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Gwyneth Paltrow’s Look-Alike Daughter, Apple Martin, Makes Her Fashion Week Debut

And in Chanel's front row, no less. 

Chanel fashion show regulars were out in force at Virginie Viard’s spring-summer 2023 couture presentation in Paris on Tuesday, January 24, including house veterans Vanessa Paradis and Charlotte Casiraghi. 

But there was also a fresh new—if strikingly familiar—face on the front row alongside the usual suspects. Apple Martin, daughter of Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin, took her seat on an industrial bench next to Lucy Boynton, Sadie Sink, and Angèle to mark her fashion-world debut.

Posing for pictures at Chanel’s spring-summer 2023 couture show

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Dressed in a checked minidress and a matching cardigan—both realized in Chanel’s signature bouclé tweed—styled with smart loafers and a mini flap bag, Martin's appearance was reminiscent of early front-row outings of her mother, who attended Chanel shows during Karl Lagerfeld’s tenure. 

The 18-year-old has her mom’s same blonde hair styled in a middle part and added a punky twist to the look with heavy kohl eyeliner, which echoed the makeup Paltrow wore for the Oscars in 2002 (these days, the Goop founder prefers to go bare-faced). 

Gwyneth on the front row at Chanel in July 2005

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Sitting alongside Lucy Boynton, Sadie Sink, and Angèle on the front row

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The teen features regularly on her mom’s Instagram feed—often in selfies that demonstrate how similar they look—but her own accounts are private. Unlike most of her Gen Z counterparts, Apple Martin, it seems, prefers to fly under the radar. Little chance of that at couture week. 

This post was originally published in British Vogue.