Like it says in the title - I could not be happier. I read all the reviews (yep all of them) and thought I knew what to expect - perhaps "a knock-off that wasn't quite the real thing but, hey, its cheap"! In fact it is a reproduction of the much more expensive French original, a reproduction that is all but perfect. (I also bought the counter stools - and have the same view of them - so the reviews are pretty much a cut and past copy!)
They are slick, comfortable, attractive and sturdy. The white powder coating is perfect with a very nice shine. They stack - but I don't want to stack them - they are so cute in their new gloss straight from the box!
No dents, scratches or flaws at all. The white paint job is crisp and bright. The packing was through and secure, I just loved them from the moment I unpacked them. And the price - what can one say except - sorry France, the design for these chairs may have originated in your land some 100 years ago but the current place to have them made is China. (Sorry, but its true). [You can check the French prices online vita *** dot com or at the French manufacturer's website)
If this style suits you (and its not for everyone - Grannies and certain suburbs - I mean you!) then you shouldn't hesitate, snap them up. I have mine in a minimalist - loft style place in the country in Northern California and I would post pix if I could.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? exact
Please tell us about the quality of the product. great
How accurate was the on site description of the product? very accurate
Arrived quickly - no damage, very well packaged. Nice simple design, feel solid. Paint was almost perfect - on close inspection there are very minor imperfections but nothing to fret about. I use these on my patio - stack & cover after use to protect from UV damage. I also like that I can use indoors - the rubber feet are great will not scratch floor. When sacking there are rubber "bumpers" on the underside of each chat to protect from scratching. I like to live pretty minimal furniture wise - these are perfect since they work & look great indoor & outdoor. I imagine if you let them sit in the rain the welds will rust - but these can also be repainted easily years down the road - another plus. Seat size I do not end small and I'm 190lbs. Very please overall.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Perfect
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Decent quality
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Accurate
I just received my white chairs and I love them! They are kind of industrial/country/French all at once, and came without a scratch on them. I have been loving the Tolix chairs, but can't really afford the splurge at the moment. I really love the gunmetal vintage look, but the grey ones in this chair are smooth grey and not the antique look I want. I don't regret going with the white - they are sturdy and lovely! They will match my reclaimed wood farm table perfectly! I can't comment on their durability since they were just delivered, but don't hesitate to buy these if you are after the metal cafe chair look and want a bargain! Another score from Overstock...
I loved everything about these chairs...until I sat in them. I am 5'8" and of average weight, but my hips hit both arms of the chair. I really wanted to keep these chairs, but I had to return them because I knew I would not be able to eat my meals in them every day. So, unfortunately, because of this, I cannot recommend these chairs. Cute, but uncomfortable.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? color was same as on site.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. excellent quality
How accurate was the on site description of the product? accurate description
THE PROS: Nice design, comfortable for someone who's 5'8 and 135 lbs, fully assembled one piece design.
THE CONS: 3 out of 4 chairs have defects in enamel paint in that there are worn spots or large chips, may not be comfortable with someone with a larger frame as the sides are rather narrow.
Overall, I'll use them, and if they hadn't arrived damaged I'd probably give them 5 stars, but just know that you are taking your chances and may have to send them back.
I ordered these chairs in the set of 4. They literally arrived 2 days later!! I could NOT believe how fast the shipping was! They arrived without any sort of damage or defects. They were already put together and we were able to put them to use right away. The white chairs with our 100 year old wood kitchen table, makes such a cool modern touch to our dining room. We have 3 boys and these chairs are going to be perfect as they grow too.. they wipe up super easy and are sturdy.. the quality is just perfect for families. I would totally recommend these chairs!! Rad!!
Was hesitant to order these chairs after reading reviews saying they were small and hard to fit into. That is definitely not the case. I imagine if you are a very large person this might be the case, but it is more than enough room for an average size person. Chairs are comfortable enough for everyday use, the value is great, and they arrived undamaged and on time. Husband said they were easy to put together.
