Fairycore, also known as fairywave or faecore, is an aesthetic surrounding the theme of nature, soft pastels, butterflies, magic, flowers, soft animals like bunnies, and the vibe of springtime. The term was coined by an unknown Tumblr user. The aesthetic is popular with faerykin.


  • Swamps
  • The forest
  • Trees
  • Fields, especially fields of flowers
  • Tall, thick grass
  • Mushroom
  • Fairy rings
  • Rivers, streams, and creeks
  • Flowers, especially tall flowers
  • Nature paths
  • Wooden things
  • Overgrown buildings
  • Gardens
  • Cozy cabins
  • Clotheslines
  • Butterflies
  • Picnics
    • Baskets
    • Jam jars
    • Tea
  • Throw blankets
  • Gingham


A list of external links to help get a better understanding of this aesthetic.

Pinterest Boards


Fairycore fashion includes:

  • Wire-rimmed glasses
  • Bows and ribbons
  • Lace and sheer fabrics
  • Dresses
  • Glittery, shimmery, or glowing makeup
  • Slippers, open-toe shoes, or sometimes no shoes at all
  • Hair worn down or in loose hairstyles such as messy buns and quick braids, sometimes messy
  • Pastel painted nails or no polish at all, occasionally dirt beneath nails to reference gardening
  • Jewelry like long gold necklaces and moonstone/opal rings and bracelets

Websites & Stores


Fairies, or people who are fairycore, often have nature-related or crafty hobbies such as:

  • Going for walks
  • Picking wild berries such as raspberries and blueberries
  • Pressing flowers
  • Making flower crowns
  • Playing harmless pranks on people, such as apple-pie beds, in the case of mischievous fairies
  • Scavenging or searching for shiny objects
  • Gardening
  • Embroidery, sewing, or knitting
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Drawing



Similar Aesthetics

Fairycore overlaps significantly with Cottagecore and Goblincore.



  • Old/rustic things
  • Animals and forest creatures
  • Gardens and plant life



  • A passion for shiny objects and mischief
  • A love for animals of the wild variety
  • Gardens because of the dirt and sometimes bugs


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