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...

Indie Aesthetics & Moods

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...

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.

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...

Indie Designer Profiles

Melissa Leapman

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

Flossy by Freddy

Flossy by Freddy is an indie designer label created by the YouTube influencer Freddy Cousin-Brown. Her designs are a modern twist on the romantic cottagecore aesthetic. Each piece is intended...

Karla Deras (The Line by K, Los Angeles)

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

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Indie Beauty

Digital

The Iconic Vaporwave Beach Art: Why Does The Internet Love It?

As the light of the setting sun shines down onto the pink sands of the beach and the surf washes away the neon-lit footprints in the sand; the vaporwave aesthetic...

Dark & Mysterious: Black Roses on Wallpapers for Desktop and iPhone

Black roses have always been associated with dark feelings and enigmatic beauty. These flowers are not a naturally occurring variety, however, their existence has been subject to folklore and myths...

Lifestyle

Exploring Masculine and Feminine Energies in 2023 Fashion

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The Roots of Boho: Get Inspired By Eastern and Southeastern European Traditional Clothing

The boho aesthetic, born out of the countercultural movement of the 1960s, still to this day embodies a carefree and eclectic lifestyle as a counterpoint to the culture of corporate...

Swipe Right, Swipe Safe: Practicing Online Safety on Hookup Platforms

In today’s digital age, finding a potential hookup partner has become easier than ever, thanks to the proliferation of hookup platforms and dating apps.

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Interior Vibes

10 Guidelines for a Gorgeous Minimalist Home

Minimalist homes have been increasingly popular ever since Millennials started having a say in things interior decor.

An Indie Upgrade - Living Lavishly without Excess: Japandi Decor Inspo

We’re here to spill the tea (or should we say, matcha?) on the ultimate upgrade that will have you living a life of luxury without drowning in excess. This is...

Flowers for Coquettes: How Fresh Blooms Can Transform Your Living Space

Adding fresh flowers to your living space is like bringing a touch of nature indoors.