I'm an Interior Designer, and I purchased these chairs for a client. Typically, I insist that clients experience the furniture first hand, i.e., sit on the chairs to determine comfort, etc. Having said that, I broke a cardinal rule and purchased furniture via the internet. The chairs completely lived up to the hype, and the reviews posted by others. The chairs arrived in approximately one week. They look gorgeous, they're very comfortable, and the client loves them! Thank you to all the reviewers who gave us the courage to purchase these fabulous chairs.