Call me vain, but I love a mirror, especially a standing mirror that I can move around when I want. Much like the outfit-changing ritual that starts my day, my placement of mirrors is forever in flux. Whether it's a change of heart over my bedroom layout or a quick tweak in the living room, getting that "just right" feeling is part of living with someone as picky as me — just ask my partner. But hey, there's no shame in being particular.
Of course, you can make life a little bit easier. After all, reaching for a hammer and nail every other day just isn't feasible — particularly if you're in a rented space, a dorm, or your first house with questionably thin walls. So, rather than risking your injury every time you need a quick switch-up, choose wisely and invest in these chic but convenient floor mirrors. They'll fill your space with added light and dimension and you can move them around whenever you're bored of your layout.
To get you started, I've picked a few designs that'll work with smaller budgets. From sleek, squared-off pieces to wavy and wonderful designs, this curated list has something to reflect (sorry!) the tastes of everyone. Oh, and while you're at it, be sure to read up on these mirror trends every interior buff should try.
9 stylish standing mirrors and floor mirrors
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Size (in): H65 x W22
Made from: Glass and aluminum
Simple, classic, and elegant, this is a fail-safe choice, guaranteed to work with any home setup. Not only that but it's intelligently designed using an aluminum alloy that keeps its color over time and gives an HD effect. Yes, HD mirrors are a thing and a worthy consideration that applies to mirrors and your TV. Meeting international environmental standards, the copper-free mirror also protects against scattering glass if an accident happens. In short, shards won't fall over the floor if you have an Avril-Lavigne-circa-2004 moment.
Shine bright like a diamond
Size (in): H65 x W22
Made from: Glass and wood
Channeling your inner Ri Ri? Same. With this angular piece, your bedroom can shine bright, too, thanks to high-quality glass, a streamlined wooden frame, and an instantly captivating design. Win-win-win, as far as I'm concerned. As for the installation, don't let the out-there shape fool you: it's a piece of cake. With a durable framework and an explosion-proof membrane to reduce accidents, it'll revitalize any blah space — yes, I remember renting. As for the color, I picked gold, but the black is equally as slick.
Farmhouse chic on the cheap
Size (in): H46.5 x W16.88
Made from: Wood
Unless your modem has been cut off, you'll likely know that the farmhouse aesthetic is still big across the board. Whether you're part of generation TikTok, hunting down a taste of the country, or simply a millennial in need of some homely delights to soothe their growing list of stresses, this has your back. Ideal for the boudoir, it's giving less is more, with two angled legs and a no-nonsense finish sure that fits with any color scheme.
The morning ritual
Size (in): H60 x W20
Made from: Wood
Serving country home with a splash of elegance, this timeless piece is a must for indecisive dressers with tight budgets. I mean, honestly, what better way to kick off your day than by catwalking around in your #OOTD in front of this decorative piece? Just like your outfit, this can be styled to your needs, thanks to an adjustable easel. Propped against the wall or slightly angled, this would bring a warm appeal to bright and airy spaces.
A scandi touch
Size (in): H77.13 x 30.75
Made from: Aluminum, glass, and plastic foil
What Ikea doesn't know about cool furniture isn't worth knowing. That's my view, anyway. For further proof, simply look to this wipe-clean design, perfect for budding interior designers who prefer a lighter touch. Complete with rectangular, metal framing, it's sure to look chic in any humble abode and add Scandi allure. Understated? Check. En vogue? Check. That, my good friends, is what you call the best of both worlds. My preference is the black color, but minimalists might opt for pared-back aluminum.
Size (in): H65 x W236
Made from: Metal
If the brief was quirky but subtle, then this nailed it. Available in either black or — for the glitzier shopper — gold, it's an Urban Outfitters exclusive that brings retro and modern into one fruitful conversation. Thanks to the tubular frame and rounded glass, it stands out from your standard floor mirror, though it still feels timeless. Sure, it's a little pricier than our other picks, but all things considered, it's reasonable. Investment piece? Why not.
Small but mighty
Size (in): H36 x W24
Color: Light brown
Made from: Wood
Made in a grainy wooden hue, this is a smaller but no less handy piece for all you decor divas. I can see this fitting neatly into the living room to add some light where it's needed, or to make my dinky apartment feel more like adulting than Barbie's Dreamhouse. Oh, and while it might not be the tallest, you can still strike plenty of poses in front of the glass, just with an added lunge or squat. You'll be pleased to hear this arrives fully assembled, too. FYI: I don't do DIY.
With touch sensitivity
Size (in): H63 x W20
Made from: Glass
Yep, all it takes is a touch to switch this mirror's lighting on, meaning you can figure out your daily look and grab a few pics before the sun comes up. With a vertical stand and the option to place it against a wall, this mirror with lights has scatter-prevention glass, which is also HD. Again, it's not just TV watchers that care about the resolution — clarity matters when you're dropping a fire selfie. Oh, and bonus points: This also works wonders as a bathroom mirror, complete with an anti-fog function to stop those unwanted streaks. I'm here for it.
The 'It' mirror
Size (in): H63 x W24
Made from: Glass
This mirror needs no explanation. I mean, it's a mirror, it's curvy, and it's cream-colored, so it ticks all the boxes when it comes to trendy. Yes, those clean, meandering lines have every teen and 20-something obsessed, and for good reason. Both highly 'grammable and completely versatile, this foam-framed piece is a surefire way to revitalize a boring bedroom, hallway, or living room. It's made with copper-free, anti-distortion glass, so the only bends you'll be seeing are from the frame. Finally, it's durable and there's no set-up. I'm sold.
How tall should a standing mirror be?
Generally speaking, you'll want something around the 60-inch mark. That way, you can get enough body in the frame to flex your sartorial skills and pick that killer 'fit. Of course, if the mirror has an elevated base and you're most interested in your top and bottoms, then you can afford to go a little shorter.
Plus, it's worth noting that you might just want a mirror to lighten a dark room or complement your rug, in which case, smaller designs are more than capable of nailing your needs. One option above comes in at just 36 inches, which works just fine for decorative purposes. And, as I say, who's never stretched their pose to squeeze every piece of the fit in? Selfie queens, step this way.
Where to shop for a standing mirror?
If you haven't found the floor mirror of your dreams just yet, then keep your search going. We've listed the shops we recommend shopping for your new standing mirror just below.