9 Modern Wingback Dining Chairs

I keep finding new examples of my favorite upholstered dining chairs. You know, these?

Dining Room with Blue Restoration Hardware Wingback Chairs by Studio McGee

It’s like a traditional wingback chair fell in love with Arne Jacobsen and had beautiful babies. See also: Deeda. (Oh, you pretty thing.)

Deeda Chair, Jayson Home

I’ve rounded up a few more examples of the style below. Oh man, if my kids weren’t so messy, I’d be all over these for my dining room. There’s always the hostess chair route, I suppose. Just a pair, with one at each end of the table? (You know the second you get upholstered dining chairs a kid will drop a plate of spaghetti on them. I think it’s a rule.)

But still. They’re so pretty! And the shape is nice and cozy. Which one’s your favorite?

9 Modern Wingback Dining Chairs | Making it Lovely

  1. Galloway Wingback Dining Chair, Crate & Barrel
    Choose from several colors or go with a solid fabric instead.

  2. Deeda Chair, Jayson Home
    Customize it or pick up this one that’ on sale.

  3. 1940s Wingback Side Chair, Restoration Hardware
    Just perfect, from the shape to the nailhead detailing.

  4. Sloan Fabric Armchair, Restoration Hardware
    That base!

  5. Irvine Button Tufted Back Accent Chair, Overstock
    Button tufting? Where? Surprise — it’s on the back.

  6. Portsmouth Upholstered Dining Chair, Arhaus
    Another turn around surprise — the back has exposed wooden support detailing.

  7. Bowden Wingback Chair, One Kings Lane
    Great fabric and a lighter frame.

  8. Hugh Dining Chair, Arhaus
    Brass nailheads and a lovely aged crackled leather finish.

  9. Carmen Tufted Side Chair by Hooker Furniture, Wayfair
    No additional color choices, but the tufting is a nice detail.

Photos: Rangeview Reno by Studio McGeeDeeda Chair, Jayson Home

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  • Kim Burdett
    August 15, 2016 at 1:07 pm

    How many wingbacks is too many? In my 1911 home, I am a SUCKER for them now. I bought one from EBTH for $60 and it MAKES our living room (even though my husband calls it our Mr. Burns chair!).

  • Samantha Martin
    August 15, 2016 at 3:51 pm

    Thanks for this list. I’ve been thinking about updating our duncan phyfe mahogany table with a pair of hostess chairs like this. I think it’ll modernize it a little bit. I was thinking of having them upholstered in perennials outdoor fabric or finding a safer version of stain treatment to keep them beautiful. Still researching the latter!

    August 15, 2016 at 4:27 pm

    Children can only eat over the sink or outside. Problem solved ;)

  • Emily Clark-Nimz
    August 16, 2016 at 9:10 am

    Number 8. You could have leather with the kids – even in that cool teal color from the library or in pink!

  • Amy
    August 17, 2016 at 6:57 pm

    I had wingback chairs reupholstered a few years ago and still love them like crazy.

  • Lavues
    August 28, 2016 at 5:39 am

    Nice modern dining chairs! The second one looks elegant :)

  • Melissa
    June 6, 2017 at 1:01 pm

    May I ask what brand the beaded chandelier is or where to find it? Thank you!!!

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      June 6, 2017 at 2:38 pm

      It’s available from Circa Lighting!

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