kick back: 6 of the best Chaise Longues

Lie back and relax on one of these show-stopping loungers.Perfect for a bay window or unused corner of the sitting room, bedroom – or dressing room – these contemporary chaises are as striking as they are seductive.

A chair-come-sofa-come-bed, the versatile chaise longue is just the thing for reading, lounging, lazing and serious napping.

 

 

Mad velvet chaise, £4,382, Marcel Wanders for Poliform

Mad velvet chaise, £4,382, Marcel Wanders for Poliform

This sculptural design by Marcel Wanders has a big personality and a striking decorative presence. The high back rest corner is perfect for snuggling into with a book – or pile of Livingetc magazines.

Mad velvet chaise, £4,382, Marcel Wanders for Poliform

Mad velvet chaise, £4,382, Marcel Wanders for Poliform

This sculptural design by Marcel Wanders has a big personality and a striking decorative presence. The high back rest corner is perfect for snuggling into with a book – or pile of Livingetc magazines.

bronte chaise longue in chalky pink vintage velvet, £1,145, loaf

bronte chaise longue in chalky pink vintage velvet, £1,145, loaf

Dream of being Dorothy Parker or some such literary legend as you elegantly recline on this Deco style lounger.

Maven chaise and 5m of fabric, £3,516, Amy Somerville

Maven chaise and 5m of fabric, £3,516, Amy Somerville

This long, sumptuous tailored chaise has gorgeouspolished brass banding and solid American black walnut chocolate ebonised satin legs. It's shown hereupholstered in mohair but comes in lush velvets and wools too.

Exclusif leather chaise, £3,495, Didier Gomez for Ligne Roset

Exclusif leather chaise, £3,495, Didier Gomez for Ligne Roset

Classic, chic and comfortable, this design by Didier Gomez has invitingly chunky and robust proportions.

Leta cotton chaise, from £3,759, Pinch

Leta cotton chaise, from £3,759, Pinch

This sensual chaise by Pinch Design features a traditionally sprung seat and back. We love the curved, feminine edges.

Danish leather chaise, £4,679, Norr11

Danish leather chaise, £4,679, Norr11

This minimalistic leather chair is inspired by the Bauhaus era where simple and clean shapes were the order of the day. The frame is made from stainless steel with a seat and back made from reinforced canvas. The cushions are upholstered with high-quality leather and filled with fine down.