Get ready to make a splash at summer weddings with mermaidcore fashion! From pearl accents to iridescent sequins, we've got you covered.
The long-awaited live-action version of The Little Mermaid starring Halle Bailey is hitting theaters this week, and Mermaidcore is making waves in fashion.
According to Pinterest data analysis, the search for ‘mermaidcore’ has skyrocketed 614% so it's safe to say that couples and wedding guests alike will donning pearl accents, shell shapes and iridescent sequins. We've rounded up a ton of options — the whozits and whatzits galore! — that will have you shimmering from head to tail.
Sequin Shoulder Bag by AQUA, available at Bloomingdale's for $98
Alice Statement Shell Drops by Perry Street, available on Rocksbox for $59
Cultured Pearl Necklace Sterling Silver by Kay Jewelers, $99.99
Linley 2 Slider Sandals by Franco Sarto, available at Zappos.com for $60
Starfish Shaped French Clip, available at Shein.com for $1.60
Elaina Adjustable Chain Bracelet in London Blue by Kendra Scott, $55
Drop Earrings by Ettika, available at Revolve.com for $45
Eos Box Clutch by Cult Gaia, available at Bloomingdale's for $328
Sequin and Velvet Slim Knot Headband by Lele Sadoughi, available at Bloomingdale's for $65
X Revolve Otter Pearl Hoop by 8 Other Reasons, available at Revolve.com for $46
About Mermaidcore: The “mermaidcore” trend has taken the fashion world by storm, with its aquatic-inspired gowns making a splash on red carpets and runways alike. Drawing inspiration from the quintessential mermaid silhouette, this trend embraces the inner mermaid in all of us. From beach waves to seashell detailing, mermaidcore captures the essence of the enchanting sea maidens we know from cartoons and fairy tales like “The Little Mermaid.”
Fashion has played a vital role in popularizing the mermaidcore aesthetic, featuring models walking the runway with mermaid waves and fishnet tights. Resort collections from emerging designers have also embraced the mermaid aesthetic, with lace-up tops and seashell detailing making their mark. Notable figures like Halle Bailey, the inner Ariel in Disney's live-action adaptation of “The Little Mermaid,” have been spotted rocking this trend with seaglass-inspired accessories.
Leading fashion houses like Louis Vuitton and renowned designers like Michelle Williams have embraced the mermaidcore treatment, showcasing their own interpretations on the mermaidcore look. Marcel Rochas, the esteemed French couturier, has contributed to the trend's popularity on red carpets with his elegant creations. Glossy skin and mermaid-inspired makeup have become essential components to achieving the captivating allure of siren eyes, embodying the mermaidcore aesthetic.
Celebrities such as Victoria Beckham and Naomi Campbell have also had their fair share of rocking the mermaidcore trend. Scale-like paillettes and ruffles add a touch of whimsy and fantasy to dresses, while pearls and ocean-inspired accessories complete the look. This summer, embrace the mermaidcore trend and let the waves of inspiration guide your fashion choices. From sequins to tulle, mermaidcore is ready to wear, making a chic and fun statement that will leave everyone enchanted with your mermaid-inspired style.