Settee and Slipper Chair
Whether you’re hosting a small family get-together or throwing a cocktail party, one thing is certain — it’s always good to have extra seating on hand. For today’s Design Dictionary, we’d love to introduce you to two of our favorite styles of chairs, the settee and the slipper chair: the perfect answers to your seating shortage.
Developed in the 17th century, the settee is the predecessor to the sofa and is the perfect chair for two. This elongated armchair can accommodate two or more people and looks oh-so-stylish in any of Drexel Heritage’s custom upholstery options, such as a fabulously fun floral design. We love the Christelle Settee and its classic form, which blends seamlessly into any room. The settee’s size makes it easy to move and use wherever extra seating is necessary!
Another great way to add seating to a room is the slipper chair. Designed in America in the 18th century, this style chair has a characteristically high back and a low seat with short legs. Our Abigail Chair is a fabulous example of how trendy and functional the slipper chair can be. This chair’s double-curved leg and tufted chair back make it fashionable, while its wide seat and customizable upholstery make it practical.