The London Loft ClosetTraditional Closet, Los Angeles
What Houzz contributors are saying:
5. Make the shoes fit. If you’re including a shoe rack, saving space is just one part of the challenge. The other? Making sure your shelves and cubbies are big enough to comfortably store your shoe collection. A pair of women’s shoes generally measures anywhere from 5½ to 10 inches wide, while a men’s pair is 6½ to 10½ inches wide. There should be enough linear space to house the pairs you own (or at least the pairs you wear often). The best rule of thumb is to allow 7 to 12 inches of space per pair.
Add fresh flowers. OK, I’m kidding. I just say that for almost every room, and I couldn’t find any photos of closets with plates on the walls. On to more practical ideas …