Of all the questions I’ve been asked over the years, “Where’d you find those brass hooks in your mud room?” might be the most frequent. It seems everyone is always looking for the pretty and practical function of solid brass coat hooks and wall hooks.

Useful in virtually any room of your home, get all the details and shopping resources for the prettiest brass wall hooks on the market today!

This is a curated selection of the best brass wall hooks you can find online. I’ll show you my favorites, they are sure to inspire you!

white paneled walls in a mud room with brick floors and brass hooks.
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When we first moved into our St. Louis tudor style home, one of the first spaces to be renovated was our mud room. I knew the style I was after! I wanted clean lines (achieved with painted horizontal cedar paneling), warm brick floors, and utilitarian storage options.

However, I had a hard time finding the oversized brass hooks I envisioned for the walls of the mudroom. I was about to change my mind and install more peg rail hooks, in fact.

Then I was lucky enough to stumble upon these at a local boutique. However, we could never source them again, unfortunately!

After years of questions about where to buy them, I knew it was time for a round-up of current favorites! I love sharing my favorite brass fixtures with you – check out our Unlacquered Brass Faucets, and Brass Cabinet Hardware.

Pink towels hanging on brass hooks in a bathroom.

Brass Hooks

Why do I love brass? Let me count the ways! If you’re wondering what’s so special about this nostalgic metal, here are a few reasons you might want to warm up to some brass for your next home project.

Unlacquered brass, in particular, just creates the warmest, cozy glow in your home. It feels elegant and yet time worn and soft.

It’s easy to clean and can last a lifetime if properly cared for. I love that it adds instant charm and a timeless, classic look to any room of your home.

One of the most impactful parts of a minimalist home design is the combination of beauty and function. Minimalism tends to allow us to do more with less… and that’s exactly what beautiful brass wall hooks can do for your home.

Brass hooks can be a pretty, utilitarian resource for laundry rooms, bathrooms, mud rooms, kitchens, closets and more! As you can see, we used a classic brass robe hook for towels in the girls’ spa bath.

white paneled walls in a mud room with brick floors and brass hooks.

Tip

Note that when it comes to gold and brass hooks, there’s a significant price difference between true brass and finishes that simply mimic the look. Quality is generally reflected in the price – we’re sharing hooks at every price point in this shopping guide!
Pink towel hanging on a brass hook in a bathroom.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a coat hook?

Traditionally, a coat hook is simply a hook that is attached to a wall of a home, meant to hang a coat. A hat and coat hook, however, is a double prong option where the coat hangs on the lower hook and a hat rests on the top one.

Do coat hooks need anchors?

Yes! Always use a drywall anchor for hooks in your walls. Not only are the hooks themselves fairly heavy, but you’ll want to securely add items like hats, jackets, coats and even purses and backpacks.
Unless you’re ensuring that you’re hitting a stud behind the drywall, you’ll want to use a drywall anchor!

How high should I hang a coat hook?

Ideally, you’ll want to hang your hooks at the eyeline height of the adults in your household. That generally means anywhere around 60″ from the floor.
In our situation, we used a few hooks lower on the wall, as well, creating a spot for the girls to hang their items. Instant self-sufficiency!

A graphic with a blue floral background featuring a variety of brass hooks.

Sources

No matter your budget or style, get the look of warm brass hooks for your home! Choose from modern or traditional… with options for polished brass hooks, antique brass hooks, brass finish, and my favorite: unlacquered brass!

a double brass hook in unlacquered brass

Vernon Double Coat Hook

An instant classic, I feel like these are closest in shape and style to the ones we’ve used in our mud room. Available in a wide variety of colors, these are solid brass.

A white bathroom with brass hooks, a pink floral robe hanging from one.

I’d love to hear from you! Do you love warm brass finishes as much as I do? If you use any of these pretty brass hooks in your home, please be sure to come back and share.

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