Grandpa Core Trend, Old School Aesthetic Style that Gen Z is Loving


While many parents are obsessed with youth, young people instead worship the aesthetics of senior style. The time has come to meet grandpa core.

This is a fashion trend that has recently received more attention from Gen Z, aka those born from 1997 onwards. Combining retro and contemporary aesthetics, grandpa core with all its eclecticism offers its own charm.

The emergence of this trend was actually predicted from the Pinterest report at the end of last year which highlighted the increase in searches ‘grandpa style’ up to 60 percent by 2023. The surge also includes keywords ‘eclectic clothing’ (130 percent) and ‘retro streetwear’.



Harry Styles poses for photographers upon arrival for the photo call of the film 'Don't Worry Darling' during the 79th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Monday, Sept.  5, 2022. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)Harry Styles (Photo: Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)

On TikTok, the video with the hashtag #grandpacore has been viewed 17.2 million times, as reported by British media London Evening Standard, early January.

Celebrity appearances are at the forefront which has a strong influence on young people to follow this trend. Para trend setter These include Harry Styles, A$AP Rocky, and Tyler the Creator.


More than that, this trend is actually a manifestation of the needs of young people who always want to look different.

According to Marta Indeka, senior

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Five Indonesian Designers Will Appear at New York Fashion Week, Here’s the List

WARTAKOTALIVE.COM, JAKARTA – Five designers from Indonesia will appear on the Indonesia Now stage on February 10 2024 during the New York Fashion Week (NYFW) Fall Winter 24/25 event in New York, United States which will take place on February 8-14 2024.

The five Indonesian designers who will enliven New York Fashion Week Fall Winter 24/25 are Alleira Batik, Catherine Njoo, Jeny Tjahyawati, Hengki Kawilarang, and Hendy Huang.

Later, each designer from Indonesia will present a different collection design at the international stage.

1. Alleira Batik

Alleira Batik as a typical Indonesian batik and weave will present around 10 to 12 looks from the ready to wear collection, most of which have a casual fashion theme.

“The clothes are more targeted at people in New York for office people,” said Zaka Hamzah, CEO of Alleira Batik when met by after the Indonesia Now the Shows NYWF FW 24/25 press conference in Jakarta, Thursday (1/2/2024 ).

Various woven motifs, batik with an edgy touch. Alleira also collaborates with other brands by collaborating with local bag brand Ende and footwear, Musume.

“Most of the silhouettes are more asymmetrical, flowy and pleated,” explained Zaka Hamzah.

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