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designers

Emilia Wickstead

Emilia Wickstead is a Kiwi fashion designer based in London where she started her career in fashion in 2014. She is one of the smaller independent designers that survived the...

Melissa Leapman

Melissa Leapman is perhaps the most widely known indie knit and crochet designer.

Xiao Li (Knit High Fashion from London)

Xiao Li is studied at the Royal College of Art. The world took notice when she presented a beautiful collection in 2013. She made garments in which she combined knitting...

indie-fashion

Old Time Outfits: Vintage Aesthetic Clothes Inspo

There are people who think that vintage clothes are just any clothes from years gone by that people adore now because of nostalgia for the good old times.

How to find the best boho dress when you can't try it on: Online shopping tips

Boho dresses are all the rage right now and for good reason – they’re cute, comfortable and super aesthetic.

Pastel Clothes in Indie Aesthetics: Aesthetic Pastels in Cottagecore, Kawaii and Pastel Goth Aesthetics

When you think of pastel colours, the first things that probably come to mind could be cupcakes or baby showers. But there’s so much more than this!

Luxury Designer Keychains (by indie designers or not)

A luxury keychain can elevate a basic outfit into something more stylish and interesting.

Threader Earrings: How to wear, Where to buy + Inspo

Threader earrings can be as dainty or as edgy as you make them.

All-white Outfits for Women (Spring & Summer Inspo)

All white outfit for women has been close to a controversial theme for far too long, and for barely any reason. It may be time to finally retire the all-white...

Why do young people like to wear fashionable clothes?

The young generation is always the bravest and most expressive, which shows even in the clothes they wear. Why is it?

Korean indie fashion: Why is it so popular? (6 brands for inspiration)

Korean indie fashion is quite a new phenomenon, but it has quickly become very popular all around the world. It is characterized by its unique and eclectic style, which is...

COCOSIN

COCOSIN is an independent fashion brand based in HCMC, Vietnam, since 2012.

Karla Deras (The Line by K, Los Angeles)

Karla Deras Chambers is a womenswear designer and former blogger at Karla’s Closet.

What does the 2022 in indie fashion look like?

What does the future of indie fashion look like at all?

indie-decor

6 Indie Things For Your Room For Instant Indie Vibe

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Indie Home Decor: Inspiration & Where To Start

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aesthetics

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

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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

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Grandmacore Aesthetic & Clothes Inspiration

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

Oversized T-Shirt Outfit Ideas

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