Though it may seem more like an accessory than a must-have, a clothing rack is actually one of the first things one needs when moving into a new home. After all, where would you keep all your clothes (assuming a closet is not an option or doesn’t satisfy your needs)? A clothing rack doesn’t need to be sophisticated or complex in order to be practical. There are plenty designs that are simple and really functional.
A casual lifestyle often translates into mobile furniture so a simple clothing rack on wheels may be just what you need. Unlike the wall-mounted or fixed types, this one is easy to reposition and move around as needed.
Yet sometimes simplicity prevails over anything else, in that case, a clothing rack that looks more like this one would be a suitable option. Barely noticeable, it fulfills its function without standing out.
Though some believe clothing racks should never get out of closets, there are plenty of reasons why, for example, one would prefer to have such an accessory in the bedroom. For one, it saves a lot of space. Also, it’s an option that suits shabby chic decors really well.
For an industrial twist, pick a solid, metal clothing rack. You can coordinate its design with other features in the room such as this table or the stool. It’s a case where a freestanding clothing rack can help define your style.
This pair of minimalist clothing racks are a perfect fit for this simple, modern bedroom. They occupy zero floorspace and thus allow space to be used for something else. Also, they look quite intriguing and interesting.
Clothing racks are mirrors are often used together. As such, their designs can be coordinated to form a beautiful, matching or complementary pair. Their styles can differ but, at the same time, the two elements can look really great when put together.
The space-efficient nature of these clothing racks makes them ideal for small rooms, even if it may simply be an illusion. A wall unit or a dresser may occupy the same amount of space and offer even more storage space but a single clothing rack allows the room to stay airy and to look more spacious.
Different designs, sizes, forms and styles suit different decors. For example, this is a harmonious composition, taking into consideration the clothing rack, the ornate mirror frame and the whitewashed brick wall.
DIY designs are also an option. For example, a really chic clothing rack can be crafted from a branch which can either painted or not, and twine, chain or any other similar feature with which to hang the branch from the ceiling.
A handmade wooden clothing hanger is also a nice option. Easy to make, such a piece can be added to just about any type of décor. You can stain or paint the wood to change its natural color if desired or to make it match other elements in the room.
This is a DIY ladder clothing rack, another interesting and simple idea. Its design can be altered as desired. Wooden planks can be used as shelves for storing frequently used shoes or accessories.
And since we’re focusing for a brief moment on DIY projects, have a look at this ingenious idea. It’s one of the many ways in which you can repurpose an old ladder. Paint it and transform it into a clothing rack.
When one clothing rack is not enough to keep your favorite clothes organized, you can have two or as many as needed. In fact, how about turning one of the walls in your bedroom into a dressing area or wardrobe?
A small and minimalist hanging wardrobe such as this one is perfect for the clothes you use during a week, the one you don’t want to throw in the laundry basket just yet but can neither put back in the closet either. It should be small so you don’t feel tempted to pile up tons of clothes in there.
Similarly, you can have a clothing rack mounted to the underside of an open shelf in your bedroom or walk-in closet. It would be an accessory with practical use.
Since freestanding clothing racks don’t occupy a lot of space, they can easily fit in a variety of spaces. An empty corner could be ideal. Maybe you can place it by the dresser.