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Do Velvet Hangers Save Space?

Updated: Apr 3

Did you know that three inches of plastic hangers equal one inch of velvet hangers? So, upgrading to velvet is a no-brainer if you need more room in your closet. Plus, the velvet will give your space a more lux look and feel, and you'll prevent your clothes from slipping off the hanger and getting lost at the bottom of your closet.

The best bang for your buck for velvet hangers is the Amazon Basics Slim Velvet Suit Hangers. They are roughly $25 for a pack of 50 and come in various colors.

More Closet Organizing Tips

If your closet is in dire need of a refresh, here are four quick and useful tips that will help you bring your space to life:

  1. Matching hangers. Use matching velvet hangers, and you'll instantly have a space that looks more uniform and polished.

  2. Hanging direction. Hang your clothing items so all your items face the same way. It's a minor adjustment that will make finding clothing easier.

  3. Sorting by color. It's one of the easiest methods for knowing what you have. You'll be able to find things quickly AND and it helps prevent you from buying the same thing repeatedly. Because how many black sweaters do you need?

Saving Closet Space With Velvet Hangers and Color Coding

4. Categorizing by type. Sort your clothing into tops, pants, skirts, coats, dresses, etc. You'll create zones for each clothing category so that everything has a proper home base. The upside is that you'll never have to search for a misplaced item of clothing again.

Yes, Velvet Hangers Save Space

So, the answer is yes. Velvet hangers do save you a boat of space, and they will do a better job holding the shape of your clothing items. What do you think of velvet hangers? Are they worth the money and the time it takes to replace them?

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