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    Updated on Jun 18, 2020. Posted on Jun 16, 2020

    21 Shoe Organizers That Will Marie Kondo Your Life

    High-five if organizing shoes sparks as much joy for you as buying them.

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    1. A sturdy, stackable shoe rack that'll make the entryway less of a disaster zone.

    Each three-tier rack can hold up to nine pairs of shoes. I actually own this shoe rack and it's super sturdy — read my review here (#1 on the list).

    Promising review: "This was SUPER easy to put together — it literally took me longer to open the box than it did for me to put the shelving together! I originally bought three and loved the look of them so much that I bought another three! It now holds ALL of our shoes in an organized row in our foyer, and now there's no clutter or mess in any of our closets. It also reminded me of ALL OF THE SHOES I own, and it's helped me to curb my shoe spending since I can now see exactly what I own!" —Joanna Kim

    Get a three-tier rack from Amazon for $26.97 (available in three sizes and three colors).

    2. A hanging shoe shelf to transfer part of your footwear collection from the crowded foyer into the closet.

    The grey fabric shoe shelf hanging inside a closet

    It has 30 sections.

    Promising review: "Changed the look of my closet in less than 15 minutes! Hung it up and started filling the cubbies. It can hold more than one pair of sandals easily. One pair of wedges comfortably. I even put small handbags and clutches at the bottom. Very pleased. Great quality and unfolds and hangs up in seconds." —Chris Ledda

    Get it from Amazon for $19.90.

    3. A rolling 10-tier rack with locking wheels for anyone looking for a low-profile way to store up to 50 pairs (!!!) of shoes.

    The chrome-finish rack with shoes on top

    Reviewers recommend removing one of the shelves to store taller boots.

    Promising review: "I wish I would have purchased this several years ago. I was always trying to find the mates to shoes when they were in the closet. Cannot add up the minutes that I wasted every day trying to find the matching shoes in the closet! Now this rack is visible and so easy to use, I walk in and put up my shoes each evening. It also is angled so the shoes do not slip. I have summer sandals, athletic shoes, and dress shoes, and they all fit without slipping. The shelves are spaced far enough apart that even the athletic shoes fit without having to force them. I like the fact the rack is on rollers as it is near a sliding door that we use only once in a year. The great thing about this rack is that the shoes are exposed to the air, and I can spray them with Lysol if I feel the need. I would definitely buy again." —SunshineSherry

    Get it from Amazon for $49.94 .

    4. A set of plastic storage units you can customize to fit your space. You can also snap several sets together to create a majestic sneaker wall.

    Reviewer photo showing an entire wall of shoes stored in the plastic units

    Promising review: "I used to have a two-tier metal rack that was nowhere near enough storage space and there were always shoes all over the floor. I put this together in a rather short while and now my closet is clean! Totally love this because it is so spacious and you can build it in any shape you want." —Mama D

    Get a 16-cube set from Amazon for $49.99 (available in three colors).

    5. A set of clear plastic shoeboxes with ventilation holes and front access that'll put your current shoe-storage system to shame. They're larger than most boxes so you can easily store your taller sneakers upright.

    Yi Yang / BuzzFeed

    Read my review of these shoeboxes (#8 on the list).

    Promising review: "These shoe cases are legit! I purchased five cases (four per case, total 20) and they are quite awesome! Lightweight, durable, and nicely designed. My closet is looking a lot better now with these cases than before. A must cop for all those sneaker heads that are out there! I purchased the wide large cases and I'm able to display my sneakers upright not laying on their sides like in the box that they come in. I'm about to purchase five more cases!" —Danny DeJesus

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $33.99 (also available as a "tall" style).

    6. An over-the-door organizer to store more than just shoes — you can stash anything from cleaning supplies to snacks to winter accessories in the pockets.,

    It has 24 pockets.

