The timeless Chippendale chair was created by acclaimed London cabinet designer, Thomas Chippendale in the 18th century, and is beloved to this day. While I adore the classic style, my obsession with the Chinoiserie-inspired Chippendale Chair, (or the “chinoiserie style” in general) has been going strong for decades. Like many of you, I love watching “The Golden Girls” reruns. Not only do Blanche, Dorothy, Rose, and Sophia bring me joy, but their Palm Beach home and those fabulous white Chippendale dining chairs (around their glass kitchen table) do too!
In 2008 I started my first blog when the recession started and many were looking to DIY vintage furniture. Chinoiserie-inspired Chippendale chairs (and Chippendale dining chairs) were all the rage and were taking social media and lifestyle publications by storm. I searched high and low for the perfect white bamboo Chippendale chair on Craigslist, estate sales, and yard sales, but had no luck! Thankfully today Chinoiserie-inspired Chippendale dining chairs are available online at your favorite retailers!
Over the last year or so, I’ve followed many entertainers and event planners on social media, and excited to see that Chippendale dining chairs are making a comeback, come in a variety of colors and are better than ever! They really make a statement around a round or rectangular dining table and are the perfect addition to any tablescape! While Chippendale dining chairs are perfect for the Palm Beach inspired abode, they’re also a must for the coastal, classic, tropical, and contemporary coastal lover! With the “coastal grandmother” interior design trend more popular than ever now is a great time to invest in a set of Chippendale dining chairs that you and your family will adore for years to come.
Without further ado, here are 22 of the best and most gorgeous Chinoiserie-inspired Chippendale dining chairs in a variety of styles, colors, and price ranges!
White Chippendale Dining Chairs
It doesn’t get any better than the beautiful bestselling Williams Sonoma Home Chippendale Bistro Chairs! They will look magnificent around your bistro table in your kitchen, or luxurious dining table in your dining room! The beautiful birch framed Chippendale dining chairs come with an upholstered seat and in two colors: white or navy blue. What color is your favorite? I simply adore them both!
My love is strong for this spectacular Birch Lane Janae Cross Back Side Chair. It comes in a set of two and is currently available in two colors – white or gray! This elegant set of two Chippendale dining chairs has 4.7 out of 5 stars, is currently on sale, and will look great around your dining table for many years to come.
This white Worlds Away Bristol Linen Cross Back Arm Chair (with a linen upholstered seat) will be the perfect addition to any living room or dining room! A set of two solid oak Chinese Chippendale armchairs will make the perfect head of the table chairs, or you can purchase a set of four (or more) for your round or rectangular dining table!
How dreamy is this solid mahogany wood Bayou Breeze Hilal Linen Cross Back Side Chair in white? It is hand carved and looks as though it’s made of bamboo! I love that this chair has a removable linen seat cushion, which will definitely come in handy when you have to spot clean it or if you’d like to reupholster it in a different color or print. This beautiful chair also comes in the colors silver or gold and they are just as fab! A set of these beautiful Chinoiserie Chippendale dining chairs will look great around your dining table and will make a statement every time you host a family member’s birthday party, a holiday celebration, Thanksgiving, or Christmas dinner and that’s just the beginning!
How stunning is this beautiful and highly rated Ballard Designs Dayna Arm Chair? It comes in a multitude of colors including this charming neutral shade called “rubbed white.” It will be the perfect place to sit and relax in the morning with a cup of coffee, or eat dinner with the family in the evening!
I’m obsessed with the Kelly Clarkson furniture collection at Wayfair! The brand has so many gorgeous French country and classic furniture essentials to choose from. I for one can’t get enough of this phenomenal Kelly Clarkson Ryman Cotton Cross Back Side Chair, which is available in white, brown, and gray. It comes in a set of two and will be the perfect spot to enjoy breakfast with the family or have brunch with your besties! The best part is this set of two chairs is currently on sale. Don’t miss out on saving 27% for a limited time!
If you love shopping on Amazon as much as I do, you will be pleased to learn that there are quite a few Chinoiserie-inspired Chippendale dining chairs currently available! First on my list is this luxurious Kouboo Rattan Chippendale Upholstered Dining Armchair in white. This chair comes in a set of two, and will look amazing next to your buffet in your dining room, around your kitchen table, or in your bedroom to name a few!
