Dark Naturalism is an aesthetic that mixes in the natural world, with its' more darker elements to create an atmosphere of a naturalist mystery.


Visual

Dark Naturalism's visuals revolve around nature with a sense of obscure mystery. It interlocks with Dark Academia. Something like ghost and cryptid hunters, mysterious forces in the woods, also handwritten threats with pressed or dried flowers, stained with a kiss of lipstick and sprayed with perfume or cologne, tied with a strip of ribbon, a blade of grass, or sealed with wax. Studying religious history and admiring it’s architecture, music and stories

Music

Musicians

  • Adrian von Ziegler
  • Birdy
  • Bon Iver
  • Daughter
  • Emma Ruth Rundle
  • George Ezra
  • Foals
  • Florence + the Machine
  • Hozier
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Lord Huron
  • Mumford & Sons
  • Of Monsters and Men
  • Peter Gundry
  • Rag n' Bone Man
  • Regina Spektor
  • Woodkid

Playlists

Activities

  • Casually sharpening pencils with a pocket knife
  • Reading nature poetry to the trees on campus as you lay under their shade.
  • Leaving offerings for the fae and making risky deals with them to ensure your academic success.
  • Studying by the open window of ur house, feeling the breeze
  • Reading murder mysteries in a field of green grass
  • Leaving little bouquets as gifts to classmates and professors you hate
  • Going a crazy amount of research on supernatural forces
  • Going out on little field trips to try and get a glimpse of the unknown
  • Respectfully loitering around churches
  • Waiting to catch a glimpse of the doberman
  • Learning and admiring culture
  • Majoring in horticulture
  • Finding and collecting bugs
  • Scooping up the spiders and crickets that get inside your school and taking the time to release them outside
  • Enjoying ghost anthropology and witchcraft

Fashion

  • Tights
  • Light, plaid skirts
  • Reds, maroons and whites
  • Button downs
  • Dresses of all kinds
  • Trousers either ankle length or rolled
  • Lightweight jackets
  • Linen shirts
  • Flowers with hidden meanings in your hair and clothes

Gallery

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