The Best Modern Leather Armchairs In Every Style & Trend!

Lifestyle expert, journalist and interior design blogger Candie Anderson of candieanderson.com has the scoop on 20 of the best modern leather armchairs in a variety of styles, colors and trends! They are perfect for the midcentury modern, modern rustic, modern farmhouse or modern coastal home!

 

 

As my love of interior design has grown over the years, I have fallen more in love with modern furniture. One of the many things I adore about this style is how easy it is to incorporate it into nearly every living space. When it comes to living room furniture and accent chairs I’m completely obsessed with gorgeous modern leather armchairs.

Modern leather armchairs are perfect for the living room, the family room, bedroom, or home office to name a few. They’ll look brilliant paired with a contemporary coffee table, an upholstered sofa, or a classic side table and that’s just the beginning.

In fact, modern leather armchairs (or accent chairs) will look phenomenal in the midcentury modern, the modern coastal, or modern rustic home! Not to mention how great they look in classic spaces with just a hint of modern. This style is more popular than ever and can be accessorized with the furniture and home decor essentials of your choice.

A few years ago I purchased two leather armchairs before I bought my sofa. At first, I wondered what I was thinking? Should I have purchased the chairs after the sofa or had a better idea of how I wanted to decorate the room? In the end, I’m so glad I didn’t wait! I was head over heels in love with the chairs, and I designed my space around them. I eventually purchased a rustic coffee table, an industrial inspired media console, and a beautiful upholstered Chesterfield sofa! All in all, it all came together and it wouldn’t have had I not purchased the chairs I’d been coveting for years when I did. It really got my creative juices going and inspired me to finally redecorate my living room!

If you’re searching for a gorgeous new modern leather armchair for your home, you’re in luck! Today, I’m excited to share 21 of the best modern leather armchairs in variety of styles and colors. 

 

Best Modern Leather Armchairs In Brown

How comfortable does this vintage-inspired Pottery Barn Waldorf Leather Armchair look? I am obsessed with the modern design, metal legs, and plush top grain leather cushions! It’s begging for a spot in your den, home office, bedroom, or living room! This gorgeous chair is available in two shades “apricot” or “dark gray”. What color is your favorite? I adore them both!

Pottery Barn Waldorf Leather Armchair Apricot best modern leather armchairs
Pottery Barn Waldorf Leather Armchair Color: Apricot

 

 

 

If you’re searching for a gorgeous versatile modern leather armchair, you’re in luck! The magnificent Pottery Barn Shasta Square Arm Leather Armchair will look just as fabulous in the rustic modern home as it will in the traditional! It can be customized in the color top grain leather of your choice. I personally love this beautiful chair in this vintage-inspired leather shade called “Statesville Molasses”, which is ideal for the modern rustic or modern farmhouse!

Pottery Barn Shasta Square Arm Leather Armchair best modern leather armchairs
Pottery Barn Shasta Square Arm Leather Armchair

 

 

 

The modern European-inspiredYork collection at Pottery Barn is one of my favorites! It is elegant, timeless, and will look phenomenal in any home. This fantastic Pottery Barn York Square Arm Leather Armchair is available in a multitude of colors. I think it will look fabulous paired with your favorite modern living room furniture or adjacent to your canopy bed in your bedroom.

Pottery Barn York Square Arm Leather Armchair best modern leather armchairs
Pottery Barn York Square Arm Leather Armchair

 

 

 

If you love chesterfield furniture as much as I do, you can’t go wrong with this modern Pottery Barn Chesterfield Square Arm Leather Armchair! I love that Pottery Barn gives you the chance to customize in the color of your choice. There are so many gorgeous shades to choose from including “Vintage Cocoa”, which is ideal for the rustic abode!

Pottery Barn Chesterfield Square Arm Leather Armchair best modern leather armchairs
Pottery Barn Chesterfield Square Arm Leather Armchair

 

 

 

If you’re searching for a gorgeous, popular, and affordable genuine top leather armchair, you’re in luck! This magnificent Sand & Stable Sierd Top Grain Leather Armchair is definitely for you! Not only is it beautiful and on sale for $614.99 with free shipping, but it has phenomenal 4.8 out of 5-star reviews. What’s not to love?!