Hello jdrd8449, no, these chairs have a polished white finish, to make them both mar and scratch resistant. I hope this information is helpful. Thank you for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 4, 2014
Can you give just the seat dimensions please? I have an existing set that I am trying to match-- does the square seat measure roughly 15" x 15"?bridgac on Aug 4, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello bridgac, I hope your day is going well. I measured the chair so any errors are off by no more than a 1/4 of an inch. The seat height is 18 inches. The seat is 15 inches x 15 inches. The arm height is 9 1/2 inches and from the seat to the top of the seat back I measured 14 1/2 inches. Thank you for shopping with us and have a great day.overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 18, 2014
Thank you for your question clairdnj. The shipping dimensions are 48 inches h x 22 inches w x 22 inches l. Have a great day. overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 18, 2014
Is there a product that can be applied to the chairs to help keep them from rusting outdoors?dub442 on Jun 11, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for your question dub442. There are a few things you can do to keep your outdoor furniture in tip -top shape. Keep your outdoor furniture dry and covered. Store your outdoor furniture very carefully. In between keeping your outdoor furniture dry, covered and stored properly, apply a paste wax it it. Making sure to include the joints and crevices and then let it dry completely. Be sure to maintain the furniture on a regular basis, such as applying grease or oil when needed. Have a great day. overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 18, 2014
They can be, but I wouldn't store them outside. I think they'd weather poorly in the rain/snow.juliasandiego on Jul 22, 2013
NO, they will rust. I store them inside & take them to the deck when I want to use them. They are very comfortable & stack to store easily.skippy3508 on Sep 28, 2013
What is the height of the arms on these chairs? I'd like to know if I can push these chairs under my table.gdzon on May 9, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Why not. But they are sold in sets of four. How many chairs do you want? I see them else where individual but much higher pricedhb2008 on May 11, 2013
Thank you for shopping with us.The arms are 9 1/2 inches from the seat and slope up to 14 inches from the seat to the back.overstockcustomercare1 on May 14, 2013
Why not. But they are sold in sets of four. How many chairs do you want? I see them else where individual but much higher priced
The arms are 9 1/2 inches from the seat and taper up to 14 inches at the center. These have been measured from the seat.overstockcustomercare1 on May 14, 2013
I have a standard height dining room table and I can not slide them completely under it. The arms start to taper down so you can push a little in but not all the way.angel82880 on Jun 1, 2013
No, I don't think you'll be able to. I can't fit them under my table.juliasandiego on Jul 22, 2013
Thank you for contacting us meganhollenback. Unfortunately we are unable to do that. We apologize for any inconvenience we might have caused.
Please let us know if you have any further questions.overstockcustomercare1 on May 14, 2013
find 4 people that want the chairs, each order a different color & then trade chairs.skippy3508 on Sep 28, 2013
Who is the manufacturer of these chairs? Are they made in China by a company called Dimensions?allisonrusso22 on Oct 1, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
These chairs are made in China, but the manufacturer information is unavailable.overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 1, 2012
Can these chairs be ordered in pairs instead of 4 packs? Or can I order 6 total instead of 8? on Aug 10, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
The seat of the chair measures 20 inches wide by 19 inches deep. The seat height is 17.5 inches.overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 12, 2012
Will you be getting more of these in stock? on Apr 26, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Unfortunately when an item is sold out, there is never a guarantee we will get more in stock. It depends on the demand of the product and how quickly it sold while it was on our site. Please submit your email address in on the product page to receive notification if more come available.overstockcustomercare1 on May 1, 2012
These chairs are not weatherproof, but they should be okay outdoors if taken care of properly.overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 4, 2012
Can you please elaborate on "taken care of properly"? I.e., what steps would one need to take to make sure these chairs hold up outdoors?ssglover315 on Apr 1, 2013
Hi ssglover315, Since these are not weatherproofed they can be taken cared of by keeping out of direct sunlight and water to prevent rust and color fading. Hope this helps. Thanks for shopping with us and have a wonderful weekend !overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 5, 2013
Hello Valued Customer, I hope your day is going well. These are 19 gauge steel chairs(this information was from another stool) painted white. They come stacked and would be easy to move and store before most storms. You can also repaint and with a little care these will last a long while. I hope this helps and thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 18, 2014
Hownare the chairs priced, per piece or set? on Feb 15, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
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