Hot Trend Alert: Open Closets

open closet rack brick wall

In today's world of reno's, remodels, and DIY projects, stylish homeowners are opting for style and function when it comes to closet space.  Let's face it, traditional closets aren't super sexy, unless it's a replica of Lisa Vanderpump or Mariah Carey's closet.  Open closets allow you to turn your threads into art.  You can maximize and add closet space without having to spend a fortune or hire a contractor.  For that reason alone, we're all over this hot trend.  

 This open closet is the best of both world's.  The plumbing pipe is perfect for those awkward corners and maximizing space.

This open closet is the best of both world's.  The plumbing pipe is perfect for those awkward corners and maximizing space.

I love it when a room creates space between closet racks; yet has a high shelf that spans the entire wall.

 Open closets can be so chic especially in a small studio bedroom or dorm.

Open closets can be so chic especially in a small studio bedroom or dorm.

 It's important to pair similar clothes next to each other for a cohesive look when using open shelves.

It's important to pair similar clothes next to each other for a cohesive look when using open shelves.

It's crucial to keep an open shelf orderly.  Just like any part of your bedroom, it's important to keep your open closet orderly.  To finish it off, be sure to style it with cute accessories at each end.  

 Style open closets with a cute hat at the end and next to a brass-framed leaning floor mirror.  

Style open closets with a cute hat at the end and next to a brass-framed leaning floor mirror.  

This is the perfect small bedroom or dorm room idea.  Also, when moving in with your boyfriend or girlfriend, this idea is sure to win you major points!  Renters no longer have to pass on the perfect apartment with the not-so-perfect closet.  You have some major options as seen below!

 Add an S-hook to hang cross-body handbags on an open closet rack.  Add a small persian rug on the bottom to keep shoes in top shape.

Add an S-hook to hang cross-body handbags on an open closet rack.  Add a small persian rug on the bottom to keep shoes in top shape.

 I love adding a runner rug parallel to an open closet.  Add a vanity and sophisticated mirror against the wall.  

I love adding a runner rug parallel to an open closet.  Add a vanity and sophisticated mirror against the wall.  

We love this trend since it's so easy to modify and add more closet space without having to undertake a major home project.  What do you think of this trend?  Tell us in the comments below.