sleep which… is the sole reason why you have a recliner… right?

Accent Chairs: Beautiful but don’t recline

6 | Contemporary Graphite Accent Chair

This one is good. Like really good. It is one of the most comfortable accent chairs I’ve sat in and the price is perfection. It comes in two grey and the back slats make it #perfection.

7 | Esters Wood Arm Chair

This Project 62 chair is also a bang for your buck and the wood tone is stunning. It isn’t as lounge as some of the others, but would make a great accent chair for a bedroom, living room, or den.


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