|Sorry, I don't have a source for these images...anyone know?|
I told him they are very practical for people who don't spill food while they are eating. Duh!
In the event that we don't win the lottery before we renovate our dining room, we'll be choosing a less expensive chair.
Like this $239 version from the Home Decorator's Collection.
Here's another option. $299.
This $219 version would work also. Especially since there's a turquoise fabric option available.
This one has a great pull ring on the back like in the inspiration photo. $149.
Or this one from Ballard Designs ($578-$815 depending on fabric choice).
Then again, that gives me plenty of time to sell Chris on the idea of upholstered chairs...