I Shop for a Living—Here's the Coolest Décor I've Seen This Month

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Updated 11/27/18
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When you're tasked with curating a shopping gallery of the coolest décor, there's certainly an element of pressure you feel in making sure you select the best of the best. Thankfully, I shop all day for a living. No, that doesn't mean I'm actually making a transaction every time, but I certainly do add many of them to my virtual cart, and I always have a million tabs open with new furniture and decorative objects I love.

There really is an art to curation, and as much as I look forward to compiling this list, many of them do end up coming home with me, much to my credit card's dismay. But rather than keep all the cool décor to myself, this time I'm putting it in a handy shopping list so you can see it too.

CB2 Edin Antiqued Mirror Taper Candle Wall Sconce $40
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If you hadn't heard, CB2 is killing it right now, and I have my eye on so many pieces from its new collection. This is one of my favorites. I can visualize it at the entryway or on either side of my bed. I love candlelight.

Urban Outfitters Hector Face Plant $14
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Since we're all plant parents these days—or plantfluencers—and we're creating mini greenhouses in a bid to combat climate change, we're always on the lookout for cool planters. This one is seriously cool.

CB2 Perch Round Mirror With Shelf $299
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Since we're all obsessed with round mirrors, why not turn something pretty into something practical, too? This one comes with a chic built-in shelf that's perfect for placing your keys as you walk in the door.

H&M Home Salt and Pepper Set $15
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We're always on the hunt for elevated versions of home essentials. Why should you have an ordinary toilet brush when you can have a marble one? We feel the same way about salt and pepper shakers. Don't settle for the plastic grocery store container; these are only $15, and they double as decorative objects.

CB2 Cubo Side Table $440
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I have an infatuation with mirrored décor, so when I saw this CB2 side table, I was instantly smitten. Honestly, the metallic finish goes with just about any interior style and really lifts the space with a touch of sparkle.

Apparatus Censer Incense Burner $850
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I'm so in love with the furniture and décor from NYC-based design duo Apparatus. I've had my eye on their Censer incense burner for some time. It looks so beautiful when it's burning, and it's the perfect decorative addition to any living room. If you're in L.A., be sure to check out their new showroom too. It's beyond.

Urban Outfitters Crystal Resin Sconce $69
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Why purchase a regular sconce when you can have a crystal one? This would look so cool in a kids' bedroom.

CB2 Rose Quartz Mirror $80
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If you know me well, you know I have a crystal obsession, and this rose-quartz mirror is definitely on my lust list.

March Blue Klein Series Vase $240
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I'm fairly color averse, opting for neutrals over bright hues, but there are a few shades I like to bring into a space to break up the monotony, and Yves Klein blue is one of them. This vase is also beautifully abstract and a real statement piece.

Urban Outfitters Marte Lounge Chair $379
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Rattan is the grandma trend we can't get enough of, and this lounge chair is the perfect accent for any lonely corner. Its neutral shade goes with everything, but its design is unique enough to stand out and impress your guests. And it's a great price, too.

CB2 Rose Quartz Tray $100
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Yes, another rose-quartz object, but seriously, who can resist a tray made out of it? Not I, said the fly.

Zara Home Tripod Stand-Up Mirror $70
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Why purchase an ordinary round mirror when you can have one on a tripod? This feels very Old Hollywood.

Zara Home Medium Irregular Stoneware Bowl $36
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If there's one trend I've been happy to see come back, it's organic shapes and a love for the handmade. This irregular stoneware bowl is really fun, and the baby-pink shade is cool too.

H&M Home Candlestick $10
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As mentioned above, I really love a candlelit room, so, of course, my living room is filled with candles and candleholders. Most of mine are brass, though, so this smoky glass one really caught my eye.

Zara Home Gold-Rimmed Oval Serving Dish $50
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Just like the bowl above, this serving plate is a chic addition to any tablescape and great for the holiday season ahead. It's also available in a beautiful pewter green that I'm convinced is the next big color trend.

H&M Home Velvet Bedspread $149
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With the winter season upon us, nothing beats wrapping yourself up in luxurious velvet. This bedspread is super chic.

CB2 Hex Side Table $129
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I'm really into creating a gallery-like moment at home, and these Roman-style pedestals will definitely help you re-create that. I can just imagine a classical hand-carved marble figure atop of it or a chic vase with pampas grass.

