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Aesthetic study: Light Academia


Light academia is the complete opposite of dark academia. Just like dark academia both aesthetics focus on literature and the arts. But light academia focuses more on nature and has a lighter color scheme. Cream, white, gold, and beige are colors to look for when finding items for this aesthetic. Here is what you need to achieve this aesthetic:



Clothing


To bring light academia to your style you need to look for white or neutral colored clothing. Items like white turtlenecks, beige trench coats, light floral dresses, vintage white satin tops is what you should keep an eye out for when shopping for light academia. Here are some finds to get you started:


Brands to shop at for light academia:


H&M

Topshop

Los Angeles Apparel

ASOS

Banana Republic

Zara

Amazon

Etsy

Depop




Women's clothing


https://www.amazon.com/Womens-Blouse-Sleeve-Casual-Button-Down/dp/B07JD6TL6M/ref=mp_s_a_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=white+Silk+Long+Sleeve+Blouse&qid=1614189915&s=apparel&sr=1-2


https://www.asos.com/us/asos-curve/asos-design-curve-chino-pants-in-stone/prd/13555593?affid=25711&_cclid=Google_EAIaIQobChMI5LH2nJGe7AIVTOG1Ch15tQ3OEAQYASABEgLyQfD_BwE&channelref=product+search&mk=abc&ppcadref=10104919882%7C106779534652%7Caud-909745349705:pla-294682000766&cpn=10104919882&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI5LH2nJGe7AIVTOG1Ch15tQ3OEAQYASABEgLyQfD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds




https://www.amazon.com/FASHIONOMIC-Premium-Turtleneck-Lightweight-Pullover/dp/B07H7YD2HD/ref=mp_s_a_1_2_sspa?dchild=1&keywords=white+turtleneck+women&qid=1601924618&sprefix=white+turtlene&sr=8-2-spons&psc=1&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUEyTUlKSjZXNjdCUERCJmVuY3J5cHRlZElkPUEwNjQzMjc4MUoyRFYwMDVTUFBROCZlbmNyeXB0ZWRBZElkPUEwNjM0MTY2TkVXM1c0MTBYODImd2lkZ2V0TmFtZT1zcF9waG9uZV9zZWFyY2hfYXRmJmFjdGlvbj1jbGlja1JlZGlyZWN0JmRvTm90TG9nQ2xpY2s9dHJ1ZQ==




https://www.asos.com/us/asos-petite/asos-design-petite-linen-oversized-jacket-with-contrast-stitching-in-cream/prd/13746207?affid=25711&_cclid=Google_EAIaIQobChMInMa_3ZCe7AIVHOy1Ch1FuAQIEAQYDyABEgLEY_D_BwE&channelref=product+search&mk=abc&ppcadref=10104919882%7C106779534652%7Cpla-294682000766&cpn=10104919882&gclid=EAIaIQobChMInMa_3ZCe7AIVHOy1Ch1FuAQIEAQYDyABEgLEY_D_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds




https://m.shein.com/us/Plaid-Slit-Hem-Mini-Skirt-p-1123345-cat-1732.html?url_from=adplaswskirt02200415085S_ssc_Cal&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI0Oee7ZKe7AIVzQiICR1_NwuOEAQYCiABEgIAlvD_BwE&ref=us&rep=dir&ret=mus




https://www.asos.com/us/asos-curve/asos-design-curve-broderie-tea-maxi-dress-with-puff-sleeve-in-white/prd/14163539?affid=25711&_cclid=Google_EAIaIQobChMIjPWrvpOe7AIVQO7jBx2MowBuEA0YDiABEgKhnfD_BwE&channelref=product+search&mk=abc&ppcadref=10104919882%7C106779534652%7Cpla-294682000766&cpn=10104919882&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIjPWrvpOe7AIVQO7jBx2MowBuEA0YDiABEgKhnfD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds





