Why Are Gwyneth Paltrow's Clothing Picks So Pricey?

Gwyneth Paltrow put together a lookbook on her site/newsletter GOOP, featuring her ideal spring fashion from luxury online retailer site Net-a-Porter.  In itself, this seems like a de rigueur move, given Paltrow’s fashionable-actress status.  However, there’s pretty much one way to describe everything Paltrow thinks you should be wearing this season, and it is expensive.  Now, why would she do that?  Laypeople already know that celebs’ clothing doesn’t come cheap (except when they’re given it for free), so we’re none too sold on this carefully curated reminder of that fact.

The Telegraph crunched some numbers; the six-look wardrobe comes in at around $18,000.  At that rate, we thought we’d take a sampling of the items in question:

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Gwyneth Paltrow's High-Priced 'Basics'