Everything You Need to Know! about the GRUNGE AESTHETIC

The Grunge Aesthetic style is a rebel, edgier, darker, a way to complain about everything that is wrong and at the same type enjoy the good stuff like music and good company, the Grunge style these days that is usually depicted with 90s rock rebel clothes, glitches, vinyl records, cigarettes, neon lights, and the color black, the style has its roots in the 1990s hard rock scene of Seattle, Washington as a counter-cultural, anti-consumerism movement, music genre. The fashion was made popular by bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Garbage, Alice in Chains, and Sound garden.
About the Grunge Aesthetic Clothing
The Aesthetic Grunge clothing was meant to be timeless and quite casual. Grunge started in 1989 with Nirvana's first album 'Bleach', however, it became mainstream in the 1990s and eventually lost its anti-consumerist philosophy, having now been reduced to a shallow aesthetic people seem to embrace to see edgy in the modern era.
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 "It’s perfectly normal to get bored with your style from time to time, but if you are always looking for something else that represents you in a deeper way, it’s probably time for a change. If you are like me, you most likely have a whole Pinterest board full of grunge aesthetic fashion. However, it can sometimes be hard to style grunge aesthetic fashion. In this guide, you learn everything you need to know about grunge fashion."

What Is Grunge Fashion?

Grunge fashion is the clothing, accessories, and hairstyles of the grunge music genre and subculture. It has been gaining lots of popularity over the years since the 2000s. Grunge fashion is characterized by thrift-store clothing, often worn in a loose, and its edgy look. The style was popularized by music artists Kurt Cobain, Pearl Jam and Garbage.

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How To Style Grunge Fashion

The Selection Of Colors Are Quite Dark

This might seem obvious but it is important to keep in mind when you pick out your outfits. The colors that are normally used are black, grey, brown and dark purple, green and red. However, you don’t just have to wear these colors but this is a good place to start. Black is normally used as a base color and then people build on top of that. If you are having a hard time choosing color scheme, you should consider starting with this.


The Outfits Can Be Very Simple but always with that touch that screens GRUNGE!

A lot of grunge outfits are really basic. They typically include a graphic tee and some jeans with chains and that could just be the look. That being said, there is quite a lot of variation and not every outfit will be that simple.


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You Don’t Need A Huge Wardrobe

It can be very overwhelming when you start putting outfits together if you feel like you lack the correct clothing. Once you have some staple clothing you pretty much have all you need to have a large selection of outfits. Here are some essentials you should have in your wardrobe:

  • Long sleeved striped and plain t-shirts
  • Graphic Tees (is a plus if they speak out in a rebel way or are bands t-shirts)
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  • Oversized jumpers



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  • Plaid squares pants/trousers


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  • Skirts with chains or cool rock details
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  •  Ripped Jeans, can be print, oversize or painted




  • Boots
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  • Cargo Pants


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  • Chains has always represent thinking out of the box, they are very common within the Grunge Aesthetic
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Don’t Forget To Oversize Sometimes

One thing I love about grunge aesthetic fashion, is how everything can be oversized if you want it too. Normally people would either wear an oversized hoodies or oversized trousers but you can wear both.


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You Can Make It Complicated

Once you get the hang of it, you can make your as complicated and as dramatic as you want. This does require you to be quite creative but I think that just comes with time. The possibilities are endless and through this you can develop your own personal style more.


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Accessories Can Really Help Your Outfit

This is very important when it comes to grunge outfits. Most outfits are very simple so adding a few simple accessories can take your outfit to the next level. These accessories include necklaces, chains, earrings, belts, bags, beanies and even what shoes you are wearing. Therefore, it’s always good to include accessories in your outfit.


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You’ll probably need quite a few graphic tees and long sleeved shirts. However, once you have 2-3 items of everything else , you’re pretty much set.

That’s all for today. I hope this post was helpful and you are finally able to wear all the grunge outfits you want.

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