Yes, wingback chairs are in style.. big time. They're also referred to simply as "wing chairs". They fall under the "accent chairs
And I'm not just saying that because we have a pair of antique beauties. We'd have them whether they're in style or not. It just turns out they are back in style big time.How do I know?
I spend an inordinate amount of time on various furniture websites and most are selling a good number of wingback chairs. Even IKEA is in on it with their Strandmon
Design Within Reach sells this modern take in a wingback
Wayfair sells dozens of wingback chairs
.Why are they popular now?
Maybe it's the current baby boom and us parents want to sit in chairs that look like car seats. Joking of course... there's no rhyme or reason as style is a fluid thing and often styles of the past become en vogue again.
Historically they served a purpose to protect people in their chairs from drafts. Of course, we don't have that problem these days, but they're stylish nevertheless.
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