Spice Up Your Summer Wardrobe With The ‘Blokette’ Core

Get ready for summer with the playful and whimsical blokette core trend

As summer approaches, it’s time to inject some playful energy into your summer wardrobe. Enter the “blokette” — bloke and coquette — core fashion trend, a fascinating new look that combines vintage athletic streetwear style and ballet core girly aesthetic. 

 

What is ‘blokette’ core?

The trend has been popularised through social media platforms such as TikTok and Instagram since late 2022. Drawing inspiration from coquette, blokecore, and balletcore, ‘blokette’ is a mix-and-match collision that breaks down traditional gender norms and creates a unique fashion perspective by interpreting sports styles from a young girl’s point of view. Whether it’s gender-neutral or feminine, it’s all about embracing nostalgia while exuding a sense of fun and individuality.

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Some key elements of blokette core include athletic sneakers, pleated skirts, ribbons or lace details, oversized jerseys, leg warmers, slouchy socks, and more. These pieces are often combined in unexpected ways to create a unique and stylish outfit. The key is to combine sporty elements with feminine pieces to create a playful and whimsical look.

 

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Here’s how to incorporate blokette core into your outfits:

Retro sporty style

 

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Classic soccer shirts or sports jackets are one of the key points of blokette style if you’re heading the sporty route. In addition to the basic colours such as black and grey, bright colours items are popular as well among fashion darlings. Blokette core is all about self-expression, so don’t be afraid to add some colour to your outfits. 

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Invest in a pair of Adidas Samba or other athletics sneakers to capture the retro sporty essence of blokette core — adding a pop of colour and authenticity to your outfits.

Mix and match is the essence

The beauty of Blokette core is that it’s all about seamlessly contrasting different pieces to create one unique look. Bella Hadid, Blackpink Jennie, and other artists prize this style to the extreme. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different combinations of clothing and accessories. Besides sweatshirts and ribbon details mix and match, the use of ambient pieces like knee-high socks, hair bands and pleated skirts mixed and matched adds even more interest and layers to the overall look. 

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Accessorise with flair

Accessories are the cherry on top of any blokette core ensemble, adding a final flourish of personality and charm. Leg warmers, slouchy socks and sunglasses are all great accessories to add to your outfits. 

Keep it comfortable

 

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In the realm of blokette core, comfort reigns supreme. Ensure your outfits are as cozy as they are stylish, suitable for all-day wear. Opt for lightweight and breathable fabrics to stay cool and comfortable in the summer heat.