Whether it’s Kourtney and Travis, MGK and Megan Fox, Green Day teasing a new album, or the return of spike collars and leather jackets, the vibes for 2022 are definitely pop-punk and grunge.
Although pop-punk music first emerged in the late 1970s with The Ramones (a band staple) and grunge emerged with Nirvana in the early 1990s, both musical genres continued to thrive. growing in popularity and continued to gain new followers. in the 2000s and now.
With the rise of TikTok and the aforementioned #powercouples, it’s safe to say that punk and grunge are stronger than ever, with baggy shirts, combat boots, ripped jeans and cuffs that are all the rage again. And we can’t lie, the aesthetic is to die for. It’s officially time to pull that old flannel shirt out of the back of your closet, as well as shopping for some new items to complete the look, of course.
If you’re out of inspiration for your grunge outfits, don’t panic (at the disco), we’ve got plenty of Insta and TikTok inspiration for you below:
What is the grunge style?
The grunge aesthetic is meant to have a “I don’t care” look, paired with a rebellious attitude and vibe. Think Kurt Cobain, Drew Barrymore and Gwen Stefani in the 90s, and Lindsay Lohan in Freaky Friday. Urban Dictionary defines it as “loosely related to rock and punk, but represents its own genre of music and style of dress. They don’t care, they throw anything.”
There are several types of grunge styles. 90s grunge, which involves skinny jeans and oversized denim coats, soft grunge which is a hybrid of mainstream fashion and grunge, and cute grunge, which sees your outfits a little more matching and cuter than some of the other styles. Many of them often cross with goth styles and e-girl styles.
Essential grunge accessories:
• Flared skirts
• Oversized flannel shirts and tees
• Loose skirts or pants
• SO many layers
• Graphic t-shirts
• Ripped Jeans
• Torn or fishnet tights
• Lots of heavy silver and black jewelry
Ready to find your favorite grunge outfit? We’re bringing you some of the best high street grunge clothing to buy right now.
CHECK IT OUT: The Best High Street Grunge Style Clothes 2022
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Grunge is synonymous with oversized items, and this gray skull t-shirt fits the vibe perfectly.
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Super comfy graphic hoodies? Yes please.
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Skater atmosphere, but chic 🤩
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Ah, silver crosses and layered jewels, where the worlds of pop-punk, rock and grunge merge. Pair it with a black crop top and loose jeans or a skirt.
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A tartan-style skirt? That gets a big YES from us.
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It’s definitely more of a soft grunge look, and we’re so here for it.
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There’s a bit of a crossover between heavy metal and grunge, so portray this iconic band in style.
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Go full grunge and rep one of the bands that helped bring this iconic style to life.
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Oversized plaid flannel shirts are a grunge staple.
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Full fledged skater girl/grunge vibe, it would look SO cute with a black flared skirt.
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Big statement pieces like this chained belt are another staple of the grunge aesthetic.
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The perfect complement to your flared skirts or baggy ripped jeans.
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100% smooth grunge vibes. Wear it with a loose flannel shirt and an oversized denim or leather jacket.
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Doc Martens (or dupes) are indispensable when it comes to putting together your grunge outfit.
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Cute grunge vibe. It would also look great with a loose shirt – grunge is all about layers, after all.
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