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Indie Aesthetics

This is where you find all posts with indie aesthetics.

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Clean Girl Aesthetic Vibe: Pretending Girly Naivety For Fun And Games

They say that femininity and self-expression know no boundaries. This season, the world is generally (and understandably) in the mood for goth. We’re here for it, as you would know....

Regal Elegance With An Edge: Yellow Chrome Nails For A Fresh Quiet Luxury Look

Indie fashion is about breaking away from mainstream norms, but nobody says that the break must be violent every time. There are quieter and more creative ways to embrace the...

Rewriting the 90s: Summery Webcore & Vaporwave outfit inspo

The 90s were really something: a clash of cultures mixed with tech optimism, partying in a big style by night and exploring tags and online chatrooms by the day. Webcore...

The Swimwear Aesthetic Trends That Everyone Will Be Wearing This Summer

Fashion watchers and beach enthusiasts are on the lookout for the latest swimwear trends as the weather starts to get warmer and sultrier in different parts of the world. According...

8 Reasons Maximalist Style Reigns Supreme: From Ultra Hygge to Cottagegoth

Do you find yourself constantly drawn to spaces that burst with colors, patterns, and unexpected combinations? If you’re tired of the starkness of Scandi minimalism, then it might be time...

Minimalist Grunge: The Evolution of Rebellion in Fashion

Minimalist grunge is a way to embrace the unconventional, rebellious spirit of grunge fashion while adding a contemporary twist.

Dare to Defy: Embrace the Bold Buzz of Power Clashing

Kudos to you if you are tired of blending into the minimalist crowd.

Goth Jewelry Lookbook: Get The Softer Goth Vibe This Spring

Hero are dark heart earrings from @ostealblossoms

The Hauntingly Beautiful Aesthetic of Dark Cottagecore (2024)

Cottagecore is one of the aesthetics that built a loyal fan base and probably won’t go away any time soon. But knowing how fast trends can evolve, it’s not surprising...

From Boho to Gypsy: An Aesthetic for the Free-Spirited and Ultra Eclectic

So then, there’s a new star in town, and it’s none other than the enchanting Gypsy aesthetic. While boho fashion has long reigned supreme as the go-to style for free...

Early Spring Gloom: Moody Floral Manicure Inspo

Hero nail art by @thepolishedbotanist

The Seductive Allure of Plum Hair: An Aesthetic Enigma

Bold choices in personal style have become a form of rebellion against the mundane, and for a good reason. There’s a beautiful feedback loop where the way we style ourselves...

Light Up The City: Bright Red Ariel Hair Inspo

In the full rainbow spectrum of hair colors, few shades can command attention quite like the fiery charm of bright red hair. With its ability to clash or complement various...

Chic and Charming: Baby Pink Nails for a Coquette Spring

Coquette aesthetic is big this spring. Let’s look at how it shows up in nail art trends, where femininity always meets playfulness.

Infusing Darkness into your Minimalist Wardrobe: Minimalist Goth Styles for The Adventurous

Let’s take a walk on the dark side of the minimalist fashion movement, where sleek lines meet dark aesthetics to create a style that is both mysterious and effortlessly chic....

Embracing Urban Core: The Fashion Movement Redefining Urban Chic

Urban aesthetic has managed to captivate style enthusiasts with its unique blend of edginess and minimalism - the Urban Core aesthetic. This fashion movement has transcended the boundaries of traditional...

Girl Grunge Rebellion: How Fancy Dresses and Slogan Tees are Reshaping the 90s Comeback

Do you sometimes wish you could transport yourself back to the cool and carefree 90s? Well, I’m afraid all we’ve got here is the fashion.

Manifest the Early Spring: Light Yellow Aesthetic Inspo

If you find that there’s a yearning to manifest the early signs of spring in your wardrobe, you’re not alone. What better way to do so than by embracing the...

Nostalgic Minimalism: Reviving the Romance of Past Eras without Wearing a Costume

In the world of fashion, trends often draw inspiration from the past, allowing us to revisit and reimagine the romance and charm of bygone eras.

Let’s Stay Sinful This Christmas: Aesthetic Lipgloss Inspo for Your Dark Side

In the realm of beauty and self-expression, certain aesthetics capture attention and push boundaries. One such provocative trend is the latex lip gloss aesthetic, which has gained popularity for its...

Romantic but Rough Around The Edges: The Fusion of Grunge and Cottagecore Aesthetics

In a world where fashion trends constantly evolve, two contrasting aesthetics have captured the hearts of individuals seeking a unique and captivating style: grunge and cottagecore.

