25 Inventive Ways to Organize Your Shoes

Closets full of your many, many must-have pairs? Don't sweat it — we're obsessed with shoes too. But if you're facing a closet or entryway jam-packed with all of your pairs, then it's time to take action. Enough with missing a mate and digging in dark corners for your fave loafers; we've rounded up the best and most functional ways to organize your shoes.

Pottery Barn Shoe and Hat Metal Wall Organizer

If you have a small closet or are simply sick of shelves, opt for these metal organizers that keep clutter off the floor, including hats!

Whitmor Hanging Shoes Shelves

whitmore hanging shoe shelves

We love building outfits in our closet to avoid the morning struggle, and this hanging shoe storage is a handy tool to make it easier. When your shoes are hanging next to your favorite pieces in the closet, it's like creating snapshots of different ensembles. There are even side pockets for your socks.

Seville Classics 3-Tier Iron Mesh Utility Shoe Rack

Seville Classics 3-Tier Utility Shoe RackThis simple three-tier shoe rack holds up to nine pairs of shoes. It’s also stackable, so it can grow along with your shoe collection.


IKEA St\u0101ll Shoe Cabinet

We love that this space-saving cabinet frees us from having to dig around in our closet.

Container Store Clear Stackable Shoe Drawer 

If you’ve got extra space on closet shelves for shoe storage, these bins will keep your beloved shoes in tip-top shape — and because they are clear, you can see at a glance what you’re looking for.

ClosetMaid Shoe Station

ClosetMaid Shoe Station Get that “a place for everything and everything in its place” look with these shoe cubbies.

Madison Park Sasha Round Ottoman With Shoe Holder Insert

Madison Park Sasha Round Ottoman With Shoe Holder Insert Gotta love a two-in-one: This clever ottoman is seating and a shoe organizer, perfect for setting up that dream closet.

Prepac Shoe Cubby Shelf

If you’re a shoes-off-at-the-door household, provide an easy place to store your and your guests’ shoes in your entryway with this cubby shelf.

Ziz Home Under the Bed Storage

Don’t let your ever-growing collection turn into clutter. If your closet is stacked full of seasonal footwear, store your off-season kicks under the bed.

Honey Can Do 24-Pocket Over-the-Door Shoe Organizer

Honey Can Do 24-Pocket Over-the-Door Shoe OrganizerMaximize your closet space by using an over-the-door organizer made of sturdy polyester with durable clear pouches. Bonus: It can also store your small accessories.

ClosetMaid Cubicals Shoe Storage Bench

closetmaid Cubicals Shoe Storage BenchNeed a comfy place to sit when you take your shoes on and off? This cushioned bench will do the trick — and you can tuck them away as soon as they’re off.

LENTIA Entryway Coat Rack Shoe Bench

Clean lines and tons of functionality make this rack a no-brainer.

West Elm Industrial Shoe Rack

west elm industrial shoe rackUse this sleek rack and you’ll never mind having shoes on display in your entryway.

Yamazaki Adjustable Shoe Rack

yamazaki adjustable shoe rackThis compact rack can fit into just about any small space to keep shoes tucked away.

Container Store 8-Pair Shoe and Purse Organizer

container store 8-Pair Shoe and Purse OrganizerThe roomy compartments of this simple organizer are great for both shoes and handbags.

Tangkula 360° Free Rotating Wooden Shoe Rack

We'll feel like we just walked into Bloomie's the next time we pick out our pair of shoes with this rotating display.

Stackable Bamboo Shoe Rack

Whether you have shoes for every outfit or just the staples, you can stack as many of these racks as you need to accommodate your whole collection.

10-Pair Shoe Rack with Mirror

The full-length mirror on the side of this closet makes trying on all your options a one-stop affair.

Yamazaki Tower 6-Tier Shoe Rack

This could double as a bedside or entryway table, perfect for a candle and your keys.


Ikea never fails when it comes to bringing us simple and functional storage in every room of the house. This discreet shoe organizer could also act as a television mount or daybed console.

YAMAZAKI Adjustable Shoe Rack White

Stackable, versatile, affordable — this rack checks all the boxes.

West Elm Mid-Century Shoe Rack

Coffee table or shoe rack? Either way, we are here for it.

Yamazaki Frame Rolling Shoe Rack

This rack is super easy to move around the house. Take it from your bedroom to the entryway when you have people over for an easy storage solution.

Yocice Wall Mounted Shoes Rack

The opportunities with these mounts are endless. Wherever you tend to take your shoes off around the house you can stick one of these for easy storage.

Etsy Modern Shoe Rack

This handmade piece is more like a work of art - you can slide the bar to create a new look every time.

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This article has been updated from a previous post.