Hangers, also referred to as clothes hangers or coat hangers, are clothing hanging devices to assist with the storage of clothes. Hangers are designed to facilitate the storage and hanging of coats, jackets, sweaters, shirts, blouses, or dresses in a manner to prevents wrinkles. The lower bar of Hangers can be used to hang either trousers or skirts. Some Hangers are designed with a clamp to hold skirts or smaller pieces of content. Hangers were intentionally designed to allow users to quickly access and designate an area for clothing. The 3 basic types of Hangers include Wire Hangers, Wood Hangers, and Plastic Coat Hangers.

Are hangers good for clothes?

Hangers are considered to be good for clothes if they are placed on the correct type of hanger meant for the clothing which considers the silhouette, type of clothing, and material. If clothes are placed on the wrong type of hanger, it can stretch out the material and even warp it beyond repair.

What is the difference between a clothes hanger and a suit hanger?

The difference between clothes hangers and suit hangers is that suit hangers are designed to specifically preserve an expensive suit correctly while clothing hangers were designed to hold all types of clothes. Suit hangers are designed with sturdy materials, crease-free features, and embody a shape that can maintain the stiffness of a suit.

Who invented the clothes hanger?

The clothes hanger was invented by O.A. North in 1869. He invented the clothes hanger and patented it with the description of a device with a hook on its top sitting on what resembles shoulder supports for clothing to the right and left of the hook. He named the first hanger a clothes hook.

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8.875” | 22.5 cm
17.375” | 44.1 cm
.24” | 6 mm
Chrome Metal Hanger
22.500
44.100
0.600
900
https://p3d.in/e/EL29z
3D
Chrome Metal HangerView of the Chrome Metal Hanger in 3D available for downloadView of the Chrome Metal Hanger in 3D available for download
8.07” | 20.5 cm
16.54” | 42 cm
.12” | 3 mm
Hang Metal Hanger
20.500
42.000
0.300
905
https://p3d.in/e/1kAjU
3D
Hang Metal HangerPerspective view of a 3D model of the Hang Metal HangerPerspective view of a 3D model of the Hang Metal Hanger
8.25” | 21 cm
16.5” | 41.9 cm
.3” | 7.5 mm
Heavy-Duty Tubular Hanger
21.000
41.900
0.750
30
https://p3d.in/e/iC5cu
3D
Heavy-Duty Tubular Hanger3D model of the Heavy-Duty Tubular Hanger viewed in perspective3D model of the Heavy-Duty Tubular Hanger viewed in perspective
8.25” | 21 cm
13.5” | 34.3 cm
.24” | 6 mm
IKEA Bagis Children’s Hanger
21.000
34.300
0.600
3310
https://p3d.in/e/KHuAE
3D
IKEA Bagis Children’s Hanger3D model of the IKEA Bagis Children’s Hanger viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Bagis Children’s Hanger viewed in perspective
9.1” | 23 cm
18” | 45.7 cm
1.75” | 44 mm
IKEA Bumerang Coat Hanger
23.000
45.700
4.400
3300
https://p3d.in/e/AoWfg
3D
IKEA Bumerang Coat HangerView of the IKEA Bumerang Coat Hanger in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA Bumerang Coat Hanger in 3D available for download
9” | 22.9 cm
16.875” | 42.9 cm
.55” | 14 mm
IKEA Bumerang Hanger
22.900
42.900
1.400
3365
https://p3d.in/e/phHi5
3D
IKEA Bumerang HangerPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Bumerang HangerPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Bumerang Hanger
6.75” | 17.1 cm
12.75” | 32.4 cm
.4” | 10 mm
IKEA Hänga Children’s Hanger
17.100
32.400
1.000
3300
https://p3d.in/e/bqlFm
3D
IKEA Hänga Children’s Hanger3D model of the IKEA Hänga Children’s Hanger viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Hänga Children’s Hanger viewed in perspective
28.25” | 71.8 cm
12.5” | 31.8 cm
.28” | 7 mm
IKEA Komplement Multi-Use Hanger
71.800
31.800
0.700
3310
https://p3d.in/e/Wa5KU
3D
IKEA Komplement Multi-Use HangerView of the IKEA Komplement Multi-Use Hanger in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA Komplement Multi-Use Hanger in 3D available for download
5.31” | 13.5 cm
11” | 27.9 cm
.25" | 6.4 mm
IKEA Slibb Hanger
13.500
27.900
0.640
3300
https://p3d.in/e/17rJV
3D
IKEA Slibb HangerPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Slibb HangerPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Slibb Hanger
7.5” | 19 cm
15.25” | 38.7 cm
.2” | 5 mm
IKEA Spruttig Hanger
19.000
38.700
0.500
3330
https://p3d.in/e/Ifj1B
3D
IKEA Spruttig Hanger3D model of the IKEA Spruttig Hanger viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Spruttig Hanger viewed in perspective
8.86” | 22.5 cm
16.25” | 41.3 cm
.18” | 4.5 mm
IKEA Stajlig Hanger
22.500
41.300
0.450
3305
https://p3d.in/e/OLUix
3D
IKEA Stajlig HangerView of the IKEA Stajlig Hanger in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA Stajlig Hanger in 3D available for download
9” | 22.9 cm
16.5” | 41.9 cm
.47” | 12 mm
Palaset Olka Hanger
22.900
41.900
1.200
0
https://p3d.in/e/Q1ePt
3D
Palaset Olka HangerView of the Palaset Olka Hanger in 3D available for downloadView of the Palaset Olka Hanger in 3D available for download
Hang Metal Hanger
Collection of drawings of the Hang Metal Hanger compared to other similar clothes hangers

