Summer means outdoor entertaining, which means you’ll be needing chairs that can stand up to the elements. Here’s a roundup of our top 10 café-style chairs to fit the bill (they work equally well as indoor/outdoor options).
Above: Slatted Teak Chair; $248 from Terrain.
Above: Hay’s Hee Dining Chair is available in bright green (shown) and five other shades; $258 each from Finnish Design Shop.
Above: The silver Arc En Ciel Folding Chair is currently on sale for $75.65 from Design Within Reach.
Above: Made in France, the Louvre Side Chairs are $534 for a set of two from American Country Home Store.
Above: The powder-coated aluminum Luxembourg Side Chair in black is $326 from Amazon.
Above: Marais Dining Chairs made of varnished galvanized steel, vermilion, or lemon; $250 each at Design Within Reach.
Above: Fermob’s Classic French Bistro Folding Chair is available in Chili (shown) and eighteen different colors; $198 from Horne.
Above: Tarno French Cafe Chair in acacia and steel; $15 at Ikea.
Looking for inspiration to go with your café chair? See 1,943 images of Outdoor Dining in our Gallery of rooms and spaces.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on July 18, 2012.