35 Best Bathroom Vanities for Every Style and Space

Freshen up in a flash with our top vanity picks for your bathroom remodel.

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Updated on January 30, 2024

Remodeling a bathroom? Put down your demolition hammer and step away from the power tools. We’re here to save you from yourself and share the savviest feature to replace during a bathroom remodel that yields maximum impact on the space: the vanity. Best part? This upgrade does not involve inadvertently knocking down an unassuming, load-bearing wall and compromising the structural integrity of your home. Always a plus.

Marble-Topped White Vanity in Transitional Bathroom

Transitional Single-Vanity Bathroom With Marble Countertop

A beautiful marble vanity countertop ties into the marble-tiled walk-in shower in this transitional bathroom. Minimal decor in the form of a vase of flowers keeps the focus on the room’s crisp white palette.

Photo by: Laurey Glenn

Laurey Glenn

Before you start shopping, allow us to fill you in on all the need-to-know info: Bathroom vanities are a combination of both the sink and the surrounding storage and come in an endless array of sizes, finishes and styles. Vanities contribute to the functionality of a space and serve as a visual anchor in the design. Swapping your dated vanity for a fresh, true-to-you design or adding a freestanding cabinet to create much-needed storage will instantly elevate your space and bring value to your home.

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Matching Set

Matching Set

A pair of matching vanities in a dark wood finish flank the door that leads to the primary bedroom creating a spacious, primary suite and providing ample space to get ready in the morning.

Photo by: Joseph Bradshaw

Joseph Bradshaw

While classic white vanities will always be en vouge, the two standout trends for bathroom vanities for 2024 are richly-painted cabinets (think navy, emerald, black or sage) and warm, mid-tone stained wood vanity cabinets. Freestanding bathroom vanities with a casegoods-inspired base are popular options for hall baths and primary ensuites alike. And, another emerging trend to consider for your bathroom this year? Forgo a double vanity for a charming pair of singles. Designers are installing twin vanities on opposing walls or flanking doorways to bring chic symmetry into the space.

What's a Timeless Bathroom Vanity Style?

Marble Bathroom With Console Sinks

Elegant Marble Master Bathroom

The “wow” feature in this master bathroom is the gorgeous Calacatta marble wainscot. The marble tile runs along the walls and acts as a backdrop behind the two console sinks.

Timeless bathroom vanity silhouettes include pedestal sinks, wall-mounted vanities with exposed plumbing and freestanding furniture-inspired vanities. The best way to ensure your vanity is timeless within your space is to invest in one that mirrors the architecture of your home. A midcentury cabinet-style freestanding vanity will always appear at home in a midcentury ranch home; a stately polished nickel wall-mount vanity topped with creamy marble will stand the test of time in a formal colonial.

Another tip for selecting a timeless vanity? Choose enduring material and classic colorways like white, natural wood or neutral tones. Polished or honed marble, quartz and natural stone counters will never go out of style, and the same goes for polished nickel or unlacquered brass hardware.

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Bathroom Vanity With Feet

White Bathroom Vanity With Inset Feet

The inset feet on this vanity instantly add timeless charm to the bathroom. Pair with simple hardware for a clean, classic look.

Photo by: Adam and Amber Ford

Adam and Amber Ford

Size

If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a thousand times. When it comes to interior design, size matters. Choosing a vanity in the proper scale for your space can make or break your design and impact the feeling you have while going about your daily routine in the room. If a vanity is too large, you may feel cramped in your space. Too small? The bathroom may feel cold or sterile.

The first step to selecting the best bathroom vanity for your primary ensuite, hall bath or powder room is pulling out your measuring tape and jotting down the width, depth and height of the space. Use those measurements as your guidepost when vanity shopping to ensure you achieve a tailored fit for your room.

Be sure to select a bathroom vanity that offers plenty of clearance to open and close doors within the room and pull out drawers or opening cabinets on the vanity itself. Look out for a vanity with a minimum of 30 inches of floor space for walkability and, most critically, ensure that the vanity not only fits in your bathroom but adheres to local and international building codes.

The width of a single sink vanity is typically between 18 and 72 inches wide, while the width of a double sink vanity ranges from 60 to 72 inches wide, with a standard space of 36 inches between each basin. The standard vanity depth (single or dual sink) is between 17 and 25 inches, and the height varies between 30 and 36 inches from the floor.

Style

Bathroom vanities are available in all styles and selecting the ideal match can feel overwhelming. Our tip? Choose a bathroom vanity style that mirrors the architecture of your home or complements your interior design aesthetic. A streamlined wall-mounted vanity with sleek hardware is a no-brainer for contemporary ensuite, while a rustic free-standing single vanity is a shoe-in for a farmhouse design.

