Shoe racks – our pick of the best

Looking for shoe racks? From open shelving to cleverly concealed cupboards, we’ve picked a selection of our favourite shoe storage solutions

Tired of shoes cluttering up your living space? Be inspired to organise your shoe collection with our selection of stylish shoe racks. Where space is no object, look for a large dresser-style cupboard with shoe racks that are hidden from view. In a small porch or hallway, try a simple wooden shoe rack that will take up minimal space while keeping shoes easily accessible. A sleek shoe unit with white-gloss detailing is the perfect choice in a bedroom if you're looking to store out-of-season footwear. Whatever you are after - from a simple shoe shelf to an entire shoe cupboard - our edited selection will help you solve your shoe storage dilemmas in style.

Oakland Shoe Storage Bench and Cushion containing a selection of shoes, books and bags, with umbrellas next to it and in front of a grey staircase

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1. Oakland Shoe Storage Bench and Cushion

Specifications

Dimensions: H60 W110 D35cm

This wooden shoe rack will look the part in your hallway or by your back door. Made from oak and oak veneers, it has been waxed by hand and then given a natural lacquer finish to keep it looking smart. As well as offering excellent shoe storage, the shoe rack is topped off with a bench and padded cushion, giving you somewhere to sit down when you're putting on your shoes. 

Oakland Shoe Storage Bench and Cushion, £249, The Cotswold Company (opens in new tab)

Tiara Heels Shoe Rack four tier white metal rack with pairs of womens shoes on it, in a white room with an elegent chest of drawers behind it

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2. Tiara Heels Shoe Rack

Specifications

Dimensions: H58 W20 D18cm

Put your best footwear forward with this quirky four-tiered metal shoe rack. Topped off with a mini tiara, it's the perfect place to store and display your most treasured pairs of shoes. The tiara top also doubles up as a useful carrying handle so you can easily move the shoe rack from bedroom to hallway and back again as often as you like.

Tiara Heels Shoe Rack, £22, Store (opens in new tab)

Two-tiered Shoe Rack with wooden shelves and white tubular frame

(Image credit: House by John Lewis)

3. Two-tiered Shoe Rack

Specifications

Dimensions: H44.5 W66.5 D32cm

This compact shoe rack hints at industrial style with its powder-coated tubular frame and solid rubberwood shoe shelves, which are lipped at the front to make sure the shoes don't slip off. Simple yet sturdy, this shoe rack is perfect for porches, hallways or even bedrooms and will work well as part of a pared-back, contemporary scheme. Holds up to six pairs of shoes. 

Two-tiered Shoe Rack, £45, House by John Lewis (opens in new tab)

Winchester Painted Wooden Shoe Rack two fold down shoe storage compartments

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4. Winchester Painted Wooden Shoe Rack

Specifications

Dimensions: H87 W80 D21cm

This charming wooden shoe rack has oodles of classic country charm. Made of high-quality solid pine using time-honoured joinery techniques, it offers ample storage space for shoes and boots and would make a great clutter buster in a hallway or porch. An ivory paint finish and natural wooden knobs and top complete the country look. 

Winchester Painted Wooden Shoe Rack, £199, PineSolutions

Tjusig Bench and Shoe Rack in black with bench and two stainless steel shelves underneath

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5. Tjusig Bench and Shoe Rack

Specifications

Dimensions: H50 W108 D34cm

A bench and shoe rack in one, the Tjusig will help smarten up any space. Its clean lines would look at home in a contemporary scheme. The stainless steel shoe shelves hold up to eight pairs of shoes and the solid hardwood frame comes in a white or black painted finish. The bench makes for a handy place to perch while putting on or taking off your shoes.

Tjusig Bench and Shoe Rack, £65, Ikea (opens in new tab)

Strand Shoe Storage Unit, natural wood unit with four large white fold out doors

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6. Strand Shoe Storage Unit

Specifications

Dimensions: H155 x W59 x D24cm

Contrasting textures - natural wood and high-gloss white - combine to stylish effect in this contemporary wooden shoe rack. Four doors fold out, each fitting up to nine pairs of shoes thanks to cleverly integrated shoe shelves. This sleek, compact piece would slot easily into a hallway or bedroom corner. Comes fully assembled. Black-gloss door finish also available. 

Strand Shoe Storage Unit, £90, TGB Furniture at Worldstores (opens in new tab)

Extending Steel Shoe Rack with two pairs of shoes on it


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7. Extending Steel Shoe Rack

Specifications

Dimensions: H30 W61.5 D18.5cm. Expands to 107cm.

Here's a smart shoe rack that expands as your shoe collection does. With anti-slip, foam-covered stainless bars, this easy-to-assemble shoe rack will look after up to 10 pairs of shoes and is stackable should your footwear fancy get out of hand. Slot it at the back of a cloakroom or wardrobe to create a DIY shoe closet. 

Extending Steel Shoe Rack, £20, Lakeland (opens in new tab)

Five-tier Shoe Rack in black metal with wired shelves

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8. Five-tier Shoe Rack

Specifications

Dimensions: H100 W48 D28cm

This five-tier metal shoe rack is the perfect shoe storage solution for small spaces thanks to its narrow width. Pop it by a front or back door to keep your most-used footwear under control. The black coated metal is durable and will stay looking smart no matter how many shoes you throw at it. Comes flat-packed for self-assembly. 

Five-tier Shoe Rack, £45, John Lewis (opens in new tab)

Country Farmhouse Hallway Bench and Shoe Rack in a matt ivory finish and three wicker baskets underneath the bench

(Image credit: Bibelo at Wayfair)

9. Country Farmhouse Hallway Bench and Shoe Rack

Specifications

Dimensions: H53 W122 D38cm

This practical but pretty bench and shoe rack would work like a dream in a country or coastal scheme. It comes with three hand-woven wicker baskets for keeping door keys and other clutter stored neatly out of sight, while the painted finish in mat ivory will work with any colour palette. A slatted wooden shoe rack holds up to five pairs of shoes. 

Country Farmhouse Hallway Bench and Shoe Rack, £117, Bibelo at Wayfair (opens in new tab)

Hastings Living Shoe Rack in white with two large fold out drawers and one smaller drawer on top

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10. Hastings Living Shoe Rack

Specifications

Dimensions: H129 W75 D30cm

A classic, compact design makes this wooden shoe rack perfect for small living spaces where square footage is at a premium. Its soft ivory finish and subtle metal knobs will help it blend into any scheme. Better still, it's made of 100% sustainable wood, so it'll keep your conscience clear as well as your hallway. Comes with co-ordinating Hastings Living chairs, bookcase, coffee table and more. 

Hastings Living Shoe Rack, £249, Marks & Spencer (opens in new tab)

Tamara Kelly

Tamara was Ideal Home's Digital Editor before joining the Woman & Home team in 2022. She has spent the last 15 years working with the style teams at Country Homes & Interiors and Ideal Home, both now at Future PLC. It’s with these award wining interiors teams that she's honed her skills and passion for shopping, styling and writing. Tamara is always ahead of the curve when it comes to interiors trends – and is great at seeking out designer dupes on the high street.