Nostalgiacore is an aesthetic involving nostalgia and achieved internet history. Most senses of nostalgia focus on childhood shows, snacks, trends, fashion and video games.


TV Shows

Here are some examples of popular nostalgic shows that people born from 1990- mid 2000's may have grown up with. Feel free to add more if you feel some are missing!:

  • Powerpuff Girls (1998-2005)
  • Rugrats (1990-2006)
  • Are You Afraid of The Dark? (1990-2000)
  • Goosebumps (1995-1998)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! (2000-2006)
  • Beyblade (2001-2005)
  • The Magic School Bus (1994-1997)
  • Pokemon (1997- present day)
  • Reading Rainbow (1983-2006)
  • Arthur (1996-present day)
  • Hey Arnold! (1996-2004)
  • Dexter's Laboratory (1996-2003)
  • SpongeBob SquarePants (1999-present day)
  • Care Bears (1985-2006)
  • Backyardigans (2004-2010)
  • Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996-2002)
  • Recess (1997-2001)
  • Max and Ruby (2002-2019)
  • Wonderpets (2006-2009)
  • Invader Zim (2001-2006)
  • Maggie and the Ferocious Beast (2000-2002)
  • Oswald (2001-2003)
  • Pucca (2006-2019)

Food

Wether you're a 90s' kid about to plop down for the After-School programs or 2000s' baby gearing up for a marthon with Hawaiian punch and pizza, snacks play a tremendous part in Nostaligacore. If you're already into Nostalgiacore, you may consume many popular snacks depending on what generation you're in. Here are a couple of snacks that steal our little hearts.

This is for you, 90s' and 2000's kids!:

  • Fun Dip
  • Wubba Bubba Bubble Tape
  • Dunkaroos
  • Trader Joes Fruit Wraps
  • Instant Oatmeal with Dinosaur Eggs
  • Eggos
  • Danimals
  • Push Pop
  • Ring Pop
  • Handi-Snacks Breadsticks and Cheese Dip
  • Gushers
  • Pop Rocks
  • Laffy Taffy
  • GoGurt
  • Hi-C
  • Nerds
  • Fla-Vor-Ice
  • Warheads
  • Sixlets
  • CapriSun
  • Hawaiian Punch
  • Craft Macaroni and Cheese Dinner- Spiderman
  • Jujubes
  • Razzles
  • Candy Jewellry Necklaces/Bracelets
  • Dots
  • Cosmic Brownies
  • Kid Cuisine
  • Nik n' Nip Mini Drinks
  • Lunchables

...and much more!!

Videogames/Consoles

Around this era, video games quickly became a hot new hobby, with everyone vying for the top consoles. After school, you'd see and older sibling playing or even play some yourself, know without further adoo, some of our most loved video games/consoles!:

  • Wii (especially Wii Sports)
  • Nintento GameBoy Color
  • Space Invaders
  • Pokemon (excluding present day games)
  • Super Mario
  • Sonic Sega All Star
  • Nintendo GameCube
  • Pac-Man
  • Tamagotchi Connection
  • Nintendo 64
  • Early versions of Sony Playstation
  • Mortal Kombat
  • Street Fighter
  • Mario Kart DS

...and tons more (I don't know much about video games, feel free to correct any wrong info)

Fashion Trends

In this time period, you either loved or hated some of the most iconic trends that came out.

For example...

  • Rice Necklaces
  • Silly Bandz
  • Slap Bracelets
  • Tattoo chokers
  • Butterfly clips
  • Mood Rings
  • Printed Cargo,Khaki or Biker shorts
  • Airwalks
  • Long bead necklaces (usually glass beads)
  • Shutter Shades
  • Livestrong Bracelets
  • Animal Print
  • Colored skinny jeans
  • Slim Belts
  • Skirt and jeans combo

Music

Subgenres

Saturationcore

Saturationcore is an aesthetic found mostly on Tik Tok that includes, but is not limited to: very saturated colors, fisheye lenses, and 90s inspired fashions. This aesthetic is trying to mimic the look of a lot of Hype Williams music videos from the 90's.

Fashion

Saturationcore fashion staples are:

  • butterfly clips
  • tye-die shirts
  • bleached hair
  • cow print (usally on handbags and clothing)
  • bandanas 

However, you do not have to wear Saturationcore fashion to participate in this aesthetic.

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