20 Sliding Wardrobe Design Ideas For 2023

Kaitlin Madden

Written by: Kaitlin Madden
Date: Dec 01, 2022

When you think about sliding wardrobe design ideas, you no longer have to picture the big, bulky dresser-type pieces from days past. Wardrobes have gotten a major makeover. They are function and design perfectly matched. In fact, there are so many sliding wardrobes nowadays it can be hard to get an idea for all of your choices in one place and narrow down the options to the best one for your home. From sliding wardrobes with a contemporary flair to customizable options and classic choices,  we’ve rounded up plenty of design ideas to help you find the right piece. There are many different sizes, styles, and colours to choose from. We even made it easy for you to find them if you want to order one. Take a look! 

Sliding Wardrobe Design Ideas

1. Choose a mirrored wardrobe

    sliding 3 door mirror wardrobe
    CLEO 2 sliding 3 door 250cm mirror wardrobe

    This beautiful CLEO wardrobe has 3 fixed shelves and 3 adjustable shelves behind the mirrored doors. It comes with 2 hanging rails that are adjustable. The mirrored doors close to keep everything neatly in place.  Whether you keep clothes in it or you put things in there that just don’t have a home, this wardrobe is a good choice for any room. The full-length mirrors help give the illusion of a larger space while keeping your area looking neater. 

    2. Fit a slim wardrobe in a tight space

      sliding 2 door mirror wardrobe
      CLEO 18 sliding 2 door 120cm mirror wardrobe

      This slim wardrobe is a good choice for those places that may not have a lot of space. It comes with a standard design of 2 fixed shelves, 3 removable shelves, and 1 hanging rail. You can add extras to customise this wardrobe to make it fit your needs.  The 2 sliding doors open toward the centre. This means you don’t need additional space for this piece. 

      3. Go for a mixed-media wardrobe

      JUNO sliding 280cm wardrobe

      If you like to have a say in your wardrobe design, this is a great pick for you. This customizable wardrobe is a mix between contemporary and modern with a combination of wood and chrome/slate. There are many choices to make with this wardrobe. The first choice is door panels. Then you have 7 different carcass options to choose from. After that, you choose your door from 7 choices (glass or matt). Finally, you add any extras you may want to add. 

      4. Choose a seamless sliding wardrobe design

        GLOW sliding 300cm wardrobe

        This luxurious wardrobe may be big, but it seems to fade into the background thanks to its streamlined design. It is perfect for those with large bedrooms who want to bring that contemporary, high-end look in. There is an abundance of storage room in this piece with 3 compartments. Each compartment has its own shelves and a rail. This wardrobe can be customised with extras added. You can also choose to have the front doors be full graphite or have half and half. 

        5. Go for a double-sliding wardrobe design

          sliding wardrobe with synchro doors
          CALI sliding 4 door 330cm wardrobe with synchro doors

          Thinking outside the box, this large wardrobe would be a great addition to an office, an artist’s studio, or a his-and-hers closet alternative in a primary bedroom. It has shelves, drawers and hanging rods. There are 2 sizes that you can choose from. You can personalise it further by choosing the carcass, the front finish, the non-mirror door panels and the extras you want to add. This is an investment worth making!

          6. Say yes to the organic modern style

          large sliding 4 door wardrobe
          CALI sliding 4 door 400cm wardrobe with synchro doors

          Fresh and modern, this freestanding wardrobe offers a sleek exterior with an adaptable interior. With optional glass or champagne doors, this piece is built to provide the perfect look to compliment any bedroom. Optional drawers, trouser holders, and both sliding and swing doors makes this wardrobe both stylish and functional. The champagne option allows freestanding units to provide natural light to any space.

          7. Capitalise on the wood trend

          SIENNA sliding 4 door wardrobe
          SIENNA sliding 4 door 400cm wardrobe

          Wood furnishings and finishes are experiencing a major resurgence this year, and this all-natural sliding wardrobe is the perfect example of why. This oak-finished wardrobe boasts the same storage capacity of many walk-in wardrobes. The four sliding doors open to reveal 58cm depth and multiple shelving units. Optional motion-activated lights can instantly provide a wide selection of clothing. Designed to fit with a modern naturalist look, this wardrobe offers optional cornices to tie into existing interior decor.

          8. Add little luxuries to your sliding wardrobe 

          2 door sliding wardrobe
          TATE 1 sliding 2 door 271cm wardrobe

          Sleek and modern, this wardrobe provides variety in storage space and practical upgrades. The outer compartments are smaller, providing two large central compartments. The glossy basalt exterior is split by a narrow mirror to offer an artistic counterpoint.  Outside, the mirror is illuminated with LED lighting, and inside, the wardrobe is lit with motion-activated LED lights. Deeper than most wardrobes, this offers an added 10cm of storage depth.

          9. Reflect the room

          ENZO sliding wardrobe
          ENZO sliding 3 door 258cm wardrobe

          Trying to fit a wardrobe into a small space? The three mirrored doors of this wardrobe create added visual depth to any room and allow easy access to the entire unit. The light oak provides a wonderful contrast that softens lines and creates a warm feel. While this wardrobe is narrower than many other options, it boasts an added 10cm of depth for additional storage while fitting in most rooms.

