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Downtown Girl Aesthetic: Unveiling the hottest trend of 2023

Another day, another aesthetic! 🤩 The ‘Downtown Girl’ is the trend that’s swarming TikTok and invading our lives. We’re head over heels for this trend, and we’re pretty sure you will be too! Drawing inspiration from the streets of New York City, this aesthetic is all about earthy colors and simplistic yet savvy pairings, creating an almost grungy yet fabulous look.

Eager to unravel the mysteries of this captivating aesthetic? Get comfy and let’s dive right in!

What exactly is the Downtown Girl aesthetic?

Woman wearing black top and white jeans in urban setting.

It’s an aesthetic crafted around the romanticized notion of living in the downtown hub of a city, specifically New York. What does that mean, you ask? Well, it’s all about glamorizing everyday city life. Grabbing a Starbies? Taking a leisurely stroll in the park? Turn these moments into scenes from an indie movie. That’s the path to claiming your spot in this trendy aesthetic.

Channel the Style! 

Downtown Girl aesthetic featuring woman in dark clothes on an escalator

The Downtown Girl aesthetic is a visual celebration of a cozy, almost autumnal portrayal of city life. It’s all about embracing a cultured lifestyle—frequenting museums, cafes, and enjoying the company of friends. This vibe seamlessly weaves in elements of grunge, reflecting a laid-back attitude and an admiration for the music and visual culture of that community. The beauty of this aesthetic lies in its versatility—you can take a simple piece of clothing and pair it with bottoms or accessories to instantly channel its essence.

As for makeup, think natural but slightly tousled. Aim for clear, glowing skin with a hint of blush while accentuating your eyes. For a quintessential Downtown Girl look, go for a smokey black eyeshadow paired with mascara to make those eyes pop.

Curating a Downtown Girl wardrobe? Here’s a checklist of must-have items:

  • Graphic and band tees
  • Mini skirts
  • Cargo pants
  • Flared jeans
  • Leather jackets
  • Shoulder bag
  • Jewelry with a more rustic design
  • Headphones

These pieces form the building blocks of the Downtown Girl aesthetic, allowing you to mix and match to create the perfect ensemble that speaks volumes about your stylish city-centric persona.

Looking for some inspiration for your snapshots? Keep reading!

Photography ideas for achieving the aesthetic!

Remember, the Downtown Girl aesthetic is all about embracing that free-spirited, metropolitan lifestyle. So, aim to mirror that attitude in your photos by capturing the essence of urban living and those oh-so-fashionable moments. More of a visual person? We’ve got you covered! Feast your eyes on these images below! 👇

Woman's legs in black joggers and white sneakers
Woman with blonde hair channeling the Downtown Girl aesthetic in black clothes and white sneakers.
Woman seated on an escalator
Woman wearing a hair scarf and black hoodie standing in front of street art
Blurred photo of woman in an urban setting

Downtown Aesthetic Edit!

Now, how about we move on to creating an edit inspired by this aesthetic? 🖤 Get ready to pick that amazing photo that truly screams downtown vibes and follow these simple steps:

  • Blur: Go for the ‘Radial’ option to add a touch of distortion and depth to your image.
  • Filter: We’ve selected the ‘Radiant1’ option for a darker, edgier look, but hey, there are countless filters for you to explore and choose from.
  • Stickers: Let your creativity soar! Pick the one that perfectly aligns with your personality and style.

And here’s the grand finale, the ultimate result of your fantastic editing journey! 😍👇

Woman kneeling in front of a security gate wearing newspaper print top, pink jacket, and light pants
Downtown Girl aesthetic edit with Text

Embrace the spirit of downtown living, create your signature look, and let your journey through this trend be an ode to city life and individuality.  Always keep in mind that BeautyPlus is here, ready to assist you in achieving any aesthetic that speaks to your soul. So, get ready to hit the streets with confidence and style, owning the Downtown Girl aesthetic in your own unique way! 🏙️✨

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