Restraint Meets Intensity: Unpacking the Post-Punk Scene and Look

Is it New Wave? Is it Goth? Is it Punk? All of the above? One music genre that consistently occupies the cutting edge of fashion is Post-Punk. Flashy yet minimal,...

A Splash of 1930s Hollywood: Try The Loose Ginger Waves

They don’t call it “the golden age of Hollywood” for nothing!

Femininity is Back in Style - So Let’s Get Dressed

Femininity has made a come back this year - and it’s never looked so good.

Old Money in Winter: Wardrobe Inspo that Shows Refined Taste

In the realm of fashion, some styles transcend time, evoking an air of elegance and refinement that never completely goes out of vogue. One such timeless aesthetic is the minimalist...

Embrace the Majestic Allure of Purple: Elevating Winter Fashion to New Heights

Is it time to bid farewell to the vibrant lilacs of summer, or can you wear it aesthetically even in winter?

Winterizing the Cottagecore Aesthetic: Embrace the Cozy Charm

Enter a world of rustic elegance, tweaked for the cold months.

Pretty in Punk: Aesthetic Inspiration from Iconic Muses

From the girly Debbie Harry to the more daring Siouxsie and her likes - punk fashion has always been about standing out from the crowd and being eye-catching.

Prepare to Spoil Yourself This Fall/Winter with this Bimbocore Inspiration

As the colder weather rolls in, there’s no need to forego looking your bimbo-est! To kick start your winter wardrobe, gather some bimbocore inspiration with a selection of stylishly fun...

Wrapped in Lights and Caramels: The Light Academia Look for Fall & Winter

Fall and winter styling has been made easy for you, if you’re one of the many folks whose souls burn for the light academia fashion aesthetic!

Disco Fever: A Look at Subcultures and Its Influence on Music and Beyond

Do you ever think back to the 1970s and all you ever think is the hippies, bell bottoms, and polyester fabric? That’s a pretty limited worldview.

Princesscore Aesthetic: Your Inspo For When You Want To Overdress

Calling all dreamers and believers in fairy tales! The enchanting world of princesscore aesthetic has been taking some space on social media, captivating hearts with its whimsical charm and ethereal...

Balletcore Aesthetic: Good for both Softcore and Darcore Lovers

As trends rise and fall, the fashion industry has witnessed a surge in a new aesthetic that has begun to capture the heart of many fashion enthusiasts and trendsetters -...

Mint Magic: Elevate Your Style with Vibrant Pairings for Mint Green Outfits

If you’re ready to express yourself with color, you’ve come to the right place!

The Millennial Aesthetic: Unraveling The Corporate Boho Style

Here’s what Millennials are most known for: Their starry-eyed corporate hustle culture that spread around the world from hip coffeeshops decorated with pink posters that probably say Eat Pray Love...

Go Big or Go Home: Glamcore Aesthetic

Ah, glamcore; an aesthetic so indulgent, so luxurious, so extravagantly opulent, it looks like it is only fit for an elite few. Channeling the divine and decadent fashions of the...

Ethnic Inspo: Aesthetic Color Combos With Chocolate Brown

Rich in the warmth of sumptuous shades, chocolate brown offers an array of tantalizing possibilities for anyone looking to make a statement.

80s Done Right: Bold & Ladylike 80s Office Looks

For the ladies who need a professional yet stylish look in the office, look no further than the bold and confident looks of the 1980s!

The Glow Of Light Feminine Energy: Not Everything Is A Power Play

In an age of hyper-masculinity and aggressive trends, it is becoming increasingly more appealing to evaluate our relationship to the slightly overlooked concept of light feminine vibe.

Exploring Dark Femininity: Origins and Evolution of a Mysterious Aesthetic

Dark femininity is a captivating aesthetic in digital art, fashion and makeup. I think its main appeal is that it evokes that feminine sense of seductiveness and mystery, yet also...

Reclaim The Look: Bold Aesthetic Looks With Retrocore

Retrocore is a retro aesthetic that takes the retro part of its name seriously. It’s not just a bangle bracelet here and there, it’s retro through the whole nine yards....

Edgy Black Clothing To Take the Show (Yes, In The Summer)

Are you ready to go totally black for the perfect edgy look? If so, you’ve found the right article.

Get Nostalgic for Carefree Days: How to Achieve the Iconic 90s Retro Aesthetic with Y2K Style

The 90s was a decade known for its party culture and flashy aesthetic. It was a time when people still took the effort to dress up and make a statement,...

