10 Laundry Baskets You'll Actually Want to Keep Out

No need to hide these in the laundry room.

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Doing laundry is not fun, but we all have to do it so we may as well do it in style. Laundry baskets certainly need to be functional, but why do they all need to be so ugly? We set out to find some unicorns — chic, stylish laundry baskets that you won’t be embarrassed to leave out in the open.

1: Wire Basket With Liner

Photo by: Crate & Barrel

Crate & Barrel

This wire basket has a decidedly vintage, industrial feel to it. Wheels make it easy to move around your home, and a liner ensures that nothing will fall out on the way to the laundry room.

2: Half Moon Laundry Basket

Photo by: Amara


Here's a pretty canvas laundry basket that comes in a variety of patterns and colors. The leather handles make it easy to move around, and it's so stylish you could even leave it sitting out in your bedroom or bathroom.

3: Surplus Laundry Bag

Photo by: Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters

This laundry bag is made with military surplus-style canvas. Bright, colorful handles help it stand out, and when it’s not in use, it can be folded down flat and stored away.

4: Bushel Steele Laundry Bin

Photo by: Rejuvenation


This is another vintage-inspired laundry bin that looks straight out of an old factory. It’s large enough to hold several loads of laundry at once and can be easily rolled all around your house. The steel frame and thick canvas fabric means that this laundry bin is meant to last and can really take a beating.

5: Tosca Laundry Basket

Created by Japanese designer Yamazaki, these wire bins are both stylish and super functional. You can use them in your closet to separate whites and colors, or line them up on the floor of your laundry room and designate each basket to a member of your family for laundry pick-up.

6: Corno Laundry Bin

Photo by: Bed, Bath & Beyond

Bed, Bath & Beyond

These slim laundry bins are perfect for small or narrow spaces in your closet. Wheels allow them to be easily moved around, and the canvas fabric keeps them sturdy. These also come with a cover so your dirty laundry isn't front and center.

7: Rope Laundry Baskets

Photo by: Serena & Lily

Serena & Lily

Boho meets nautical with these lovely rope laundry baskets. Group them together (as pictured) for sorting whites, colors and delicates, or use them in a nursery to hide away baby’s laundry.

8: Hay Laundry Basket

Photo by: Danish Design Store

Danish Design Store

These super sturdy, molded plastic laundry baskets are perfect for a more modern space. They come in two sizes and would look beautiful in either a closet or in a sleek bathroom.

9: Gray Rectangular Basket

Photo by: Target


This woven, contemporary laundry basket is another great piece for a more modern space. Place these on closet shelves for out-of-the-way laundry storage, or use them in a kid’s room to teach them about laundry sorting.

$19.99; target.com

10: Copper Laundry Basket

Here’s a super chic, copper wire basket that could work with a variety of design styles. Add a liner if you’d like, or leave it as is in your bathroom. This would also work well in a mudroom for dirty socks, workout clothes or play clothes.

$130; themine.com

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