3 Trends We're Copying From Gwyneth Paltrow's California Home

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Thought you were obsessed with Gwyneth Paltrow? Just wait until you see the Iron Man actress’ Montecito home. Architectural Digest recently shared a full celebrity home tour of G.P’s new digs—and yes, her home is just as perfect as her wardrobe. See below for three of our favorite trends from her abode, plus all the décor items you'll want to snag for yourself (because trust us, they’re about to be sold out).

Gwyneth Paltrow Gives Rare Tour Inside Her Home

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1. Sculptural Lighting

ICYMI, bold and dramatic lighting is one of our favorite home trends of 2022 (so far). Paltrow killed this look by peppering her ceiling with custom light installations from Lindsey Adelman Studio. The fixtures feature opaque and translucent cones, cylinders, spheres and diamonds, all of which poke out at vertiginous angles—which, in and of itself, are a sculptural piece of artwork. The look is softened with a network of large-link brass chains that drape elegantly from the ceiling, like a necklace. See below for similar styles that can add dimension to your space without overwhelming it.

Shop Similar Lighting: Hangout Lighting Modern Spider Chandelier (From $354); Hogle 6-Light Chandelier ($254); Arteriors Smyth Chandelier ($3,355)

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2. Checkerboard Patterns

Yet another trend we can’t get enough of? Black-and-white checkers. Here, Gwenyth brings the trend into her entryway with London-inspired reclaimed stone floors from Chateau `Domingue. But don’t worry—if you’re not in the mood to renovate your floors, you can still try this look with luxury vinyl planks or a chic checkered rug.

Shop Similar Flooring: Mannington Luxury Vinyl Tile ($4 per square foot); Sarah Sherman Samuel Checkerboard Rug ($498); Ruggable Black Rug ($229)

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3. Plates On The Wall

Last but not least, a cottagecore trend that survived the New Year: plate walls. Paltrow went all out in her kitchen by creating a massive plate rack with luxurious Hermès dishes from the Bleus d'Ailleurs collection (seriously, does she ever get it wrong??). The display embodies the best of Newstalgia, where old and new designs blend seamlessly together for a timeless, elegant look.

Shop Similar Dishes: Neiman Marcus Assorted Blue-and-White Dinner Plate Set ($275); Old Havana Bread Plate Set ($48); Art et Manufacture Plate Set ($104); Kiaan Appetizer Plate Set ($24)

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