Sand and Stable Sierd 40.5'' Wide Genuine Leather Top Grain Leather Armchair best modern leather armchairs
Sand and Stable Sierd 40.5” Wide Genuine Leather Top Grain Leather Armchair

 

 

 

I’m officially obsessed with this Brayden Studio Zoticus 33″ Wide Genuine Leather Armchair! Not only is it made of top grain leather, but it is stain resistant! I love that the seat cushion is removable, so it’s easy to clean underneath. This gorgeous square arm accent chair is beloved by many and has 4.8 out of 5 stars!

Brayden Studio Zoticus 33'' Wide Genuine Leather Top Grain Leather Armchair best modern leather armchairs
Brayden Studio Zoticus 33” Wide Genuine Leather Top Grain Leather Armchair

 

 

 

It doesn’t get any better than this luxurious Williams Sonoma Home Ghent Leather Square Arm Occasional Chair! It is absolute perfection and will make a statement in any home. This beauty can be customized in countless shades of Italian leather; you can also choose whether you’d like standard or down-filled cushions as well. Not only that, you can choose the finish of the legs! This gorgeous leather occasional chair will be a staple in your home for many years to come.

Williams Sonoma Home Ghent Leather Square Arm Occasional Chair best modern leather armchairs
Williams Sonoma Home Ghent Leather Square Arm Occasional Chair

 

 

 

How fabulous is this Pottery Barn Manhattan Square Arm Leather Armchair with Nailhead Trim? According to the Pottery Barn website, they modernized this classic chair in honor of its iconic 30th anniversary! I love everything about it, especially the charming nailhead trim on the arms (of this luxurious square arm classic chair)! This stunning accent chair is available in many different colors and will make a statement in any home!

Pottery Barn Manhattan Square Arm Leather Armchair with Nailheads best modern leather armchairs
Pottery Barn Manhattan Square Arm Leather Armchair with Nailheads

 

 

 

You can’t go wrong with a beautiful leather wing chair, especially this modern West Elm Ryder Leather Chair! It is contract grade, built to last, and available in a multitude of colors. This magnificent chair will make a great Mother’s Day and/or Father’s Day gift for the one(s) you love most!

West Elm Ryder Leather Chair Nut Saddle Leather best modern leather armchairs
West Elm Ryder Leather Chair Color: Nut Saddle Leather

 

 

 

The contract grade West Elm Hamilton Leather Chair is as gorgeous as it is durable and functional! The plush cushions are filled with down and wrapped in top grain leather. It is a must for your living room and your home office! The best part is it is available in many different colors to complement your existing or new furniture.

West Elm Hamilton Leather Chair best modern leather armchairs
West Elm Hamilton Leather Chair

 

 

 

Give me all the plush cushioned leather furniture and I’m happy! This must have West Elm Marin Leather Chair is the definition of modern comfort! It will look phenomenal in your modern rustic or modern coastal living room. This beauty comes in a variety of colors and will be the perfect place to relax watching your favorite TV show or sporting event after work or on the weekend.

West Elm Marin Leather Chair best modern leather armchairs
West Elm Marin Leather Chair

 

 

 

We tend to think of Serena & Lily as the perfect place to shop for gorgeous rattan, wicker, cane, and upholstered furniture! Did you know that they also have beautiful leather furniture on their website?! This gorgeous wingback Serena & Lily Grace Armchair is perfection. It is available in a few different shades of luxe 100% German leather including this beauty called “Saddle.” This chair is ideal for an elegant modern coastal or midcentury modern home!

Serena and Lily Grace Armchair Saddle Luxe German modern leather armchairs
Serena and Lily Grace Armchair Color: Saddle

 

 

 

Curved furniture is more popular than ever and this luxurious curved Frontgate Putnam Lounge Chair is absolutely fantastic! It is available in 18 beautiful shades of performance top grain leather! I love them all, especially the vintage-inspired color called “Chestnut York performance leather”. One of the many great things about this occasional chair is that it is treated to resist scratches and stains! Don’t miss out on saving on this gorgeous chair which is currently on sale for a limited time!