When storing clothes, one needs a hanger that would take less space but provide more room for their clothes, and the Hang Metal Hanger is that kind of hanger. It was designed and made by the HAY design team using anodized aluminum. The strap dent prevents clothes from slipping, while the glorious color makes it a must-have in any closet.

The Hang Metal Hanger has an overall height of 8.07” (20.5 cm), width of 16.54” (42 cm), and depth of .12” (3 mm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Hang Metal Hanger labeled with height, width, and depth in plan and elevation
When storing clothes, one needs a hanger that would take less space but provide more room for their clothes, and the Hang Metal Hanger is that kind of hanger. It was designed and made by the HAY design team using anodized aluminum. The strap dent prevents clothes from slipping.

The Hang Metal Hanger has an overall height of 8.07” (20.5 cm), width of 16.54” (42 cm), and depth of .12” (3 mm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Hang Metal Hanger labeled with height, width, and depth in plan and elevation
Hang Metal Hanger
Height:
8.07” | 20.5 cm
Width:
16.54” | 42 cm
Length:
Depth:
.12” | 3 mm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Anodized aluminum
Designer
HAY Design Team

Drawings include:
Hang Metal Hanger front elevation, side, plan

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Palaset Olka Hanger
Scale illustrations of the Palaset Olka Hanger and other hangers

For individuals with a variety of clothes, the Palaset Olka Hanger should be your number one choice of a hanger. First, it is beautiful. Second, its garment-friendly shape and durable construction ensure it can hold heavy clothes as the hooks make hanging skirts or spaghetti straps effortless. In addition, it has added hanger clips for holding trousers and accessories.

The Palaset Olka Hanger has an overall height of 9” (22.9 cm), width of 16.5” (41.9 cm), and depth of .47” (12 mm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Palaset Olka Hanger with height, depth, and width dimensions
For individuals with a variety of clothes, the Palaset Olka Hanger should be your number one choice of a hanger. First, it is beautiful. Second, its garment-friendly shape and durable construction ensure it can hold heavy clothes as the hooks make hanging skirts or spaghetti straps effortless.

The Palaset Olka Hanger has an overall height of 9” (22.9 cm), width of 16.5” (41.9 cm), and depth of .47” (12 mm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Palaset Olka Hanger with height, depth, and width dimensions
Palaset Olka Hanger
Height:
9” | 22.9 cm
Width:
16.5” | 41.9 cm
Length:
Depth:
.47” | 12 mm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Heavyweight plastic
Designer
The Container Store

Drawings include:
Palaset Olka Hanger front elevation, side, plan

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IKEA Hänga Children’s Hanger
Set of drawings comparing the size of the IKEA Hänga Children’s Hanger and other similar clothes hangers

The IKEA Hänga Children’s Hanger is easy to spot as it is made of solid wood, while hooks of steel. Unfortunately, it lacks a horizontal bar. But this makes it easy to use when removing children’s clothes. It also has slip dents to prevent light clothes from slipping off. This is the perfect hanger for small clothes and narrow hanging spaces.

