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It's official: Gabrielle Union marks gold accents this season's must-have desk accessory

Master the art of gold accenting the Gabrielle Union-approved way – here's how

Gabrielle Union
Gabrielle Union attends "America's Got Talent" Season 14 Live Show Red Carpet at Dolby Theatre on September 03, 2019 in Hollywood, California
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As we inch closer to almost an entire calendar year of working at home, we've started approaching our home decor with as much precision and thought as we previously did our wardrobes. And our home offices or work spaces are getting the most attention, naturally. 

Take Gabrielle Union, for example. The 48-year-old presented a compelling case for accenting a study with a gold lamp in a recent Instagram post. She's (un)officially deemed it this season's must-have desk accessory – and we're taking note. 

Similar to your favorite pair of gold hoops or necklace, this glam lighting fixture is pleasingly elegant, while effortlessly drawing attention.

In short: it's the ultimate decorative win-win. So, if you're looking to keep your clutter down but your style high, we've uncovered five Gabrielle Union-approved lamps to light up any room (and desk) to perfection.

1. Reach for this luxe leather-accented lamp

Gabrielle Union

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Geneva Dome Table Lamp for $632.50, at Jonathan Adler

With a nod to Swiss minimalism and a dash of French equestrian chic, this petite and polished lamp has a marble base and slender stem. Warmed up by a luxe leather wrap – choose from brass with camel or nickel with navy for an architectural glow.


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2. Gravitate towards a modern selection

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Modern Deco LED Wireless Charging & USB Task Lamp for $179, at west elm

This lamp is a more modest rendition but still perfect anywhere – bedside, desk, or family room. Designed with a wireless charging pad with Qi inductive charging technology, this feature makes charging easier than ever – and a built-in USB port allows for charging multiple devices at onceView Deal

3. Opt for a two-toned rendition 

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Gold Hexagon Ceramic Montigo Table Lamp for $99.99, at World Market 

A distinguished luxe lighting source, this version is crafted of ceramic and finished in luminous gold. It features a sleek hexagonal base tastefully complemented by a white cotton shade for a precisely contemporary appearance.View Deal

4. Incorporate both form and function 

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Regina Andrew Otto Desk Lamp for $288, at Lulu and Georgia

Excellent for both contemporary and classical spaces, this lamp is the epitome of structure and use. With a swivel joint and delicate detailing, this option adds traces of architectural intensity that liven up your home.


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5. Frost your space with luminous glow

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Delia Frosted Globe Table Lamp for $79, at Urban Outfitters

Take the road less traveled with this globe-inspired table lamp. With a frosted glass shade that emits a luminous glow set on a brushed, cylindrical metal base, it's the accent that will accentuate any space. 


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Brittany Romano
Brittany Romano

Brittany Romano joins Future as their U.S. Shopping E-commerce Editor, residing on the Upper East Side in New York City. Originally hailing from Connecticut and a graduate of New England College, Brittany started her career as a fashion market assistant at Marie Claire, later joining AMI, where she designed a highly profitable commerce vertical. Noted for her award-winning content, she's covered everything from celebrity beauty hacks to the most lavish home decor; Brittany has maintained her penchant for the finer things in life. 


If a genie granted Brittany one wish, it would be for Kelly Wearstler to bring her vision to life and transform her living space, but until then? You'll find Brittany continuously evolving her chilled-out sophisticated style, shifting her attention to eclectic pieces (with a hint of retro), grounded by a rich understanding of history, focused on functionality, luxury, and quirkiness.


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