It can be tricky to find somewhere to store all of your shoes. Oftentimes, people end up with rows of shoes lined up next to their front doors, or — even worse — may find themselves with disorganized shoes strewn about the floors of their closets.
While clothing can often be folded in a way that takes up as little space as possible, it’s harder to devise ways to make your shoes take up less space — and this challenge becomes particularly daunting when you live in a small space.
Luckily, there are several brands out there that have come up with ingenious solutions to your shoe storage problems. Clever ideas make the most of any extra nook and crannies that may exist in your current living arrangement by layering shoes on top of each other to save room, or make use of unexpected areas of your home as storage space.
To help you easily sift through the options, FN has rounded up several of our favorite shoe racks designed to vastly increase the amount of storage space you have. All of these items are available to shop right now on Amazon — and if you have a Prime membership, you can get them shipped to your home in just two days.
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Check out our favorite options below, with solutions to your shoe storage woes starting at just $8. To solve another shoe-related dilemma — soggy boots that drip all over the home, leaving behind a muddy mess — flip through our round-up of the best shoe trays available.
1. Slotz Storage Units
This as-seen-on-TV product is designed to double the amount of space in your storage closet. You can use them on the shelves of your closet, on a shoe rack or on the floor. Purchase a 10-pack for $30.
2. Zenree 4-Tier Folding Shoe Shelf
A shelf can often take up a lot of room, but this one folds to make it perfect for a tiny apartment or even a college dorm. With four shelves, it can hold between nine and 12 pairs of shoes.
3. Ziz Under Bed Shoe Organizer
There are plenty of products on the market that function similarly to this one, but this is Amazon’s top-seller and costs just $15. You can store up to 12 pairs of shoes in this container — and if you’re not satisfied you can get 100 percent of your money back.
4. SimpleHousewear Over the Door Shoe Organizer
Short on space? Consider a shoe organizer that can be fastened over a closet door, out of sight and convenient to the rest of your clothes and footwear. This one costs just $8 and features 12 pockets.
5. Whitmor Hanging Shoe Shelves
If you have a decent amount of hanging closet space but no room for a shoe shelf on the floor, consider this hanging shoe shelf, which is Amazon’s best-selling hanging shoe organizer and costs just $8.
6. Songmics Shoe Bench
If you’re willing to shell out a little bit more money, consider getting this shoe rack that doubles as seating. Coming in either black or brown, it’s perfect for putting in the entryway of your home.
7. Sagler Chrome Shoe Organizer
Is the biggest problem for you the sheer quantity of shoes you own? Store 50 pairs on this attractive chrome organizer.
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