Summer is here, so a lot of the grilling, drinking, and lounging action has relocated outdoors. With an alternating docket of relaxing on the patio or throwing full-fledged, weekend lawn parties, you’ll need some serious seating options that not only look good, but can also handle the heat, the rain, and the cocktail spills. In the past, hauling a couple of those woven-webbing chairs out of the garage and plunking them down in the backyard was just fine, but why settle for middle-of-the road when plenty of better and more rarified options exist? The following chairs run the gamut from traditional and updated traditional to mid-century and full-blown contemporary, with a couple of plain old comfy models thrown in for good measure. Launch Gallery >>
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