But wood finish to contrast with wall color (and because white would show dirt - Also, note that heels catch on a lip to leave space between toe of shoe and front lip. I like that space, aesthetically.
At some point, we really need to deal with that tiny closet by the front door. Through the Front Door: entry closet remodel. Really need to do something like this. Our closet is small and messy! Something like this would be nice.