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    20 Clothing Storage Solutions That Will Help Make Sense Of Your Closet

    When life feels chaotic, turn to your closet for some order.

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    1. A pair of hanging shelves that'll give you the flexibility of having one long, six-shelf organizing system or two three-shelf organization systems side by side.


    Promising review: "Using these has cleaned up the look of my closet and made it so much easier to slide hangers along the bottom rod unobstructed. I have no trouble finding my sweaters as they are easily visible in these hanging shelves. I use the side pockets to store winter accessories during the off-season. I also really like that i had the option to use the hooks to hang the shelves or the Velcro strap. Made for a perfect fit." —M. Seamon

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (for two three-shelf systems, available in two colors).

    2. A set of shelf dividers so there's absolutely no spillover from one clothing category to the next.

    White shelf dividers

    Promising review: "These are super sturdy and putting them in was a piece of cake. They just slide right onto your racks. No screws or anything like that. My husband’s closet was giving me anxiety because his piles were starting to run together. Was excited to find these! I wasn’t sure how they were going to work with our wire shelves but they work just fine!" —angie smith

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (for a set of 8).

    3. A chain-link bag holder that'll keep your favorites at eye level, instead of on the floor of your closet, collecting dust.

    Chain-link bag holder in white attached to closet rod

    Promising review: "Absolutely the best purse hanger I've ever purchased. Versatile, sturdy, holds large and small handbags or anything else you fancy. I've bought a few extra to add on, which is so convenient if you need more or just want to lengthen it." —MlleGigi

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in black and white).

    4. A collapsible storage bin, if you've bin there done that with clunky storage containers.

    Colorful collapsible storage bins
    MoMA Design Store

    Get it from MoMA Design Store for $10+ (available in two sizes and six colors).

    5. A double-rod insert that'll create an additional row of clothing — it's time someone takes advantage of all that unused vertical space!

    Rod attached to another rod in closet

    Promising review: "This is a great item. I purchased two after moving into a new apartment with only one closet rod and limited storage space. I didn't want to deal with the hassle of putting in a second rod, nor did I want to drill holes into the wall of a rented apartment. These are perfect! Two filled out the length of my normal-sized closet perfectly." —KD

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    6. An over-the-door rack for displaying everything from belts to jackets. A great option for the organizer who prefers no frills.

    White over-the-door hooks displaying jacket and belt

    Promising review: "I love the small footprint of these hooks. It's slim and doesn't get in the way of the door closing, and is perfect for our narrow door. It's a great looking, very high quality hanger." —echo

    Get it from Amazon for $6.26 (available in black and white).

    7. A three-tiered shoe rack you'll be delighted to see every time you open your closet door — in fact its flashy design might explain why so many prefer to highlight it in an entryway.

    Three-tiered blue shoe rack with nine pairs of shoes displayed
    Open Spaces

    Promising review: "The size and look is perfect! I bought one to try it out and immediately ordered myself a second one. It cleaned my space up with style and is so versatile with what I can store on it. Honestly looking for more corners where I can use another rack! The price for the quality and look cannot be beat." —Audrey Z.

    Get it from Open Spaces for $138.

    8. Or, an over-the-door shoe rack because you shouldn't be closing the door on an opportunity to use...your door.

    Over-the-door shoe rack in white colorway

    Promising review: "I can’t love this thing enough! Previously, I kept all my shoes on the floor of my armoire and no matter how hard I tried to keep them neat and orderly eventually they would end up a disorganized mess. This lets me see all my shoes and easily put them back in their place after I am finished wearing them. It only took me 10 minutes to put it together. Then I slapped it on my door and loaded it up with my shoes. I even found a pair of shoes I forgot I had! Win-win!!" —SH

    Get it from Amazon for $24.75.

    9. And don't think we forgot the boots: A Boot Butler that'll elevate your wardrobe in more ways than one. Remember what the floor of your closet looks like?

    Storage unit displaying two rows of bows

    Promising review: "I love the boot butler! My boots were a jumbled mess on my closet floor and. Now, they’re hanging beautifully. The boot butler keeps them straight and unwrinkled between wears, and they are not collecting dust. Plus, it was super easy to assemble!!" —Sonja Trainor

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99+ (available in 3- and 5-pairs hanging).

    10. A pair of expandable drawer organizers so everything stays exactly in its right place.

    Expandable drawer organizers inserted into drawer
    The Container Store

    Promising review: "These dividers snapped right into place in our new dresser without any effort — perfect fit! Easy peasy!" —JessyF

    Get it from The Container Store for $7.99+ (for two; available in two sizes).

    11. A custom organization system if you're trying to really go big with this closet overhaul. We're talking rods, rails, and shelves, galore. Why should built-in havers get to have all the fun?

    A custom organization system with spot for shoes, shirts, and overhead storage bins

    Promising review: "Amazingly low price for a great closet system. Seriously. I did weeks of research before buying. I finally settled on the 4-8 ft. Rubbermaid configurations in titanium. Installation was pretty easy, despite the fact that I am not what you would call a 'handy' person. I'm very happy with this. In my opinion, at this price, this is hands-down the best option out there for home closet organization." —Shane

    Get it from Amazon for $131.85+ (available in two sizes, colors, and styles).

    12. S-shaped hangers that'll save you space with their unique, tiered design. In the process you'll also be saving yourself time not having to iron your creased pants.

    S-shaped clothing hangers

    Promising review: "These hangers are a must-have for every closet! These are the ultimate space-saving hangers that make my closet look more organized and neat. They look exactly as pictured and as described. These are made of high-quality stainless steel, S-shaped, and have five layers for pants. They can accommodate my husband's heavy jeans without bending or buckling. They are also versatile and compatible with not only pants but scarves, towels, belts, ties, etc. The open end design allows me to hang and remove pants easily and quickly. They are very functional and practical for everyday use." —Chrissy_Lar

    Get it from Amazon for 9.99+ (available in four set sizes).

    13. A pair of classy felt storage containers to store your miscellaneous accessories or out-of-season wardrobe items.

    Felt storage bins on ground
    Open Spaces

    Get them from Open Spaces for $72 (for two; +$18 for lids).

    14. An underwear and sock divider insert because there's nothing more luxurious than meticulously folding and organizing the (neglected) supporting players of your wardrobe.

    Underwear and socks rolled up in storage insert

    Promising review: "I got this organizer for my daughter's drawers. I was so tired of putting her clothes away and barely closing the drawer because she had so much stuff packed into it. These organizers fit in her drawers perfectly. They came ready to go. All I had to do was zip the bottom to make it stable and put it in the drawer. I used one in her underwear drawer and the drawer looks so wonderful and organized. The compartments are a good size. I was able to get two pairs of underwear into most of the compartments. This is a sturdy organizer and a well-made product." —Kari and Kevin

    Get it from Amazon for $13.39 (available in two sizes and seven colors).

    15. A "dot" coat hook to indulge in some high Scandinavian design while giving your most cherished items the display they deserve.

    Wooden dot hooks displaying bags and hat
    Danish Design Store

    Get it from Danish Design Store for $24+ (available in four sizes and 19 colors).

    16. A set of loop hangers that'll tidily organize your scarves, belts, ties, or even leggings.,

    Promising review: "This is such a great way to store my scarves. I can fold them neatly and they are not wrinkled when I pull them out to wear them! I have used other types of scarf hangers and all my scarves ended up very wrinkled and disheveled looking." —luvnlifevt

    Get it from Amazon for $9.47.

    17. A hanger stacker for when you realize "hmm, maybe ignoring the massive pile in my closet isn't the best storage solution??"

    Promising review: "I grew tired of throwing my empty hangers into a pile in my closet. They would get all tangled up and really frustrated the heck out of me every time I had to put away clothes! This hanger stacker seemed like an easy solution and boy, was I right! It assembles really easily (just two screws and an Allen wrench) and it is good at keeping my hangers organized. Buy one — you won't regret it!" —Bubbles456

    Get it from Amazon for $20.10.

    18. And some nonslip velvet hangers that'll take up far less room in your closet while ensuring that everything stays totally secure.

    Space-saving velvet clothing hangers in closet

    Promising review: "These hangers are amazing. They take up minimal space, are sturdy, and, best of all, the clothes don't fall down from them so it keeps everything looking neat. I have replaced all of the hangers in my closet with these hangers, and I couldn't be happier. I am pretty sure I now have double the amount of space. I love this product and would buy it again." —Vida Maars

    Get a pack of 30 on Amazon for $18.85+ (available in five colors and in a 30-, 50-, and 100-pack).

    19. A hanging organizer tray if you feel like storage units never offer a great spot to store your wallets and handbags.

    Hanging organizer tray

    Promising review: "Sooo many uses for this great hanging shelf. I use mine to store vitamin bottles, medicine, and other things that I never had a home for until now! Good clearance between existing shelf and this one." —Everydayme

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (or a two-pack for $29.99).

    20. And a hook that'll look exactly like you after you give your closet a show-stopping, spectacular, never-the-same transformation.

    Smiley face hook with tie on it
    Nicklas Ingemann

    Get it from Danish Design Store for $76.

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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