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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


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

Fashion

  • Beige trench coats
  • Wool sweaters
  • Blazers
  • Plaid skirts
  • Trousers
  • Silk button ups
  • Lacy camisoles
  • Doc Martens
  • Black pumps
  • Cute flats
  • Dark jeans
  • Hair pulled back
  • Pearls
  • Neutral makeup
  • Charm necklaces

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)

Music

There are very few artists classifies 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
  • Mary J Blige
  • Mumford & Sons
  • The Lumineers
  • Roberta Flack
  • Saint Etienne
  • Sia
  • Sinéad O'Connor
  • Terry Callier
  • Whitney Houston

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