    Promising review: "Having no place to store my shoes was driving me nuts, and I was always tripping over shoes. I wasn’t sure if the pockets in the organizer would be large enough for my Crocs, but they fit perfectly when I put the shoes in heel first. (For reference: my Crocs are women’s size 9). I was able to get two pairs of sneakers in the last two sets of pockets as well. The pockets seem to be well made, and I’m confident that this shoe organizer will last." —A. Roach

    Get it from Amazon for $9.87 (available in three colors).

    7. An 18-pocket shoe file for anyone with no room on the floor but have some hanging space to spare. The transparent vinyl makes it easy to see exactly which pair you're grabbing.

    The hanging file with pockets on each side, with each pocket holding one pair of shoes
    The Container Store

    Promising review: "I love it. It takes up little room in the closet. You can see all the shoes on both sides of it. The shoes, including short boots, fit in the pockets without a problem." —Virgo912

    Get it from The Container Store for $9.74 (originally $12.99).

    8. A pack of shoe holders (that layer one shoe on top of the other) so you can fit in twice as many pairs.

    Before-and-after image of the shoes stored regularly versus on the holders, which cuts the space used in half

    They fit up to a men's size 14 shoe.

    Promising review: "This works well for me. I've doubled my space, it protects the shoes because of how you place them on the product, and you can easily see your shoes. I'm going to buy some more." —Susan S.

    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $27.95.

    9. A hanging storage rack to ensure your boots stay in shape and off your closet floor.

    Reviewer photo of three pairs of boots hanging from the Boot Butler

    These come in two sizes: the smaller one can hold three pairs and the larger one can hold five pairs.

    Promising review: "I love boots. I have so many pairs of boots that they were cluttering up my closet floor and making it difficult to keep them organized. I wasn't even sure if I would have room for a standard boot rack — and then my search led me to the Boot Butler. I was intrigued by the design and had to try it, if only to try to put a dent in the clutter. In the end, I had organized my boots and freed up a lot of space in my closet." —Elizabeth M. Einspanier

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99+ (available in two sizes).

    10. An under-bed shoe organizer that'll keep your off-season and special occasion footwear out of sight but still accessible.

    The organizer featuring a clear vinyl top and convenient side handle

    It has 12 slots for 12 pairs of shoes.

    Promising review: "Perfect storage option for all of our shoes! Our attic storage is not easily accessible and it's a pain to put our winter shoes in storage during the summer and vice versa. This was such a great option to accommodate that! Even my ankle boots fit well and the whole organizer slides easily under the bed and out of sight." —C. Menz

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    11. A rotating shoe shelf perfect for small spaces that can't accommodate rectangular structures.

    The cylindrical shelf in dark brown

    It can fit up to 16 pairs of shoes.

    Promising review: "Very sturdy and bigger than I originally thought. Took a long time to put together but instructions are detailed. Holds lots of shoes." —Cheryl

    Get it from Wayfair for $95.99 (originally $136.99).

    12. A minimalist shoe rack with a convenient top handle so you can easily move it around. Plus, it's just a delight to look at.


    Promising review: "I had a tall narrow space near my front door and wanted to store shoes without them being too obvious. This is perfect; the design lets you carry the rack away easily if necessary. About as minimal as you can get and still hold five pairs of shoes nicely, in a small amount of floor space." —Yours Truly

    Get it from Amazon for $45.89+ (available in two colors and sizes).

    13. A rotating rack that'll keep your room clutter-free and make it super fun to choose a pair of shoes in the morning.

    The tall rack in white featuring four levels, each level holding six pairs of shoes

    It can fit up to 24 pairs of shoes.

    Promising review: "Purchased two of these circular racks. Very easy to assemble. Good quality, sturdy base, doesn't wobble, excellent shoe storage. Just turn the rack and you can see all your shoes. Also used the middle part of the rack to store flip flops, gloves, etc." —carla

    Get it from Wayfair for $34.99 (originally $62.99; available in three colors).

    14. An upholstered storage ottoman to keep shoes neatly hidden away and also provide an extra seat if needed.

    The tufted ottoman in a green fabric

    It has twelve separate shoe compartments.

