Adventurecore is the aesthetic that involves adventure, the great unknown, and exploration. The main theme and philosophy are encouraging curiosity and having a yearning to see it all. The original creator, Tumblr user advenchurre (now deactivated) has stated "It's about the idea of navigating the world like you're a protag about to set off on a big cross-country journey. Even if you live in the suburbs".[1]

It originated on Tumblr, and was created on July 9th, 2019, but has since then branched out into different social media platforms such as Instagram and TikTok.

Fashion

Since Adventurecore is such a broad aesthetic the standards of fashion are flexible and can be difficult to discern from contemporary fashion. Here it has been sorted into three distinct categories.

Stylistic

Associated with daily life, Stylistic Adventurecore is more based on presentation than practical activities.

  • Cloaks, ponchos, shawls, scarfs
  • Denim/corduroy jackets and pants
  • Docs, sneakers, tennis shoes
  • Long coats
  • Satchels
  • Trousers
  • Turtlenecks

Practical

Practical Adventurecore is more suited for camping, hiking, and outdoor travel, with specialised clothing and equipment to help navigate through the elements.

  • Beanies or sun hats
  • Combat or hiking boots
  • Extraneous equipment such as compasses or flashlights
  • Fingerless gloves
  • Hiking backpacks
  • Rain jackets
  • Ski jackets

Interchangeable

Both practical and stylish! Jack of all trades master of none.

  • Baggy pants
  • Canvas clothing
  • Flannels
  • Hoodies
  • Knapsacks
  • Multiple layers of clothing
  • Raincoats/boots

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Hobbies

  • Camping
  • Collecting pocket knives
  • Documenting wildlife
  • Exploring
  • Foraging
  • Geocaching
  • Hiking
  • Rappelling
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sketching landscapes
  • Stargazing
  • Studying maps and constellation charts
  • Watching YouTube videos of people exploring abandoned buildings/theme parks
  • Identifying plants, mushrooms, and other wildlife.
  • Tracking animals (following footprints/droppings)
  • Kayaking
  • Treasure hunting
  • Making mud pies
  • Gathering around a campfire

Media

Many different types of media can be considered connected to Adventurecore and appealing to its practicers for their narratives and visual presentation.

Books

  • The ___ of Adventure (Book series)
  • The Famous Five (Book series)
  • The Secret Seven (Book series)
  • The Hobbit
  • Into The Wild
  • Harry Potter Series
  • Lord of the Rings (Book Series)
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • It
  • How to Train Your Dragon (Book series)
  • The Moomins (Book/Comic series)
  • Lumberjanes (Comic series)
  • The Spiderwick Chronicles (Book series)
  • Huckleberry Finn
  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • Lord of The Rings

Films

  • The Goonies
  • Hunt For The Wilder People
  • The Hobbit (Film series)
  • Into The Wild
  • Indiana Jones (Film series)
  • Jumanji (Film series)
  • Lord of the Rings(Film series)
  • Spirited Away
  • Ainu Mosir
  • The Breadwinner
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • The Spiderwick Chronicles
  • Arthur and the Invisibles
  • The Little Prince
  • How to Train Your Dragon (Film series)
  • Moomins on the Riviera (and other Moomin films)
  • Pachamama
  • It
  • Enola Holmes
  • Monty Python and The Holy Grail
  • The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

Games

  • Dungeons & Dragons (Tabletop RPG)
  • Legend of Zelda (Video Game Franchise)
  • Pokemon (Video Game Franchise)
  • Uncharted (Video Game Franchise)
  • Ni No Kuni (Video Game Franchise)

TV Shows

  • Adventure Time
  • Anne With An E
  • Gravity Falls
  • Hilda
  • Over the Garden Wall
  • The Moomins (Franchise)
  • End of The F**k*ng World
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events
  • Stranger Things
  • Japan Sinks

Web Series

  • Buzzfeed Unsolved (YouTube)

Music

Artists

Many different types of media can be considered connected to Adventurecore and appealing to its practicers for their lyrical themes and use of sound.

  • Bon Iver
  • Cosmo Sheldrake
  • First Aid Kit
  • Florence + the Machine
  • Hozier
  • Lord Huron
  • Of Monsters and Men
  • Sea Wolf
  • The Oh Hellos
  • The Paper Kites
  • The National Parks
  • The Crane Wives
  • Seryn

Playlists

Culinary

  • Trail mix
  • Granola bars
  • Oatmeal

Brands

Gallery

References

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