9 statement outdoor armchairs if you missed out on the Aldi egg chair

Get comfy while making a statement with these unique outdoor armchairs, perfect for any garden. 

As expected, the latest edition of Aldi's much-loved egg chair flew out of shops nationwide this week. In fact, it's been difficult to get your hands on any garden furniture lately. The combination of the pandemic and all the warm weather has turned it into a bummer year for outdoor furniture purchases.

However, fear not, there are some gorgeous garden chairs out there that haven't been snapped up. Whether it's teak or rattan, curved or reclining, we've rounded up some of our favourite statement outdoor armchairs to inspire your next garden shop.



Bohemian rattan bowl chair, €599, Woo . Design

While rattan is an environmentally friendly and sturdy material, it's not fond of extreme weather. So it's best to leave this beautiful hanging bowl chair indoors during the winter to ensure it's ready to swing low come summer.


Between Lines deck chair, €699, and footstool, €295, Skagerak

Scandinavian brand Skagerak is known for its simple, clean designs and this set is no different. Made of sturdy teak, this chair and footstool can stay outside all year round and will silver with age, helping it to blend in beautifully with the rest of the garden.


Chill outdoor lounge chair & ottoman, €1,435, Finnish Design Shop

The ottoman of this plastic-coated rattan set stacks neatly under the seat so you can either extend it out to lounge about for the day or keep it stacked for a handy coffee break spot.


Bergfink hammock, €17.50, Jysk

"Statement" doesn't have to mean expensive. If you have a space that'd be perfect for a hammock, why not go for a stylish one with an intricate pattern, like this cotton hammock from Jysk.



Christo outdoor lounge chair, €783, Rathwood

If you're looking for something strong and sturdy that you can leave out all year round, this chair will serve you well. Made from teak, it's comfy and strong, ideal for a sunny corner of the garden.


Danta red garden chair, around €77, Made

For something a bit more architectural, this powder-coated metal garden seat from Made is gorgeous. Available in an array of colours, the collection pairs design-focused furniture with a friendly price point, and the head cushion makes this one extra snug.


Thana rocking chair, €369, Kave Home

Update that creaky garden rocking chair stereotype with this frankly stunning one. Made from acacia timber and coated in a PU material, it's got long-term UV protection and is perfect for the outdoors.


Sam Son low chair, €525, Nest

Incredibly sculptural and slightly cartoonish in its yellow and red colours, this designer plastic chair is sure to brighten up a garden in any state.


Rustic rattan Ibiza swing, €175, Rathwood

If you love those swing chairs on the porch but it doesn't quite work in your modern home, this chair is a great alternative. Comfy and with a decent swing height, it's great for pushing kids or swinging into the weekend, glass of wine in hand.

Featured image via Finnish Design Shop


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