10 Luxurious Upgrades to Improve Your Walk-In Closet

Wooden hangers with a blue scarf draped across them

Your closet design should be completely unique – just like you. Don’t settle for the same cookie-cutter closet organization system that matches every other Atlanta home; it’s time to upgrade to a fresh, custom design that fits your lifestyle. Treat yourself to these fashionable features that are sure to transform your closet into a functional space you will love for years to come.

1. Customization
Good closet design companies understand that, like clothing, a one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work for closets. Your needs must be considered before designing your closet. For example, a bachelor will have different needs than busy parents who share a closet space. Similarly, kids’ closets typically need to be designed with adjustable components to accommodate your child’s changing needs as they grow. Try to create a list of the five most important things you want to get from your closet to help facilitate the planning process before you begin.

2. Lighting
Choose a lighting style that complements your closet design. There are many options to choose from, but it is wise to consult a professional before making your final decision. Some types of lighting are designed to illuminate space in a very specific way, each of which will provide a different overall effect for your closet.

A few options to consider include:

  • Track lighting
  • Pendant lights
  • Wall sconces
  • Recessed lighting

3. Shoe Organizers
Your footwear goes through a lot of use, so a little care goes a long way. Our shoe organization systems are designed to keep shoes protected and off the floor. Choose angled shoe shelves that show off your favorite pairs of seasonal shoes, so you can access them easily – even when you’re in a rush. Shoes that aren’t in season can go back into their original boxes. Store them up on a shelf so they are out of the way until the weather changes.

4. Accessory Station
Place all of your favorite accessories in one place so you can complete your outfit quickly each morning. Shallow drawers can offer space for sunglasses and bangles, while velveteen-lined jewelry drawers protect tennis bracelets and delicate necklaces. Cuff links and tie clips can also be stored alongside one another in perfect harmony.

5. Mirrors
A floor-length mirror is necessary for any luxury walk-in closest, but it’s important to work the mirror in with your existing closet design. Consider slide-out mirrors that conveniently tuck back into your closet itself to help save space. You can also place a smaller mirror close to your accessories so you can see how your favorite jewelry looks with your outfit, too.

6. Clothing Display
In addition to serving as a unique décor piece, mannequins can also become an integral part of your daily routine. Use a mannequin or dress form to plan your outfit for the following day. Drape everything from your blouse to scarves, jewelry, and other accessories on the mannequin so you can get a picture of how your finished ensemble will look when you head out the door the next day.

7. Laundry Solutions
There are so many ways to coordinate laundry for easier laundry days. From color-coded laundry baskets to tilt-out hampers that save space, a professional closet organizer can help you decide which solutions are best for you and your space.

8. Expand Your Territory
With the right budget, you could opt-in to a complete closet remodel to make extra space for your clothing. It’s also possible to convert otherwise unusable areas, like attics or under-stair areas, into additional closet space that provides the exact storage space you need to keep your belongings safe. Walk-in closets with larger square footage could even accommodate an island with extra storage or seating.

9. Homey Décor
Decorate your closet the same way you would accessorize any room of your home. Hang paintings, lay out a floor runner and place a pretty vase of posies alongside photo frames to create a warm, homey feel. This will make it more pleasant to spend time perusing through your closet.

10. Details
Small details matter. Upgrade from wire or plastic hangers, which do not offer support to clothes and could ruin your wardrobe in the long run. Instead, opt for wooden hangers that are more substantial. Pants, blouses, coats, and suit jackets should all have their own type of hanger designed specifically to help your clothes keep their shape.

Your dream closet is within reach when you have the right design team on your side. The professionals at Closet Designs and More have all the organization systems you need to create a space you’ll love. Contact us for a free design consultation and discover the design you’ve been waiting for.