The IKEA Hänga Children’s Hanger has an overall height of 6.75” (17.1 cm), width of 12.75” (32.4 cm), and depth of .4” (10 mm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA Hänga Children’s Hanger with height, depth, and width dimensions
The IKEA Hänga Children’s Hanger is easy to spot as it is made of solid wood, while hooks of steel. Unfortunately, it lacks a horizontal bar. But this makes it easy to use when removing children’s clothes. It also has slip dents to prevent light clothes from slipping off.

The IKEA Hänga Children’s Hanger has an overall height of 6.75” (17.1 cm), width of 12.75” (32.4 cm), and depth of .4” (10 mm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA Hänga Children’s Hanger with height, depth, and width dimensions
IKEA Hänga Children’s Hanger
Height:
6.75” | 17.1 cm
Width:
12.75” | 32.4 cm
Length:
Depth:
.4” | 10 mm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Solid beech; galvanized steel hook
Designer
IKEA

Drawings include:
IKEA Hänga Children’s Hanger front elevation, side, plan

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IKEA Komplement Multi-Use Hanger
Scale illustrations of the IKEA Komplement Multi-Use Hanger and other hangers

It may be called a multi-use hanger, but the IKEA Komplement Multi-Use Hanger can only hold accessories, not shirts, trousers, or coats. It is made of polypropylene with hooks of steel and powder coating. Use it to show off your accessory collection or hold light clothes like leggings or workout clothes.

The IKEA Komplement Multi-Use Hanger has an overall height of 28.25” (71.8 cm), width of 12.5” (31.8 cm), and depth of .28” (7 mm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the IKEA Komplement Multi-Use Hanger labeled with height, width, and depth
It may be called a multi-use hanger, but the IKEA Komplement Multi-Use Hanger can only hold accessories, not shirts, trousers, or coats. It is made of polypropylene with hooks of steel and powder coating. Use it to show off your accessory collection or hold light clothes like leggings.

The IKEA Komplement Multi-Use Hanger has an overall height of 28.25” (71.8 cm), width of 12.5” (31.8 cm), and depth of .28” (7 mm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the IKEA Komplement Multi-Use Hanger labeled with height, width, and depth
IKEA Komplement Multi-Use Hanger
Height:
28.25” | 71.8 cm
Width:
12.5” | 31.8 cm
Length:
Depth:
.28” | 7 mm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Polypropylene rings; steel hook
Designer
IKEA

Drawings include:
IKEA Komplement Multi-Use Hanger front elevation, side, plan

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IKEA Slibb Hanger
Collection of drawings of the IKEA Slibb Hanger compared to other similar clothes hangers

The flat design of the IKEA Slibb Hanger makes it extremely portable and light, taking less space in a limited closet. It was designed by Zhelin Lian using polypropylene plastic. It is easily identified by its eight grip clips used for hanging and drying light items like socks, underwear, and tablecloths.

The IKEA Slibb Hanger has an overall height of 5.31” (13.5 cm), width of 11” (27.9 cm), and depth of .25" (6.4 mm).

Series of measured drawings of the IKEA Slibb Hanger labeled with height, width, and depth in plan and elevation
The flat design of the IKEA Slibb Hanger makes it extremely portable and light, taking less space in a limited closet. It was designed by Zhelin Lian using polypropylene plastic. It is easily identified by its eight grip clips used for hanging and drying light items like socks, underwear, and cloth.

The IKEA Slibb Hanger has an overall height of 5.31” (13.5 cm), width of 11” (27.9 cm), and depth of .25" (6.4 mm).

Series of measured drawings of the IKEA Slibb Hanger labeled with height, width, and depth in plan and elevation
IKEA Slibb Hanger
Height:
5.31” | 13.5 cm
Width:
11” | 27.9 cm
Length:
Depth:
.25" | 6.4 mm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Polypropylene
Designer
Zhelin Lian (IKEA)

Drawings include:
IKEA Slibb Hanger front elevation, side, plan

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