What does Aesthetic mean?

A term that indicates something is pleasing to the eye.

Aesthetic

Other definitions of Aesthetic:

  • While this term may refer to the philosophy concerned with beauty, a more modern interpretation involves the classification of different senses of styles in different fashions and art, which has grown on the internet via social media.
  • The philosophical theory or set of principles governing the idea of beauty at a given time and place.
  • Guidelines adopted by influencers to communicate common traits within different subgroups of fashion and art.

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How to use the term
Aesthetic:

  • I like the aesthetics of this piece. Really complements the whole collection.

  • This jacket rides the line between the Cabincore and Adventurecore aesthetics.

  • It's pleasing how this is arranged in an aesthetic way.

  • I'm really big on Instagram within the Goth aesthetic.


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References:

Aesthetics: Crash Course Philosophy #31, Crash Course, YouTube

  • A Miscellaneous that mentions "Aesthetic."
  • The team at Crash Course on YouTube explains the philosophy of aesthetics.

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List of Aesthetics, Aesthetics Wiki

  • A Website that mentions "Aesthetic."
  • This wiki list catalogs many of the known aesthetics that may be found online via social media. Each link has a brief description and example images.

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