https://www.target.com/p/women-39-s-turtleneck-pullover-sweater-a-new-day-8482-beige-m/-/A-79393519?ref=tgt_adv_XS000000&AFID=google_pla_df&fndsrc=tgtao&CPNG=PLA_Women%2BShopping_Local&adgroup=SC_Women_Local&LID=700000001170770pgs&network=g&device=m&location=9031857&ds_rl=1246978&ds_rl=1248099&ds_rl=1241788&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIluiPuKae7AIVg8DACh1qYwHXEAQYBiABEgLTOfD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds



https://www.depop.com/products/paledoll-like-new-apostrophe-cream-blazer/?utm_source=generic&utm_campaign=client-share&utm_medium=social&utm_term=abbywall1105&_branch_match_id=802281148600215713




https://bananarepublicfactory.gapfactory.com/browse/product.do?pid=572150001&vid=1&tid=bfpl000002&kwid=1&ap=7&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIoLSt95We7AIVStbACh3I8gvMEAQYByABEgIdqvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds#pdp-page-content




https://daintybasics.com/collections/sweaters/products/white-knit-v-neck-cardigan?variant=33710520991880




https://www.target.com/p/women-39-s-high-rise-vintage-straight-cropped-jeans-universal-thread-8482-cream-18-long/-/A-79398179?ref=tgt_adv_XS000000&AFID=google_pla_df&fndsrc=tgtao&CPNG=PLA_Women%2BShopping&adgroup=SC_Women&LID=700000001170770pgs&network=g&device=m&location=9031857&ds_rl=1246978&ds_rl=1248099&ds_rl=1241788&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIs8-_lqOe7AIVkMDACh0ICgenEAQYBiABEgKmXPD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds




https://www.asos.com/us/asos-design/asos-design-all-rounder-blazer-in-gray-check/prd/14135659?affid=25711&_cclid=Google_EAIaIQobChMItLPGzqSe7AIVzsDACh0SvAEnEAQYAyABEgK3sfD_BwE&channelref=product+search&mk=abc&ppcadref=10104919882%7C106779534652%7Caud-909745349705:pla-294682000766&cpn=10104919882&gclid=EAIaIQobChMItLPGzqSe7AIVzsDACh0SvAEnEAQYAyABEgK3sfD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds




https://m.shein.com/us/Cable-Knit-Button-Front-Cardigan-p-1408792-cat-2219.html?url_from=adplaswouter01200713610M_California&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIlPem8KSe7AIVEdbACh351g7UEAQYAiABEgKA7_D_BwE&ref=us&rep=dir&ret=mus




https://www.depop.com/products/sam_capetillo-vintage-white-satin-like-cami/?utm_source=generic&utm_campaign=client-share&utm_medium=social&utm_term=abbywall1105&_branch_match_id=802281148600215713





https://www.zara.com/us/en/balloon-sleeve-sweater-p06254128.html?v1=58903521&v2=1549245


https://www.forever21.com/us/Shop/Catalog/Product/f21/top_blouses/2000412709/05?gclsrc=aw.ds&utm_source=u&%243p=a_google_adwords&%24always_deeplink=false&lpurl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.forever21.com%2Fus%2FShop%2FCatalog%2FProduct%2Ff21%2Ftop_blouses%2F2000412709%2F05%3Fgclsrc%3Daw.ds%26&~ad_set_id=111067221108&~campaign_id=10289079522&~channel=u&~keyword=&~placement=&%24fallback_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.forever21.com%2Fus%2FShop%2FCatalog%2FProduct%2Ff21%2Ftop_blouses%2F2000412709%2F05%3Fgclsrc%3Daw.ds%26&~campaign=&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIvYiq7qWe7AIVAtvACh2CtQnSEAQYBSABEgKum_D_BwE&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIvYiq7qWe7AIVAtvACh2CtQnSEAQYBSABEgKum_D_BwE&_branch_match_id=841761885665642551


