41 Wingback Chairs that Reinvent a Classic Favorite

Nothing makes a dramatic impression quite like a stately wingback chair. This unique design has a rich history and purpose - originally, the hallmark wings were included to protect the upper body against drafts and intense heat from fireplaces. You might have found them in extravagant drawing rooms and private studies where occupants would sit and read, socialize, or perhaps even grab a quick snooze. This list features 41 of our top picks ranging from traditional wingback designs to ultra-contemporary statement pieces, each one showcasing the fantastic versatility of a style that has continued to change and evolve over the years.