Cost

The price for bathroom vanities varies greatly depending on the size, style and materials used. Ceramic pedestal sinks are relatively inexpensive, starting as low as $200, while double sink vanities with marble counters are often investment pieces in your bathroom design. The price per vanity is linked to the quality of materials used to make it. This brings us to our final consideration…

Materials

Bathroom vanity materials are vast and varied depending on the style and price point of the design. Classic pedestal sinks are typically ceramic or porcelain, while freestanding and wall-mounted cabinet vanities feature solid, engineered or affordable MDF hardwood bases.

Countertop materials range from affordable laminate and ceramic to luxurious natural stone including marble, quartz and soapstone. Bathroom vanity hardware comes in classic brass, nickel or chrome and contemporary options like oil-rubbed bronze, matte black metal and brushed gold.

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Blue Bathroom With Beadboard

Bathroom With Blue Beadboard

Instead of tile or stone, this bathroom uses tongue-and-groove millwork as a backsplash. Designers painted it to match the cabinets to pull the look together.

Photo by: Bess McKinney

Bess McKinney

Replacing your current vanity with a new bathroom vanity is a relatively simple project you can tackle over the weekend or outsource to a plumber, depending on your comfort level.

First, disconnect your existing sink from the water source and disconnect the sink’s water lines from the valves. Next, remove the existing sink and vanity from the wall and patch any damage left behind. Mark the wall with the specs of your new vanity to create a visual guide for installation, then attach bathroom vanity cabinets to the wall studs using a drill. If you cannot locate studs, use anchors to ensure safe installation. Once the vanity base is secure, attach the countertop and install the faucet and plumbing before turning the water back on.

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What We Like
  1. Inexpensive options
  2. Easily elevated
  3. Available in all design styles
What We Don't Like
  1. Little-to-no storage
  2. Not ideal for shared spaces
  3. Awkward in large bathrooms

Pedestal sinks are anomalies on our list because, technically speaking, they aren’t vanities at all. These distinct sinks made the cut due to their sleek style, practical price range and iconic, easy-to-squeeze silhouette that’s perfect for petite powder rooms and hall baths. Classic pedestal sinks are crafted from vitreous china, clay or marble and feature a narrow pedestal base supporting an expansive sink basin. Many pedestals feature a sink basin flanked by two ledges to offer seamless countertop storage for soap dispensers, toothbrushes, hand towels and more.

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What We Like
  1. Minimizes visual clutter
  2. Makes room appear larger
  3. Available in all styles and price points
What We Don't Like
  1. Limited storage space
  2. Typically only one sink basin
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Wall-mounted vanities are defined as vanities that are secured into the wall and do not feature storage or cabinetry that reaches the floor. This airy vanity style is a designer favorite because it minimizes visual clutter, provides bathroom storage and creates an illusion of a larger space. There is a wall-mounted vanity for every interior style but some of our favorite designs are the minimalist-modern floating vanity and the head-turning, industrial design with striking exposed plumbing

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What We Like
  1. Luxurious look
  2. Easily tailored to your space
  3. Ample storage
What We Don't Like
  1. Expensive for single sink vanities
  2. Difficult to clean floor below

Freestanding vanities are defined as vanities that are independent of both the wall and the floor. Freestanding vanities are designed to resemble standalone furniture with built-in legs and ample storage space for toiletries, towels and more by way of functioning drawers and cabinet door storage. Put this style at the top of your list for an ensuite makeover, or take advantage of its out-of-sight storage in a kids’ bathroom.

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  1. Ideal for couples or shared bathrooms
  2. Copious storage space
  3. Available in statement-making styles and colorways.
What We Don't Like
  1. Most expensive option
  2. Potentially overwhelming in modest bathrooms
  3. Requires double hardware, light fixtures and mirrors

The secret to a happy, long-lasting relationship? A double vanity. The key to success in your kids’ shared bathroom? A double vanity. These peace-keeping fixtures are beloved for their dual sink design and expansive counter space. Traditional double vanities measure around 72 inches wide and feature a cabinet base, but there are space-saving floating options available, too.

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  1. Offers out-of-sight storage
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  3. Unique design feature
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  1. Tricky mirror and light placement
  2. Limited options available
  3. Expensive for size

Corner vanities are just that – sink vanities tucked flush into a corner of your bathroom. This option makes a charming, space-saving solution for powder rooms and pint-sized full baths alike. Install a single mirror and a chic sconce fixture on one wall or add a mirror on each wall, connecting at the middle like a book.

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