Victoria Monét's bathroom is (almost) too minimalist to be functional – and it starts with this color palette

The singer designed a retreat that allows her to 'switch off from the world' – and (unsurprisingly) simplicity is key

Victoria Monét
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Embracing minimalism has its benefits in every room of the home, but none quite so much as the bathroom. Perhaps understandably, we're increasingly looking to create a spa-like space in our bathrooms (no matter the size), and following a minimalist palette is one of the easiest ways to tap into this movement. And nobody does it quite like Victoria Monét.

The Grammy-award-winning artist taught us all how accessible spa bathrooms can be via her space that exhibits statement veined marble and a neutral painted hue. These varying textures, subtle tones, and curated furnishings (that statement curved tub we're looking at you) ensure the space feels minimal and, in turn, therapeutic – and this look is refreshingly easy to replicate. 

'A minimalist aesthetic is perfectly suited to the bathroom setting, where a crisp, functional design can help create a retreat where you can switch off from the world,' says bathroom expert Ashley Cooper. 'Simplicity is key with this look – and can be achieved in a number of ways,' – starting with our bathroom color palette. 

'A minimalist aesthetic is often considered synonymous with neutral tones. However, I’d recommend avoiding picking brilliant whites, which can often make a space look clinical. Instead, opt for off-whites, surfaces with texture and finishes that mimic natural stone materials such as marble, concrete, and sandstone,' Ashley says.

'The key is to keep the core colors neutral while experimenting with different finishes and shapes.'

Colors aside, keeping our bathrooms uncluttered and furnishings minimalist is key. In Victoria's case, she has kept her countertops tidy with a transparent organizer and sleek liquid soap holders that maintain the minimalist bathroom aesthetic. 

'An uncluttered scheme is integral when designing a minimalist bathroom, so adequate storage is a must,' Ashley notes. While we're inspired by Victoria's storage solutions, he also recommends installing under-sink storage and concealed shelving (behind a mirror) to maintain a clean aesthetic. 

white bathroom with marble and bathroom rug with shower

(Image credit: Nicole Hill Gerulat Photography / Alice Lane Interior Design)

'Considering bathroom storage in the early planning stages will ensure all your lotions and potions have a designated place and don’t impede on the space,' Ashley says. 

'I’d also recommend thinking about how best to store your shower products, as this can often be an afterthought which results in shampoo bottles being left sprawled across the shower tray. And, no matter what you’d choose, I’d recommend keeping items that aren’t used daily in a nearby cupboard or drawer to keep the shower area looking tidy.'

Bathroom Expert
Ashley Cooper
Bathroom Expert
Ashley Cooper

Ashley Cooper is the marketing director at Triton Showers, a market-leading bathroom company that merges style and functionality at an affordable price. The company is known for its comprehensive sustainability drive, on a quest to be carbon net-zero and provide customers with more efficient bathroom products.

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Megan Slack
Head of Celebrity Style News

Megan is the Head of Celebrity Style News at Homes & Gardens. She first joined Future Plc as a News Writer across their interiors titles, including Livingetc and Real Homes, before becoming H&G's News Editor in April 2022. She now leads the Celebrity/ News team. Before joining Future, Megan worked as a News Explainer at The Telegraph, following her MA in International Journalism at the University of Leeds. During her BA in English Literature and Creative Writing, she gained writing experience in the US while studying in New York. Megan also focused on travel writing during her time living in Paris, where she produced content for a French travel site. She currently lives in London with her antique typewriter and an expansive collection of houseplants.