Bean bag chairs are large sacks made of leather or vinyl and filled with synthetic polystyrene beads. It is known to be one of the most stylish and fashionable types of furniture that is usually preferred by the younger generation. These chairs became popular in the late 1960s. Though it can seldom be chosen as a formal piece of furniture to be placed in contemporary living rooms, it is mostly used to decorate entertainment rooms or private dens to accommodate guests
The bean bags were mostly made of expensive leather and so these chairs are known to be quite expensive compared to the other types of fashionable chairs. Rich leather of superior quality is usually used to manufacture these chairs. Therefore it is quite expensive compared to the vinyl chairs. There are chairs made of less expensive materials such as cotton, vinyl or synthetic. Though the chairs made of these materials are less expensive and comfortable, it appears similar to the leather chairs.
In the earlier days, the leather bean bag chairs were made of authentic leather. It was known popularly as sac chairs. But there were hardly any varieties of colors or textures during those days. Today a huge variety of colors and textures of leather chairs are quite easily available in many of the online stores. Most of the people prefer to buy leather chairs as it is elegant and chic. It is easy to clean and maintain too. Most of the products available today are water-proof too.
Today the online stores are flooded with a variety of these fashionable leather chairs in different colors, shapes and sizes to suit individual needs and home decors. Some of the most popular colors of chairs include black, red, dark blue, pink, maroon and brown. Modern chairs include outer shells which can be removed and cleaned easily. The inner beads are protected with a covering so that it lasts for a long period of time.
There are chairs with animal prints which are quite popular among the younger generation. In short, though these fashionable chairs are considered to be less popular these days, it is still widely preferred by a large number of people.