These Hollywood Regency Accessories Are the Definition of Glam

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Beginning in the 1930s, Tinseltown's Golden Age inspired a design aesthetic revered as the pinnacle of glamour. Known as Hollywood Regency, it was built on opulence, leaning on midcentury modern elements and a whole lot of flair. Today, the style champions eclecticism with lacquered furniture, brass accents, and luxurious textiles rich with pattern at its forefront.


The key to emulating the look without risking a gaudy finish is all about attention to detail. (Read: You don't need to splurge on big-ticket furniture pieces to get the job done.) Cue the Hollywood Regency accessories that will help you channel the best of the era.

1. West Elm Lacquer Tray, $44.99 – $55.20

These colorful trays, available in five lustrous finishes, are about as versatile as it gets. Use one to corral the odds and ends that tend to accumulate on the coffee table or as a mobile serving station at your next cocktail party.

2. Kelly Wearstler Strada Round Pendant, $1,739 - $2,495

The starburst motif is a Hollywood Regency design icon. You can find it in the form of a gilded mirror or an equally flashy wall sconce, but we prefer it as a statement-making light fixture set above the dining table.

3. Ballard Designs X-Bench, $349

X marks the spot for great design, and this ikat-printed bench pretty much has it all. Prop a pair by the sofa for extra seating in a pinch or place them at the foot of the bed for a luxe accent.


4. Coming Soon Vintage Brass Bar Cart, $350

This polished Hollywood Regency accessory hits all the right notes with its burnished brass finish, seamless glass shelves, and wheels for easy mobility.

5. Kelly Wearstler Classic Mini Kiss, $125

A cheeky accent piece for the living room mantel or hall bookshelf is always a good idea, and this radiant piece by Kelly Wearstler promises to stand out.

6. Hollywood Regency Classic Home Hand Painted & Embroidered Pillow, $155

A vividly patterned pillow is a simple way to revamp a snoozy sofa situation. Pair this emerald green and mustard-yellow number with beige, white, or gray upholstery for an elevated effect.

7. Jonathan Adler Canaan Accent Table, $1,650

When it comes to decorating with Hollywood Regency in mind, you can't go wrong with a brass and marble combo. Set this refined side table by a lounge chair — or by the bathtub if you're feeling really fancy — for an effortless touch of flair.


8. Mintwood Home Pinlo Mirror, $398.20

Chinoiserie was a popular motif in Hollywood Regency accessories, so naturally, Eastern-inspired designs, like this bamboo mirror, were all the rage. We see this particular one living in an entryway, primed to make the perfect first impression.

9. Hari Hollywood Regency Black Gold Metal Magazine Rack, $298

There is nothing glam about a disheveled pile of magazines stored under the coffee table or worse, consigned to a random corner of the living room. Pare down that ever-growing collection and use this sleek stand to keep your glossies neatly tamed.

10. L'Objet Snake Bookends (2 piece set), $950

Give your shelves an added dose of whimsy and textural interest with this gold-plated and marble duo that is just as functional as it is chic.

11. CB2 Aspect Grey Marble Box, $79.95

On the shortlist of essential Hollywood Regency accessories every home should have is a luxe storage box to house various knickknacks and trinkets. This floral marble pick will do the trick.


Anna is a New York-based writer and editor with a penchant for travel, design, and interiors.