Side Chairs Side accent chairs are among the most versatile pieces of furniture you could have in your home. They not only provide a fantastic decorative accent, but they can also be picked up and moved around to provide extra seating when needed. A side chair, by definition, does not have arms. However, the term is often broadly applied to chairs that provide a seat for only one person, even if they do have low arms. Side accent chairs from LaChaise can work as a perfect addition to a living room, a master suite, a guest bedroom, a reading nook, and even a stylish entryway. To help you choose the right one, here are the answers to a few frequently asked questions about side chairs.