"Cottagecore" and more...

06/10/2021

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If you have not yet heard this popular term, now is the time to get up to date like me! ... 

The "Cottagecore" is a country-style aesthetic trend that romanticizes rural life like Jane Austen, Béatrix Potter, or Lucy Maud Montgomery ...

Intensified since the pandemic for the refuge it provides and the values ​​of authenticity it inspires, cottagecore is spreading around the world via the internet, deploying perfect images of golden apple pies on embroidered tablecloths covered with old crockery, molded frames on raw wood walls, or frilled dresses in blooming fields ... 

Highly feminine, the cottagecore style gives pride of place to creative leisure activities and the contemplation of Nature, in a "slow" lifestyle dedicated to well-being and beauty ... 

Famous YouTubers (these new generation "influencer" artists) have adopted cottagecore to varying degrees for it is also a real way of life: from the Swedish Jonna Jinton or Clara Lidström, to the Russians Darya Levina or Juli Rik, through the American Paola Merrill ...

Like all styles, the cottagecore is not fixed, and it feeds as much as it is also fed by other similar movements, such as bloomcore, Naturecore, fairycore, and other... "cores"! ...

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The essential being precisely in the soul of this aesthetic, carrying meaning and ideal, which responds to the needs of the moment and softens the reality of today's life down to the smallest detail ...