Agreed. Mine are plastic and look much like this:Shaped plastic hangers are fine. Shape matters, material not so much. The feared distortion from wire hangers is a constant woe for thrifters.
My suits and sport jackets are draped over a combination of wood and plastic hangers, shaped as pictured above. This approach to garment storage has never presented me with any problems! I go with the wood hangers when I can get them for free or at low cost. Otherwise, it's plastic.Agreed. Mine are plastic and look much like this:
Are there any additional benefits to the wooden ones (such as the deodorising effect of wooden shoe trees)?
As an aside, I don't like wire coat hangers at all, even for my shirts.
Congrats.Maybe it's just me but I have as little plastic in my house as is humanly possible. Plastic says cheap throwaway, it says temporary, it says not breakable/not repairable, it says ugly. I believe in buying fewer, but very high quality, things that will last generations. I have beautiful wooden hangers and love the way they look.