The modern aesthetic is all about minimalism. However, when it comes to bedroom furniture, the dresser drawer has been something of a staple that you can’t really chug out. Characterized by its low height and long drawer space, a dresser case is the home sweet home of your socks, undergarments, and any miscellaneous items and basics. Today, we’ll be taking you through the best dressers for bedrooms in 2023 and telling you all about them.
Excited? Well, that’s quite understandable. Something not-so-understandable is the difference between a dresser and a chest of drawers. Well, it’s all in the height and length. A dresser is great for large bedrooms since it has deeper drawers while its tall cousin, the chest of drawers, is quite narrow. Usually, we fix a mirror above a dresser drawer that can be looked at when DRESSING. That’s where the name comes from. Mind blown, right?
From storing jeans and underwear to stashing jewelry and small gadgets, a dresser is about to become the most practical piece of furniture in your bedroom. So, to help you buy one, here is a comprehensive buyer’s guide section that will take you through all the ins and outs of dressers for bedrooms.
First thing’s first, let’s take you through the methodology that we employes when shortlisting the best dressers for the bedroom that are currently available on the online marketplace:
Trust us when we say that the last thing you want when pulling the drawer of your dresser is to yank out the handle or knob. Talking about handles, our team made sure to prioritize dresser cases that boasted ergonomic handles that were easy on the hands and looked good.
We also ensured that all our top-picked bedroom dressers came with smooth ball-bearing glides, and rollers or easy-to-collapse drawers, in the case of fabric dressers that offered seamless handling.
When it comes to the material, all the dressers in our list were either made from wood, fabric, or a combination of two with a steel frame for durability. In the case of wooden bedroom dressers, we considered ones made from MDF boards or oak panels for the rustic aesthetic and enhanced durability that they provide.
Now that you know all about the secret recipe that helped us cook up our best-of list, here are two considerations that you must make when in the market for a new dresser for your bedroom:
Most importantly, you must consider your storage needs. These can range from the necessity to store clothes since you have a small closet or the need to store toys and gadgets if you need a dresser for your little one’s bedroom.
Regardless, the two factors that will determine the storage of your new dresser are the size and number of its drawers. Some dressers, like our top-picked one from ROMOON, even come with drawers of varying sizes. This is great for adding a dash of versatility to your storage needs.
While you’re at it, also look out for the load-bearing capacity of your dresser. This capacity will usually be broken down into two: the weight capacity of your dresser’s top and that of the drawers themselves.
While the depth and height of your dresser’s drawers will determine how much you can store in them, the overall dimensions of the dresser case will need to be considered so that you can place it in the right place. Just make sure you have adequate space in your room and that no wall outlets or hangings get blocked by your new dresser.
If you’re wondering where you’ll be placing your new dresser in the bedroom, here are some tips to help you out:
If you don’t own a nightstand, you can use a dresser as one, by placing it right next to your bed. You can even place two small ones and use them as side tables with all the storage solutions that a dresser brings to the table. No pun intended.
In case your bedroom doesn’t have a TV console, you can place your new dresser across from your bed and position your TV on its top. You must, however, make sure that there is ample walking space between the bed and the dresser.
If you feel like the sides of your bedroom are too empty, try cornering up your new bedroom dresser. This will give you ample walking space and room to open the drawers. You can even place picture frames, plant pots, or a lamp on it for decor.
Our journey through various customer reviews also helped us discover that many customers like to position their dresser drawers under a window. This lets it shine under the morning light and help it stand out. A bedroom dresser drenched in sunlight also makes for an amazing backdrop for your bedroom selfies.
Now, let’s end this section off by equipping you with some killer tips that will help you buy the perfect dresser for your bedroom:
This goes without saying but you must NEVER compromise on the aesthetics when buying a new bedroom dresser drawer. Granted, it should provide an adequate storage solution but if it breaks the overall color theme and aesthetic of your room then it must be a big NO.
We recommend buying dressers that come in a variety of shades. This will give you the freedom to complement the overall color theme of your room or create beautiful contrasts. It’s all about the choices, no?
A dresser for the bedroom that forces you to spend your entire Sunday assembling it is no good, right? So, you must also make sure that you opt for ones that are easy and quick to assemble. A good way to get an idea about this is to seek out customer reviews that talk about the accessibility of the instructional manual and the overall ease of assembly.
First up on our list is the ROMOON Dresser Storage Drawer for bedrooms. It comes in three elegant shades of Dark Gray, Espresso, and Gray. That sober Espresso color, especially, is something to die for! As far as the layout on this bad boy goes, there are three drawers of size, 15.04 x 11.22 x 7.95 inches, on one side and two larger drawers measuring 15.04 x 11.22 x 12.2 inches on the other side.
Each drawer has been skillfully crafted from MDF wood with a steel frame for longevity and to withstand its 66lb weight limit. The facade of the drawers boasts an ergonomic handle made from wood. ROMOON also claims that their dresser for the bedroom will take a mere 30 minutes of assembly time!
Equipped with six spacious drawers, Mainstays has designed their dresser for the bedroom to offer practical storage solutions to organize your space along with quality and style. Not only does this drawer meet the requirements of classified storage but it also boasts a sophisticated design to give a luxurious feel in your room.
With size dimensions of 29.69 x 53.54 x 14.69 inches, the Mainstays bedroom dresser is great for organizing clothes, blankets, undergarments, socks, and other stuff. It features a high load-bearing capacity such that the countertop can support a maximum weight of 75 lbs while each of the six drawers can accommodate up to 25 lbs. Moreover, the installation process is quite simple and will require two people to do the job.
This bedroom dresser features four multifunctional drawers to keep your things well-organized. Each drawer has a weight capacity of up to 6.6lbs while the waterproof countertop can bear about 35lbs. The sturdy steel and wooden construction ensures that this dresser is built to last.
With removable drawers, the Wlive dresser is the perfect thing to add more storage to your bedroom, guest room, closets, and several other places. Also, due to its vertical design measuring about 17.7 x 11.8 x 37.4 inches, this bedroom dresser occupies minimal floor space and doesn’t give a bulky appearance. You can get this one in three different color options, charcoal gray, brown, and black to find the perfect match for your interior and decor.
The Delta Children’s Dresser is one of the prettiest dressers in the market today. It comes in two variants of six drawers and three drawers to store clothes, bedding, and more. Thanks to the drawer’s smooth glide system, they can be opened effortlessly. The assembling is also hassle-free using the included hardware.
The most unique feature of this bedroom dresser is that it is tested for all the safety standards and involves all non-toxic elements for the well-being of your children. It is available in six finishes including white, gray, black, dark chocolate, and more. The only downside is that this product comes with a slightly unpleasant smell so you will have to air it out.
A: You must think about your storage needs and the size of your bedroom. Accordingly, buy something that won't cause an obstruction and will fulfill your storage requirements.
A: A dresser in the bedroom offers two main functions: storage and aesthetic. You can store your undergarments, basics, and miscellaneous items in it. You can also use the dresser to chic up your bedroom.
A: A dresser can be placed anywhere in your bedroom where it is accessible and doesn't block the walking space. We recommend placing it either across from your bed, at its side, or in a corner of the room.