Gone are the days of flimsy lawn chairs and bamboo sofas. Today, as more people want to entertain outdoors, patio furniture is becoming more elevated and durable. This is good news for those of us in New Orleans, as the tropical heat and rain can ruin even the nicest of furniture. All of these pieces will stand up to the worst weather—and party guests. Mix and match or buy as a collection to create an inviting and comfortable outdoor space.
We love this modern and edgy chair featuring a geometric pattern. The vibrant colors are youthful and funky, the tube frame is light, and the chairs are stackable, making them convenient and fun.
This unique sofa from Villa Vici is perfect for the minimalist home. Available in a variety of finishes, this piece can also be outfitted with LED lighting for an after-dark gathering.
This large table is perfect for entertaining a crowd. Plus, it’s made of Superstone, a concrete composite with an aluminum core, meaning it will stand up to even the worst weather.
Perfect for those who like to laze around outside, this hand-woven cords add a sleek modernity while also allowing you to relax and rest.
New Orleans is famous for its wrought-iron outdoor furniture, and Frontgate based this set on that beloved tradition. This collection is perfect for a backyard dining area or courtyard.
This set from Nola Woodworks is perfect for those with a smaller patio. The dimensions are customized depending on the space and the design is compact.
We love the contrast between the dark concrete and the wood! This dark table will anchor any outdoor furniture setting.
This light and sleek bench is perfect for al fresco entertaining. Plus, it’s easy to transport, meaning you can take it wherever the party is.
This dark wicker furniture is a staple of outdoor living. The dark color contrasts with lighter fixtures, and the wicker is designed to last in all weather.
Perfect for the poolside, this lounge reflects Villa Vici’s utilitarianism. The furniture in this collection can be put together and arranged in many ways due to the block design.
This sofa is perfect for hosting a crowd. The simple metal frame and basic cushions provides a clean look, but the nylon straps add a unique twist.
What’s better for outdoor dining than a picnic table? This rustic piece was custom-made by Nola Woodworks, of course.
This sleek take on wicker is perfect to display around the pool or on its own. The cradling is subtle and the wood frame is teak, meaning it won’t warp in the New Orleans rain.
Another take on the wrought-iron tradition, this furniture is slightly more subtle. Instead of flat designs, the trim on these pieces is round and mimics ivy.
These classic wicker chairs are made from a synthetic material, so they won’t crack and wear with use. Plus, they’re perfect to mix and match with other outdoor furniture.