Merrick Over-the-Door 36-Pair Shoe RackA few quick snaps and this plastic-and-steel rack is ready to hang (or to mount directly onto a thicker door or a wall). To buy: $30, bedbathandbeyond.com.
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Home Decorators Craftsman Shoe Storage with Doors“No one will suspect that my shrine to Imelda Marcos is hidden inside,” a tester said. Assembly required. To buy: $299, homedecorators.com.
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Container Store Tweed Drop-Front Shoe BoxNo need to play guess-the-box, thanks to the windowed door on this "tasteful tweed" stackable. To buy: $18, containerstore.com.
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Lynk 30-Pair Shoe Rack Tower
“It may look flimsy,” a tester said of this steel-and-polymer, 30-shoe rack, “but it withstood my own little earthquake simulation without one shoe falling.” It accommodates tall boots, too. To buy: $35, spacesavers.com.