These Shoe Storage Benches Work Great and Look Pretty

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You might find yourself in a bit of a conundrum after your last shopping spree: Where in the heck are you going to store all those shoes? Whether you want to walk into a room and be able to instantly tally up the pairs you own or you prefer for your footwear to remain neatly out of sight, we've got a few options for you. And these super stylish shoe storage benches cover all the bases.

Here are seven that will make your home (and shoe collection) look polished.

1. Prepac Shoe Cubbie Storage Bench, $138.99

This wooden shoe storage bench with cubbies is perfect for keeping your shoes organized instead of haphazardly tossed in a pile on the closet floor (hey, we know it happens). This particular option holds 18 pairs and can also serve as a beautiful companion piece to wall hooks in an entry.

2. Red Barrel Studio Upholstered Organizer Shoe Storage Bench, $89.99

For many people, part of unwinding after a long day involves sitting down and immediately kicking off their footwear. And this upholstered shoe bench will make it easy to balance while removing your kicks, thanks to the cushioned seat. The slotted bamboo shelves can store up to six pairs.

3. ClosetMaid Cubeicals Shoe Storage Bench, $71.99

Storage benches can serve as more than just functional pieces of furniture, and this gorgeous piece shows us precisely how to organize with style. It features three open compartments, and you can use each area to display sculptures and decorative items as well as shoes.

4. Forest Gate 48-inch Shoe Rack Bench, $199.99

A combination of different materials gives this shoe storage bench an unmistakable edge. The surface and shelves are crafted from faux wood, which can be wiped clean with ease, and the angled rack is made of metal. Plus, the side storage compartment features a central shelf that can be adjusted as needed.

5. Crate & Barrel Batten Storage Bench and Panel Set, $1,147

This storage unit has it all: style, ample display space, floating shelves, and paneling that offers a unique decorative element. Due to its stature, the piece may overwhelm a hall or entryway, so we recommend it as an accessory for a living room or spacious bedroom.

6. OriginalCrate Shoe Bench with Coat Rack, starting at $595.48

This charming white bench and coat rack set is ideal for the farmhouse decor enthusiast. Fitted with a wooden surface and painted storage compartments of varying sizes, the combo is a perfect fit for an entryway, closet, or bedroom.

7. Joss & Main Mabel Upholstered Shoe Storage Bench, $266

When functionality meets elegance, you get this stunning jewel-toned shoe storage bench. Wrapped in velvet-like fabric and accentuated with button-tufted detailing, it can discreetly store your shoes or other belongings while easily elevating the aesthetic of any room.


Kenya is a freelance writer from Dallas. She currently contributes to Apartment Therapy and has written for various online publications, including Playboy, Essence, Bustle and more.

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