7 Clever Ways To Display (And Store) Your Shoes

Time to deal with that exploding shoe closet

1 Display your favourite shoes as artwork
21 Apr 2016

1 Display your favourite shoes as artwork

Shoes are pieces of art too, so why not treat them that way? The LACK wall shelves ($9.90 each) are the perfect size for displaying Louboutins along with the rest of your wall art. To frame them up for a seamless look, try the RIBBA frames ($19.90 each).

LACK wall shelves, $9.90 each, and RIBBA frames, $19.90 each
21 Apr 2016

LACK wall shelves, $9.90 each, and RIBBA frames, $19.90 each

2 Use hooks to free up floor space
21 Apr 2016

2 Use hooks to free up floor space

Make use of your walls, if you do not have enough floor space for your shoes, by installing hooks (HJALMAREN towel rack with 5 hooks, $19.90 each or SVARTSJON hook, $2.50 each). Because they’re flush against the wall, it won’t take up much space!

SVARTSJON hook, $2.50 each
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SVARTSJON hook, $2.50 each

HJALMAREN towel rack with 5 hooks, $19.90 each
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HJALMAREN towel rack with 5 hooks, $19.90 each

3 Create a shoe-case with clear boxes and LED lights
21 Apr 2016

3 Create a shoe-case with clear boxes and LED lights

Place your shoes in the best light, even when you’re not wearing them – the SYNAS LED lighting box ($59.90) does that effortlessly.

SYNAS LED lighting box, $59.90
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SYNAS LED lighting box, $59.90

4 Keep track of your collection with catalogue pictures
21 Apr 2016

4 Keep track of your collection with catalogue pictures

Try using catalogue pictures to label shoe boxes (using TJENA box with lid, from $1.90 each), so you’ll always find what you want to wear easily.

TJENA box with lid, from $1.90 each
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TJENA box with lid, from $1.90 each

5 Ensure proper storage for different shoe types
21 Apr 2016

5 Ensure proper storage for different shoe types

To prevent your shoes from losing their shape, use an array of boxes in different sizes (TJENA box with lid, from $1.90 each) to store different shoe types – simply mark out what goes where with a chalk pen. 

TJENA box with lid, from $1.90 each
21 Apr 2016

TJENA box with lid, from $1.90 each

6 Declutter your narrow hallway
21 Apr 2016

6 Declutter your narrow hallway

Taking up little space as it is shallow, the TRONES shoe cabinet/storage ($49.90 for 3pcs) is ideal for narrow hallways. You can even use the space on top to hold your keys, shades and other trinkets. Combine a few cabinets in different colours to create a statement piece – the possibilities are endless.

TRONES shoe cabinet/storage, $49.90 for 3pcs
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TRONES shoe cabinet/storage, $49.90 for 3pcs

TRONES shoe cabinet/storage, $49.90 for 3pcs
21 Apr 2016

TRONES shoe cabinet/storage, $49.90 for 3pcs

7 Adjust to varying heights with stackable racks
21 Apr 2016

7 Adjust to varying heights with stackable racks

Stackable shoe racks like the TJUSIG shoe rack ($59 each) help to prevent your thigh-high boots from being squashed, as you can choose to have a few in varying heights.

We’ve already established that we’ll never have enough shoes in our lifetime, which also means that we could all use a little more room in our shoe closet(s). In case you don’t have the luxury of recreating Carrie Bradshaw’s epic walk-in shoe closet, we asked IKEA Singapore to share some aesthetically pleasing ways to free up precious storage space in your home. Check out the gallery above to see the chicest ways to store your shoes! 

Photos: IKEA Singapore

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