Who Says Laundry Baskets Have to Look Utilitarian? Here Are Some of Our Elevated Favorites
When you think "laundry basket," something plastic and cheap-looking likely comes to min, but just because laundry hampers hold your dirty socks doesn't mean they have to be an eyesore. Thanks to a myriad of lovely options on the market today, the can actually be very pretty and even help tie your laundry room together. Of course, quality is important, too: You need something sturdy enough to hold a large load of laundry and that preferably has handles for easy carrying.
Consider space constraints, too. Live in a smaller apartment or have a tiny laundry room? You'll need a basket that is collapsible for simple storage. And if you plan on leaving your laundry basket out in plain sight, consider a handwoven material that's elegant enough to display, and also discrete enough to hide dirty clothes. Finally, while round-shaped baskets are great if you want something versatile that can double as an organizer for toys or other household items, a rectangular shape is ideal for carrying folded laundry after it has cleaned. Ahead, the best laundry baskets that are stylish and functional.