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Buying A Chair and Ottoman
Jordan and Scottie Pippen. Sonny and Cher.
Starsky and Hutch. Club chair and ottoman.
These are some of the great
partnerships of our time, so if you’re looking to add some new
your home, a great place to start is with a club chair and ottoman set. Why do ottomans and club
chairs go hand in
hand? It’s because both are designed to provide you with extreme
making the room look effortlessly stylish.
and ottomans have been paired together since the 1920s, when club
used extensively in ‘gentleman only’ clubs. These clubs were made to
men an ‘escape’ from their daily lives – be that work, finances or
was a place for them to literally and figuratively put their feet up,
smoke and drink. So
it should come as no
surprise that comfort is the first thing that comes to mind when you
club chairs and ottomans. Throughout the years, a club chair ottoman
retained its distinctive style.
Chair and Ottoman
most part, if you’re buying a club chair and ottoman set, both pieces
the same style and finish. Most people want continuity between the club
and ottoman, and because they’re partnered with each other so often
perfect sense. Leather club chairs and ottomans fit in many different
scenarios. A dark or tobacco brown set will look right at home in a
looking room (think of those gentleman’s clubs), while a simple black
set works well with modern styles and themes. Fabric ottomans and club
should the number one choice for those looking for something a little
and are great for family households with children.
chairs share the same general design: low back, wide seat and arms that
nearly as tall the back of the chair. While dimensions of the chair can
the general design of a club chair remains.
If you feel
like mixing it up a little, you can find an ottoman that is a
different color. This contrast causes visual interest by adding
richness to the
room and acts as a great accent piece to the rest of your furniture.
have to go with completely opposite colors, but choose colors with a
difference. The same goes for shapes. It’s entirely possible to match a
chair with a square ottoman and vice versa. Smaller items like ottomans
perfect when you want to experiment with something different.
planning on combining contrasting pieces, you’ll probably have to seek
separately as most sets are only available in matching styles and
Ottomans and Club Chairs
can find different types of club chairs to pair with your ottoman. A
club chair gives you side to side maneuvering and partnered with a
ottoman you’ll be able to easily adjust positions whenever you want.
also be able to find ottomans that provide you with different
as storage or coffee table ottomans