Returning for another round of warm-weather wear, TikTok’s favorite summer aesthetic, “Coconut Girl,” features clothes in tropical florals, colorful crochet, and bright hues. There’s a sense of nostalgia in the look that feels like an ode to the puka-shell collar days of your Hawaiian family vacation or Blue greenthe young and seaside atmosphere of . In addition, mixing a maximum of colors and prints for a bright beach outfit is in line with the positive attitude of the trend.

There’s also a certain escapism that comes with summer and vacation mode. The “Coconut Girl” aesthetic brings this to life through the Hawaiian-hibiscus print, crocheted bags, floral bucket hats, shell jewelry and statement shades. And while you can wear them all separately for a more casual take, the point of the stylish look is to effortlessly combine them for a kind of school-girl carefree attitude.

The genesis of this aesthetic is not only in optimism but also in Y2K trends and the best cultural references of the time. Early hits like Billabong, Roxy and Delia*s, or beach shows like The OC, Blue Crush, Zoey 101 are consistent with the energy of retro surfers.

Although the root of this way of dressing is a nod to nostalgia, many brands today offer modern versions of these pieces. From seashell earrings from Eliou to floral shorts from Em on Holiday, this fresh-faced aesthetic is even more fun to shop than ever. Keep scrolling to shop the clothes and accessories that are defining the ‘Coconut Girl’ trend of the summer.

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