Frontgate Putnam Lounge Chair in Dark Espresso Finish best modern leather armchairs
Frontgate Putnam Lounge Chair in Dark Espresso Finish

 

 

 

Wood Framed Modern Leather Armchairs

If you love Scandinavian design, you can’t go wrong with this stunning Pottery Barn Danish Leather Armchair. I simply adore the vintage inspired Bentwood backrest, the popular woven rope seat, and the square arms! It can be customized in the color leather of your choice, which is an added bonus. This magnificent chair is perfect for the midcentury home and is a must for the minimalist!

Pottery Barn Danish Leather Armchair best modern leather armchairs
Pottery Barn Danish Leather Armchair

 

 

 

Wood framed chairs with leather cushions are more popular than ever! This stunning Pottery Barn Cody Leather Armchair is perfection! You can customize whether you’d like the frame in “Seadrift” or in “Drifted Brown.” The leather cushions are available in many different colors! It’ll look great in your midcentury, modern farmhouse, modern rustic or even the modern coastal abode! This beauty is begging for a spot in your home!

Pottery Barn Cody Leather Armchair best modern leather armchairs
Pottery Barn Cody Leather Armchair

 

 

 

How gorgeous is this Pottery Barn Malibu Leather Accent Chair? It is ideal for the modern coastal or modern rustic home! I can’t get enough of the modern wood frame, the wide arms, and the plush leather (back and seat) cushions which can be customized in the color leather of your choice! It will complement your new or existing living room furniture well!

Pottery Barn Malibu Leather Accent Chair best modern leather armchairs
Pottery Barn Malibu Leather Accent Chair

 

 

 

This bestselling sustainably sourced West Elm Mid-Century Leather Show Wood Chair is perfection! It is available in many different shades of vegan leather (faux leather) or genuine leather. This beautiful accent chair will look fabulous with a complementing leather or modern upholstered sofa!

West Elm Mid-Century Leather Show Wood Chair best modern leather armchairs
West Elm Mid-Century Leather Show Wood Chair

 

 

 

Best Modern Leather Armchairs In Black

Like many of you, I am head over heels in love with Pottery Barn’s timeless Manhattan leather armchairs! Have you had a chance to check out their modern Manhattan chair? This beautiful Pottery Barn Manhattan Square Arm Leather Armchair is the definition of classic luxury with a modern twist. It can be customized in the color top grain leather of your choice! This gorgeousness will pair beautifully with your favorite marble coffee table or side table and that’s just the beginning!

Pottery Barn Manhattan Square Arm Leather Armchair best modern leather armchairs
Pottery Barn Manhattan Square Arm Leather Armchair

 

Woven leather dining chairs, counter stools, and armchairs are more popular than ever and the perfect addition to any home! If you love this style as much as I do, now is a great time to invest in one or two for your living room as they’re currently on sale! This luxurious modern Pottery Barn Fenton Woven Leather Accent Chair in black leather is a must. If you’d prefer a different color, you’re in luck! This magnificent chair can be customized in the color of your choice.

Pottery Barn Fenton Woven Leather Accent Chair Black Leather best modern leather armchairs
Pottery Barn Fenton Woven Leather Accent Chair Black Leather

 

 

 

The popular West Elm Axel collection has long been a favorite! This bestselling square back (and square armed) West Elm Axel Leather Chair with metal legs is an absolute showstopper! It is available in many different shades of top grain leather, which is fantastic! One (chair) will look great in your home office, while a pair of chairs is a must for your living room or family room!

West Elm Axel Leather Chair best modern leather armchairs
West Elm Axel Leather Chair

 

 

 

Best Modern Leather Armchairs In Gray

This popular wood framed faux leather Grandin Road Everett Chair is at a great price point and has fantastic 4.8 out of 5-star reviews. It’s available in the colors smoke gray, oat, and navy blue. This beauty is ideal for the midcentury modern or modern coastal home!

Grandin Road Everett Chair Smoke Gray best modern leather armchairs
Grandin Road Everett Chair Smoke Gray

 

Are you searching for the perfect armchair for your modern home? If so, you're in luck! Lifestyle expert, journalist and interior design blogger Candie Anderson of candieanderson.com has the scoop on 21 of the best modern leather armchairs in every top interior design style and trend.

 

 

 

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