Sometimes — OK, maybe most of the time — your closet can seem more like a landslide of fabric than actual functioning fashion storage. That’s OK! Staying organized is hard, especially if you are living on your own for the first time. Need some help doing the damn thing when it comes to staying tidy? Then you need innovative and proven organizational hacks — and TikTok is brimming with them.
TikTokers love to share their not-so-dirty little secrets on how to stay clean and organized. And the organizational wins of tidy users can — and will — completely change your closet. Many of these organizational tips include must-have closet storage solutions that can help keep your space in check. From bins to hangers to dividers to more bins, countless products are recommended on TikTok each day. Some just happen to go viral — and those are the top-notch solutions you should invest in.
Sure, organizing your closet is hard. But TikTok can make it easier. Check out these 10 TikTok-recommended closet storage solutions that will get your space in tip-top shape. All are tested and approved — and majorly viral.
When selecting storage bins, one TikTok organizing pro recommends favoring options with straight edges like these chic bins. They look sleeker than bins with a wider top and narrow bottom, and straight-edge bins make the best use of all the space in your closet. You’d be surprised how much space the right bin can save you.
2. Amazon Basics 30-Pack Slim Velvet Hangers, $24.49
Every well-organized closet needs a healthy number of hangers. TikTok’s choice of clothing hangers is slim, velvet and oh-so-minimal. Countless videos on the platform highlight these Amazon Basics hangers (or ones similar) with more than 140,000 5-star reviews. The velvet is no-slip, meaning your clothes stay put, while the slim profile offers less bulk and more space. You can even use them to hang jeans like with this viral hack.
3. Goowin 12-Piece Shower Curtain Hooks, $5.84
Speaking of storing jeans, another game-changing TikTok closet hack involves using shower curtain hooks to hang jeans. Using these W-shaped hooks, you can hang your jeans by their belt loops for vertical denim storage. These specific hooks have beads that slide easily over closet rods, making your jeans easy to flip through. You can also use these hooks to hang tanks, bags and more.
4. Space-Saving 2-Pack Pant Hanger, $15.99 (Orig. $24.99)
If you need more space in your closet, use innovative waterfall hangers for storing pants, skirts and more. These hangers can store five items each, “collapsing” into the space of a single hanger when hung vertically. You can store way more with these easy-to-use hangers, lifting them horizontally to easily flip through your closet.
5. Boao 8-Pack Acrylic Shelf Dividers, $32.99
Closet shelves can get messy quickly. These simple acrylic shelf dividers can help keep your folded piles crisp and in check. If you struggle to keep your clothes folded, dividers like these can even work psychologically, encouraging you to keep your items stacked.
6. Marie Kondo Narrow Drawer Organizer, $19.99
Keeping your socks organized is an actual nightmare. To make your sock drawer less of an explosion, try using these narrow drawer organizers to keep your socks in pairs. You don’t have to fold your socks as meticulously as this TikTok user, but these mini bins by organizational queen Marie Kondo are worth a shot.
7. Kootek 8-Piece Bamboo Drawer Organizers, $35.09 (Orig. $40.99)
Whether you store intimates, socks, tanks or other hard-to-organize items, these bamboo drawer organizers are a great option. Sturdy and versatile, this eight-piece set comes in several widths and lengths for all your drawer organizing needs. With these dividing bins, you won’t believe how much extra room you have in your dresser.
8. Sauder Beginnings 5-Shelf Bookcase, $66.90
If you want walk-in closet style on a shabby apartment closet budget, try this genius hack. One TikTok user recommends using five-shelf bookcases to create your own walk-in closet. At under $70 per shelf, it’s a great option for those looking to add a bit of luxury to their storage. If you have an available corner of your room, you can even create an open handbag and shoe closet to show off your collection.
9. 5-Tier Closet Hanging Organizer, $44.99 (Orig. $49.99)
Need more space for folded items? Check out these wire closet hanging organizers. With five bins per hanger, you can store tees, bottoms, sweatshirts and more in these simple baskets. You can even break the baskets apart to make a hanger of four, three or two baskets. Easy to assemble, easy to customize and easy to love.
10. mDesign 2-Pack Plastic Open Front Storage Bin, $24.99
Parent TikTok is a great place for organizing hacks of all sorts, including this one involving storage bins for each day of the week. Parents use these popular under-$25 bins to help their kids plan their outfits for the school week. But you don’t have to be a pre-teen to benefit from this organizing hack. This tip can also extend to those who wear uniforms to work or just want to plan out their wardrobe at the beginning of the week.
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