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How To Become A ‘Coastal Grandmother’ In Time For Summer?


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Hey bestie, it’s your Internet BFF, Kaylannk here! Let’s talk coastal grandmother aesthetic, the beach friendly aesthetic that has taken over everyone’s TikTok feed just in time for summer.

Coastal Grandmother Aesthetic

The ‘coastal grandmother’ aesthetic is a timeless beach look that has an official name, thanks to TikTok user Lex Nicoleta (@lexnicoleta) who is credited with coining the term.  A coastal grandmother is one that is believed to live a good life of leisure and luxury near a body of water. The coastal grandmother aesthetic is an aesthetic that allows us to dress up as a wealthy person, who spends their summer relaxing at their beach house. A coastal grandmother would spend the day doing activities that she enjoys such as drinking white wine, cooking, and reading her favorite novel near the water.


How To Be A ‘Coastal Grandmother’?

1. Coastal Grandmother Outfit

A ‘coastal grandmother’ outfit looks light and airy. Commonly people dressing in this aesthetic wear coastal grandmother outfit would be khaki pants, a white button down top, a wide brim sun hat, and large sunglasses. If you are looking to achieve this aesthetic wear pastel blue, pastel green, pastel pink, cream, or white linen or cotton clothes to create the light and airy look.

2. Coastal Grandmother Hairstyle

The coastal grandmother hairstyle is a shoulder length blowout.

3. Coastal Grandmother Home Decor 

Not only do you have to look the part, so does your house. A coastal grandmother’s home looks like a minimalist cottage with a beach theme. Home decor essentials would be seashell trinkets, a water pitcher, China glassware, a bouquet of flowers and a handmade knitted blanket for the couch

4. Coastal Grandmother Mealplan

A coastal grandmother eats fresh seafood and garden grown produce. She pairs her meal with her choice of white wine. 

5. Coastal Grandmother Activities

A coastal grandmother eats fresh oysters sipping on white wine while gazing at the ocean from her balcony. She would spend her day cooking and reading her favorite book.


6. Coastal Grandmother Inspiration

If you need inspiration on how to follow this trend turn to the trend’s inspiration — the Nancy Meyers’ Something’s Gotta Give movie

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P.S. Do you want to be a coastal grandmother full-time? Share your response in the comments.

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