Sofia Richie makes her bedroom look more expensive and elegant using these simple quiet luxury additions

Sophistication has never been so simple

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'Stealth wealth' interiors are all about understated elegance and expertly applied neutrals. There's no doubt that Sofia Richie, who has been called the 'queen of the quiet luxury trend,' has mastered the look. From her wardrobe to her wedding to her home the influencer exudes timeless neutral style. A peek into Sofia's bathroom reveals that her love of the old-money aesthetic extends to even the most quotidian of spaces.

Sofia Richie's bathroom is a warm neutral oasis. Simple, white marble tiles with gray veins cover the floor, accented by the paneled gray walls. Above her, a simple and stylish crystal chandelier fills the space with light. But what makes Sofia's bathroom design appear so elegant? Interior designers gave us the scoop, so you can recreate her quiet luxury look in your own home. 


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First, the experts say that the choice of paneling for Sofia's bathroom walls seriously elevates her space. Interior designer Mehreen Baldonistates: 'Wall paneling immediately lifts the room and adds a new dimension to the space. Paneling not only adds texture and color but can also complement a vast variety of interior choices, for example; classic, modern, boho, art deco, vintage, and retro. You name it, and you have a panel design that works.'

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Mehreen Baldoni

Mehreen Baldoni is the Founder and Creative Director of Mehreen Baldoni Interiors. She is known for her eclectic sophistication and talent for creating spaces with designs that reflect her clients’ individuality.

NYC-based interior designer and founder of Arsight, Artem Kropovinky adds: 'Paneling adds a stately presence to a bathroom's atmosphere. Think of it as the well-tailored suit of interiors.' Furthermore, he says 'in the dance of light and shadow, paneling creates a rhythmic grace that brings a bathroom's dimensions to life.'

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Artem Kropovinsky

Based in New York, Artem Kropovinsky, founder of Arsight, has a decade of extensive and considerable global design experience. Prioritizing minimalism, sustainability, and authenticity, Artem, alongside his team of professionals, works on projects in the US and worldwide.

Secondly, interior designers say Sofia's choice of a chandelier for her bathroom lighting helps create its elegant atmosphere. 

Mehreen says, 'Lighting is one of the key fixtures in bathrooms so why should it be underplayed? Lighting needs to be noticed and showed off in all its glory. Nothing makes more of a statement than a beautiful chandelier to add decadence, charm, and character to a bathroom. It creates a great focal point, and the reflection of light on water and mirrors helps create a calming oasis which is just what one needs when soaked in the bathtub after a long day at work.'

Artem continues, 'A chandelier in a bathroom enhances the space with an undeniable presence of sophistication. a chandelier gives that intimate, golden-hour quality to a bathroom, making every soak or mirror glance feel cinematic.'

With these easy designer tips, creating an elegant bathroom has never been easier. Follow Sofia Richie's quiet luxury example, and you're well on your way to creating your dream gray bathroom decor.

Sophie Edwards
News Editor

I am a London-based News Editor at Homes & Gardens. My interests lie at the intersection of design and popular culture with a particular focus on trends and celebrity homes. Before joining Future, I worked as a Content Writer and Communications Lead for Fig Linens and Home, a luxury linens and home interiors brand based in Fairfield County, CT. I have a BA in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College in New York and an MSc from the Oxford University Department of Anthropology.