Open or closed dressing room: how to choose?

Open or closed dressing room: how to choose?

The advantages of an open wardrobe

Very much in tune with current interior design trends, the open dressing emulates. Yes, recently, displaying your wardrobe in plain sight has become a real decorative asset! An idea stuck in ready-to-wear boutiques, where clothes racks on casters, the islands and the clothing shelves are exposed directly.

So goodbye to cupboard doors, drawers and other curtains: in an open dressing room, clothes are visible at first glance. This has many advantages, including:
• An undeniable aesthetic dimension. Indeed, in an open dressing room, your wardrobe is staged as a decorative element in its own right of the room. Your most beautiful pieces are displayed as treasures, whether your jackets, dresses, shoes or accessories.
• A non-negligible practicality, since in an open dressing room, you no longer have to open all your cupboards and drawers to look for this or that item of clothing: they are all exposed, and therefore easier to find!
• By making the doors disappear, the open dressing room creates a beautiful impression of space and visually enlarges the room.

Open dressing: attention, storage required!

The weak point that an open wardrobe can have is precisely to be… open!

Explanation: if you are a very square person and you do not plan to store an ironed garment in your wardrobe, everything is fine. On the other hand, if you tend to store your clothes anyhow in your wardrobe, your bazaar will be impossible to camouflage, and the rendering of your open wardrobe very average ...

The strong points of the closed dressing room

Very different from its open counterpart, the closed dressing can also be very elegant; it all comes down to the choice of closures: classic hinged doors, sliding doors, accordion doors, curtains, closet-dressing room… the choice is wide. Note that an oak door will bring a chic touch, that a mirrored door will enlarge the space while being very practical, that a semi-transparent door will allow you to guess the contents of your wardrobe without revealing everything, or even that a two-tone door will structure the space.

The first advantage of closed dressing, it is obviously that your clothes and accessories rest there in shelves, behind cupboard doors and in closed drawers: your less aesthetic pieces and your possible shambles will be well hidden! Not to mention that closing your closet is the best way to protect your clothes from dust and light.
In addition, the closed wardrobe can be arranged as you wish: depending on its size and the materials chosen, it can therefore be very affordable.

And why not an open and closed dressing room?