Early Spring Gloom: Moody Floral Manicure Inspo

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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

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

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...

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....

Indie Designer Profiles

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...

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...

Melissa Leapman

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

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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

Best Cuddly Pets That Are Not Cats or Dogs

We’ve all heard it: cats and dogs are the quintessential pets. But if you’re looking for something a bit more… well, cuddly, you need not limit yourself to the standard...

Mantra Material: Find Faith in Life’s Possibilities with These 5 No-Nonsense Quotes

For many of us, it can seem like navigating life’s peaks and troughs can be daunting, if not impossible. In order to tackle life’s adversities, many of us turn to...

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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.

The Art of Pattern Photography for Aesthetic Focus

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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...