Guest Picks: Ideal Closet Decor
If you are blessed with a walk-in closet, or even better, have an entire room dedicated to your clothes and accessories, then use the space to take proper care of your investments. Add a table and beautiful shelves to display your wares.
If you are working with limited space, then here are some ideas to help you take care of the clothes you have, provide proper storage and stay inspired for those moments when you just don't know what to wear. — Shannon from The Simply Luxurious Life
Before walking out the door, a quick peek in a full-length mirror is a must. And who says the mirror can't have a some personality or chic style too? I love this mirror as it strikes the right balance of regal and feminine.
I fell utterly in love with this chandelier.
Use this tufted, armless chair to don your favorite new heels or take them off after a long day.
While you may be the only one regularly entering your closet, don't let that deter you from decorating to the nines. Add a chic chandelier that inspires you each time you see it.
Add a wool rug to the closet to pull all of the decorative elements together. If you have hardwood floors, it's nice to have something soft under your feet as you contemplate which shoes get to go to the dance.
Place this handsome bench in your walk-in closet for friends who are helping make a decision about what to wear, or to use as a place to drape tomorrow's outfit.
What better way to decorate your walls than with framed covers of your favorite fashion magazine?
An original idea that Jenna Lyons introduced, as seen in her former Brooklyn home, was to place a table in the middle of the closet. By doing so, you have a place to set outfits, sort accessories and remain organized.
A vintage luggage facade is a unique idea for a dresser.
This double buffet shelf provides a unique way to display your shoes and/or accessories. Pick your color and, voila, you have created fashion decor!
After reading "Lessons From Madame Chic," I am paring down my closet to 10 capsule items for each season. Knowing I have fewer clothes, but clothes of high quality, reminds me to take extra care of what I do have. With that said, choose wooden hangers that maintain the shape of your clothing and also look aesthetically pleasing.
While pinboards are great for offices, they are just as wonderful for fashionistas to keep in walk-in closets. Fill the board with pictures of outfits you would like to try to pull together or shop for the next time your budget allows.
Use hat boxes as a stylish and unique way to keep your scarves, hats and gloves organized. These particular hat boxes can be custom designed by size, color and shape.
If you have a small closet, there are still wonderful ways to care for your clothes and keep the small space organized. These canvas organizers are perfect for sweaters or shoes.
To stay organized and neat, keep a separate basket for laundry and dry cleaning.
A closet always needs to be well-equipped with luggage for last-minute travel. This beautiful leather travel tote is perfect for a weekend getaway or carry-on.
A linen handbag organizer will keep all your options viewable when deciding on which to pair with your outfit.
Keep a handful of fashion coffee table books on your center table for inspiration whenever you are at a loss about what to wear with what.
Be sure to keep the most recent fashion rags at the ready. My favorite: Elle UK (as well as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, InStyle and the list goes on).
A garment steamer is a must to care for quality clothes in your closet. Get rid of your iron and gently care for your items.Next: 12 Ways to Get More Out of Your Closet