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Published on January 13, 2018

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It’s a daunting task, and one that we’ve all admittedly put off for seasons at a time, but we’re here to help you finally face the fear of all fashionistas: organizing the closet. Wouldn’t it be great to walk into your closet and find the exact thing you’re looking for upon the first search? We’ve found the 10 best organizing items that fit closets of any size and even the most intense sorting projects imaginable. Eco-friendly storage bins, shoe boxes, velvet hangers, and more promise the tidy closet of your dreams. Check out our list of the 10 must-haves for an organized closet.

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MaidMAX Clothes Storage Bins, Amazon, $23

BEST FOR: Storing miscellaneous items to maintain a clean and consistent aesthetic
FUN FACT: These organizing bins are made with eco and user-friendly nonwoven fabric.
  • Available in other colors
  • Set of 6
  • Collapsible
  • 12″ x 12″
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Closetmate Beautiful 2 Pack Acrylic Shelf Dividers

, Amazon, $17.99

BEST FOR: These acrylic shelf dividers are ideal for organizing your shelf space efficiently and without major home improvement
USERS SAID: “I wanted these dividers for my closet so I could rid of the baskets that I was using to keep my shirts and tank tops separated. These dividers fit on my shelf very easily. These are very sturdy and they are easy to place!” 
  • Acrylic
  • Includes 2 shelf dividers
  • 8 inches high, 12 inches long & fits on shelves up to .75 inches thick
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Sterilite Storage Boxes, Amazon, $22.88

BEST FOR: Store that gorgeous shoe collection in these clear bins ideal protection and organization
USERS SAID: “I got the idea from a friend, but I use these bins for shoe storage. I have an unmentionable number of shoes (I’m both proud and embarrassed at the actual number) and these bins are perfect for a size 10 in men’s dress and athletic shoes. I would say that’s the max capacity for this size bin, which should work for most people.” 
  • Includes 12 Boxes, 12 Lids
  • Made in the USA
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SimpleHouseware 5 Shelves Hanging Closet Organizer, Amazon, $13.87

BEST FOR: Organizing small closets with limited shelving and storage solutions
HELPFUL TIP: Stack folded sweaters in the hanging organizer to prevent stretching
  • 12’’ W x 10’’ D X 45’’ H
  • 5 fabric bronze shelves
  • 6 side mesh pockets
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Zober Premium Quality Space Saving Velvet Hangers, Amazon, $19.99

BEST FOR: Prevent delicate clothing from slipping off the hanger or stretching when you use these thin (but strong!) hangers.
HELPFUL TIP: Organize your hanging clothes by color for a more attractive space
  • Holds up to 10 lbs.
  • 360 degree chrome swivel hook
  • 50 pack
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InterDesign Classico Hanging Closet Organizer, Amazon, $7.79

BEST FOR: Free up shelving space by storing bulky purses and bags on this hanger 
USERS SAID: “Great product! I use it to [hang] belts and small handbags. The hanger is sturdy enough not to get twisted when you hang one heavy item on one side. I think it would work well for ties too although I haven’t tried.” 
  • Made of durable steel with chrome finish
  • No hardware required
  • 3.25″ X 4.5″ X 17.75
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The Knotted Wood Hanging Jewelry Organizer, Anthropologie, $38.00

BEST FOR: The accessory-loving gal who needs a solution to detangling the necklaces in her jewelry box
USERS SAID: “This is such a great organizer and exactly what I was looking for. I don’t have a ton of jewelry and wanted something simple where I could hang my necklaces and utilize the shelf to place my ring boxes/earrings/empty necklaces boxes I wanted to save. Absolutely recommend!”
  • Brass-plated pine wood
  • Necklace holder: $42
  • Earring holder: $38
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DecoBros Heavy-Duty 3-Bag Laundry Sorter Cart, Amazon, $40.87

BEST FOR: Simplifying your laundry process by eliminating the sorting step
USERS SAID: “I love this cart. Very sturdy, good size and I love the way I can sort my laundry. Makes doing the laundry so much easier. Being able to carry each bag individually is very convenient and they are well made.” 
  • Product Dimensions: 30.75″ W x 18″ D x 33″ H
  • Laundry bag dimensions: 15″ W x 9″ D x 21.5″ H
  • 3 large heavy duty bags
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SimpleHouseware Closet Underwear Organizer, Amazon, $13.87

BEST FOR: Storing lingerie, socks, and underwear in an easily accessible place 
USERS SAID: “Loved this. Bought 2 sets and planning more. It made my bra organization so beautiful and neat in the drawers. The smaller one was perfect for my pantyhose collection.” 
  • Mold-proof
  • The item includes 4 bins: 6 cell(scarves, ties), 8 cell(underwear, briefs, ties), 7 cell(bra), 24 cell(socks)
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Room Essential Storage Cart White, Target, $24.99

LOVED FOR: Its cute, tubular frame, durable metal and lockable wheels
HELPFUL TIP: Turn this classic storage cart into a glamorous closet accessory when you spray paint it gold!
  • 3-tier metal utility cart
  • 31.61 inches H x 13.94 inches W x 17.91 inches

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