Betsy Armchair, Navy Velvet

Our take on a '50s flea market find, the Betsy is a mainstay in the Houses for its Mid Century style. Handmade by the skilled craftsmen at George Smith in the north of England, like the Spoon it’s often used with a low table for informal dining. Its compact size makes it ideal for smaller spaces, as a dining chair or at a dressing table. 

• Armchair with traditional pleated arms and pull buttoned back 
• Solid European beech wood frame and splayed wooden legs 
• F
ixed sprung tight upholstered seat 
• Made by George Smith for Soho Home
• Found in many of the Houses including Soho House Chicago 
• W60 x D77 x H81cm

Also available in Grey Velvet, Flax Linen and Cumin Mohair

Availability: In stock


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  • Blue Velvet

    Blue Velvet

Betsy Armchair


Our sofas and armchairs are handmade by skilled craftsmen using traditional techniques in our factory in the north of England. This is where we source our sofas and armchairs for our Houses, so you can feel confident that they can withstand serious use. We value the great tradition of British manufacturing and this is why we always try to use it in our British Houses. Now we are offering you the same levels of quality and craftsmanship to enjoy in your own home.


Vicky Charles

House Style

Design Director Vicky Charles says “This is a version of a flea market find. 1950s. Good and neat for dining and in bedroom - in small spaces, as a dressing table chair.”



Product Dimensions: W60 x D77 x H81cm

Seat Depth: 54cm

Frame: European beech wood

Feet: Utile wood

Fabric: 100% Velvet 

Filling: Foam

Care Instructions: Professional upholstery cleaner only

Assembly Required? No

Cushion Removable? No

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Next Day Delivery - £9.95

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Standard Delivery - £6.95

Usually delivered within 3 days. Our standard delivery applies to all beauty, textiles, tableware and accessories and will be shipped by DPD. Tracking details will be provided.

Larger Item Delivery - £39.95

Includes furniture & bulky items. Our delivery partners DHD will be in touch within a few days of you placing your order to arrange a delivery date that’s convenient for you. For more information about our delivery options click here. DHD will endeavour to deliver to room of choice (subject to access requirements) and take away packaging. Please note we offer basic assembly FREE as standard. If you are interested in this option, please select it at the checkout.

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