The Chaise: A Long History

Marilyn Monroe drapes her voluptuous curves across a chaise lounge as she gazes seductively into the camera snapping her photo. Roman senators sip plum-colored wine from cage cups as they recline on similar chairs. French courtesans adjust their bodices, fanning themselves as they catch a short rest. They’re popular both as interior furniture or at the poolside. The chaise lounge — or, what the French … Continue reading The Chaise: A Long History