The Spring Clean! Closet Organization Ideas

Organized closet with women's clothes

Ah, spring! It’s the season of renewal — we refresh our wardrobe, get a new haircut and, reluctantly, clean and organize our closets.

In the spectrum of cleanliness, most of us fall somewhere between Mr. Clean, that hunky bald guy who dares to wear the white shirt that’s two sizes too small, and a contestant from Hoarders. Actually, who are we kidding? We’re more Hoarders than Mr. Clean.

That’s why spring cleaning is so critical. We need to get rid of the closet clutter to make room for those new floral dresses and wedge sandals after all. But equally important as the cleaning part is the closet organization process that must follow. Because it’s one thing to have room for a new dress, and it’s another thing to be able to find that new dress again in three months.

So here are our favorite, fashionista-friendly closet organization ideas.

Fashionista-Friendly Closet Organization Ideas

1. Closet hamper

Not everyone has a room designated for dirty laundry, but no one wants it lying around. This in-closet hamper is a sneaky, luxurious way to hide the mess.

2. Scarf hanger

Scarves or handkerchiefs anyone? This is a chic way to hang them. You can hang up to 12 scarves in this hanger. You can also use it for hosiery, leggings or undershirts.

3. Cube storage

Cube storage works for any room in the house. In your closet, you can stack t-shirts, sweaters and shorts. Or you buy a few bins to sit in the cubes, and then you’ve got a place for your socks and undies.

4. Belt organizer

If drawer space is an issue, save space by hanging your belts instead of letting them swim around with all your other clothing. You can use this hanger for your scarves too!

5. Colored boxes

Great for hats, scarves, toys and the other little things that fall off the shelves, these mutli-colored boxes from containerstore.com are too adorable to pass up. The set comes in two sizes—great for floor or overhead storage.

6. Corner shelf kit

Finally a better way to utilize all your closet space, ladies. This wire shelf curves to fit the corner of your closet so you can hang more hangers. No more cutting corners! (Pun intended).

7. Shoe rack

And here we are — the infamous shoe rack. Great option if you are trying to free up some floor space. Besides, tripping over shoes was never a good look.

8. Folding clothes hanger

Bet you haven’t seen a hanger like this one before! There’s no better way to start your day than to open your closet and say ‘good morning’ to your loved ones as you pick out your outfit.

9. Pegboard

Not only for the kitchen! Mount pegboard to your closet door or back wall, and then and screw in pegs and hooks. Voila — you now have a place to hang your bags. Or, use it for necklaces and bracelets.