Minimalism: How To Get That Luxury Rich Girl Look

Move aside, ‘rich girl hair’ and ‘rich girl makeup’, because the fashion world is now obsessed with the ultimate status symbol: the full ‘rich girl aesthetic’.

Re-living the Legacy: Making Sense of the Throwback Aesthetics Trend

Are you feeling nostalgic for the good old days? If so, you’re not alone. The throwback aesthetic is taking the fashion world by storm! Whether you want to channel the...

Unlocking Your Inner Angel with Angelcore Aesthetic Outfits

Angelcore is an aesthetic that takes a feminine look to its extreme. Characterized by whites and beiges, angelcore outfits often feature flower crowns as the ultimate accessory.

The Allure of Sage Green Aesthetic in Fashion

Are you looking for a color that can give you that earthy and minimalistic vibe? Look no further than sage green. This muted green hue has been making waves in...

50s Aesthetic Guide: The Classic Feminine Style

The 50s aesthetic in women’s fashion is a style that never really left the fashion circles. It is not usually known as 50s retro, mid-century retro or anything like that....

A Guide to Pulling off the Fairy Grunge Aesthetic

Fairy grunge is an aesthetic that mixes the influences of fairycore and grunge together into a spicy mix. In fairy grunge, there is no question about whether to style yourself...

70s Aesthetic Guide: The Roots Of The Witchy Vibe

The 70s fashion aesthetic was a reflection of the tumultuous social and political undercurrents that characterized the decade. With its earthy colors, ethnic patterns and devil-may-care baggy silhouettes, 70s style...

Embracing the Librarian Aesthetic - The Nerdy Aesthetic Trend

The fashion industry keeps throwing new trends at us every year, and while some stick around for a while, others soon disappear into obscurity.

80s Aesthetic Vibe: Boldness Doesn't Get Old

80s was the decade of the working girl, probably a relative of the 2000’s hustler culture - but we owe a lot to it for the emancipation it brought.

Capturing the Soulful R&B Aesthetic in Art & Fashion

If you’re a fan of R&B music, you already know that it’s all about soulful, heartfelt lyrics that make us feel all the feels. B

The Coolest Trends for the Power of Hot Pink Aesthetic

Hero: A baddie three-piece in hot pink sequin (bralette, pantalones and jacket) from Etsy: PerfectHolidayAllen

Workout Aesthetic: How to Bring Movement to Your Home Office with Aesthetic Workout Pictures

Working out doesn’t only have benefits strictly related to a gym.

5 Ideas for Choosing the Perfect Retro Aesthetic Clothes (60z, 70s, 90s retro)

Retro aesthetic is a term used for aesthetic currents that were popular in the past decades, but not too far in the past. The cut off for what is called...

Your 2023 Guide the Synthwave Aesthetic

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel back in time to the 80s? Well, with synthwave fashion, you can do just that.

Army Aesthetic: Soft Militarycore Guide & Inspo

The “army aesthetic” is a fashion aesthetic that is sometimes referred to as “militarycore.” It is a type of streetwear similar to techwear, but it will feature even more tech-looking...

Retro Pastel Aesthetic: Get Retro Chic with these 20+ Pastel Looks

Looking to add some freshness and fun into your wardrobe? Embrace the vibrant pastel tones of spring.

Wearable Steampunk: Aesthetic Inspo w/ Chunky Jewelry

Steampunk is an aesthetic that borrows heavily from both the punk movement and several vintage aesthetics.

Neon Aesthetic: Y2K vs Streetwear (15+ Outfits & Inspo)

The neon aesthetic is a vibe that comes from the athleisure trend - wearing sportswear and gym clothes as your regular clothes. There’s been some sneering among actual athletes ever...

Techcore Aesthetic: How to create a techwear outfit that will turn heads

Techwear or sometimes techcore is a fashion style that combines functionality with the appropriate aesthetics.

Fairycore Aesthetic Outfits & Guide

One of the most charming indie aesthetics in both fashion and room decor is fairycore.

Gray Aesthetic in Fashion: The New Scandi Minimalism

There’s a lot of variety when it comes to the aesthetic moods that can be achieved through clothing. One such example is gray, which has become an all-encompassing color for...

Lofi aesthetic fashion to nourish your inner artist

Lofi aesthetic is one of the many indie aesthetics that has taken the internet by storm in recent years.

