Have you ever dreamed of running away into the woods and spending your days surrounded by nature and forest wildlife? If the answer is yes, then goblincore aesthetic style is something you should try! In this blog post, you will find out what is goblincore, what are the key characteristics of this type of aesthetic, where to find goblincore clothes and accessories and of course few ideas that will help you to create your aesthetic goblincore outfit! Read on!
What EXACTLY Is Goblincore?
Goblincore is an aesthetic that focuses on those aspects of nature that are generally not considered as beautiful by many people. These aspect can range from materials such as mud, dirt or rocks to animals such us worms, snails, slugs, frogs, mushrooms or insects. The term goblincore itself consists of two words ‘’goblin’’ and ‘’core’’. A goblin is known for being a small, ugly and unpredictable creature and ‘’core’’ identifies the center on which the aesthetic is focusing on.
Goblincore is also strongly connected to cottagecore and fairycore because of it’s love for nature but has a lot more darker tone instead. To compare, cottagecore centers its attention on farm lifestyle, floral patterns and generally is described as very light and airy type of aesthetic. Goblincre on the other hand, gives it’s primary focus to the forest and has a lot more darker tone when comparing to cottagecore. Goblincore also prefers a more messy type of look and will usually be surrounded by clutter while cottagecore would opt for clean and simple look and be in a more airy and light environment. What goblincore tells us is to care less about what’s considered beautiful by society and instead create your own unique style and enjoy being surrounded by all things nature.
Why Is Goblincore SO POPULAR in 2022?
The term goblincore appeared for the first time around year 2010 on social platforms such us Tumblr and TikTok. The trend really gained its popularity in 2019, during the pandemic and for many people was considered as a way to escape reality and reconnect with nature. Goblincore subreddit has currently over 30.8k followers and over 814.5M views on TikTok alone so it is very much on a trend right now among young generation. Let’s take a closer look at this so aesthetic style!
How to dress Goblincore?
Goblincore outfit is best described as very comfortable, loose and a bit worn down look. The choice of clothes should be perfect for a long walk in the forest and not worrying if gets a little muddy! This could include a loose sweater, ripped jeans, chunky boots, corduroy overalls, cardigan etc. For the color pallete it’s best to start with dark and earthy colors such us dark green, shades of browns or reds. When building your goblincore outfit, start with items that you may already have in your closet. After all, goblincore style likes clothes that have signs of being worn and tatty.
Goblincore Pants, Jeans & Overalls
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Goblincore Sweaters, Cardigans & Shirts
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Goblincore T-Shirts & Tops
Goblincore style likes to have layers, so having t-shirt or top paired up with your cardigan or underneath your flannel shirt would work really well. Look for t-shirts with forest nature related graphics or imagery with a like of frogs, mushrooms, snails or anything else that you would normally find in the forest.
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Goblincore Skirts & Shorts
Skirts and shorts are perfect for warmer days. Opt for corduroy or linen types materials in earthy tones and frayed edges that will complement your overall goblincore look.
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Unique pattern socks will also fit well with the goblincore aesthetic. Again, look for dark tones with nature motifs. Don’t be afraid to try mismatch the socks. Goblincore is about that messy and a little carefree and relaxed look.
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Goblincore is also about collecting little objects/items found during your forest adventure so you will need to carry with you something to store these little treasures. A goblincore tote bag or a backpack is an absolute must!
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When it comes to shoes, a strong pair of brown or black boots is always the best items to start with. They are perfect for walking in the forest and keeping you warm at all times. Another option would be to opt of a pair of sneakers or chunky oxford type of shoes.
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Goblincore Gloves & Leg Warmers
To elevate the goblincore look you can also add on arm and leg warmers, especially on a cooler days.
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Your goblincore outfit will also need a few jewelry pieces. The best place to start with this, is to look for old looking rings or necklaces with gem stones, flowers or other nature related items. Mushroom earrings are also particularly trending this year. Remember, goblincore is about natural, relaxed look so less is more.
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