H&M Home Cushion Cover $30
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'Tis the season for throw pillows, and this one is about as cozy as it gets. I also love the graphic pattern; it helps break up a neutral room.

Zara Home Anthracite Stoneware Teapot $50
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I'm a big tea drinker, and this stoneware teapot is a decorative piece when I'm not drinking. I love how it has a handmade pottery feel to it.

H&M Home Jacquard Weave Bath Mat $25
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Every season I like to replace all my old bathroom mats and refresh the space. This one makes it easy: It's only $25, and I love the texture.

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent for Living Spaces Emile Lounge Accent Chair $795
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I'm 100 percent head over heels for this striking green velvet accent chair. Nate Berkus calls it the "gateway color" for those who are shy of using any at home. I agree.

Anthropologie Leaning Ladder Vanity $278
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A ladder is one of the chic essentials every home needs. Why? Well, it's pretty and it's practical. You can hang towels from it in a bathroom, and this one even has a mirror, so it doubles as a vanity.

H&M Home Washed Linen Tablecloth $60
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I love the terra-cotta tone (it's the it color for fall) of this tablecloth and the texture of the washed linen.

Zara Home Marble Soap Dispenser $35
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You can tell by now I love elevated home essentials, and I have a particular fondness for marble. This soap dispenser is green marble, which feels new and like I'm entering a chic Roman bath. 

CB2 Avorio Side Table $249
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Side tables don't need to be boring. This one has a quirky Flintstones-like shape, as though it was made from leftover Stonehenge materials. It would be really fun in a kids' bedroom.

Anthropologie Tasseled Sela Shower Curtain $78
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I love the tassels, the baby-blue color, and the stripes of this shower curtain. It's about time someone designed shower curtains with elevated taste.

Parachute x Hedley & Bennett Smock Apron $89
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Parachute just collaborated with Hedley & Bennett on a super-chic range of linen aprons, tablecloths, and napkins. See? Terra-cotta is trending.

CB2 Bobila Cane Bed $999
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I remember cane being a huge trend when I was little. It was the '80s, my mom was basically a hippie (she gave birth to me at home), and this material was cheap and abundant. I guess this makes me feel nostalgic, and I also love the color. It has major Cali-cool vibes, and I can imagine a Jenni Kayne alpaca throw on top of the bed.

Treasure & Bond Set Of 3 Wooden Cheese Spreaders $19
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This month, it's all about entertaining, so it's time to invest in some chic tableware and dinnerware. Of course, cheese platters are one of the most popular to make and entertain a large crowd without a lot of effort. These chic wooden cheese spreaders are the chicest accompaniment.

Zara Home Glass Bowl With Gold Base $25
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Why have a plain fruit bowl when you can have this stylish version? I love the color—sepia is so on trend—and the gold base that elevates it off the countertop.

Anthropologie Arctic Vase $32
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I'm always on the hunt for a new vase. I feel like it changes up the room and allows the flowers and greenery to pop in a different way. This one's the perfect fit for the cooler season. It looks like an ice cube.

CB2 Uva Stalk $10
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I'm really into pampas grass right now, but that can also be a lot of work as it starts to shed. This uva stalk is easy to care for and looks incredibly cool in a black vase, as pictured here. I'd also love to see it atop the CB2 pedestal column above.

H&M Home Linen Reading Nook $129
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This is just about the most magical thing I've seen this month. Who wouldn't want to see their kids (it's also adult-approved) playing or reading a book under here?

Zara Home Oval Mirror $120
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Our collective love for round mirrors is strong, but I'm calling the oval mirror as the next big trend. I really just feel like it's a solid change; it brings a fresh feel to any space.

Parachute Cashmere Blend Robe $249
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When it's cold outside, we spend a lot more time indoors. So, of course, everyone needs a cashmere robe. This is how I want to spend my wintery holiday.

Anthropologie Grace Serpentine Two-Piece Sectional $3,898
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This isn't a piece you buy on a whim, as it's quite the investment, but I had to include it because the color is incredible, the velvet material is really fun, and the curved shape is a classic. That's why Anine Bing chose a pink one for her L.A. living room. And as a bonus, this one is also a sectional that splits into two. It really doesn't get much cooler.

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