Review of the La-Z-Boy Edie duo® Sectional
May 3, 2021
Understated style meets oversized comfort with the Edie Sectional, part of our award-winning duo® collection.
The Edie Sectional exudes style! Its crisp lines, firm shape, and decorative legs give the Edie a classic yet transitional look. In fact, Racha, a design consultant at La-Z-Boy Hunt Club, says that the Edie is the most modern sectional from the duo® collection.
Depending on the cover you choose, the Edie is extremely versatile in that it can be coordinated well with a variety of current home decor trends.
Yaser Aliman, another design consultant at La-Z-Boy Hunt Club, loves the look of the Edie. Given its structured frame, he says many clients think that the Edie Sectional is stationary at first glance.
Many clients are surprised and pleased by Edie’s unexpected ability to recline, he says.
Are you looking for shared seating that is both classy and comfortable? The Edie Sectional may be exactly what you are looking for.
Read on for a comprehensive review of the Edie Sectional to determine if it is for you!
The Edie duo® Sectional is known for its clean and casual design featuring padded outer arms, a padded back, decorative wood legs, and welt trim. 20-inch knife-edge accent pillows with welt trim further enhance the stylish appeal of the Edie.
Beyond the style, the Edie offers unexpected comfort with the power to recline at the touch of a button. Simply use the silver-toned-2-button outside mounted controllers to recline and raise the leg rests.
Speaking of comfort, the Edie is built with patented ComfortCore® cushions that provide just the right amount of support for a short or long sit. Racha says that the cushions on the Edie are medium firmness; they aren’t too stiff but still provide proper support.
Not only does the Edie enhance the style of a room and provide comfort, but it also offers convenience with built-in USB ports to charge your mobile devices. The Edie can be plugged into an AC unit or runs on an optional battery pack.
The Edie is customizable in a variety of fabrics, leathers, and finishes. Moreover, the shape and size of the Edie Sectional are versatile. You can play around with several possible configurations to have it fit seamlessly into your space.
Size & Dimensions
According to Racha, the Edie is considered one of the larger sectionals offered at La-Z-Boy. It requires a fair amount of space to fit in a room comfortably.
Racha recommends that you take advantage of our design services at La-Z-Boy if you plan to purchase the Edie Sectional. Before choosing the Edie, our interior designers will help you determine if you have enough space for this sectional and then will help you choose the right configuration.
Configuration options will be discussed in more depth within the Options & Upgrades section of this article.
With more shallow seats and a short back, the dimensions of the Edie Sectional are best suited for someone between the heights of 5’3” to 5’9”.
Seat Depth: 21.5
Seat Width: 66.0
Seat Height: 22.0
Body Height: 39.0
Body Depth: 42.0
Body Width: Dependent on configuration
How it’s Made – Premier Construction
La-Z-Boy’s quality construction offers countless hours of durability and comfort. More specifically, for the duo® collection and most non-reclining frames, La-Z-Boy has developed a Premier method of construction.
These sofas and chairs are built with premier features targeting the frame, spring system, cushion, and padding.
As a part of the duo® collection, the Edie Sectional is made and manufactured with Premier Construction. Features of Premier Construction:
- OSB, hardwood solids, and laminated hardwood frame construction
- Fully padded outside back, outside arms, and front post
- No-Sag Sinuous wire seat and back springs
- La-Z-Boy non-skid Logo Decking
- ComfortCore® Seats
- Toss Pillows
- Self-healing Zippers
For more detailed information, take a look at the article Premier Construction at La-Z-Boy.
Options & Upgrades
At La-Z-Boy, everything is customizable, including the Edie Sectional. You can make the sectional uniquely yours by customizing the fabric, seat cushions, contrasting trims, and accent pillows. Additionally, you can choose the configuration of your Edie Sectional.
Sectional Configuration Options
The configuration of your Edie Sectional is very important as it will determine the overall shape and size of your sectional. This will also impact how the sectional fits in your room and how it coordinates with your furniture arrangement.
The Edie has three starter configurations to choose from.
When customizing the configuration of your Edie Sectional, it is important to keep in mind that the Edie does not offer single seating on one side. The Edie can only be configured as a loveseat on either side of a corner seat.
For more information on the Edie duo Sectional and potential configurations, take a look at the Edie duo Sectional Product Manual.
Check out the Top Considerations for Arranging your Sectional Sofa to get a better idea of the configuration that would work for you.
The cover that you choose is crucial in determining the overall look and feel of the Edie Sectional.
At La-Z-Boy, there are over 800 fabrics and leathers to choose from. With this, there is something unique for every budget and style.
Comprising some of the fabrics available in various textures, patterns, and colours, the Edie Sectional is available in premium-grade specialty fabrics.
Innovative iClean technology surrounds each fabric fiber, creating a barrier that repels spills before they turn into stains.
Tested to simulate the scratches and wear that pets can cause to ensure a durable and easily washable fabric.
