Hi friends! Nothing says "COASTAL" to me like rattan, wicker, and the casual chic vibe of woven bistro chairs. They are practical and beautiful for dining seating, patio seating, as barstools and desk chairs. I LOVE them!
By far I believe the Riviera Side Chair (as shown below) is a fave for many people, but there are great contenders out there for you to choose from at various price points/quality.
Remember, some of these are sold as singles and others only as a pair! Not to mention most have multiple color options.
Some things to consider when choosing what type of chair to go with. These are all personal preference:
1. Yes or No to arms on the chair.
2. Are they constructed to be used Outside? Not all of them are!
3. If the seat material is lighter, is it a quality that will clean easily considering tanning oils, bronzers, food/sauces, markers, etc.?
4. Are they stackable? (if that's a desire for storage purposes)
5. Is the front of the seat design flat or curved (waterfall edge for comfort)?
The chair below is an example of a commercial grade, stackable bistro chair with an aluminum (faux bamboo) frame, great for indoor or outdoor use as aluminum is rust resistant! And at only $80, a GREAT price point!
Below is probably one of my favorites I've found that has arms as well as a "waterfall" edge on the front where the legs sit. This is more comfortable than the flat-style seat and something to consider when making a decision as well.
Below are two examples of similar chairs. [CLICK the image for details] Both chairs have a REAL rattan frame, navy and white chevron pattern and waterfall edge. The little details really make the difference on what kind of statement you're going for.
I hope this helps if you've been looking around for the perfect bistro chair!
Right now is a great time to add them to your home or business since Spring and Summer is typically when there are tons of them in stock and there are a great deal of sales happening at this time.
Below I'm sharing more bistro chair finds from various places. I'd love to know YOUR favorite!