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A practical and beautiful chest of drawers or tallboy is an integral part of your bedroom furniture. Choose from our stylish range of tallboys - also known as a tall chest of drawers - or find a small chest of drawers or a wide chest of drawers to fit perfectly in your bedroom.
A chest of drawers generally comprises eight, six, five or four drawers stacked one above the other. Sometimes the top row of drawers may be two smaller drawers side by side, commonly used for storing socks and underwear.
A 6 chest of drawers or an 8 drawer chest of drawers would be considered a large chest of drawers called a ‘tallboy’ due to being higher than other chests of drawers.
Tallboys and chests of drawers are the storage component of a bedroom suite typically used to store clothes. You can also buy a tallboy, chest of drawers or dressing table separately to complement your bed and bedside tables.
A dresser or dressing table is lower and wider than a chest of drawers. Dating back centuries dressers were originally designed with a mirror and room for a stool where ladies sat to apply makeup. The drawers are typically an even number set in pairs, but occasionally a row of smaller drawers will be set across the top.
Like most pieces of furniture, there is quite a variation in both the width and the height of tallboys and chests of drawers. Compare the following popular designs with quite different dimensions:
It pays to measure the available floor space in your bedroom and browse our wide range of tallboys and chest of drawers to find the dimensions that work best with the available space in your bedroom.
Tallboys and chests of drawers are typically used to store clothes. Often the top row of tallboy drawers comprises a pair of smaller drawers used to store underwear and socks with the remaining drawers used for all types of clothes. Drawer depth is particularly important if you want to store bulky items.
Tallboys are also a popular piece of furniture in:
Discover our wide range of designs in a variety of heights, widths and depths along with contrasting styles to suit all sorts of bedroom decor, including: