These chairs are convenient for handling extra guests€”but stylish enough for every day use, too.

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1. UpgradedA redesign of one of Fermob’s best-sellers, the Dune premium folding chair ($189) is built stronger than ever and is meant to last a lifetime. Find them in 19 vibrant colours, like turquoise blue or chili red.

2. Vertical ThinkingIf limited storage space is an issue, Calligaris’s Skip folding chairs (from $204) can be hung together on one wall hook when folded.


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3. Stand OutThe design-forward focus of the Kartell Dolly folding chair ($482) includes what most of its kind don’t—arm rests. Although the chairs fold and stack for efficient storage, you may just want to keep these out for show.

4. Light as AirThese sleek, colourful Magis Folding Air-Chairs ($214) are produced using an air-moulding technique, resulting in an extremely light yet durable design.

5. Queen BeeThe lightweight Kartell Honeycomb folding chair ($429) finds its design inspiration from the hive—the seat and back are covered in tiny hexagons—to make a sweet and stylish sitting spot.

6. StackablesThe lightweight plywood Osidea Hanna chairs ($295) perfectly stack on top of each other, making it easy to pull them out of the closet when needed.

cool folding chairs western living magazine7. Boho ChicMix and match the patterns of the embroidered canvas Terai folding chairs ($228) around the table for maximum effect. anthropologie.com8. Room for MoreThe solid beech-wood Olivia chair by Calligaris (from $138) is a dream for storage-starved spaces: it folds up into a compact, 4-centimetre-wide package.