TikTok’s goblin-inspired style development features mainstream consideration
Another fashion subculture is gaining traction at TikTok because of its interesting attitude – this time at Goblins.
The niche aesthetic is called “goblincore,” and the hashtag dedicated to it has more than 285.6 million views on the short-form video app.
Goblincore devotees, apparently inspired by European folklore, mainly focus on earth-colored clothing and decoration, as well as other facets of a gritty nature, much like the fictional stories from which the trend stems.
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Britannica states that most of the goblin-centered stories in Western Europe are that the mythical creatures live in grottoes, which may explain why the most common motifs of “goblincore” are frogs, slugs, and slugs.
In fact, one of the most popular goblincore videos on TikTok comes from TheWondersmith, a ceramist who made an impressive snail tea pot with matching mugs. The video garnered more than 805,300 likes and 8,880 comments from goblincore admirers.
Some TikTok developers go a step further with a cosplay or live-action role-playing approach adorned with body paint, pointy elf or goblin ears, scleral contact lenses, and fair-renaissance clothing.
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Other goblincore lifestyles in the app share videos of their old hobbies like harvesting figs, recycling candles, and collecting sea salt.
For example, the most popular goblincore video came from a 20-year-old TikTok user named Dill who demonstrated his calming skills in bookbinding. The video has over 2.9 million likes and 10,000 comments from TikTokers who love Dill’s artwork.
The TikTok user who stands out as a leader in goblincore is 18 year old Rachael Wilson, AKA Freckled Zelda, who has over 2.9 million followers at the time of writing.
Many of Wilson’s most watched videos feature the TikTok creator disguised as Zelda from the Nintendo video game franchise playing an ocarina, an old Windwood instrument of Italian origin.
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A video that Wilson tagged as goblincore in November shows her playing a “cheap” replica of the Zelda series “Ocarina of Time” to demonstrate that she is “bad” [music] Quality “, which generated more than 538,100 likes and 2,860 comments.
Goblincore overlaps with other subcultures that share similar aesthetic traits, such as Fairycore (306.5 million views), Vulture Culture (85.7 million views), Crowcore (15.9 million views), Elfcore (4.6 million views), and Dragoncore (387,600 views), according to TikTok hashtags.
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The dominant subversive fashion trend at TikTok is still Cottagecore, known for romanticizing the agricultural lifestyle with a whopping 5.7 billion views.
However, according to Google Trends, Goblincore has outperformed similar industries such as Pricesscore and Regencycore in terms of TikTok viewership and search engine queries.
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The analytics platform also shows that goblincore is currently at its peak. People from Washington, Massachusetts, Maryland, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Colorado, and the Carolinas have Googled the most goblincore to date.