8 shoe racks for a neat and stylish entryway

Essential and chic, these shoe racks will pull together your entryway — instantly

Shoe racks: Image of three shoe racks on yellow background
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These shoe racks are bound to change the way you think about this type of storage, with stylish options that keep your things neat while sprucing up your space. From options with multiple tiers to hidden boxes, there's sure to be a shoe rack that will make kicking off your shoes a more enjoyable experience. Keeping your floors clean and free from dirt is another reason that shoe racks are so handy.

There are plenty of options as to where you can place a shoe rack for optimum convenience. Entryways are an obvious choice, though you might also be looking for a rack to add to your closet set-up, to maximize organizational potential. So many shoe racks are multi-functional pieces, doubling as coat hangers or side tables, meaning you can unlock a whole new area of functionality with just one purchase.

Need more ideas after reading? Check out our handy hallway shoe storage ideas


8 stylish shoe racks to brighten your entryway

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1. Umbra Imelda 8 Pair Stackable Shoe Rack

The ultimate shoe-lover's rack, this pick is amazing for maxing out on space

Reasons to buy

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Subtle black metal frame
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Buy two and stack another on top

Reasons to avoid

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Exposed shoes might not be for everyone

This is a supremely popular choice, with lots of five-star reviews to support the design of this shoe rack. It comes in a set of two, so that you can place them in different areas of your house, or stack them for maximum space. Ten pairs of shoes are capable of fitting per rack, so if your shoe collection is growing larger, then you won't have to get rid of any to make space!

Shoe racks: Image of Open Spaces Entryway Rack

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2. Open Spaces Entryway Rack

If you're looking for a rack to complete your entryway, look no further

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Multi-use
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Extremely spacious
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Available in seven different colors

Reasons to avoid

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A splurge when it comes to the price

There's nothing not to like about this three-tier rack from Open Spaces. With three tiers for shoes and seven vibrant or pastel colors to choose from, your shoe collection will look better than ever sitting on this rack. You could even use the top tier as an entryway table space, and dress this up to suit the vibe you're going for. We think this is the perfect way to make your entryway look like your own if you want to stretch to the slightly expensive price tag!

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3. Yamazaki Tower Shoe Rack

Save on floor space with this unique minimalist rack

Reasons to buy

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Easy to reach elevation 
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Stripped back design 

Reasons to avoid

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Slightly limited on space

Opt for something a little different with this vertical rack from minimalist experts Yamazaki. If you have a shoe collection you're proud of, this pick will show them off perfectly, and allow you to reach the pair you need with ease. If you are tight on space, then this will save you from one problem, and means you have less complication when it comes to cleaning too. 

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4. Anthropologie Kellen Shoe Basket

This basket offers a different way to keep your shoes stored

Reasons to buy

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Handwoven design
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Convenient for cleaning and moving
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Allows you to hide away your shoes

Reasons to avoid

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Doesn't have the traditional layout of a rack

Shoe racks don't have to be conventional, and this basket from Anthropologie is the perfect example of that. With a handwoven rattan design, you can situate this basket near your door and let it take care of all of the shoes your house can hold. We like how it has handles for easy movement, especially when it comes to cleaning, and that it hides away shoes nicely, so it doesn't break up your decor.

Shoe racks: Image of The Container Store shoe rack

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5. The Container Store 3-Tier Entryway Shoe Storage

With a wooden top, this rack can double as an entryway table, too

Reasons to buy

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Stylish for use as a table
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Sturdy build
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Shelves can be angled

Reasons to avoid

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Some might prefer a 'hidden away' design

Gain a way to store your shoes and a stylish entryway table with this pick from The Container Store. We love the wooden top, which you could display jewelry, flowers, candles and more on, and the fact that the shelves are adjustable. You can slant the shelves to get that walk-in closet feel, and keep the whole thing for accessories and bags too. It's a sturdy design, meaning it will fit nicely in your entryway with your coat hanger too.

Shoe racks: Image of Wayfair shoe rack

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6. Eindhoven 21 Pair Shoe Storage Cabinet

You won't even be able to see your shoes with this swish cabinet

Reasons to buy

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Hides away shoes very effectively
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Doubles as entryway furniture
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Chic design

Reasons to avoid

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Some assembly needed

You can really effectively hide away shoes with this cabinet, which has a shoe rack stored inside. You might not even guess it from the exterior, but it can hold an impressive 21 pairs of shoes. We like that it has three separate compartments, as there are bound to be shoes you reach for more often than others, and that the shoes are nicely angled inside. If you've been working hard to put together the design of your entryway, and don't want anything causing too much of a disturbance, we think this cabinet is perfect.

Shoe racks: Image of Wayfair shoe rack

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7. Rebrilliant 3 Tier 12 Pair Shoe Rack

Made from sustainable bamboo, this is a classic and simple design choice

Reasons to buy

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Suitable for larger shoes
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Bamboo design
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Slanted shelves for easy access

Reasons to avoid

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Requires some assembly

You can't go far wrong with this bamboo shoe rack, which has great proportions for bigger shoes, so all the family can fit their shoe wear on, and a durable design that's not going to collapse on you. The bamboo is likely to fit the look you're going for in your entryway, and the wipe-clean surface means you can easily swoop in and rescue your floors from any mud or dirt. We think this rack is a winning combination!

Shoe racks: Image of Wayfair shoe rack

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8. Dotted Line 8 Pair Shoe Rack

With space for more than just shoes, this rack is a great piece for your home

Reasons to buy

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Great for organizing
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Easy to assemble
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Nice to look at

Reasons to avoid

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None we can think of!

Slot your umbrella, yoga mat or shopping bags away as well as your shoes with this genius rack, which has a sustainable design to sweeten the deal too. We think this is a versatile pick perfect for an entryway, and one that will come in handy if you often have loads to offload as you arrive home. Along with the four spacious shelves, you can use the large compartment for boots if you need to, and never have to worry about squashing them in.


Where to shop for more shoe racks?

If you have something particular in mind when it comes to a shoe rack for your home, then there are top retailers with so many great picks. Find our favorite stores for shoe racks below, and cultivate the perfect entryway in your home. 

Molly Cleary
Molly Cleary

Molly is the Ecommerce Writer for RealHomes and spends her time searching the internet for the next best thing for your home. With previous experience within the Home section of TopTenReviews, another Future site, writing about everything from ride-on lawnmowers to robot hoovers, she has knowledge of all of those niche areas of your home and garden that you might need a new purchase for. Shopping and buying content are now her biggest area of focus, with an emphasis on cleaning products and home gym equipment. 



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