What does VSCO Girl mean?

A slang term for specific aesthetic held by young women that was popularized on social media in the late 2010s. It includes aspects of a colorful, beachy lifestyle, environmental advocacy, and certain fashion items. These include scrunchie hair ties, puka shell necklaces and friendship bracelets, Hydroflask water bottles, and either Crocs, white Vans or Birkenstocks.

VSCO Girl

Other definitions of VSCO Girl:

  • A classification of women that comes from Instagram and TikTok. Pronounced "Vis-co", the term comes from the photo editing app VSCO that features filters commonly used in pictures of these women. Typically, the term is used with white women who apply aesthetic choices that were popular in the mid-1990s.

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How to use the term VSCO Girl:

  • I was a VSCO girl for a summer. It was lovely.

  • I keep seeing these smiling, care-free kids tagging their posts with "#VSCOgirl".


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