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The Best Occasional Chairs That Will Have You Sitting Pretty

The perfect finishing touch to a living space or bedroom, occasional chairs provide both style and comfort in spades. Here are our tops picks of the best (and most affordable) occasional chairs in Australia.

Lounge Lovers

Combining form and function, occasional chairs have become a must-have decorating addition to any home.

The right one can polish off a living room look, create a self-contained relaxation and reading nook or fill that empty corner in a bedroom

A stylish opportunity to reflect your interior design prowess, occasional chairs can be used to make a bold style statement or neatly tie in with the rest of your home's look. 

We've scoured the best occasional chairs in Australia right now, so you're sure to find one that suits your style (and budget!).


Freedom Monet Occasional Chair in Forest, $899

Irresistibly stylish, the Monet Occasional Chair is a modern take on a classic tub chair that oozes glamour and daintiness. Embracing exquisite craftsmanship and luxurious design, the chair has a beautiful curvy silhouette covered in a luscious velvet fabric to soften its look - making it the perfect addition to a cosy and comforting nook.

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Koala Getaway Armchair, $1,495

Consider this the best seat in the house. Beloved furniture brand Koala's most comfy armchair yet, it features handy (and hidden!) storage and stain-resistant fabric in on-trend tones. Plus. it has a feather-like, microfibre fill for that true "sink-in" sensation.

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Castlery Amber Bouclé Swivel Chair, $649

Chic and curvaceous, the Amber is stitched in a soft bouclé and designed to cocoon you in a plush and comfy embrace. With a 360-degree swivel, they are perfect for entertaining spaces and living rooms.

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Interior Secrets

Interior Secrets Delacruz Lounge Chair in Black Boucle, $730

A show-stopping piece, lose yourself in the beauty and sleek design of this post-modernist minimalist-inspired chair. With a metal frame and rounded padded backrest, it has a soft-medium seat firmness, perfect for lounging in style.

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RJ Living

RJ Living Belly Armchair, $1799

Combining supreme comfort and luxe style, The Belly is a unique addition to your home. Available in a range of colours - we're partial to the neutral-toned Decent Warm Beige - it's contemporary and classic all at once.

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Luxo Living

Luxo Living Debby Rattan Accent Armchair with Bouclé Cushion, $690

Revamp your space with this accent chair which combines an on-trend boucle cushion and rattan detailing. Use it as a base to add seasonal textures and styling to when you want to switch up a room's look.

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Lounge Lovers

Lounge Lovers Cuba Accent Chair, $699

Slinging into action is this statement occasional chair. Offering contemporary Scandi lines, the slender teak frame snugly holds the hanging nude-toned leather seat in place. Quality full-grain tanned leather has been used for its ability to patina with age. This smart chair has a modern classic appeal and would suit both coastal or minimalist interior schemes.   

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B2C Furniture

B2C Furniture Webster Beige Occasional Chair, $399

In a stunning natural and beige colour scheme, this is an accent chair that complements, rather than competes, with any room's style. A timeless colour combo, it'll be right at home nestled into a living room corner or in a secluded spot in a work-from-home office. 

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There’s always an occasion for an occasional chair, no matter if it’s a seat for the bedroom, study, living area or reading nook. Found the perfect chair but now need to spruce up the rest of your space? Check out our guide to the latest homeware buys we're adding to our wish lists, or embrace the feature lamp trend to light up your room.

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