Bimbocore Aesthetic Guide & Inspo (25 Bimbo Outfits Inside)

With a name like bimbocore, you might expect the aesthetic to be centered around cute and cuddly things. Some would not think of old 2000’s photos or hyperpop at all!...

Danish pastel aesthetic in fashion (Guide & Outfits)

Danish pastel is most known for its room decor aesthetic. The main elements of this aesthetic are curvy decor, seashell motifs, swirly candles and accents, some pastel glass desk decor,...

Light Academia Aesthetic Guide & Outfits

Dark and light academia aesthetics have been around since the heyday of blogging, but they still capture our imagination.

5+ witchy aesthetic clothing items that will make you look and feel powerful

Witchy aesthetic has been popular especially among the feminist-minded indie aesthetic crew, but no fashion is tied too strongly with an organized political movement.

Grandpa Fashion Aesthetic: Guide & Inspo for Grandpacore

Grandpa style is a fashion aesthetic that has been growing in popularity for its DGAF attitude as well as for how comfortable to wear it is. The aesthetic gets its...

How to get the fall fashion aesthetic right

Fall fashion is, always and forever, all about embracing the cooler weather, bluer skies and the changing colors of the leaves.

20+ Cottagecore Formal Gowns For Whenever You Need To Be Fiercely Elegant

Cottagecore formal dresses can be the perfect look for a wedding guest outfit, but not only that. The stunning dresses in this post are meant to inspire all of you...

Purple Aesthetic Clothing - Softie, Cottagecore, Minimalism - Plenty of Etsy!

Purple aesthetic clothing is fashion that follows an indie aesthetic current and features the color purple. Purple can be a great way to show your individuality.

Y2K Grunge Aesthetic Outfits & Inspo

The term “Y2K” is used to describe an aesthetic that was prevalent in popular culture from roughly 1997-2004. This era falls during what some would say are the early days...

Baddie Aesthetic Outfits (Classic & Edgy - The Atomic Blonde)

Baddie fashion, also referred to as ‘baddie aesthetics’, is a term used to describe a look that is dark, sexy and quite rebellious.

Softcore aesthetic (soft girl): Cute as kawaii minus the prints

Looking for something §%&*ing adorable? Introducing softcore aesthetic, perhaps your new favourite indie aesthetic.

Dark Cottagecore Aesthetic (Cottagegoth) Inspo

If regular cottagecore is too sweet and ditsy for you, you’re not alone. But if the ditsiness is all that you dislike about the aesthetic, then I might have good...

The best of Green Aesthetic Clothes for Cottagecore, Grandmacore and 60s Aesthetics (July 2022)

Indie aesthetic culture is all about expressing your personality, and green isn’t exactly the first color to come mind when we’re trying do that. But there are so many shades...

Brown Aesthetic Clothes: Brown adds something that no other colour will

Brown outfits didn’t really have a big moment in fashion, except maybe in the 90s.

Cottagecore Shoes: What to look for the get the vibe right

Before I get to the inspo, let me say one thing: Women’s cottagecore fashion can be very dreamy and fairy-like, but it doesn’t have to!

Pink Aesthetic Clothes: From The Romantic To The Boss Bitch

All photos except hero via Matches Fashion, retrieved 27 Jun 2022

Cottagecore Outfits for Men...As Worn (Mostly) by Women

IndieYesPls is a blog about indie designers and niche aesthetics. So, I did not talk about cottagecore at length because at this point, it’s not super niche anymore. There’s a...

Y2K & Webcore Aesthetics: The Y2K Aesthetics Inspired by Early Internet

Webcore aesthetic is a term used to describe a certain style of web design that is characterized by its retro, edgy and often Windows-heavy look or the era around year...

Cottagecore Dress Inspiration Galore

Hero image: (from the left) 1861.ca, Aje, MissPatina

Darkcore Aesthetic Outfits: What is darkcore and how to do darkcore in fashion?

In fashion aesthetics, there is no standard definition for the sub-genres. That means the lines get blurry and there’s a lot of overlap between aesthetic outfits in darkcore, emo, gothic...

Alt Girls: Who they are and what is their aesthetic?

The alt girl aesthetic is one of the vague aesthetics that has a lot overlap with styles from goth or emo to aesthetics like grandmacore. There’s also some of the...

Baggy Jeans Outfit Aesthetic

Hero image, from the left: DSQUARED SS 2015, Etsy: ohyeahrock (available 2022), fashionghana.com

Grandmacore Aesthetic & Clothes Inspiration

Hero image: MAISON MARGIELA distressed cardigan and print bag via Matches Fashion