https://www.amazon.com/Medieval-Chemise-Renaissance-Overdress-Accessory/dp/B07TJHMVLQ/ref=mp_s_a_1_1_sspa?dchild=1&keywords=white+peasant+dress&qid=1601929792&sprefix=white+peseant+dress&sr=8-1-spons&psc=1&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUFDSEJKOUo0RDlMVEgmZW5jcnlwdGVkSWQ9QTA3NzAxMzQySTVKVDlXS1JQTDJIJmVuY3J5cHRlZEFkSWQ9QTAzMTYzODFJVjFHMU9NOUtON0Ymd2lkZ2V0TmFtZT1zcF9waG9uZV9zZWFyY2hfYXRmJmFjdGlvbj1jbGlja1JlZGlyZWN0JmRvTm90TG9nQ2xpY2s9dHJ1ZQ==




https://us.boohoo.com/plus--chunky-oversized-cardigan/PZZ85378-165-350.html?istCompanyId=01d65556-4f22-4399-8cd4-462178316f86&istFeedId=28674ef0-6e01-441e-8b37-02671375abe1&istItemId=ixtpwalmm&istBid=t&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIsq_b0Kae7AIVjobACh2IMgCtEAQYBCABEgINjfD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds




https://www.depop.com/products/shopbasement-vintage-90s-simple-white-floral/?utm_source=generic&utm_campaign=client-share&utm_medium=social&utm_term=abbywall1105&_branch_match_id=802281148600215713




https://www.target.com/p/women-39-s-plaid-high-rise-skinny-ankle-pants-a-new-day-8482-brown-14/-/A-77787528?ref=tgt_adv_XS000000&AFID=google_pla_df&fndsrc=tgtao&CPNG=PLA_Women%2BShopping_Local&adgroup=SC_Women_Local&LID=700000001170770pgs&network=g&device=m&location=9031857&ds_rl=1241788&ds_rl=1246978&ds_rl=1248099&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI7oSi96ae7AIVBNvACh0w9g4MEAQYAyABEgITcfD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds




https://www.lulus.com/products/go-the-extra-mile-beige-oversized-button-up-top/1033842.html?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_content=1033842&utm_campaign=PLA_tops&pla=1&s_kwcid=AL%217824%213%21337857861745%21%21%21g%21363829403996%21&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIu8COpaee7AIVA9bACh27UAL5EAQYByABEgK2dPD_BwE




https://m.shein.com/us/Plus-Solid-Pointelle-Knit-Skirt-p-1610204-cat-2242.html?url_from=adplaswskirt032009115131XL_California&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIvYzOwKee7AIVDNvACh1dKw0aEAQYFCABEgJFjfD_BwE&ref=us&rep=dir&ret=mus




https://www.depop.com/products/okolivia-silky-1980s-double-breasted-ivory-5/?utm_source=generic&utm_campaign=client-share&utm_medium=social&utm_term=abbywall1105&_branch_match_id=802281148600215713



Men's clothing




https://www.asos.com/us/asos-design/asos-design-regular-fit-satin-shirt-in-stone/prd/14892839?affid=25711&_cclid=Google_EAIaIQobChMIwaWLj6ie7AIVS73ACh3KcAvXEAQYASABEgL5nfD_BwE&channelref=product+search&mk=abc&ppcadref=10104919882%7C106779534652%7Caud-909745350625:pla-294682000766&cpn=10104919882&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIwaWLj6ie7AIVS73ACh3KcAvXEAQYASABEgL5nfD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds




https://www.amazon.com/PJ-PAUL-JONES-Lightweight-Sleeveless/dp/B081SKDJS5/ref=redir_mobile_desktop?ie=UTF8&pi=SL180_SX138_CR0%2C0%2C138%2C180_QL70&qid=1601932235&ref_=mp_s_a_1_6&sr=1-6




https://www.depop.com/products/generic_ass_username-brandini-striped-turtleneck-sweater-the/?utm_source=generic&utm_campaign=client-share&utm_medium=social&utm_term=abbywall1105&_branch_match_id=802281148600215713




https://us.topman.com/en/tmus/product/clothing-172005/mens-pants-2247908/stone-straight-leg-jeans-10138491




