If you’re using TikTok often you’re probably familiar with an Egirl aesthetic.But the truth is that trend has been around since early 00’s known as a kind of emo. Here are some examples of their style:
So who are they today?
“E” is for “electronic”, so you probably won’t see them outside. They are a new internet subculture. Influencers that are alone in their bedrooms. E-Girls are very recognizable because of their aesthetic which is translated into their lifestyle.
It consists of probably all the components of being an emo teenager: so-called “sad-boy” music, depressive state of mind, but on the other hand they are showing-off as hot things.
Talking about the visuals, an Egirl aesthetic includes heavy makeup, lots of winged eyeliner and blush, unnatural hair color, thrifted clothes and “misfit” outfits, silver chains, some elements of skate, anime or goth cultures.We have made a small selection of images of this aesthetic :
Moreover, the aesthetics of E-Girls contains their progressive political views. They speak on freedom, gender fluidity and human rights.
Another point is that they, as zoomers, pay strong attention to personification, personal growth and mental health problems.
It may look like this description identifies the majority of modern youth, but if you follow one of representatives of an Egirl aesthetic on social media, you’ll realize, what’s the point.
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