“In the post-war era, mid-century furniture designers set out to create a new aesthetic—one steeped in a modern sensibility—and stiletto legs on furniture expressed a sort of floating, sexy vibe.”
— BECKY GOSS, FOUNDER, THE FLAT, WESTPORT
Mia chair with satin brass legs; $4,500.
Wakefield Design Center, Stamford, 203-358-0818; wakefielddesigncenter.com
Lillian August for Hickory White
Stiletto cocktail table; starting at $1,848.
Norwalk, 203-847-3314; lillianaugust.com
Gilles Clement Designs
Klismos chair; $11,500.
Greenwich, 203-717-1919, Westport, 203-349-5300; gclementdesigns.com
Verre cocktail table; price upon request.
Comet sconce; price upon request.
Donghia, New York, 212-935-3713; boydlighting.com
Maîson 55 by SONDER Living
Dining table; $3,747.
ABC Carpet & Home, New York, 212-473-3000; abchome.com
Prong bench with satin brass base; starting at $2,450.
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