The word “armoire” elicits thoughts of estate sales, musty wood, and ornately carved detailing. It’s easy to source a traditional armoire if that’s your game. Finding a streamlined, modern version is much trickier, especially if you want one that’s made to last. Allow us to do the legwork for you: Here are 11 well-designed and solidly built standouts, perfect for the bedroom and wherever else you lack closet space.
Above: From Pinch Design, the Frey Armoire has paneled doors and an all-wood interior. It’s available in cherry, oak, and black American walnut in a variety of finishes; £6,310 for the single and £7,055 for the double. Above: The Keane Armoire is made of mahogany veneer and solid mahogany; $1,999 at Crate & Barrel. Above: West Elm’s Mid-Century Chifforobe in Acorn-stained eucalyptus and acacia; $1,399. Above: Made in Belgium, the Oak Nordic Wardrobe 2 Doors is detailed with a stainless steel hanging bar and an adjustable bottom shelf; $3,729 at Lekker Home. Above: The Workstead Wardrobe in Beech is $7,500 and handmade in Brooklyn, New York. Above: The Nested NY Noah Armoire is made of American oak and available through Dering Hall. Contact Dering Hall for price information. Above: Neri & Hu’s Trunk Tall Cabinet has a lacquered body and a three-drawer interior in oak with brushed brass hardware; $14,315 at The Future Perfect. Above: The Room & Board Hudson Armoire with Wood Base, shown in Cherry, is $2,499. Above: The Ikea Pax Wardrobe in white is the most simple of all the armoires on our list, and also the most affordable with prices starting at $325 for a single cabinet (shown here, the model is $665). Above: BDDW’s Bronze Armoire has a blackened bronze and leather front (shown in dark mulled leather) with a black walnut interior. The design is available in various dimensions and customizable options; for pricing and availability contact BDDW. Above: The Matera Armoire by Sean Yoo was inspired by Isamu Noguchi’s work. Made of solid walnut or oak, it has side panels that rest off the floor, three drawers, and a mirror inside one of the doors; $3,950 at Design Within Reach.
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