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Splurges and Steals

Fine design doesn’t come cheap. Or does it? Here are good home furnishings for when money is no object—and when it is.


The Louisa Chair by KMP Furniture offers elegance—and comfort to the wallet. It’s $567 through


The Jenny chair suits both classic and contemporary loungers who appreciate fine Italian design. It’s about $2,800 at


Gus Modern’s George day bed, in black leather upholstery with a stainless-steel base, is $1,550 at Homebody, 715 Eighth St., SE; 202-544-8445;


Knoll’s licensed reproduction of Mies Van Der Rohe’s Barcelona Couch goes for about $9,500 at Vastu, 1829 14th St., NW; 202-234-8344;


The Mimi chest features a coffee-bean stain and mirrored glass. It’s $899 at Crate & Barrel furniture stores in Arlington, DC, and McLean.


Mirrored chests add glamour to a room. Tuvalu Home’s dresser, covered in antiqued mirror, has a classic Venetian look. It’s $2,130 through

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