On any given night you can find my husband and myself in our identical Lane recliners. When we refurnished our family room we decided we each wanted our own recliner. We've had these Lane recliners for about a year and a half and they look as new as the day we bought them. We chose the Allure model for the ease of getting in and out of it. We probably tested every recliner in the store, thanks to a great and very patient salesman. Everything about this rocker/recliner is great, the back, the padded arms and the footrest. The bar at the side of the chair which moves the footrest up and down is about the best I've ever used. It just seems to glide effortlessly, no struggling, no pushing and pulling, which was a problem with a lot of the chairs we tired. I highly recommend checking this chair out if you are in the market for one. We've been given the names of Joey and Chandler by our kids!!