Huggy Chairs Are The Comfy Homewares Trend Taking Over Your WFH Space In 2021

The closest we'll get to a warm embrace

As we welcome the new year indoors and embrace time on our lonesome, the sudden shift to working alone from home has left many of us in need of a hug. 

Introducing: the Huggy chair.

Whether you’re on the hunt for the comfort of a warm embrace or are just looking for your next homewares item that’ll give your abode a 2021 refresh, look no further than this year’s latest furniture trend.

Created by Australian homewares brand Sarah Ellison, their infamous Huggy Chair has become a staple for what’s hot in the world of homewares, thanks to its use of cosy textiles and comforting design.

Made from either velvet or faux-shearling, otherwise known as Sherpa, a synthetic version of sheepskin and wool, this means that you can sink into the soft embrace of the fabric without the guilt of it being from an animal.

The design of the arm and back rest is made at a three-quarter rotation to emulate the hug of another human being, which has come at the perfect time, seeing as our future looks similar to that of 2020.

But if you’re on the hunt for a more affordable and accessible alternative, fret not as there are a myriad of iterations of the Huggy that are sure to please.

Below, we’ve rounded up the best Huggy chairs on the market that will elevate your living space in time for the new working year.

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​Huggy (Faux-Shearling) Chair, $1595 at Sarah Ellison.

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Monet Boucle Armchair in White, $945 at Life Interiors.

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​Huggy (Velvet) Chair, $1595 at Sarah Ellison.

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Sofia Armchair in Boucle Cream, $999 at Lounge Lovers.

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Ada Swivel Accent Chair in Grey, $423 at Brosa.

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Apollo Tub Fabric Armchair in Cream, $895 at Life Interiors.

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Jasper Swivel Armchair in Dusty Rose, $945.25 at Life Interiors.

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