Hang up your coat!

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That nip in the air means one thing: Jackets are piling up around your home. Act now before hats, boots and scarves, all vying to take a chunk out of your apartment’s order, join them. These simple outerwear-storing solutions allow easy access  (and even a touch of art, too) and avoid hall clutter and that frustrated cry: “Where’s my scarf? I can’t find my gloves!”

Economic, stylish, functional


1. The aptly named Coat Tree has nine “branches” at variable height to hang and easily access outerwear. It comes in espresso, made from solid hardwood, and bamboo, made from sustainable bamboo. Easy assembly means you’ll just need a Phillips screwdriver. $70


2. For the minimalist, the Nickel 5-Hook Flip Rack takes care of that (one) black jacket and (one) black scarf. The hooks fold flat when not in use. $40


3. No more puddles: Nothing ruins a floor or carpet quicker than salty puddles from boots and shoes warming up and shedding snow. Put a Boot Tray by your doorway and order all who enter to tray their footwear. Available in black and translucent. $8 (Container Store, 27 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill,
617-566-7400, www.container store.com)

Industrial, rustic chic


Everything will be in its right place with the multiple storage options of the Pipeline Hall Tree ($499). This is a catchall storage unit for a hall; add it to a room to create a self-contained “mudroom.” The design is inspired by industrial pipes and made of raw steel and mango wood. $499, West Elm Fenway, 160 Brookline Ave., Boston, 617-450-9500, www.westelm.com

Art for practicality’s sake


Go eclectic with this novel way to hang scarves and coats — even pop a hat over the top spokes. Made in America by Pennsylvania-based Lostine, the Bloak Ladder is crafted with domestically harvested white oak, and the natural finish produces a feathering effect as the color merges. It comes in small and large. $400-$425, Twelve Chairs, 319 A St., Boston, 617-701-3496, www.twelvechairsboston.com
 


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