Dark Academia The Trend That Celebrates Literature And Art
A new subgenre that is taking over Tik Tok.
Tik Tok is much more than just new dances and funny memes. The app has given birth to communities of people who share their love for E-girl makeup, lip syncing, dancing and so much more. One of the latest trends on the Tik Tok scene is dark academia aesthetic. Dark academia is a trend is that is growing fast, with the hashtag dark academia already gaining 93.1 million views on Tik Tok. This trend is massively centred around a passion for all things classical literature and genuinely being interested in culture and art.
The aesthetic mainly consists of a preppy style- classical colours, traditional prints and styles like plaid and cable knit. With the uncertainty of how education may be affected by the pandemic, dark academia offers a form of escapism for college students everywhere.