Finding an accent chair that is equally comfortable and stylish is no easy task. That's why we've rounded up a selection of gorgeous chairs that provide all the deep cushions and generous armrests that we could want. Cozy up in these reading chairs that provide plenty of comfort while also elevating your home's design.

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Emory Chair / $2,299 / Website

This clean and modern reading chair is ideal for either a quiet morning with a cup of coffee or a late-night movie marathon with a few friends. Handcrafted by skilled upholstery artisans in North Carolina, this chair comes with seat cushions compacted with eco-friendly foam and plant-based material, making it the best seat in the house. The frames were craftsman-built in the United States with a recycled-steel Flexolater suspension system to offer evenly dispersed comfort. The Emory chair is the perfect balance of timeless and fashionable.


Bianca Swivel Chair / On sale for $2,299 / Website

Crisp and clean yet comfortable, Arhaus' Bianca swivel boasts textured Italian upholstery and inviting lines. Perhaps best of all? The performance fabric is equal parts durable and stain-resistant so you can enjoy this chair for years to come without sacrificing style. We particularly love the Bianca styled in a matching pair in a living room.

Lulu and Georgia

Baird Accent Chair /$1,098 / Website

From “Prep School Plaid” to “Emerald Velvet,” there is a reading chair in every color and pattern available from Lulu and Georgia. The Baird accent chair is spicing up every room with a gently contoured seat created to catch your eye. The chair is complemented with bun feet to highlight the chair’s plush lines and can be styled either up or down, depending on the ambiance. Be sure to keep out of direct sunlight to minimize fading and clean regularly for the freshest feel.

Serena & Lily

Beach House Swivel Chair / Salt Spray / $3,898 / Website

Who says you need a beach house to buy a beach house chair? With over 148 different fabric options and each chair custom-made in the United States, turn your home into a beautiful vacation spot with this Beach House Swivel. Serena & Lily aspires to “beauty from every angle, to each piece settling into place,” and “embrace the peace of mind inherent in a well-composed space.” This reading chair will transport you to the beach without ever letting you leave your living room.


Professor's Sheepskin Swivel Chair / $3,195 / Website

Finding a comfortable reading chair can make you feel like Goldilocks, where no matter what, there is always something wrong. At RH, every element is just right with this reading chair covered in New Zealand long-haired sheepskin. After taking inspiration from a 1920s English wing chair, this smaller option does not fall short on style and enticing embrace. It comes in four different color options to match every design but expect tonal, textural and directional variations due to the authenticity and uniqueness of sheepskin.


Kaydan Chair in Latex + Wool / $2,390 / Website

At Medley, their pieces of furniture are truly “built differently.” This chair is a “nature-inspired alternative to petroleum-based cushion foam,” made with natural latex foam and wool to provide a plush and plump seat. The higher back seat offers readers a more upright position while still being able to feel luxuriously lush, along with a complimentary wool-filled back pillow for extra support. Plus, the neutral appearance is apt for any maximalist or minimalist looking for that extra pop of decor.

West Elm

Harris Leather Power Recliner / $3,798 / Website

Calling all e-readers! Sit back and relax in West Elm’s Harris leather power recliner, which comes with a built-in USB port to keep your devices charged. When it comes to durability, this chair is built to withstand any scratch or spill and reclines at various angles for your comfort. As for timelessness, leather is the sleekest and chicest seat in the house, combining midcentury modern with contemporary that is practically designed for you and your book.

Grab that old book off the shelf and your favorite blanket because these reading chairs will never make you want to leave your little nook.