Small Space Solution: 10 Easy & Affordable Garment Racks to Buy or DIY

Small Space Solution: 10 Easy & Affordable Garment Racks to Buy or DIY

Jason Loper
Jul 30, 2012
There's no reason to let limited closet space cramp your style. With a garment rack you can turn your wardrobe into a display and free up precious closet space for more important things … like shoes. Check out this roundup of garment racks — 7 to buy and 3 to DIY — and bring your style out of the closet.

Commercial Garment Rack from Container Store, $49
Leave it to a store that specializes in managing our stuff to sell one of the best garment racks. This rack scores great reviews and it's a great price too.
RIGGA Clothes Rack from IKEA, $15
This probably isn't a rack you'd want sitting out in your room but for its affordability it'll get you by in a pinch.
Chrome plated rolling rack from Robert H Ham, $60
The extra storage on the bottom of this rack could be utilized for shoes, folded clothes or even a small hamper.
Handcrafted Galvanized Steel Garment Rack from AC Pipe Designs, $230
The beautiful thing about etsy is you can get the handcrafted look without the blood, sweat and tears. This garment rack is on trend with its modern industrial design.
Medium Duty Garment Z-Rack from, $110
The splash of color on this rack could help liven up the room - and a neutral wardrobe.
Made to Order Industrial Garment Rack from Tyler Kingston Wood Co, $200
Another shortcut to the DIY look, this rack is also available with a double shelf.
Boutique Raw Steel Salesman Rolling Rack from, $68
If it works for a salesman, it should work for your everyday wardrobe.

DIY Rolling Rack by HrrrThrrr
We love this rack as shown in yellow but it could be adapted for any color scheme.
Split The Lark's Cool & Colorful DIY Clothes Rack on Apartment Therapy
With detailed instructions and supply list, all you need is the sweat equity to build this DIY option.
How To Make a Rope Wrapped Hanging Clothes Bar on Apartment Therapy
If you can't spare the floor space for a garment rack, this DIY suspended rack keeps your fashion off the floor.

(Images: 1. Mike's Surprising Student Studio; All others as credited above.)

Apartment Therapy supports our readers with carefully chosen product recommendations to improve life at home. You support us through our independently chosen links, many of which earn us a commission.
moving--truck moving--dates moving--dolly moving--house moving--cal Created with Sketch. moving--apt