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Classic Academia is a subgenre of academia that involves everything academia. It is basically a mix of all other academia aesthetics.


Activities

  • Reading books
  • Baking
  • Writing
  • Watching old movies
  • Acting
  • Baths
  • Learning new languages
  • Sketches
  • Calligraphy
  • Photography
  • Listening to Music
  • Painting
  • Journaling
  • Any other activity shown in other academias.

Visuals

  • Universities
  • Libraries
  • Museums
  • Cafés
  • Statues
  • Globes
  • Chess boards and pieces
  • Books
  • Newspapers
  • Pianos
  • Violins
  • Cursives
  • Fountain pens
  • Typewriters
  • Lace
  • Wildflowers
  • Candles
  • Digital cameras
  • Pipes
  • Glasses
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Milk
  • Any other visual shown in other academias

Fashion

TOPS

  • Wool Sweaters
  • Silk Button Ups
  • Turtlenecks
  • Any tops shown in other academias

BOTTOMS

  • Plaid Skirts
  • Trousers
  • Any other bottoms shown in other academias

OUTERWEAR

  • Beige Trench Coats
  • Blazers
  • Any other outerwear shown in other academias

SHOES

  • Doc Martens
  • Black Pumps
  • Mary Janes
  • Oxfords
  • Loafers
  • Cute Flats
  • Any other shoes shown in other academias

ACCESSORIES

  • Neutral Makeup
  • Charm Necklaces
  • Loosely Tied Ties
  • Messenger Bags
  • Glasses
  • Watches
  • Any other accessories shown in other academias

Movies & TV

  • Dead Poets Society (1989)
  • Hugo (2011)
  • Hannibal (2013)
  • Peaky Blinders (2013)
  • The Theory of Everything (2014)
  • The Magicians (2015)
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017)
  • Enola Holmes (2020)
  • The Queen's Gambit (2020)
  • Any other Movies & TV shown in other academias

Books

  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Little Women
  • Any other books shown in other academias

Music

There are very few artists classified as Classical Academia since Classical Academia is centered around classical music. Most classical music fits within the aesthetic.

Composers

  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Johannes Brahms
  • Frederic Chopin
  • Felix Mendelssohn
  • Mozart
  • Johann Pachelbel
  • Clara Schumann
  • Robert Schumann
  • Giuseppe Tartini
  • Germaine Tailleferre

Artists

  • Adele
  • Alicia Keys
  • Annie Lennox
  • Aretha Franklin
  • Beth Orton
  • Beyoncé
  • Dusty Springfield
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • Etta James
  • Everything but the Girl
  • Lisa Stansfield
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Mary J Blige
  • Mumford & Sons
  • The Lumineers
  • Roberta Flack
  • Saint Etienne
  • Sinéad O'Connor
  • Terry Callier
  • Whitney Houston

Resources

External links to help get a better understanding of this aesthetic.

Playlists

Pinterest Boards

Gallery

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