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The Werewolf aesthetic is the aesthetic related to the mythology, symbols, and understandings about werewolves. The character trope is an expression of wildness, transformation, unrestrained bloodlust, and inner turmoil sometimes with horror or unnerving elements.

Visually, the aesthetic revolves around the imagery that is associated with this genre of horror. The setting is commonly in a forest, due to it being a wolf's natural habitat, but also involves schloky B-movie aesthetics. Some images depict castles, Victorian-era homes, and overall dark environments, while others depict thick forests or marshes.


The most common elements seen in Werewolf-themed aesthetics include:

  • Wolves, dogs (often snarling or baring teeth)
  • Nighttime
  • Moons, usually full moons
  • Wild meadows
  • Forests
  • Villages
  • Castles
  • Victorian-era homes
  • Cabins
  • Dark
  • Rough or vague, ethereal settings


The goal of werewolf fashion is not to look fashionable, but to be as comfortable and functional as possible.

  • Fur
  • Wool
  • Leather
  • Flannel
  • Bones and Teeth
  • Jeans, usually ripped
  • Combat or Hiking Boots
  • Leggings
  • Knives
  • Work shoes
  • Tattered clothes


  • Awake late into the night
  • Midnight walks
  • Running through the woods
  • Studying the phases of the moon
  • Environmentalism
  • Bone collecting



  • Julie of the Wolves series, by Jean Craighead George
  • Moonstruck graphic novel series, written by Grace Ellis and illustrated by Shae Beagle
  • The Wolf Princess, by Cathryn Constable
  • The Wolves of Mercy Falls series, by Maggie Stiefvater
  • Wolves of the Beyond series, by Kathryn Lasky
  • Little Red Riding Hood


  • Mooncakes, written by Suzanne Walker and illustrated by Wendy Xu

Television Shows[]

  • Teen Wolf
  • Wolfblood
  • Wolf's Rain


  • The Wolf Man (1941)
  • An American Werewolf In London (1981)
  • Princess Mononoke (1997)
  • Underworld film series
  • The Twilight Series
  • Wolfwalkers (2020)
  • Wolf Children (2012)
  • Ginger Snaps (2000)


  • Werewolf: The Apocalypse — Earthblood
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • WolfQuest: Anniversary Edition

Comics & Manga[]

  • Lumine by Emma Krogell


  • Clawdeen Wolf, Clawd Wolf, Howleen Wolf and Claudia Wolf (Monster High)
  • Cerise Hood and Ramona Badwolf (Ever After High)