This Los Angeles–based editor is an expert in the "California cool" trend – here are her top 15 décor picks to get the look

Bring the beautiful outdoors inside with organic furniture essentials and decorative, earth-toned pieces.

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Most Curated is a monthly series in which one editor, team member or friend of Livingetc will share the top 15 items on their current wish list.

I'm a born and raised California girl, so I have an eye for the state's cool, calming, and laid-back aesthetic. The biggest appeal for living on the West Coast is simple: the beautiful landscape. So incorporating natural elements and bringing the outdoors inside is key to obtaining this chic interior style. Wooden accents, neutral tones, and linen pieces are just some of my design essentials. To add some color to the airy and light environment, I recommend décor in ocean hues and earth tones. The result is a tranquil aesthetic reminiscent of coastal living. Keep reading to shop my 15 favorite pieces that will help you channel the "California cool" look in your own home. 

Raina Mendonça
Associate Editor

Raina Mendonça is an associate editor on the branded content team at sister titles Who What Wear and Marie Claire. Previously, Raina was an editorial assistant at When she’s not writing, you’ll find her crafting new playlists, exploring Los Angeles, or making a cup of English breakfast tea.