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Ashley Garcia is an inspiration to find our ‘Personal Aesthetic’

Ashley Garcia is an inspiration to find our ‘Personal Aesthetic’

Since the word ‘aesthetic‘ emerged as a common term, it has been associated with various connotations and a wide range of contexts. Some people incorporate it into their lifestyle while some (ahem! Filipinos) view it as a mere cringe-worthy word. However, aesthetics is more than just a word. It is actually a very useful approach to having a tailored identity and lifestyle. Having a personal aesthetic is the best way to visually represent yourself.

According to the official definition by Merriam-Webster, aesthetic can be used as an adjective and noun. As an adjective, it is defined as, “of, relating to, or dealing with aesthetics or the beautiful,” and as a noun, it is “a branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of beauty, art, and taste and with the creation and appreciation of beauty.” Regardless of the usage, aesthetics primarily lies in beauty.

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Speaking of aesthetics, one person who immediately comes to mind is Ashley Garcia! Laud to the woman who mastered her personal aesthetic. Ashley has been living an aesthetically pleasing life ever since and we’re not stopping her. She is a 23-year-old content creator and social media influencer known for channeling her personal ‘aesthetic’ style.

Finding an aesthetic that represents you can consequently benefit you in many ways, as Ashley shows us. We’ll go in-depth on each of the three factors you should think about while finding your personal aesthetic.

Color Palette

Your unique color palette will aid in creating a unified aesthetics for everything from your clothing to your social media. Using Ashley’s Instagram feed as a reference, we can observe her affinity for streamlined white aesthetics. She uses white as her main color with pastels, browns, and blacks in addition.

Instagram feed of Ashley Garcia/@ashleyogarcia

Your favorite colors can be part of your color palette. Consequently, listing your favorite colors is the first step in creating your own color palette. But there are other useful tools for determining the shades that work best for you. You can choose from a wide variety of custom colors either from Pinterest mood boards or online color analysis. Most importantly, remember that you are conveying a particular story about yourself through the colors you select.

Space

The aesthetics and design of a particular space are what distinguish it from others. Home aesthetics or aesthetic rooms, aside from being a sensation, define the lifestyle of an individual. Aesthetics add soul to your space, enhancing its beauty and functionality.

Photos from Ashley Garcia/YouTube

As seen in her YouTube vlogs, Ashley Garcia is passionate about turning her personal space into an aesthetically pleasing home. She’s not exclusive to a certain type of aesthetic. Rather, she designs her home according to her personal aesthetic. In one of her vlogs, she stated that she does a “fusion” of all the things that she likes: a danish pastel aesthetic mixed with Y2K and retro stuff.

Fashion

Knowing the style you wish to embody helps you express your individuality. It will also make it easier to find new clothing when you’re keeping your wardrobe together. Moreover, you will begin dressing more meaningfully and looking more coordinated after you identify your fashion aesthetic.

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For Ashley, Y2K aesthetic has always been a part of her fashion vocabulary. Her wardrobe must-haves include baby tees, wide-leg pants, and baguette bags.

There are more than ten fashion aesthetics you may choose from, so you should be able to discover the one that best fits you. You should also take into consideration your personal color palette in knowing your fashion aesthetic. Therefore, it will result in a more tailored personal aesthetic.

Knowing your personal aesthetic is one of the ways of self-discovery. Note: Aesthetics is not a trend; it’s about defining your beauty.

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