A Guide to Wardrobe Planning

One of the most exciting parts of building a new home for a woman is designing her new wardrobe she’s always dreamed of.

If you’ve never designed a wardrobe and you’re not sure how to make the most out of the space you have, keep reading while we walk through some of our top tips for designing a functional space for your clothes. When it comes to designing the layout of your space its important to consider how you want to store your clothes. Not everything needs to be hung up, and not everything needs to be folded into drawers

Drawers are a great addition to any wardrobe design, they make use of all the space available and gives easy access to your garments, even those at the back. Drawers are perfect for T-shirts, shorts, undergarments and workout clothing. Things that don’t need to be hung up can find a home in your drawers.

Rails to hang your clothes are the most common element in wardrobe design. What most people forget is you often don’t need full-length clothing as your main rail. Consider using a mix of full length and half-length rails (upper and lower rail) that will help you make the most of the space you have. Shirts and jackets traditionally don’t need a full-length rail. However, evening dresses will probably need a full-length space in your wardrobe.

Tip: using thinner hangers, such as these slim design velvet hangers over bulkier timber hangers, will allow you to fit more clothes onto your hanging rail.

If you’re sharing your wardrobe with your other half, make a clear distinction between the two spaces in the wardrobe. Though Women’s clothing tends to take up more space than men’s and require more long hang, it’s important to set boundaries in the shared space to avoid any future arguments.

Think about the lighting. Often a wardrobe is where you choose your outfit for the day, so make sure the lighting is going to reflect an outfit you choose accurately. The lighting in your wardrobe should help you feel good about your outfit choice and set you up for a good day. The right lighting in a space can dramatically impact the overall feel of a space and how your clothes look.

At 3C Homes, we want to help you design a functional wardrobe best suited to your needs. When the time comes, we will sit down with you to plan your space with everything considered for when you move in, If you are looking to build your dream home (complete with your dream wardrobe) feel free to get in touch with us today.