Antimicrobacterial properties surround each fiber to protect against mold, mildew, and odor-causing bacteria.
Superior stain and fade resistance properties make these fabrics easy to clean and incredibly durable.
Conserve Sustainable Fabrics are soft, durable, and made from recycled water bottles.
Firmer seat options are available at an additional cost.
Please note that reclining furniture purchased prior to January 2021 had the option to upgrade to airform cushions. This cushion includes a two-inch layer of premium quality memory foam added on top of the standard foam base within the seat, chaise, and leg rest of the unit.
Contrasting Welt Trim
Welt trim provides a tailored look to sofa seat cushions. You can opt for contrasting welt trim on your Edie Sectional to add some personality and decorative detail.
Commonly used on more traditional pieces, nailhead trim is making a comeback in home design. To accentuate the lines of your Edie furniture, customize the nailhead trim.
- No nailhead trim
Transform the look of your Edie furniture by uniquely customizing the wood finish on the decorative legs.
- Brown Mahogany
The Edie Sectional comes with matching throw pillows. If you are going for a bolder look, consider selecting contrasting accent pillows to make your Edie Sectional pop.
Additionally, you can choose to add cord or fringe to the pillow edge for a more decorative appeal.
For upgraded comfort opt for a FeatherLite fill feathers.
The Edie Sectional falls within the high-cost range of sectionals in the market. Currently, the starting cost of the Edie sectional, in its smallest configuration (3 pieces), is $7,259.
The cost of the Edie Sectional is determined by a variety of factors including the quality of materials and methods of construction. As a part of the Premier Construction collection, this sofa is high-quality, comfortable, and durable.
*All La-Z-Boy prices listed in this article are subject to change. We aim to update all cost-related articles twice per year. This article was last updated on March 9, 2022. Please visit lzb.com and select an Ottawa or Kingston La-Z-Boy store location to view the most up-to-date pricing.
Limited Lifetime Warranty
A sectional frame among the La-Z-Boy Premier Constructed furniture, the Edie is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty assuring the protection of your investment and overall satisfaction.
The Limited Lifetime Warranty covers the repair or replacement of the frame, spring system, and the mechanism, given that they are quality-crafted and built for long-lasting comfort.
While still built to last, other aspects of the product, such as fabrics, leather, and cushion, are prone to more destruction over time than parts of the frame. Although not covered for life, the La-Z-Boy Manufacturer’s Warranty still covers these parts for a given period of time, usually a few years.
Edie Family (Available Styles)
If you like the Edie Sectional, there is much more where that came from!
The Edie is also offered as a chair & a half, and a 2-seat sofa. Each of these products has the ability to recline.
If you are furnishing a living room, you may consider purchasing multiple pieces of furniture in the Edie style for a cohesive look.
Take advantage of La-Z-Boy’s complimentary design assistance to achieve the exact interior design look you are envisioning.
Comfort, yet Classy.
This sectional is perfect! Super comfortable, easy to clean, and doesn’t lose it’s shape after awhile. We love that is reclines but we don’t have to waste space so it doesn’t hit the wall. This piece is so comfortable that we have family members looking into purchasing the same thing!
I literally love this sectional! It’s such a beautiful piece of furniture that is so modern and sleek but yet so versatile that fits nearly with any design. It is by far my favourite couch I have purchased and the fact that we had a designer that was able to come and help measure everything, all the way down to measuring the door to make sure it would fit inside our home was fantastic!
The comfy couch.
Very comfy couch! I like the firmness of the seat cushion. They don’t collapse or slide. Love the fabric upgrade, worth every penny! We chose the suede-look in gray so it will be dog and kid friendly.
When it comes to style, the ideal client for the Edie Sectional is someone going for a more modern look. “Someone who likes the look of stationary but wants a leg rest feature would love the Edie,” says Racha.
While the Edie is great for kicking up your legs and tilts slightly when leg rest fully extended, it is not very conducive to leaning back. If you are looking for a plush sectional to place in the home theatre with seats to fully recline, the Edie may not be the right choice.
Instead, the Edie is ideal for a casual sitting room meant for reading or hosting gatherings.
Yasir also suggests that the Edie might not be the right choice for someone who requires neck and head support. Given that the back of the Edie is short and does not have a headrest, it does not provide as much neck and head support as other models.
Is the Edie Sectional what you are looking for? Why not start shopping today?
If you prefer to shop from the comfort of your own home, we also offer virtual design appointments. You’ll be able to view it up close and observe its functionality, but we do recommend a sit test to ensure it is the correct fit.
We look forward to meeting you and helping you customize your Edie Sectional exactly to your liking.
If the Edie Sectional does not meet your requirements or preferences, not to worry because we have a wide range of sectional options available at La-Z-Boy.
As you continue in your search for the perfect sectional, take a look at our Your Comprehensive Sectional Sofa Buyers Guide: 7 Expert Tips for Buying a New Sectional.
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