          10. Pick a simple wardrobe with big potential 

          white sliding 2 door wardrobe
          DIXON sliding 2 door 200cm wardrobe

          This wardrobe comes equipped with two sliding doors and ample storage space. The white matte finish allows for easy cleaning. At 200cm wide, this wardrobe fits perfectly in most bedrooms. Mirrored doors are optional. With this flexibility, this wardrobe provides endless flexibility.

          11. Pick a high-contrast piece

          JUNO sliding 200cm wardrobe

          A dark grey and white combination creates modern interest in any room. Not only that, but  with two compartments and sliding doors, it can be positioned in narrower spots than many other options. The dark graphite exterior hides two deep compartments with multiple options for shelves, rails, and interior lights. This wardrobe combines space with affordability. The clean white lines offer a fusion of function and taste.

          12. Choose a wardrobe with lots of options

          PERLA 4 door wardrobe
          PERLA combi 4 door 240cm wardrobe

          Unlike many other wardrobes, this one comes with a wide variety of storage options. The two outer segments are traditional two shelf and railing units, but the inner section affords three drawers and four extra shelves. The diversity of options allows for a wide variety of layouts. Sleek, yet functional, this wardrobe fits unobtrusively in any bedroom. Mirrors and interior lighting options are available.

          13. Push the limits of a two-door wardrobe 

          black sliding 2 door wardrobe
          TATE 2 sliding 2 door 271cm wardrobe

          With a glass and basalt exterior, this wardrobe projects like a dark mirror. The two sliding doors hide four compartments, two large and two small. This wardrobe boasts greater storage space than most other two door wardrobes. Optional drawers make this a perfect option for all storage needs.

          14. Get the most from a big space with an extra large wardrobe design

          sliding door wardrobe with drawers
          RUBI sliding 4 door 330cm wardrobe with drawers

          This glossy white wardrobe can fit in any room of the house. While it is generally used for clothing storage, it has the flexibility to fit in a kitchen or dining room. The varied options can help fit this wardrobe to specific needs. The dimensions mean storage space will never be an issue.

          15. Go for clean lines

          beige sliding door wardrobe
          ALICE sliding 3 door 300cm wardrobe

          Clean lines give this wardrobe an angelic feel. Multiple exterior options provide a unique build for each room. With three large compartments and sliding doors, this wardrobe manages to look sleek without dominating a space. The long list of options allow this wardrobe to be custom built for each individual customer.

          16. Make a modern statement with your wardrobe

          modern creamy colour sliding wardrobe
          ALICE sliding hinged 3 door 200cm wardrobe

          Slim and sleek, this wardrobe fits perfectly in multiple settings. Sliding doors give a narrow profile so it is not limited to open area placement. Optional lighting runs provide a modern appeal. However, the soft glow of the panels provides a light, airy feel. Additionally, mirrors can be substituted for any of the doors.

          17. Make a statement with your sliding wardrobe

          sliding wardrobe with drawers and mirrors
          ALICE sliding hinged 250cm wardrobe with drawers

          This beautiful wardrobe adds both form and function to a room. Perfectly built for the bedroom, this wardrobe comes with a variety of storage options. The central sections contain a traditional rail bar with a pair of shelves, while the outer compartments have four drawers and a short hanging bar. Custom exteriors help the wardrobe fit in any setting.

          18. Maximise storage in a small space

          bedroom set with small sliding wardrobe
          CLEO 18 bedroom set 120cm

          This set offers flexibility and a clean feel for any style of bedroom. The matte finish provides a durable exterior that cleans well and provides functional yet simple elegance. Hidden inside the wardrobe are five shelves and a hanging rail. When coupled with the four drawers of the bureau, this set contains unmatched storage for the space.

          19. Go grey

          CLEO 2 medium size bedroom set
          CLEO 2 bedroom set 250cm

          The offset mirrors of this wardrobe create the illusion of space. Inside the space isn’t an illusion. With multiple setup options, this wardrobe provides hanging rails, drawers, and shelves configured to fit individual needs. The matte grey provides a clean, unobtrusive feel for the set. With options for room arrangement, this set gives more flexibility than other wardrobe styles.

          20. Coordinate with your bedroom set

          LENOX black bedroom set
          LENOX 255cm bedroom set

          Hanging space, drawers, and shelves are available in multiple configurations for this bedroom set. The matte black finish affords a clean, elegant feel for any room. Additionally, this wardrobe comes equipped with interior lights. The matching set can be rearranged easily and provides a durable, elegant feel whether they are in the main bedroom or guest bed.

          Are sliding doors good for a wardrobe?

          Sliding doors are an excellent choice for a wardrobe design. For one, they save space compared to outswing doors since you don’t need the extra clearance in front of the wardrobe. Plus, a sliding wardrobe door is easy to open with one hand, which is convenient if you’re carrying items to hang inside. A sliding door wardrobes also offer a more streamlined, modern look than outswing options.