Fashion Trends that Started on TikTok


TikTok has exploded during quarantine, because now teens and tweens have endless time to spend watching their favorite stars. It's the ultimate time-waster (in the BEST way possible) and we are 100% here for it. Even though the app is known for dance challenges and funny videos, it's also influencing the way your children dress! Here is a guide to all the TikTok fashion trends and aesthetics, you should keep in mind when shopping for teenagers!


E-Girls & E-Boys


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The E-Girl & E-boy Fashion trend is an evolution of what we older generations considered as “emo” but with a modern twist. These E-Teens live on the internet and are fluent in the latest video games, and their goal is to push the boundaries, in spite of what parents and older generations may think.


The popularity of E-Girls and E-Boys has become such a staple these past two years, that in 2019 the trend was among the most popular Google search terms for fashion- and outfit-related queries, according to Google's annual "Year in Search" report.



The E-Teen look can be broken down into with this starter pack, a group of typical items these teens are frequently found with or associated with.


Dyed hair



Thick Winged Eyeliner



Van Sneakers



Layered silver chains



Turtlenecks & T-Shirts



Soft Girl



The soft girl is the happy medium between VSCO girls and E-teens. She emanating the happy vibes VSCO girls are known for, but she’s also totally done up with the theatrical makeup and accessories that are loved by E-Girls.


Soft Girls are known for their dreamy, girly silhouettes with just a little bit of 90’s nostalgia. They are the biggest trends as of today on TikTok. The hashtag #SoftGirl has over 521.2 Million views and is continuing to grow everyday!



The Soft Girl look can be broken down into with this starter pack, a group of typical items these teens are frequently found with or associated with.


Pastel clothing




Hair clips & headbands





Lip gloss & Heavy blush



Plaid Skirts



Chunky white shoes




Cottagecore



The world feels a bit chaotic right now, which could be the reason why many teens are using fashion bring back the simpler days. Cottagecore revolves around the romanticized idea of cottage life in the countryside or the woods and encompasses things like baking, gardening, reading, farm animals, and picnics.


During the worldwide pandemic and long periods of stay-at-home orders, the movement has become extremely popular this year on TikTok as people looked for an escape from our dark reality. Currently #cottagecore has over 3.2 billion views on TikTok.



The Cottagecore look can be broken down into with this starter pack, a group of typical items these teens are frequently found with or associated with.


Faux freckles



Wicker baskets



Prairie-inspired midi dress



Bandanas



Hair Ribbons




Hobicore



Hobicore is a fairly new fashion trend that has become more mainstream through the help of TikTok. It started out as a fashion inspiration based off the boyband member J-Hope from BTS. J-hope is often recognized as the optimistic or energetic. His aesthetic reflects that in the way it is often colorful, childlike, and even breaks gender stereotypes.


With BTS being the biggest boyband in the world and having millions of fans across the world, it's no surprise the fashion trend has taken off with over 19 Million views on the hashtag #hobicore.



The Hobicore look can be broken down into with this starter pack, a group of typical items these teens are frequently found with or associated with.


Takashi Murakami keychain



Colorful bucket hats



Rainbow striped clothing



Letter beaded friendship bracelets



Decorated Shoes







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