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    Vanity Set buying guide

    Vanity Set, are most often found in a girl's bedroom or in the master bedroom. This decorative piece of furniture allows you to get ready with all your accessories at hand. Vanity Set are available in a range of shapes and styles to match your existing décor. Read on for our top tips.

    How to choose the right Vanity Set

    Both pretty and practical, a Vanity Set is a small piece of furniture designed to help you get ready. They allow you to do your make-up or hair and choose your jewellery in front of a large mirror. A decidedly decorative piece of furniture, a Vanity Set can also be used to accommodate a vase or photo frame.

    You can choose a Vanity Set with a large single mirror or in triptych form (in three sections) where the side mirrors can be moved. The user can tilt the mirrors as required for the desired viewing angle. They also allow you to see the back of your head. This is ideal for complex hairstyles or for checking a bun.

    Vanity Set are also favoured for their many storage areas (drawers, shelves, etc.). The aim is to be organised and have everything you need to get ready close at hand, from hairpins to jewellery, as well as make-up.

    Vanity Set are often sold with a matching seat which may be a chair, stool or even a small bench. These special seats are traditionally well-padded and upholstered in fabric or velvet. Some prefer to opt for a mis-matched seat or a more comfortable model than the one supplied. Remember: it's all a matter of taste!

    This charming piece of furniture was very fashionable from centuries past right up to the last century. It is now making a major comeback amongst those hoping to complete their bedroom furnishings and for fans of vintage furniture. When buying new, Vanity Set are usually designed for self-assembly. A self-assembly Vanity Set will usually comprise the following parts:

    • ready-assembled shelf with drawers;
    • legs;
    • mirror.

    Vanity Set style, material and finish

    Vanity Set come in all styles. Here are a few examples:

    • baroque Vanity Set with gilding and decorative legs;
    • wooden, country-style Vanity Set with a white patina effect or white / wood combination;
    • a modern Vanity Set with squared edges or glass;
    • a sixties Vanity Set with metal legs;
    • a twenties / Art Deco Vanity Set.

    When it comes to Vanity Set materials, there are no limits. In shops, the most commonly found materials are:

    • MDF (medium density fibreboard);
    • solid wood (pine, oak etc.);
    • glass;
    • metal (for the legs).

    As far as finish is concerned, wooden Vanity Set can be left untreated or can be painted, varnished or waxed. The uniqueness of a Vanity Set will come from the designs engraved into the wood (floral motifs, raised patterns, garlands) around the mirrors and the type of handles.

    In order to customise a Vanity Set, there is nothing simpler than changing out ordinary handles for gold metal knobs, for example.

    Finding the right size and features for your Vanity Set

    A Vanity Set is a relatively small piece of furniture. Generally uneven in height, the tallest part of the unit will be determined by the largest mirror. This can be as high as 140 cm.

    The depth can vary but these units are generally narrow (40 cm approx.). Your Vanity Set should ideally not take up a lot of room in terms of depth to help compensate for its height, for it to fit the room well.

    The length of the Vanity Set will depend on its features, the number of drawers it has and the size of the surface designed to place products and decoration. A Vanity Set can vary in length, but will generally measure between 80 and 90 cm (for more compact spaces).

    Here's something you might not know: the stool that accompanies the Vanity Set has a maximum load weight, so don't forget to check this before buying.

    Quick tip: do you no longer use your Vanity Set? Models with a folding mirror can easily be transformed into a side table or spare desk.

    Revolving mirror, shelves, hooks: handy options

    A Vanity Set can be used to help you create hairstyles as you will be able to see yourself from the front, rear and sides. Generally speaking, these pieces of furniture are made with beauty and style in mind. As such, there are many different options designed to make them more efficient to use:

    • necklace / pendant hooks;
    • drawers for small pieces of jewellery;
    • long drawers under the main shelf organised into compartments;
    • brush stands;
    • trays for perfume bottles and other products.

    The more compartments there are, the more you can store away in order to organise your Vanity Set and reduce mess.


    Here Kasibie recommends a perfect dressing table :


    This Vanity Set has everything we could need of it.
    Hope today's article was helpful to you!


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