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Ocean Academia is an Academia aesthetic that revolves around the fascination, dark understanding, and scientific pursuit of marine education. This involves specializations such as oceanography, marine biology, marine archaeology, ocean engineering, hydrology, naval architecture, etc.

This aesthetic mainly centers around one's passion for learning about the deep ocean, sea mythology, marine life, and mysteries of the abyss. At a deeper level, it signifies a quest for self-discovery, meaning of life, and emotional peace.

This aesthetic is not derived from any particular culture, society, trend, or period of time. Hence, it is more open to personal touches and individualistic desires. It is a romanticization of the ocean's depth and darkness, as well as the unknown that lies beyond.

History

Ocean Academia was created by SirenInTheBathtub for the Aesthetics Wiki.

Philosophy

At its heart, Ocean Academia aims to express the the inexplicable mystery that the ocean holds, its secretive yet inviting nature and the evocation of abstract emotions. The idea, regardless of whether it is understood, is to acknowledge and respect the ocean for what it is, a mystifying force of nature.

For the wanderers, lost souls, adventurers, non-conformists and seekers of truth- this is the aesthetic for you.

Visual

Ocean Academia is found across various forms of arts such as photography, music, visual arts, literature, poetry, philosophy and architecture. Despite its broad definition, it carries a particular color palette that consists of blacks, dark and muted shades of blue, violet, grey and green.

It is intended to portray existentialism, hopelessness and the feeling of being lost. The ocean is vast, endless and intimidating. However, it is also deep and profound, and there is much we can learn from it.

Fashion

Tops

  • Black Chiffon Blouse
  • Black Lantern Sleeve Vintage Blouse
  • Black Turtlenecks
  • Sailor Collar Shirt
  • Motif Patterned Shirts
  • Dark Linen Shirts
  • Ocean Tie-Dye T-Shirt
  • Dark Bouffant Dresses
  • Dark Kurta/Kurti
  • Dark Silk Shirt
  • Iridescent Violets/Blues
  • Lacy Camisoles
  • Silk Button-Ups
  • Seigaiha Kimono
  • Fibre-Optic Gowns
  • Dark/Patterned Silk Ties
  • Mermaid Gowns

Bottoms

  • Dark Lace Skirts
  • Dark Linen Pants
  • Black Dress Pants
  • Dark Ankle Pants
  • High Waist Pants
  • Sailor Skirts
  • Black Silk Pants
  • Black Midi Skirt
  • Dark Jeans (Frayed)
  • Mermaid Skirts
  • Fishnet Stockings

Outerwear

  • Motif Blazers
  • Dark Corduroys
  • Black Overcoats
  • Black Formal Cape

Shoes

  • Dark Brogues
  • Dark Doc Martens
  • Dark Ankle Boots
  • Formal Wedges
  • Brown Loafers
  • Longwing Blucher
  • Casual Sandals

Hairstyles

  • Waterfall braid
  • Fishtail braid
  • Mermaid braid
  • Snake braid
  • Beach waves
  • Slicked back
  • Shaggy mullet

Accessories

  • Silk scarves
  • Larimar, aquamarine, aragonite, pearl
  • Leather cord anklets with gemstones
  • Plain gemstone choker and rings
  • Gemstone earrings and bracelets
  • Silver piercings
  • Kraken/mermaid Tattoos
  • Trident/seashell/gemstone brooch
  • Vintage compasses
  • Fishnet gloves
  • Silver telescope
  • Blue/red coral necklace
  • Starfish/sea-spider hair clips
  • Black framed glasses
  • Black/blue/violet nail polish
  • Clear analog watches
  • Black neck ribbon
  • No socks

Media

Books

  • 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea by Jules Verne
  • Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  • The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen
  • The Nightfarers by Mark Valentine
  • And The Ocean Was Our Sky by Patrick Ness
  • Walking on Knives by Maya Chhabra
  • The Blue Salt Road by Joanne Harris
  • The Little Homo Sapiens Scientist by S.L. Huang
  • The Drowning Eyes by Emily Foster
  • Deep Breath by J.M. Miller
  • The Eyes of Water by Alison Littlewood
  • Monster in Our Wake by J.H. Moncrieff
  • Hell's Teeth by Paul Mannering
  • The Seafarer's Kiss by Julia Ember

Poetry

  • Sea Fever by John Masefield
  • The Sea! The Sea! by Peter Jay
  • Poems of the Sea - J.D. McClatchy
  • The Ocean by K Tolnoe
  • An Aquarium by Jeffrey Yang
  • The Sea by James Reeve
  • Your Heart Is The Sea by Nikita Gill
  • The Seafarer by Ida L. Gordon

Spotify

Playlists

YouTube

Ambience

Channels

  • Planet Ocean
  • National Geographic
  • Natural World Facts
  • Netflix
  • Naked Science

Pinterest

Activities

Sports

  • Swimming
  • Recreational diving
  • Surfing
  • Underwater photography

Crafts

  • Ocean documentaries
  • Mythology
  • Midnight research
  • Reading
  • Drinking tea
  • Cooking seafood
  • Collecting seashells
  • Philosophy books
  • Study underwater ruins
  • Obsessing over supernatural marine mysteries
  • Collecting marine fossils
  • History
  • Drawing marine anatomy
  • Foreign languages
  • Painting seascapes
  • Listening to deep sea ambience
  • Nautical Charts
  • Flute
  • Sea Poetry
  • Contemporary dancing
  • Journaling
  • Dreaming

Outings

  • Art galleries
  • Museums
  • Theatres
  • Aquariums
  • Beach bars
  • Libraries
  • Bookshops

Gallery