One good thing about this year: We’ve all gotten in touch with the simpler things in life. Our day-to-day activities have definitely ventured deep into “quaint” territory, and clearly we’re not the only ones, because cottagecore fashion is trending in a big way.
What is Cottagecore?
Cottagecore is an aesthetic that’s like Taylor Swift’s new album “Folklore” and the set of Midsommar rolled into one. In other words, it’s basically our dream world. Minus the gruesome bits. (That 5th track really is a doozy.)
You might also hear it called grandmacore or farmcore. Whatever you call it, the idea is simple: Cottagecore is an antidote to the stressors of modern life, like the pull of social media and the over stimulation of, well, pretty much every minute of every day.
Want to embrace the cottagecore trend? Put down the electronics and step outside. Head into the woods. Never come back. Or, bake bread, take walks, and grow your own food. Then post your recipes and gardening tips on Instagram because, hello, it’s not actually the 1860s and we need to keep our cottagecore mood board updated.
Ready to embrace the cottagecore aesthetic? Look the part with these forest-inspired earrings.
15 Cottagecore Earrings
The perfect earrings to wear while foraging for mushrooms.
2. Dangling Pine Cone Earrings, $5.99
These pine cone earrings are slowly increasing our Snow White status.
3. Sleeping Fox Earrings, $27.20
Collect all the woodland animals. Like these retro Pokémon. Also apparently known as “foxes.”
4. Cherry Jam Jar Earrings, $15
These would be berry appropriate earrings to wear while you’re making your own preserves.
5. Mushroom Studs, $14
These mini mushroom earrings are adorable and definitely not bound to get lost in our house.
6. Knitted Yellow Flower Earrings, $15.99
Somebody knit these itty-bitty flowers. Meanwhile we still can’t fold a fitted sheet.
7. Pressed Flower Earrings, $20.25
We’ll just be wearing these while we press flowers into our focaccia bread.
8. Forget Me Not Flower Earrings, $22.50
These pressed flower earrings are unforgettable. See what we did there?
9. Deer Earrings, $15
Keep your friends close and your woodland critters closer.
10. Cross-Stitched Leaf Earrings, $28
Hoop art just gets tinier and tinier, as evidenced with these leaf earrings.
11. Pressed Fern Earrings, $29.74
The next best thing to actually keeping ferns alive.
12. Moss Earrings, $38.50
Go full goblincore with these earrings made with Scottish Moss.
13. Toadstool Earrings, $27
You can never have too many magical mushroom earrings. Or that phrase without the “earring” part.
14. Antique Gold Cicada Earrings, $24.78
We never thought the words “those cicadas are so cute” would come out of our mouths. But here we are.
15. Bee Earrings, $30.63
Everyone will be buzzing about these gold earrings.
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