Favourite five fabric armchairs

Need extra seating in time for Christmas? Look to mix and match a new fabric fireside chair to your seating arrangements, and enjoy curling up by the fire in your new favourite piece of furniture.

The selection below ranges from the traditional to the latest in contemporary designer armchairs available. Colour, pattern and texture are definitely in vogue this season, and you can easily add a splash of interest and integrate a fireside chair as a key design element in any neutral interior scheme.

Harlem Armchair 1. Harlem Armchair £299

The traditionally styled Harlem wing chair has a highly resilient and comfortable cushion, features hardwood oak legs, and is upholstered in luxurious designer fabric. This Victorian wing chair in red and gray is designed for fireside use, making it an ideal addition to your living room this winter.

Available from Italian Furniture House.

Metz Armchair 2. Metz Armchair £299 (£149 for matching stool)

Really cosy up to the fire this Christmas with the Metz chair and matching stool in a choice of colours, teal (shown) or red. Green and teal have been great winter colours and are likely to be in vogue for years to come, whereas the red option will work well in a contemporary apartment well beyond Christmas. Delivered normally within 14 days. Order before 8th December to ensure delivery before Christmas.

Available from Next.

Gracie Chair 3. Gracie Chair £499

Shown here in the Amethyst combination of colours with dark wood feet, this chair comes with a free accent scatter cushion and is also available with light wood feet. The Gracie chair would blend in well with leather sofas and gold metallic accessories – perfect for Christmas and beyond.

Available from DFS.

Gala armchair 4. Gala armchair £1,250

This bright, gorgeous armchair in Paloma Fuscia has burnished solid ash arms and a lot of personality. A real feature piece, the Gala is a John Sankey design combining timeless, elegant charm with contemporary style. We also love the excellent craftsmanship.

Available from Hedley Interiors.

Ball Chair (Tonus Fabric) 5. Ball Chair (Tonus Fabric) from £3,750

For something special with a vintage feel, this designer chair is a fiberglass ball built onto a metal swivel base and upholstered with foam/fibre fill. Ideal for the most contemporary of apartments or designer homes.

Available from Design Shop UK.