First Step to a Flawless Wardrobe? A Good Steam Iron
Work attire looking a little dingy? Don't just grab that dress shirt from that ever-growing pile of clothes on the floor and go. Wake up a bit earlier each day and use one of these fantastic steam irons to make your clothes look as though you just brought them home from the store - even if they've been chilling in a dusty corner of your room for months. Transform your wardrobe from not to hot with a few short passes from these top-rated irons, and your outfits will be looking crisp and fabulous in no time.
Maytag Speed Heat Iron and Steamer - Maytag$43.99Shop NowThis iron heats up in no time, reaching its max temperature in less than 55 seconds! That means by the time you get your shirt or pants aligned on the board (can someone teach us how to actually do this properly?), you'll be ready to iron them flat. Say yes to making quick work of everyone's least favorite chore. More: These Washing Machines Will Help That Wardrobe, Too!
Black & Decker D2030 Auto-Off Digital Advantage Iron - BLACK+DECKER$39.99Shop NowEver left home without being absolutely sure you turned your iron off? We've all been there. Thankfully, Black & Decker developed a motion sensor-powered automatic shutoff setting for this iron that eliminates that issue completely. It turns off on its own after 8 minutes of sitting on the heel and 30 seconds of sitting with the plate facing downwards. Ta-da! No more iron anxiety!
Panasonic NI-L70SR Cordless Iron - Panasonic$55.55Shop NowThis cordless option is a hero among irons, if there is such a thing. It comes with a charging base that has a retractable cord for easy storage, but most importantly, a detachable water tank so you won't spill water everywhere. It also includes a vertical steam feature for reducing the wrinkles in any of your hanging clothes. It's a little expensive, but for good reason - it's basically like your very own Iron Man (get it, chore pun!).
Panasonic NI-W810CS Steam Iron With Ceramic Soleplate - Panasonic$53.43Shop NowEnjoy smooth, snag-free performance with this iron, thanks to a unique curved soleplate that doesn't cause clothing to bunch up when you move the iron backwards. Plus, pesky wrinkles won't stand a chance against the multiple steam holes lining the sizable soleplate, resulting in a larger coverage area.
Maytag M1200 Digital SmartFill Iron and Vertical Steamer - Maytag$41.99Shop NowIf you suffer from a chronic case of butterfingers, this Maytag iron will change your life. It practically remains glued to your hand, thanks to its grippy, nonslip handle. Pour up to 8 ounces of water into its sizable tank for several go-rounds, then use its vertical steaming function on hanging items to lessen any gentle wrinkling. See? It has your back, even if you're oops-prone
Rowenta DW6080 Eco-Intelligence 1700-Watt Energy Saving Steam Iron - Rowenta$95.05Shop NowFor those who do all their ironing at once, this one's for you. This iron has an eco-steam system with three settings: "eco" for energy-saving; "dry" to leave clothes with the perfect finish; and "boost" for clothes that have those hard-to-get-at creases. You can save the environment and have great-looking clothes at the same time! Who knew?
Rowenta DW5080 1700-Watt Micro Steam Iron - Rowenta$59.99Shop NowThis iron's handy anti-drip system keeps water locked in, which keeps the tank full enough for extended steam release over multiple uses. It also features 400-hole "microsteam" engineering, so you never end up with puddles of water from a poorly-dispersed steam system. Stay dry, and your clothes will, too! They'll also be magically devoid of wrinkles.
Shark Lightweight Professional Steam Iron - Shark$23.97Shop NowNot only is this iron affordable, it's also touted by many customers for its durability - sticking through constant use for several years. A large part of that is due to its built-tough stainless steel soleplate, which never rusts or dulls. How many budget household items can you say that about?
Sunbeam Steam Master Iron 1400-Watt - Sunbeam$29.99Shop NowA handy combination of anti-calcium and self-cleaning systems help this iron remain mineral- and calcium-free, resulting in uninhibited steam performance. This unit also comes with an automatic shut-off feature that triggers after stretches of time without being used. Cheap and effective? You bet!