Barbies are like a rite of passage. Whether you’re looking for a way to teach your little one about others with special needs through Mattel’s line of dolls with disabilities or you’re passing down your old collectible favorites, these toys somehow seem to find their way into your little one’s collection en masse. Before you know it, one Barbie has turned into 10, two outfits have turned into 20, and don’t even get us started on the accessories. Needless to say, you’ll want to track down the best Barbie organizer before things start to get out of hand.
If you found your way to this article after stepping on a Barbie stiletto, you’re not alone. Getting your child to tidy up and put the dolls away after a play session can be tough, but lucky for you, we’re found plenty of top storage picks that will make cleaning up after playtime both easy and fun.
The Best Barbie Organizers
From over-the-door hanging shoe organizers with pockets that your kid’s Barbies will fit into perfectly ($7.65, Amazon) and large trunks will added pockets for ensembles and accessories ($26.99, Amazon) to under-the-bed storage units ($12.99, Amazon) that will keep dolls safely tucked away, we’ve found seven of the best ways to organize your family’s collection. Keep scrolling to shop FIRST for Women’s picks for the best Barbie organizer storage ideas.
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Best Barbie Hanging Organizer
Handy Laundry 5-Tier Storage Organizer
Where to buy: $9.99, Amazon
Your kids will love this five-tier hanging monkey storage organizer, which not only has plenty of space for Barbie dolls, but their clothes and accessories, too. Though its adorable design makes for a cute addition to any child’s room, you can also hang it up in a closet if you'd rather not have it on display, as it easily attaches to any rod. It comes in an array of colors and characters, so if the monkey doesn’t do it for you, you can choose a pig, dog, or elephant. If you've got a reptile lover, you can also try this similar frog pick from Bennett & Bradley ($19.99, Amazon).
Best Barbie Under Bed Storage
Ziz Home Shoe Organizer
Where to buy: $12.99, Amazon
For an innovative, space-saving way to store your child's Barbies and all of the bits and bobs that go along with them, opt for this under-the-bed shoe organizer from Ziz Home. Each of its 12 compartments is designed to hold a pair of shoes, which just so happens to be the perfect size for a Barbie doll. Once you’ve safely placed them tidily into this organizer, zip this container up and shove it under the bed to keep them out of sight, and safe from dust, too.
Best Barbie Shoe Organizer
HoneycanDo Over Door Shoe Organizer
Where to buy: $7.65 (Originally $24.99), Amazon
For a less conventional Barbie doll organizer, try this over-the-door shoe organizer and storage rack from Honey-Can-Do. With its handy clear pockets, you can see exactly what's in each of its 24 compartments without having to rummage around.
Best Barbie Storage Case
Tara Toys Multi-Compartment Storage Case
Where to buy: $15.80, Amazon
If you’re looking for a more traditional way to store Barbies, this cool pink latch case from Tara Toys is a great and economical solution for messes. It's got enough space for up to eight dolls, and loads of room for mini clothes and accessories in its three separate storage compartments. Made from a cool pink sturdy plastic, it’s a must-have for every Barbie fan, making clean-up time fun.
Best Barbie Suitcase
Barbie Fashionista Storage Doll Case
Where to buy: $31.95 (Originally $39.99), Amazon
Kids love this official vinyl Barbie fashionista Barbie doll storage case, which holds up to six dolls plus clothes and accessories.
As one buyer writes, “Just as you remember from when you were a kid. The inside has plenty of room, you can either put in six dolls & it really does fit six of them or a couple of dolls & lots of clothes! It’s [made from] a nice plastic, with a bit of a lining to keep it soft. What more can you ask for. Lots of Barbie fun to be had!"
Best Barbie Storage Trunk
Tara Toys Barbie Store-It-All Trunk
Where to buy: $26.99, Amazon
If your child is a major Barbie doll aficionado with a large collection, you’ll probably need to pull out the big guns, namely, this aptly-named “Store-it-All” portable trunk with handle and wheels. In addition to its main compartment, which houses up to 20 Barbies, the lid of the case opens up to reveal five smaller compartments for clothes and accessories. It really does store it all!
Best Barbie Storage Chest
Neat-Oh Barbie 40-Doll Storage Bin
Where to buy: $14.99, Amazon
If your tidying style is more “throw everything into a box and be done with it,” then this Barbie doll storage bin is your safest bet. Its single large compartment allows you to put everything and anything Barbie-related in it for a tidy room in a flash.
One buyer assured it fits as many as 40 Barbies, writing, "Overall, it's a great buy [and] I don't have to see a mess ... on the floor anymore."