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

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,...

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...

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.

Indie Designer Profiles

Emilia Wickstead

Emilia Wickstead is a minimalist fashion designer based in London. Wickstead comes from New Zealand and first came to Europe to pursue art studies, not fashion. She launched her career...

Melissa Leapman

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

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

How to Completely Relax When Staying in a Hotel

For many, traveling for work can be a stressful and exhausting experience. The constant rush to catch flights or meetings, lack of sleep, and unfamiliar settings all accumulate to an...

Beyond Friends and Wine: Unleashing the Power of Anti-dating Apps To Get Over a Breakup

Breakups can be tough, and navigating the dating scene after a relationship ends can feel even more overwhelming than it already does these days. It’s good to see that there...

Cottagecore Underwear: What did Victorians wear? (Don’t pretend you’re not curious)

Hero is Victorian-inspired nightwear from MaddeVintageInspired

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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...

The Art of Pattern Photography for Aesthetic Focus

Hero wall art is a digital download from Etsy: ThePosterVenue