Expert Speak: 5 furniture must-buys

Need to invest in some furniture and not sure about what to buy? Designer Sheena Khan helps you pick five pieces that can revamp your pad and make it look classy. These pieces of furniture are versatile and stylish.


  • Wing back chair Wing back chair One of the most elegant pieces of furniture it fits beautifully into any style of home whether period or modern. Upholster it in leather and it's perfect for your study or bar. Use a contemporary solid color and make it the focal piece in your living room. There is no end to how much you can do with these chairs.
  • Occasional tables Occasional tables They can add a lot of character to any room. These tables help create symmetry in any room. Bored of old fashioned, run-of-the-mill night stands? Replace them with an occasional table and see your bedroom transform into a chic comfort zone.
  • Chest of drawers Chest of drawers They can be used in the bedroom, entryway or living room. Colour them in bright hi-gloss colors to bring alive a boring room . An antique finish chest in the living room can draw a lot of attention.They can even work very well in a large bathroom that is short on storage spaces.
  • Loveseats Loveseats They are a wonderful seating option. Arrange a loveseat alongside your sofa in your living room for extra seating. Pair two matching loveseats to make the most of limited space. For a stylish sitting area add a to your home office or master bedroom.
  • Console tables Console tables These are an excellent addition to every foyer, living or dinning room. They are the most versatile piece of furniture you can own. They provide style and function in almost every room in the house. Place them behind a sofa with lamps and flowers on it and it will change the way your living room looks.



 Sheena Khan is an independent interiors consultant and designer and has opened her stand alone designer boutique ‘Chizzle’. All the pieces are from Chizzle.