By Danica Brackett - Staff Writer
1. Love Street
Love Street Apparel was founded in 2013. This online store is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. This clothing store sells newly handmade and vintage items. Love Street even uses eco-friendly shipping supplies. WEBSITE: https://shoplovestreet.com
All images courtesy of @shoplovestreet on Instagram.
2. NYCT Clothing
NYCT is a California-based store. This store sells shirts, hoodies and sweatshirts with different graphic designs. They also sell different styles of denim jeans, biker shorts and skirts. WEBSITE: https://www.nyctclothing.com
All images courtesy of @nyctclothing on Instagram.
Wanderlush is an online boutique created by a stay-at-home mom in 2016. All items are shipped out of Estero, Florida. This store sells unique items for young women looking to enhance their closets. They sell anything from bodysuits to two-piece sets. WEBSITE: https://shopwanderlush.com
All images courtesy of @shopwanderlush on Instagram.
4. Tiger Cherry
Based in Los Angeles, Tiger Cherry is an online retailer. They sell many different styles of clothing and even have a festival section. Tiger Cherry offers after pay so you can break down your shopping spree into four separate payments. WEBSITE: https://tigercherry.store
All images courtesy of @shoptigercherry on Instagram.
5. Luca + Grae
Luca + Grae was created in mid-2016 by content creator Aspyn Ovard Ferris. This online store features modern bohemian style clothing along with shoes and accessories. WEBSITE: https://lucaandgrae.com
All images courtesy of @lucaandgrae on Instagram.
6. Lace and Luck
Lace and Luck is another trendy California-based online retailer. They offer up-to-date California lifestyle fashion. Their clothing is meant for those who want to look stunning but also gives that effortless final touch. WEBSITE: https://laceandluck.com
All images courtesy of @laceandluck on Instagram.
7. Need My Style
Founded in Wisconsin, Need My Style is owned by a 26-year-old wife and mom. Need My Style sells anything and everything you could imagine. WEBSITE: https://needmystyle.com
All images courtesy of @needmystyle on Instagram.
2020AVE is an LA-based online store that specializes in SoCal fashion. This store promises great quality clothing. 2020AVE offers anything from high fashion to lounging around the house outfits. WEBSITE: https://www.2020ave.com
All images courtesy of @2020ave on Instagram.
9. Boys Lie
This online store has a crazy story of how the co-owners became best friends, which led to the creation of Boys Lie. This popular well-known brand is worn by many celebrities. They sell unique sweatshirt/sweatpant sets, beanies, hoodies and more. WEBSITE: https://boyslieofficial.com
All images courtesy of @boyslie on Instagram.
This online retailer is based in Arizona. This store offers clothing for many different types of styles. Their site even features a blog that includes many fashion-related articles. WEBSITE: https://www.shoppriceless.com
All images courtesy of @shoppriceless on Instagram.
By Danica Brackett
Aesthetics are everywhere from social media pages to bedrooms.
Aesthetically pleasing fashion is becoming more popular than ever. There are many different types of aesthetics, probably more than one can imagine. There is an aesthetic for everyone and everything.
The hard part is choosing which one fits you the most.
When choosing an aesthetic, take into consideration what you like - colors, style, meaning and overall visual presence. Let the aesthetic speak to you. Take the time to analyze as many aesthetics as you can. You’ll know it is the one for you when you see it.
Even consider making a mood board full of things that you love, then search for an aesthetic most similar to it.
If you’re searching for an aesthetic, feel free to continue reading and explore a few of the options below:
Recently becoming more popular over social media. Soft girls give off a cutesy feminine vibe.
Colors: shades of pink and yellows
Style: high-waisted jeans, oversized sweaters, chunky sneakers, butterfly clips, girly graphic tees and heavy blush.
Often compared to ‘90s punk fashion, grunge is on the darker side of the aesthetic spectrum. Appears very rebellious.
Colors: black, grey, red and white
Style: distressed jeans, plaid flannels, black graphic tees, Doc Martens, fishnets, chains and chokers.
Inspired by Japanese fashion and pop culture. Often described as adorable and cute.
Colors: all pastels.
Apparel: dress, skirts, shorts overalls, hair clips, oversized sweatshirts and chunky shoes.
Taking it back to the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s fashion. When they said history repeats itself, they weren't lying. This aesthetic proves that.
Colors:navy, sky blue, grey and muted colors
Apparel: mom jeans, sneakers, collared shirts, oversized sweatshirts and circle sunglasses.
Influenced by popular social media trends. The baddie aesthetic keeps up to date with what is currently popular. Colors: nudes, black, dark green and mauve
Style: winged eyeliner, biker shorts, oversized t-shirts, joggers and distressed jeans.
This aesthetic gives a very down-to-earth loving vibe. This aesthetic screams positive vibes from creative people.
Colors: yellow, tan, orange and green.
Apparel: mom jeans, oversized sweaters, anklets, tall socks and sneakers
Don’t be afraid to experiment and change up your aesthetic. Through trial and error, eventually, you’ll find the one that fits you the most. When in doubt, if you can’t find the right for you, don't be afraid to create your own!
Remember, fashion is a way to express yourself. Don’t hold yourself back. There are no rules. Have fun with it.
By Danica Brackett - Staff Writer
1. Fashion Nova
Fashion Nova is a fast fashion clothing company. Fashion Nova carries clothing for all styles and all body types. Fashion Nova is mainly online based but has five retail stores located in the Los Angeles area. This company works with many influencers, so if you see your favorite YouTuber wearing something super cute, there is a chance you’ll find it on this site.
Images via @fashionnova on Instagram
Boohoo is a United Kingdom-based clothing company. They became international in 2011 when they started shipping to the United States and Australia. Their website features many different styles. Anyone can find a must-have within minutes for a really good price. They also offer 50% off for students who download UNiDAYS!
Images via @boohoo on Instagram
SHEIN is one of the cheapest online clothing stores. They sell cute clothing at the lowest prices. They have everything from cute tank tops, oversized hoodies, two-piece sets, joggers and dresses to even home decor. If you’re looking for a cute, cheap outfit this is the online store for you.
Images via @shein_us on Instagram
Amazon is something almost everyone knows about. They have everything. So, of course, they have clothes. You can find clothing on Amazon of all kinds. The options are endless. Many online boutiques order off of Amazon so you might as well do the same!
Images via @amazonfashion on Instagram
Like Amazon, many online boutiques order off of AliExpress from different distributors. This gives you the option to order the same clothing from those cute Instagram stores for a lower price. Take advantage of this when you're looking for the perfect outfit.
Images via @aliexpress on Instagram