Written by Hugh Metcalf

6 of the best statement garden chairs

Long gone are the days where basic, plastic seating will suffice as garden furniture. Try these bold, stylish and comfortable buys for your garden instead. 

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More than ever, the garden has become an extension of the home, and with trends for interiors that blur the lines between indoors and outdoors, garden furniture is becoming more and more stylish. 

Where it once may have been functional and a tad underwhelming, now there’s a growing trend for statement garden pieces that could work just as well in your home as outside. We’ve picked 6 of the best around at the moment to suit all styles and price tags.  

Swara garden chair, £299, Made 

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Rattan is a huge garden furniture trend, but Made’s Swara chair in black offers a more contemporary take for a sleek, boho look. 

Loft Lois garden chair, £79, M&S

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String chairs have been the breakout stars of the garden in the last few years – providing affordable and stylish seating for outdoor spaces. M&S’s new Lois chair takes the idea to the next level, mixing in a woven pattern for a statement look. 

Ellipse garden chair, £160 for set of two, John Lewis & Partners 

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These low slung chairs from John Lewis are perfect for relaxing in the garden. Availabe in Dusty Green, Plaster (pink) and Saffron, pictured, they’re perfect for adding a pop of colour to your outdoor space. 

Africa director’s chair, £60, Habitat

Africa Solid Oak DirectorS Chair With Black Diamond Print Sling

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If you need chairs that fold away for easy storage, these director-style seats from Habitat are perfect. Not only are they comfortable, they come in a range of colours and designs, including this monochromatic pattern. 

Bali garden chair and footstool, £425, Next

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We lvoe the dramatic shape of this chair and footstool from Next. While the pricetag may be a little higher, you can see the quality of this design from a mile off. 

Capri striped outdoor chair, £178, Anthropologie

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These bistro chairs are perfect for al fresco dining or for a garden room, adding texture and pattern to your scheme. 


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