You like it dirty? Goblincore is the new grunge

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You like it dirty? Goblincore is the new grunge

Move over angst – fashion is taking on a dirty persona and here’s how you can rock it

Thango Ntwasa

The very mention of frogs, dirt and mushrooms would not immediately invoke an image of fashionable taste, but the latest TikTok trend has taken over the internet and wants you to embrace all things ugly.

No, we’re not talking about chunky trainers, platforms Crocs or whatever oddity has come out of normcore hybrids, the world is actually going gaga for goblincore.

A refreshing twist to a world that has been embracing all things glitter and colour, goblincore feeds the desire for many to be nostalgic and whimsical by dressing its wearers down in frog and mushroom-inspired fashion...

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