Upholstered chairs seem to me like the ultimate decor investment. They become characters in a room. The more tattered they are, the better — like an Hermes bag with a life well lived. I have a friend who believes that every kitchen should include an upholstered chair, a place to curl up in with a cup of coffee and the New York Times. Her chair is a well-worn, cream-colored Club on wheels. It’s draped with an old paisley throw.
The best chairs, of course, are found in thrift stores. But, as usual, I’m in love with all the ones on the Anthropologie site. A sampling:
I can live without the Prada heels these days, but furniture has become my favorite luxury item!