Another way to store shoes is to use the space under your bed. Here is an under-the-bed shoe storage option (R199) from snatcher.co.za that holds 12 pairs of shoes.

What makes this option better than open crates is that it keeps shoes dust-free and easy to view thanks to a zip-up transparent cover.

Make an entrance

If you’ve used up every inch of cupboard space, consider investing in a shoe cupboard that looks good enough to be kept in plain sight.

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If your home décor style is modern and urban chic, you could complement your home décor with this modern black and grey Jaxon shoe cabinet from Fine Living (R2 175) available via Takealot.

It holds 10 pairs of shoes and could look great in a bedroom or instead of a consol table in a narrow entranceway, which is where many of us want to kick off work or workout shoes anyway.