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,...

Light Academia Aesthetic Guide & Outfits

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

Indie Designer Profiles

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.

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...

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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

The Best Pets For Small Studio Apartments (That Are Low Maintenance)

I know it does not come off as heartfelt as it perhaps should, we’re talking about our pet friends here after all. But I think it’s important to keep realistic....

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

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Interior Vibes

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...

10 Guidelines for a Gorgeous Minimalist Home

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