Walk in Closet with storage for Shoes and Handbags by Tim WoodTraditional Closet, London
This walk in closet is part of a large property in central London. The client asked Tim Wood to come up with a storage solution for her extensvie collection of shoes and handbags. Tim Wood designed and made shelving that would accommodate the exact proportions of her shoes. The rails that the handbags hang from were all specially moulded to echo the exact shape of the clients shoulder, so that they could retain their shape perfectly.
The closet houses over two hundred pairs of shoes, and can easily be expanded further to accommodate new purchases. The client is thrilled with this totally bespoke walk in closet that houses her prized collection of shoes such as Jimmy Choo, Gucci, Louboutin, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Dolce Gabbana, Manolo Blanik, Emma Hope, Salvatore Ferragamo, Lanvin, Paul Smith and Guiseppe Zanotti.
The client has over seventy five handbags such as Prada, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Fendi, Dior, Gucci, Anya Hindmarch, Jimmy Choo, Bill Amberg, Lanvin, Mulberry, Chloe, Alexander McQueen, Dolce Gabbana, Michael Kors, Vivienne Westwood, Moschino, Diane von Furstenberg, Lulu Guinness, Marc Jacobs, DKNY, Stella McCartney, Roberto Cavalli, Bottega Veneta, Miu Miiu and Burberry.
Designed, hand built and photography by Tim Wood
What Houzz contributors are saying:
7. Don’t forget about your accessories. No household is short on accessories, be they purses, jewelry, ties or belts. It helps to create an organized space for these belongings too. Belt and tie racks can be compact and mounted to any dead space you may have along walls. You may also want racks to hang your purses on to more quickly put your outfits together.
4. Layer with shelves. Let’s face it, if you’re the proud owner of a prized collection of Jimmy Choos, Christian Louboutins and Manolo Blahniks, you’ll want an efficient and organized storage hub to neatly stock your investments. This owner has more than 200 pairs of designer-label lovelies to her name (eat your heart out, Sarah Jessica Parker), so she had a custom shoe wall made to accommodate the exact dimensions of her footwear. For an easier and less expensive DIY solution, fit out an alcove or cupboard with rows of white shelving and get those shoes off the floor.
What Houzzers are commenting on:
Tim Wood Limited Purse hooks. About 56,000 Houzzers love these handy hook rails; they showcase pretty purchases and make swapping bags a breeze. These are customized — made to mimic the client's shoulder, in fact — but you could do something similar with sturdy wall-mounted coatracks.