When it comes to choosing wooden furniture, look for reclaimed timber, a scuffed finish or white-painted styles to update your scheme
Before you buy, have a good clear out of your current wardrobe and only keep things that you’ve worn in the last year or so. You’ll be left with a capsule collection that will be easier to manage.
Look at the internal fittings as well as the exterior style and finish. Do you want a single or double hanging rail? What about added extras such as belt and tie rails, accessory drawers, shoe boxes and lighting?
A floor-to-ceiling design will allow you to store last season’s clothes and spare bedding in the top sections.
1 Farmhouse chic The Knickerbocker wardrobe from Loaf has a lighter look and is made from solid reclaimed fir recovered from old buildings, which is ideal if you want to make a more ecofriendly purchase. Priced £995, it has a slightly scuffed vintage finish in off-white and comes with two drawers 2 Simple and sophisticated The painted woodgrain finish on the Origin Shaker wardrobe design from Kindred would suit both classic and contemporary bedrooms. In a Porcelain finish as pictured, prices start at £2,500 for two double wardrobes and a matching chest 3 Elegant finish With a handy drawer at the bottom for hats, scarves, gloves and other smaller bits and pieces, the double West Coast wardrobe, £1,219 from Willis & Gambier, is a great space saver