I'll be the first to admit that there's no seating option more comfortable than a recliner. But for so long recliners weren't exactly a stylish decor option. And I'm completely unwilling to sacrifice style for comfort. Fortunately, recliners have come a long way in the last 15 years! Gone are the clunky, pouffy recliners of the old days. There are now TONS of modern and stylish recliners you will actually want. I know, it's hard to believe, but it's true!
It took my husband and I over EIGHT long years to find a recliner that is equally comfortable and beautiful. A few years later, we found two more beautiful recliners for another area of our home. I now consider myself somewhat of an expert in finding attractive recliners, lol. I'm sharing my absolute favorites with you in this post. We found the best options whatever your decor style!
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If you've been around long enough, you might remember when Joe and I finally found a gorgeous, modern recliner that we both loved (the West Elm Spencer Recliner). We had almost given up after searching high and love for over 8 years. We've now had it in the family rooms of both our old home and current home for over 4 years and we absolutely love it–I've even shared a full review of the West Elm Spencer recliner).
Once I realized that recliners could be beautiful and comfortable, I discovered a whole new world of stylish recliners. So a couple of years later, I started hunting for two more when we decided to change up the sitting area in the bedroom of our old home. And I found another modern recliner option that we love!
This is how our West Elm Spencer recliner looks in our current family room.
All Modern Chartier Recliner
The Chartier Recliner is incredibly similar to our Spencer recliner, but comes in at a much lower price point. We purchased 2 of them nearly 4 years ago and they looked perfect as a pair in our old bedroom sitting area. They now look beautiful in our colorful bonus room!
15+ More Stylish Recliner Options
I get asked about the two recliners I love very often. Unfortunately, the recliners in our bonus room are often out-of-stock, so I've sourced loads more stylish recliners for you! Erase the images of old, pouffy, oversized recliners out of your head and be prepared to have your world rocked with these sleek and beautifully stylish recliners.
Sleek Modern Recliners
Every single one of the modern recliners I have found are not only beautiful, but they get good reviews for comfort! The other big benefit is that many of them can fit in spaces where an oversized recliner would never work.
This Vegan Leather recliner looks nearly identical to our West Elm Spencer recliner, but comes in a much lower price point.
This modern blue recliner gives me all the Mad Men vibes and I am here for it! The blue upholstery is gorgeous and I love the walnut legs.
This is another vegan leather recliner option. I love that this Teasley recliner looks like a stylish arm chair. The airy wooden arms make it ideal for not overwhelming a small space. And the price point is reasonable on this one also!
If you love the look of the modern recliner above, but vegan leather isn't your favorite, check out this gorgeous upholstered option–there are two different colors of upholstery to choose from.
If you are looking for a modern recliner with a softer look, this upholstered beauty is a recliner and a glider.
This Rhys mid-century modern recliner is timeless and stunning. And the upholstery color and fabric options are extensive.
This mid-century chair and ottoman isn't an all-in-one recliner, but it's iconic design and great price point are definitely worth considering. It comes in a several different colors. It's absolutely stunning.
Another West Elm Spencer lookalike for you! This Everett Recliner is made of faux leather and comes in a few pretty color options (including navy blue)! It's nearly half the price of the Spencer recliner that we have and gets incredible reviews.
Attractive Traditional Recliners
If your style leans more traditional than modern, I've got you covered as well. These traditional recliner options are still a far cry from the pouffy recliners of our parents' generation. These are traditional but stylish!
The Harris Leather Power Recliner is a long-standing best seller for a reason. It's a timeless and classic design that will never go out of style.
If you love the idea of a beautiful but traditional recliner, but are on a tight budget, this one is for you! This tufted push back recliner comes in at under $300 and has over 1,000 stellar reviews. It comes in a few different color options.
The Irving Roll Arm Leather Chair is a best-selling classic. Few things say comfort and timeless style like a club chair and this one reclines!
If you love the look of a club chair recliner, but the one above is out of your budget, take a look at this nailhead pushback recliner. It's priced at under $300 and has over 200 excellent reviews.
This Shelby recliner has an understated but classic design. It comes in 4 different performance fabric options at a reasonable price point (under $600).
The Wells Tufted Leather Recliner is a personal favorite of mine, and if we ever find ourselves in the market for another recliner, this would be at the top of my list. The wingback silhouette is stunning, yet classic. And I love that it swivels.
This Tyler Upholstered Square Arm Recliner comes in countless fabric options and looks like a classic arm chair. No one would guess by looking at it that it's actually a stylish recliner.
What do you think of all those stylish recliner option?! I told you they are nothing like those recliners we all remember from the 70's and 80's! I hope this post has helped you a bit on your journey to find the perfect recliner for your home.
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