Choose the Perfect Hanger
Since you’ve invested a small fortune on your wardrobe, it makes sense that you want to protect it. Treat your closet to quality hangers that will help extend the life of your clothes. Consider these options when you’re in the market for new hangers.
Heavy-gauge, plastic tubular hangers are the backbone of any closet. These hangers are perfect for T-shirts, polo shirts, dress shirts and blouses. When you are refitting your closet, you should have several dozen tubular hangers to tackle these lighter items. It’s very important to check the quality of the tubular hangers before you buy them. Many discount retailers sell hangers constructed from only 34 grams of plastic, compared to The Container Store’s 52 grams. The 52 gram hanger will handle the weight of your garments and last much longer.
Thick, curved hangers are best for tailored suits and jackets, as well as knits and sweaters, robes, and eveningwear. Thicker hangers do not take up any extra space in a closet. In fact, it’s the garment itself, by the nature of its tailoring, shape and padding, that needs the extra space. The curves of these hangers will protect the form of the garment and will give heavier suits and jackets the support they need.
Available in a variety of sizes and styles, these hangers can be used instead of wooden or plastic coat/suit hangers when pests such as moths, or moisture is a problem. Cedar is a natural pest repellent and works to absorb excess moisture.
Metal hangers are not only strong and durable, but they make a chic addition to the coat closet, the office reception room or the guest closet. They’re available in a variety of attractive finishes.
Similar to the hangers you see in department stores, you can use these to group outfits together, thanks to the small hook on each hanger that allows you to connect them together.
Padded hangers are a great option for delicate knits or evening wear and are available in a variety of attractive colors. Our padded hangers are unique because the padding is wrapped all around the hanger, not just on the top. Use padded hangers to pamper special outfits, jackets and even costumes!
These hangers are ideal for closets where space is at a premium or where access to the contents is limited. They hold multiple garments in a small amount of space.
Standard-sized adult hangers measure 17-18 inches. Our oversized hangers measure 19" wide, giving more support to the form of plus-sized garments.
Use the clamp hanger to hang skirts from the waist or to hang pants securely from their cuffs — all without leaving marks or wrinkles!
Using hangers that are specifically designed for kids will prolong the life of the clothing. Larger adult-sized hangers may stretch out children’s clothes. Children’s hangers often feature hooks and slots that are perfect for the loops on kid’s clothing or for storing accessories.