With summer on its way, we are dreaming about breezy silhouettes, some cool tropical prints, lustrous hair flying while we laze on the beach - doesn't it sound beautiful? Well, that's what TikTok decided to do - transport you to dreamy summer vibes. TikTok may not be present in India, but when it comes to trends, this application is sure ruling the charts and has been the gateway to countless quarantine inspiration boards to styles - from style to food and everything in between. TikTokers have adapted to cottage core trend and made us in awe of it - remember those dreamy dresses and now there's the "coconut girl". Just in time for summer, TikTokers have completely re-created their wardrobes, rooms, and more to include all things pastel, beachy, glittery, and basically, anything from the late '90s and early 2000s - this trend is nostalgic, colourful, and cute.
So, What Is The 'Coconut Girl' Aesthetic?
Every summer, young people look for a new aesthetic to define their mood board. Coconut girl is here to upgrade your summer - it is mainly defined by the hibiscus flower print, a motif associated with Hawaiian or Aloha shirts along with surf-inspired graphics, crochet details, halter tops, and platform sandals in bright colours. After all, who doesn't want to be the girl with the coconut, smiling for pictures on a tropical vacation? You can basically picture the girl already - she's tanned, spends all her time on the beach, takes polaroids and is super cool. Well, the pandemic has made us all dreamy and optimistic for the summers.
How To Get The Coconut Girl Aesthetic?
Going one step further, coastal-based shows and movies from the late '90s and early 2000s, like Zoey 101, Aquamarine and Blue Crush can be credited for the viral fashion trend. Gen Z continues to look at the '80s, '90s, and 2000s for inspiration. The general feel of every trend is around optimism, self-expression, ease, and comfort. The main way to become the coconut girl is to essentially dress reminiscing the carefree days. Full of pastel pinks, blues and yellows, this aesthetic brings Y2K to the beach. Be sure to grab glitter tattoos, pattern-printed bikinis, flower accessories, chunky sandals, disposable cameras, and more to re-create this aesthetic.
There's a dreamy vacation vibe to the coconut girl. Thanks to the renewed popularity of yesteryears, the coconut girl aesthetic is fast becoming a favourite micro trend for summer 2021.