outdoor tablescape
Elizabeth Fogarty

Styling your ceremony seating or looking for the perfect dining chair to complement your tablescapes?

Brush up on 11 of the most popular wedding chair styles to determine which option best suits your wedding aesthetic.

Chiavari chairs with signage
Brandy Angel Photography

Chiavari Chair

This faux bamboo style is the most popular option for weddings. They’re often seen in natural wood, neutral tones, or metallics, but some rental companies offer bright colors, pastels, or even transparent varieties.

silver chameleon chair with gray cushion
Monique Hessler Photography

Chameleon Chair

If you don’t recognize these chairs, that’s because they’re usually draped in fabric or otherwise disguised (hence the name). The metal frames can be customized with colorful cushions, stylish sashes, or decorative slipcovers. They can also be kept bare like this for a more contemporary look.

ghost chairs at outdoor ceremony
Djamel Wedding Photography

Ghost Chair

A modern style made from acrylic or lucite. While it’s most commonly seen in clear, it also comes in opaque black or a variety of translucent tints like gray, pink, blue, green, and orange.

folding lawn chair at ceremony
Stacy Hedman Photography

Folding Lawn Chair

These are a popular option for any wedding style, since they can be easily dressed up or down with aisle markers and other adornments.

cross-back chairs at garden reception
Lovers of Love Photography

Cross-back Chair

A Tuscan-style chair with a natural wood finish and a signature cross-back design. This chair embodies rustic elegance and is a popular choice for sophisticated weddings set at farms, barns, gardens, or vineyards.

metal marais bar stools
Monique Hessler Photography

Marais Chair

These stylish steel bistro chairs will give your tablescapes an industrial edge. We love them paired with rustic farm tables and contemporary glass tables alike. These French-inspired dining chairs are typically seen in metallics like silver, gunmetal, and bronze, but can also be found in a wide variety of colors and heights.

bentwood cafe chairs at ceremony
Brooke Lee Photography

Bentwood Cafe Chair

This fashionable style was made popular by Michael Thonet in the 1800s. It’s the quintessence of laid-back, effortless elegance and is a great choice for a wedding set in a vineyard, restaurant, barn, or loft.

King Louis XVI chairs garden wedding
Krista A. Jones Photography

King Louis XVI Chair

This French Neoclassical design is distinguished by an oval back and is typically upholstered in a natural linen material or colorful velvet. It’s a must for a vintage-style wedding held at a historic mansion or an elegant estate!

rattan chairs for summer wedding reception
Katie Nesbitt Photography

Rattan Chair

These natural cane folding chairs are a festive choice for a tropical beach or waterfront wedding!

English garden chair for outdoor reception
Diana Lupu Photography

English Garden Chair

These sweet wrought-iron beauties can be rented from a variety of vintage furniture companies. They come in a range of designs, from classic scrolls to preppy lattice or romantic hearts. A lovely choice for a shabby chic garden wedding—just make sure you provide cushions!

slotted chairs and rustic tablescape
Awake Photography

Slotted Chair

A perfect option for a garden or countryside wedding. Add extra personalization with colorful seat cushions!