The workhorse of shoe storage, shoe racks are available in several different incarnations: floor shoe racks, wooden shoe racks, eco-friendly hanging shoe racks and over-the-door or on-the-door shoe racks. Peruse the list for the best picks in each category.
Tips for Choosing & Buying a Shoe Rack:
Installing custom shelving ups the glam quotient when storing your shoes. In this option, you can tailor the height and number of shelves to accommodate your collection perfectly, rather than purchasing a shoe rack that might not fit your entire collection.
A few tips:
Plastic shoe boxes are great for a serious shoe collection. They will protect your shoes against the elements and pets, and most importantly they will stack easily for storage.
If you want to get fancy and have the time and budget, here are some "celebrity" upgrades:
The height of shoe storage luxury! Designate a closet for shoes and install custom shelving. Measure carefully, and head to the local hardware or home building products store (Home Depot, Lowes, California Closets and the Container Store). They will have the materials you need and provide guidance.
What you'll need:
This is an excellent weekend organization project, and check out the Celebrity Closet Gallery for inspiration.
Luxury option: First Love Heels Closet from the Container Store.
Out of sight out of mind? I would recommend under the bed shoe storage for the 2 following categories
Why? because putting shoes back under your bed is a much more involved process than putting them back into your in-closet shoe rack or in your entry way closet. Essentially, you're putting these shoes into storage. I recommend
See more on How (and What) to Store Under the Bed.
A book case with adjustable shelving is a great option to store and store display shoes.
Here are some ideas: