If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times — Gwyneth Paltrow has a really expensive lifestyle. She’s infamous for spending an exorbitant amount on just about everything, from food to clothing to vacations to workouts. However, in a recent interview, Paltrow confided that there are actually really affordable things on her lifestyle website, Goop. (Paltrow’s also just launched her own luxury skincare line, called Skincare by Goop). We set out to see if she’s actually right — read on to find out! #lifegoals
So while Paltrow claims there’s a ton of affordable option on Goop, none are really that useful. But they are pretty and they do make good gifts, so that’s a win in our book. The Murchinson-Hume x Goop exclusive cleaning set would be a nice surprise to a sister or mom, and the RMS mascara is definitely a self-love splurge. Looking to have a friend be pleased as punch? Try gifting her the organic Olio E Osso Balm, use on cheeks, lips, eyes, or the Carry-On Cocktail Kit for any upcoming vacations or work trips.
A little splurge on yourself never hurt anyone. We’re really into this cookbook from Santa Monica favorite Huckleberry, and this nail polish set is a great little #treatyoself gift from manicurist to the stars, Jin Soon. If you’re wanting to spoil yourself at home, try this digital detox from Pursoma that could help draw out technology toxins from your body, and if your earlobes need a quick pick-me-up, these mini T-bar earrings from indie brand Tuleste will do the trick.
Indulgence without overdoing it is the name of the game here; if you’re going to spend $75, it better be on something good. Paltrow’s favorite Moon Juice brand from controversial health nut Amanda Chantal Bacon is a good place to start; the powder promises a great natural and herbal mix for “cognitive flow.” Travel easier with both this Loeffler Randall perforated eyeglass case or with an exclusive Pursen x Goop jewelry case, and get a little bit of designer luxury with Stella McCartney’s totally wacky lips iPhone case.
Looking to invest a little more? No problem. An everyday bracelet from Tuleste will remind you to shoot for the stars, while a pretty striped canvas tote and simple panama hat will be the envy of anyone else on the beach. M.Gemi, a new shoe brand, uses the same Italian craftsmanship that a lot of our favorite designer brands do at half the price, and we love the look of these easy weekend loafers.
Now here’s the category you’ve been waiting for — all the things you need to live a life that’s Goop-worthy. A girl can dream, right? These pretty floral Rupert Sanderson heels would be a great addition to a bridal look, as would Jennifer Fisher’s “Je t’aime” necklace. And when else can you spend almost $700 on an exclusive set of NYC books, or $500 on jeans? Only if you’re Gwyneth, friends….or if you win the lottery. In which case, call us ASAP, we’ve got a pinboard that needs purchasing!