Whether your walls are too weak to hang a full length mirror from, or you simply don’t want to deal with the fitting, a free standing one would be better suited. There’s no worry of damage to the walls particularly if you’re renting your home and you can move it anywhere or at any angle you want to get a better reflection. The best free standing full length mirrors won’t take up much room, adopt an attractive design and have a sturdy foundation.
Free standing mirrors are pretty popular so there’s a lot to choose from. Some are quite basic and and some are elaborate in style and practicality. We’ve rounded up our top 10 best free standing full length mirrors with a snippet of why they’ve made it onto this list.
Our 10 Best Free Standing Full Length Mirrors
10. Julian Bowen Pickwick Pine Cheval
Crafted from solid pine in a beautiful lacquered finish, the Julian Bowen Pickwick Pine Cheval Mirror has an antique style with its oval shape. To get a better reflection, the mirror can be adjusted with a tilt and once you have the perfect angle, it can be locked in place with the metal ring screws on each side of the mirror.
It requires some effort to fit the mirror together but the instructions are straightforward and once it’s all set up, it’s all worth it. The stand is sturdy with 4 well positioned feet and the quality is excellent exceeds its entry price point.
9. Novo Cheval
Modernist with a slick style, the Novo Cheval mirror has a sleek oval shaped mirror with a wide and sturdy stand which is also glass so will display a reflection. The mirror is eye catchingly attractive and will look great in any contemporary style room. It’s also really easy to clean as it doesn’t have any nooks and crannies for dirt to get trapped in.
As it’s a pretty large free standing mirror, it does take up a bit of space especially with the stand so be sure to make room for it. The size is fantastic at 153 x 51 cm and best of all, it comes ready assembled so all you need to do is place it where you want it to be.
8. Luna Cheval
Stylish with a contemporary bevelled edge design, the Luna Cheval glass mirror can give character to any bedroom or add a bit of style to a boring guestroom.
Weighing in at 13.5kg, it’s no surprise that this mirror is heavy but it also means it’s sturdy so it will stay upright and won’t get knocked over easily. That’s ideal if you have kids or pets running around the home.
This mirror doesn’t come cheap but if it’s quality you’re after, then this mirror won’t disappoint. It will be sure to last a lifetime and beyond.
7. Ornate Cheval
Inspired by the Baroque style, the Ornate Cheval free standing full length mirror features a beautifully designed moulded frame that’s finished in a rich silver tone. Tall people will love this mirror as it has a generous height of 178 cm.
The mirror comes with a removable standing bracket which is slim and hidden behind the mirror. You could choose to hang the mirror without the bracket which would look just as good.
For the price, the Ornate Cheval mirror is great value for money making it one of our best free standing full length mirrors. Elegant and beautiful, this mirror will be perfect for a vintage style bedroom or to liven up any other room.
6. Ikea KNAPPER
The Ikea Knapper standing mirror does more than just show your reflection; it also has a handy hanging bar behind it so you can hang tomorrow’s outfit on it. What’s more is that it even has a row of 4 hooks fitted behind the mirror so you can hang your everyday accessories.
Despite the extra storage space with this large free standing mirror, it doesn’t take up much space. It’s only slightly wider than most of the standard free standing mirrors at 51 cm. With its classic white frame and style, this mirror is perfect for any part of your home, whether it’s the hallway, bedroom or bathroom.
5. Homegear Jewellery Cabinet Mirror
Fashion enthusiasts and jewellery collectors will find a worthy home for the Homegear Jewellery Cabinet Mirror.
The full length mirror can be tilted and tightened with the side screws, but the real highlight is what’s behind the locked mirror door.
Use the provided key to unlock it and reveal an assortment of shelves, drawers and hangers that will be more than enough space for all your earrings, necklaces, bracelets, watches, perfumes and much more.
4. Ikea ISFJORDEN
Though the ISFJORDEN by Ikea may look like a simple scandinavian style free standing mirror, it has subtle features that provide convenience for storage and easy access to accessories.
The angle of the full length mirror can be adjusted and tightened via the two side knobs, which – along with the support bar at the back – also acts as hanging points for clothing accessories such as belts and jewellery.
A handy bottom shelf provides storage space for other bedroom accessories too. The hardwearing solid wood and white finish makes the Ikea ISFJORDEN compatible with most room decors.
3. Ikea IKORNNES
Another practical mirror with a function is the Ikea IKORNNES which provides a single bar behind the mirror for hanging easy to grab items and clothing on. Framed with a lovely light pine wooden frame, this mirror will lighten up any room it’s placed in. It can even be used in the bathroom without the mirror getting all fogged up.
Weighing at only 10kg, the mirror is strong enough to stay upright yet light enough to easily move from room to room. Practical with a simple style, the Ikea IKORNNES fits perfectly in place within the minimalistic home.
2. Willis & Gambier Kerala
Constructed from solid rubberwood and rubberwood veneers, the Willis & Gambier Kerala free standing mirror presents a bold and colonial appearence that’s fitting for vintage and rustic style homes.
Beneath the full length mirror lies a slatted shelf that can be used to store footwear, magazines or towels. Behind the mirror reveals a hidden space where clothes can be hung – an ideal place for next day’s outfit.
The detailed grain finish and rich cherry lacquer on the Willis & Gambier Kerala provides the character for understated elegance.
1. Design Project by John Lewis
Offering plenty of storage space, the Design Project Mirror by John Lewis is a desirable mirror to have and a must for lovers of luxury furniture.
There’s a tray underneath the mirror, a shelf behind it, a hanging bar and a hanging hook as well. You could store clothing, accessories or toiletries in these compartments which is ideal when getting yourself ready for the day.
Crafted from solid oak or walnut and veneers, this mirror has been finished to a high quality of standard leaving it durable so it will last for many lifetimes to come.
The water based lacquer really brings out the wood to its full effect and truly shows how beautiful this mirror really is.
To justify its price, the quality and style speaks volumes of its worth, and when combined with the practicality of it, it’s worthy of topping the list of our best free standing full length mirrors.