https://www.depop.com/products/zaidarshad-vintage-sears-roebuck-perma-prest-beige/?utm_source=generic&utm_campaign=client-share&utm_medium=social&utm_term=abbywall1105&_branch_match_id=802281148600215713




https://m.shein.com/us/Solid-V-neck-Sweater-Vest-p-1536761-cat-2217.html?url_from=adplaswtop23200821187M_California&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIp6fZt66e7AIV1PfjBx0RuQ2hEAQYASABEgJYhvD_BwE&ref=us&rep=dir&ret=mus




https://www2.hm.com/en_us/productpage.0715828011.html




https://www.depop.com/products/nhee-size-m-condition-perfect/?utm_source=generic&utm_campaign=client-share&utm_medium=social&utm_term=abbywall1105&_branch_match_id=802281148600215713




https://www.zara.com/us/en/textured-shirt-with-mandarin-collar-p07545349.html?v1=64726838&v2=1546863




https://www.depop.com/products/ayesophiaa-sweater-vest-super-cute-knitted-c4d5/?utm_source=generic&utm_campaign=client-share&utm_medium=social&utm_term=abbywall1105&_branch_match_id=802281148600215713



Accessories


Accessories to look for when shopping for light academia are vintage beige and white bags, berets, brown ankle boots, and canvas bags. Here are some finds to help you get the light academia aesthetic:




https://www.amazon.com/Hat-Socks-Blend-French-Colours/dp/B01MFD738Z/ref=mp_s_a_1_2?dchild=1&qid=1601934899&refinements=p_n_size_browse-vebin%3A2343363011&s=apparel&sr=1-2




https://www.depop.com/products/sadsquelette-rose-white-canvas-tote/?utm_source=generic&utm_campaign=client-share&utm_medium=social&utm_term=abbywall1105&_branch_match_id=802281148600215713




https://kawaiipenshop.com/products/classic-corduroy-backpack?variant=21017211175030&currency=USD&utm_medium=product_sync&utm_source=google&utm_content=sag_organic&utm_campaign=sag_organic&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI7-rWu7ee7AIVTNbACh221g8_EAQYByABEgKOHvD_BwE




https://www.amazon.com/YOUFENG-Necklace-Pictures-Polished-Necklaces/dp/B07R9VY3M9/ref=mp_s_a_1_6?dchild=1&keywords=gold+locket+necklace&qid=1601937838&sr=8-6




https://www.depop.com/products/asmvintage-vintage-beige-handbag-clutch-faux/?utm_source=generic&utm_campaign=client-share&utm_medium=social&utm_term=abbywall1105&_branch_match_id=802281148600215713




https://www.amazon.com/VEPOSE-Womens-Fashion-Booties-Booties-910-Brown/dp/B07XR5MQXF/ref=mp_s_a_1_1_sspa?dchild=1&keywords=Brown+Lace+Up+Ankle+Boots&qid=1601939584&sr=8-1-spons&psc=1&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUEyQTRCSTYxS1RSQ01EJmVuY3J5cHRlZElkPUEwNTI0NzY1MzVNWE9US1k0TTBGOCZlbmNyeXB0ZWRBZElkPUEwMzA2MjE5RFNGWFVGSENITEFUJndpZGdldE5hbWU9c3BfcGhvbmVfc2VhcmNoX2F0ZiZhY3Rpb249Y2xpY2tSZWRpcmVjdCZkb05vdExvZ0NsaWNrPXRydWU=




https://www.etsy.com/listing/292066583/white-hair-bows-for-women-hair-bows-for?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=white+satin+hair+bow&ref=sr_gallery-1-2



