Daybeds represent everything we've ever wanted in life. Comfort, luxury, and most importantly: naps. Not quite couch and not quite bed, daybeds have been covetable decor objects for thousands of years. From the Ancient Egyptians to the court of Louis XIV, one thing is for certain: A daybed in your home makes it known that you are fancy. (Or you have no problem falling asleep in any locale.) The one caveat when it comes to outfitting your home with one of these lazy sofas? Price. Daybeds aren't cheap — but they're worth every penny when your space is ready for a slurge-y piece. Check out our picks:
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