5 Shoe Storage Options to Step Up Your Shoe Organization

Luxe walk in closet with shoe storage, custom cabinets and open shelving by California Closets

Storage for shoes is an art form with many options dependent on your shoe collection. Whether you need sneaker shoe storage, storage for high heels, or storage for men’s and women’s shoes, one of these five shoe storage options is sure to fit just right.

1. Shelves for shoes: Make your shoes the piece de resistance of your custom closet. Adding an adjustable shoe shelf that accommodates different styles will create stunning shoe organization for your closet.

Custom Shoe Cabinet with glass doors and natural wood grain finish by California Closets

2. Lighting for shoe storage: For any shoe rack or shoe cabinet, adding lighting is an elegant way to display – and better access – your shoe organization. Added as a vertical or horizontal LED ribbon, this application creates a soft glow of light and can reduce shadows from upper shelves.

Shoe storage tilted for better visibility in a wood grain finish with toe rails by California Closets

3. Tilted shoe shelves: This shoe cabinet with doors and slightly tilted shelves creates a display-style look in your shoe closet. A short rail holds your shoes in place and custom lighting creates high visibility for your shoe organization.

Pull out shoe storage in a custom closet built in natural wood grain finish by California Closets

4. Pull out shelf: These are specialty shelves that provide storage for shoes and slide in and out, similar to a shoe drawer. The benefit of a shelf is it provides better visibility to organize shoes and can potentially be deeper than some drawers.

Custom shoe cubbies centered in closet in light wood grain finish by California Closets

5. Shoe bins: Stacked bins for shoe organization are an excellent shoe storage idea if you have a lot of flat shoes, sneakers, or even slippers. This is a great design for closets but also for entryway shoe storage.


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