It doesn’t get any prettier than this BD Studio II Chippendale Style Bamboo Dining Armchair (in Matte White Lacquer). It is made of bamboo, and will make the perfect accent chair or dining chair! This beauty is ideal for Sunday night dinner with the family or entertaining friends for years to come!
The fabulous bestselling Bayou Breeze Margrett Cotton Cross Back Side Chair is available in white and comes in a set of two. This gorgeous set of chairs will look amazing in your entryway, dining room, living room, home office, or bedroom! The best part is it has great 4.8 out of 5-star reviews and is beloved by many!
If you’re searching for a beautiful and affordable set of two rattan Chippendale dining chairs, you’re in luck! This must have Birch Lane Alturas Cross Back Side Chair comes in a set of two and is available in the colors: white or gray. They have 4.7 out of 5-star reviews and will look amazing in your modern coastal abode!
My love is strong for the beautiful and luxurious Ballard Designs Dayna Side Chairs! These stunning beechwood framed Chippendale dining chairs come in a set of two and are available in many different colors including white, cornflower blue, worn black, green, warm gray, and natural oak! They come with a linen upholstered seat but can be recovered in the solid color or print fabric of your choice. These beautiful chairs have over 595 phenomenal 4.8 out of 5-star reviews and look fantastic around this round white dining table. They’ll also look amazing around your rectangular coastal-inspired dining table.
White Chippendale Outdoor Dining Chairs
If you’re searching for a beautiful white outdoor dining chair, you’re in luck! This beautiful Neiman Marcus Bamboo Dining Chair is made of durable aluminum and is ideal for both your dining room and around your outdoor dining table. It is absolutely breathtaking and is currently on sale for a limited time!
Gray Chippendale Dining Chairs
How gorgeous is this rattan Beachcrest Home Diaz Cross Back Side Chair? It comes in a set of two and is available in two colors: gray or sky blue. These beautiful chairs will make a statement in any dining room, and will also make the perfect occasional chairs in your living room, or bedroom and can also be used as a desk chair if need be! This set has great 4.5 out of 5-star reviews and is beloved by many!
As a huge fan of neutrals, I can’t get enough of these beechwood framed Ballard Designs Dayna Side Chairs in “warm gray”! This gorgeous set of Chinoiserie-inspired dining chairs also come in a multitude of colors and are ideal for the host or hostess! They have phenomenal reviews, are beloved by many, and will be adored by you and your family for decades to come!
I’m officially obsessed with the Universal Furniture Bamboo Inspired X-Back Wood Dining Chair in gray! This exquisite wood saddle seat chair will look amazing adorned with a plush cushion or without one if you choose! It comes in a set of two, is very affordable, and ships for free.
If you love beautiful coastal inspired furniture and Chinese inspired Chippendale chairs as much as I do, you’re in luck! These stunning rattan framed Performance Tina Dining Chairs (with rope joint bindings) come in a set of two. I’m obsessed with their timeless “old gray” taupe frame and plush two-inch seat cushions, which just happen to be stain resistant. They are coastal elegance at their finest!
Black Chippendale Dining Chairs
Like many of you, I love the ever popular black framed furniture trend that has taken social media by storm! This fabulous solid wood World Menagerie Asante Linen Side Chair is an absolute must! It comes in many different colors to complement your dining room beautifully! This magnificent Chinese inspired Chippendale chair looks fabulous with its neutral upholstered seat. It has great 4.6 out of 5-star reviews and will look just as fab around your dining room as it will as an accent chair in your living room!
Blue Chippendale Dining Chairs
The fabulous birch framed Williams Sonoma Home Chippendale Bistro Side Chair in navy blue will make a statement in any home! I love everything about it, from the contemporary navy blue frame, and the neutral upholstered seat cushion in “white linen.” It’s ideal for the coastal or contemporary dining room!
This breathtaking BD Studio II Fairfield Chippendale Bamboo Dining Chair is a must for the Chinoiserie lover! It comes in this elegant shade of blue and will make a statement in your dining room for years to come. It will also look amazing paired with your secretary desk in your home office and will also provide extra seating in your living room!
This magnificent navy blue Worlds Away Bristol Linen Cross Back Arm Chair is made of durable oak wood and has a lovely neutral linen seat! It will amazing as a head of the table chair, as an accent chair in your living room, bedroom, or walk-in closet and of course, a set of four will look phenomenal in your dining room!