    Promising review: "Great ottoman. True to size, color, and to description. Bought originally as a footrest, but definitely sturdy and large enough to double as an extra seat if need be. Shoe storage inside I also thought would be odd, however turns out to be super functional." —Jordan C.

    Get it from Overstock for $92.24 (originally $109.99; available in eight colors).

    15. A functional yet attractive three-tier shoe-rack made for a small landing area or mudroom. The top shelf can be used for taller boots or decor items — whatever suits your fancy.

    The metal rack featuring a rustic oak-finish top

    Promising review: "LOVE this shoe rack!! I was looking for something sturdy to be a catchall in our laundry room where we always enter the house and our shoes tended to pile up. But also didn’t want it to be tacky because visitors also mostly use this door. This was PERFECT. I used two and was able to secure them together. It holds a lot of shoes and looks as nice as a shoe rack could possibly look. The fact that I can put something decorative on the top of the surface is what makes the biggest difference! Would 100% buy this again!" —Mel

    Get it from Target for $34.99.

    16. An overdoor shoe rack so you can see all your options at a glance when you step into your closet.

    The rack in a neutral white finish, featuring wide hanging hooks and 12 shelves

    It has an overall shoe capacity of up to 36 pairs of shoes.

    Promising review: "This shoe rack was so easy to put together, and feels really sturdy. I will only be able to fit 24–28 pairs of shoes on the rack due to a larger shoe size and quite of number of sneakers, but I am still extremely happy with the purchase. The shoes fit well, and I am not worried about them falling off." —Kristin

    Get it from Wayfair for $49.99 or a similar one from Amazon for $26.47.

    17. An aesthetically pleasing cabinet that'll literally take your shoe storage game to another level.

    The cabinet in a reclaimed oak finish, featuring a stepped silhouette topped with a decorative railing

    Promising review: "This shoe storage cabinet is great. Easy to assemble. Looks great and perfect for small space apartment. Good quality product." —Alma

    Get it from Wayfair for $295.99 (available in two finishes).

    18. A four-pair boot rack to keep your taller boots upright and prevent them from sagging.

    The boot rack in a gunmetal finish

    Promising review: "This is just what I needed in my little closet. I had boot boxes stacked up where they were often out of sight...and out of mind. This fits perfectly. It's easy to assemble too, no tools needed." —LisaLisa

    Get it from Target for $19.49 or Amazon for $19.43.

    19. A modern cabinet for anyone who prefers enclosed storage and a clean look. Plus, there are four open shelves for keeping your most-worn pairs handy.

    The cabinet in a contrasting white and dark wood finish, featuring four enclosed wide shelves and four smaller open shelves

    It can fit up to 16 pairs of shoes.

    Promising review: "This shoe cabinet looks more expensive than it is. It is very heavy and well made. I got it to go in my entryway. Lots of storage space. Would recommend!" —Tammie

    Get it from Wayfair for $304.99 (originally $369.38).

    20. A stylish steel shoe rack with a slim wooden tabletop so you can stash your keys, phone, wallet, and maybe even a few cute knickknacks on it.

    The rack in white, featuring five shelves under the tabletop

    I currently have this six-tier shoe rack sitting in my entryway and it doubles as a little table to catch my mail and handbag. Very convenient.

    Promising review: "Easy to build and nice to look at. Exactly what I needed to help at the door. And I love the tabletop to rest items on while I take off or put on my shoes!" —Debra C.

    Get it from Food52 for $110 (available in two colors) or Amazon for $87.62.

    21. A stackable, expandable three-tier shoe rack that can be adjusted to fit your growing collection.

    The rack featuring a metal and wood frame

    It can fit up to 15 pairs of shoes when fully expanded.

    Promising review: "Just what I needed with the space in my closet. I fit about 10 pairs of shoes on here (I have large feet and didn't open it as wide as it could go). Looks nice." —Jessica

    Get it from Wayfair for $42.99.

    Yay for organized shoes!


    Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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