The best hallway mirrors

Big, beautiful and baroque or modern and minimal? Finding the best hallway mirror is all a matter of taste

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Creating the illusion of both space and light while providing an eye catching design feature (not to mention being a spot for last minute outfit checks) mirrors have the power to transform a hallway – whether you're designing your hallway from scratch or simply want to inject a new lease of life.

From industrial metals and salvaged-looking window mirrors to on-trend copper frames and baroque-look pieces, there's a style of mirror to suit every space. Our edit of the best hallway mirrors is varied, but consistently high quality, meaning there's something to suit every space and style.

1. Large Metal Framed Window Mirror

This extra-large mirror takes our top spot for its surprising versatility

Specifications
Best for: Creating space
Colour: Neutral
Dimensions: W137 x H180 cm
Material: Metal
Reasons to buy
+Reflects lots of light+Creates illusion of space
Reasons to avoid
-May overpower small hallways 

This large statement mirror effectively combines style and utility, making it our favourite mirror for hallways. Its oversized window design reflects light beautifully, so it’s best placed opposite a bay window or door is you want to create the illusion of a larger, brighter space.

The metal hardware is carefully neutral, neither warm nor cool, so it’ll fit into almost any scheme as long as there’s enough room on the wall.

2. Umbra - Copper 'Prisma' wall mirror

A contemporary copper mirror to brighten up your walls

Specifications
Best for: Striking decoration
Colour: Copper
Dimensions: W42.5 x H56.5 x D8.3 cm
Material: Steel
Reasons to buy
+Trend-led copper finish+Really unusual shape
Reasons to avoid
-Won’t suit traditional schemes so well 

If you’re looking for a unique addition to a drab or dated hallway, this could be it. Copper and geometric lines give this Prisma mirror an Art Deco-inspired, standout feel. On the slightly smaller side, it makes for a great addition to a small or narrow hallway. Put this glowing metallic in your kitchen, too, with our favourite copper accessories.

3. Black Silver Wide Framed Mirror

A dramatic and drop-dead gorgeous addition to any hallway

Specifications
Best for: Making a statement
Colour: Silver
Dimensions: W125 x H215 cm
Material: Wood
Reasons to buy
+Elegant oversized option+Light and bright silver finish
Reasons to avoid
-Will overwhelm very small spaces 

Positioned next to the front door, this oversized hallway mirror would make the perfect addition to a large hallway. In addition to elegantly reflecting light throughout the space, this large mirror provides the perfect spot for last minute make-up and outfit checks.

A great option for renters, this stylish mirror can simply be propped up against the wall, no screws required.

4. Design Project by John Lewis No.120 Circle Mirror With Shelf, Black

Matt, metal and ever-so modern — what’s not to love?

Specifications
Best for: Surprising storage
Colour: Black
Dimensions: Dia. 82.5
Material: Steel
Reasons to buy
+Suits a surprising number of themes +Handy included shelf
Reasons to avoid
-Quite heavy: make sure you get help to hang 

With its powder-coated steel frame, exposed bolts and clean lines, this metal mirror is perfect for industrial-inspired room schemes. Complete with a handy shelf, it makes the perfect addition as a spot for hallway storage – for keys and other small day-to-day essentials. Alternatively, use it to display a small house plant or simple ornament.

5. John Lewis Ornate Leaf Wall Mirror

This aptly Champagne-coloured mirror is a celebration of all things fabulous

Specifications
Best for: A timeless touch
Colour: Champagne
Dimensions: W82.5 x H122 x D3cm
Material: Wood
Reasons to buy
+Great in Baroque themes+Surprisingly versatile gold shade
Reasons to avoid
-May be a bit fussy for some 

This amazing baroque mirror is a clever meeting of elegant and opulent, adding a hint of richness to any hallway wall. If you have a true-to-period Victorian property, it would make a fantastic addition hung at the bottom of the stairs. Alternatively, it would work as a stand alone feature in a more contemporary scheme adding interest with its intricate moulding and lustrous cool-toned gold.

6. John Lewis Fusion Swirl Mirror

This high-quality mirror is a statement-maker for sure

Specifications
Best for: A modern statement
Colour: Black
Dimensions: Dia. 114cm
Material: Metal
Reasons to buy
+Huge statement piece +Unusual, beautiful frame
Reasons to avoid
-Very large and heavy 

We love the idea of making a design statement with this vortex-like mirror. While there are round mirrors aplenty on the market, including some of the lovely picks in our list, it’s the swirling wire frame of this Fusion Swirl Mirror that sets it apart. Make sure that the space you have in mind is large enough not to be overwhelmed by this oversized mirror.

7. Gallery Classic Ornate Oval Mirror - Grey

For a fairytale look in a modern home, look no further than this detail-oriented mirror

Specifications
Best for: A traditional look
Colour: Grey
Dimensions: W38.5 x H52 x D3 cm
Material: Resin
Reasons to buy
+On-trend grey shade +High-end look
Reasons to avoid
-Again, may be a bit fussy for some

Another baroque beauty, this ornate oval mirror bridges the gap between antique and modern with its combination of lovely moulded details and ultra-modern soft grey paintwork. 

If you’re working with an otherwise uninspiring space or particularly cramped hall, this is an easy way to inject a bit of personality into a space.

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