There's something intrinsically luxurious and old fashioned about a chesterfield. All that tufting! Those curved arms! There's just so much to love, which is probably why the chesterfield has remained a furniture classic decade after decade. We rounded up 12 options of the sofa silhouette for every budget, from low to high.
Note: Many of these come in a variety of sizes, fabrics and colors so explore until you find the chesterfield of your dreams.
The most budget-friendly option on our list, the classic color and shape would fit into just about any decor scheme, and with a 4.5-star average customer rating, you can't go wrong.
A bright cobalt blue color option adds a fresh twist to the classic style. If the vibrant hue isn't for you, there are also 4 neutral shades available.
At 94" wide, there's plenty of room on the Canal sofa for guests, napping and Netflix bingeing. The
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Bassett Furniture offers a tailored take on the chesterfield. Plus, you can choose from over 1,000 fabric swatches, nailhead and wood finish, and included throw pillows for a fully customized look.
Three sizes and dozens of color and fabric options let you tinker away until you have just the sofa you want.
Chesterfields have a reputation for not being the most comfortable, lounge-y sofas on the market as the back is perfectly vertical, but Rogers+Chris added a slight angle to the back rest to solve this issue. Plus, they get a thumbs up from us for being made in the USA.
The SoHo made our list for a few reasons: its single cushion eliminates that awkward "sitting in the cushion crack" dilemma, it comes in 4 sizes (up to 118"!) and has wider tufting than some of the other sofas on our list.
Good luck deciding on one of the Lyre's 19 available colors; they're all so luscious and rich! Coming in at 100" wide and 41" deep, this beauty is definitely for a larger living or sitting room, but offers plenty surface area for snuggling and lounging.
Other Good Resources:
- 14 Chesterfield Sofas That Add Old-World Appeal - Best Products
- 10 Design Tips for Picking the Perfect Chesterfield - Rogers+Chris
- The Chesterfield Sofa: A Classic Piece for Any Interior - Decoist
The Chadwick isn't technically a chesterfield, as its arms are lower than its back. However, its a great choice if you love the chesterfield style but are looking for a more traditional silhouette.
This chesterfield from Restoration Hardware feels like it resided in a grande Victorian home in another life.
Four reasons to love this sofa: it offers 13 leather colors (with free swatches), a lifetime warranty, free shipping and delivery, and is made free of harmful chemicals.
This handcrafted chesterfield has a hardwood frame made in the USA, multiple support rails, reinforced corner blocks, mortise-and-tenon joinery, and suspended coil systems, so its sure to last and last.
*Re-edited from a post originally published 12.02.14-AH