... If anyone has any comparable (though cheaper) options, I would love to hear/see them."
Any budget friendly suggestions for Josh? Please let him know in the comments...
You could go for the ikea - Poang, probably their best item. Ive owned one for a while, they hold up well and they look great. http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/S39840162
This chair is called the "Unico Chaise and Ottoman" set. It is listed for $556 (both pieces.)http://www.everythingfurniture.com/zuo-unico-chaise-2.htmlThis one is called the "Lane" chair and is listed for $698http://www.apt-ny.com/details.cfm?uid=apt-071103231747Good Luck!
Offi makes a nice example of what you are looking for:http://www.designpublic.com/shop/offi/653
Not quite as close, but: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=6980407Can't speak to quality, though.
I just ordered this chair from Z Gallerie,http://www.zgallerie.com/pc-4961-53-andrew-relax-chair.aspxIt's basicly a steel frame wrapped in leather, with a little padding in the seat and back. It sits pretty low but I find it incredibly comfy and matches my sofa nicely.
I know you wanted armless but this has the same vibe:http://www.overstock.com/Home-Garden/White-Western-Chair/3177916/product.html?
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