Bedroom decor


Light academia has a dainty vintage style room decor. Things too look out for when shopping are gold jewelry boxes, statue busts, and white faux flowers. Here are some finds to help you get started on your light academia bedroom:




https://www.etsy.com/listing/876199289/light-academia-aesthetic-12-collaged?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=light+academia&ref=sr_gallery-1-10&organic_search_click=1&cns=1




https://www.amazon.com/Mellanni-Bedspread-Coverlet-Comforter-Oversized/dp/B076PRP7DF/ref=mp_s_a_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=beige+bedding&qid=1601952810&smid=A34TGPDNXFL7ZQ&sprefix=beige+&sr=8-3




https://www.etsy.com/listing/852439890/vintage-queen-anne-tea-cup-and-saucer?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=vintage+white+tea+cup&ref=sr_gallery-1-6&organic_search_click=1&pro=1&frs=1




https://www.amazon.com/Nestl-Bedding-Duvet-Cover-Piece/dp/B01BI5Q3BK/ref=mp_s_a_1_6?dchild=1&keywords=White+Bedding&qid=1601952733&sr=8-6




https://www.etsy.com/listing/805925352/vintage-gold-mirror-lipstick-holder?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=vintage+gold+mirror&ref=sr_gallery-1-16&organic_search_click=1





https://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/store/product/rest-and-renew-satin-pillow-protector/1045686078?skuId=45686078&enginename=google&mcid=PS_googlepla_nonbrand_beautywellness_local&product_id=45686078&adtype=pla&product_channel=local&adpos=&creative=232742510542&device=m&matchtype=&network=g&utm_campaignid=71700000037211796&utm_adgroupid=58700004142066955&targetid=92700034750406159&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIh_fi1P2e7AIVa_7jBx1zzAGoEAQYAiABEgKno_D_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds




https://www.amazon.com/Garwor-Classic-Sculptures-Michelangelo-Figurine/dp/B085WZWVX7/ref=mp_s_a_1_1_sspa?dchild=1&keywords=david+bust&qid=1601953812&sprefix=david+bust&sr=8-1-spons&psc=1&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUExVkNRME1JMEJLN041JmVuY3J5cHRlZElkPUEwNDg0Mzc5Mkw2VUcxSU9ZVUFGQyZlbmNyeXB0ZWRBZElkPUEwNjU4NTc0MzlNNFVMMUxURDdJWSZ3aWRnZXROYW1lPXNwX3Bob25lX3NlYXJjaF9hdGYmYWN0aW9uPWNsaWNrUmVkaXJlY3QmZG9Ob3RMb2dDbGljaz10cnVl





https://www.amazon.com/Crystal-Chandelier-Ceiling-Entryway-Bathroom/dp/B086WS4CJS/ref=asc_df_B086WS4CJS/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=459587783270&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=1074333544013022959&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=m&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9031869&hvtargid=pla-945273904538&psc=1



https://www.target.com/p/1-39-8-34-x2-39-6-34-solid-washable-accent-rug-tan-made-by-design-8482/-/A-53112997?ref=tgt_adv_XS000000&AFID=google_pla_df&fndsrc=tgtao&CPNG=PLA_Home%2BDecor%2BShopping&adgroup=SC_Home%2BDecor&LID=700000001170770pgs&network=g&device=m&location=9031869&ds_rl=1246978&ds_rl=1247068&ds_rl=1248099&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIncDciv6e7AIVCPLjBx0VzgtfEAQYASABEgJlP_D_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds




https://www.amazon.com/Mary-Meyer-Putty-Small-Teddy/dp/B000W5KFAS/ref=asc_df_B000W5KFAS/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312118126503&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=11996392549527070229&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=m&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9031869&hvtargid=pla-472169185664&psc=1





https://www.target.com/p/nearly-natural-fancy-rose-w-cylinder-vase-silk-flower-arrangement/-/A-17028528#lnk=sametab


https://www.amazon.com/Bracelet-Decorative-Personalized-Rectangle-Organizer/dp/B07G2ZWM6X/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?dchild=1&qid=1601953999&refinements=p_n_feature_twenty_browse-bin%3A3254111011&s=apparel&sr=1-1




Here are some instagrams to follow for more inspiration:


https://www.instagram.com/light.academia_/?hl=en

https://www.instagram.com/lightacademiahoe/?hl=en

https://www.instagram.com/doriangay__/?hl=en







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