Bridgerton, the Netflix adaptation of Julia Quinn’s bestselling historical romance novels, returns for its 2nd time on Friday, March 25. When the Regency-period series debuted in December 2020, it set the world-wide-web ablaze with its steamy sex scenes, tactic to race, and overall escapism. However the lasting outcomes of Bridgerton were not most keenly felt by our hearts or even our loins, but by our wardrobes. Regencycore, the Jane Austen–era cousin of royalcore, dominated Instagram feeds, TikTok videos, and Pinterest mood boards for months. With its delicate, romantic sensuality and pale coloration palette, the aesthetic suit in very well with other TikTok-fueled trends like balletcore and cottagecore, setting off a corset craze and reviving the legendary Vivienne Westwood pearl choker as the merchandise du jour.

Now, forward of the show’s next season, we’re revisiting Regencycore by highlighting practical ways to combine its grandiose factors into your day to day type. The delicacy of its textures and colours lend them selves well to a new spring wardrobe as we arise from winter—fresh as daisies and prepared for what is to appear.

The Empire (Waistline) Strikes Again

Most likely the most exclusive trait of Regencycore—and what distinguishes it from royalcore with its Tudor-motivated corsets and stays—is the empire waist. Remember the infinitely meme’d include of Ottessa Moshfegh’s My Year of Rest and Leisure. While the empire waist is not everyone’s cup of tea, when executed in the Regencycore silhouette with puffy capped sleeves and a flowy skirt, it really is incredibly flattering.

The Puff Sleeve

Speaking of puff sleeves, this is perhaps the best (and most casual) way to include Regencycore into your every day spring wardrobe. Just include a diary and picnic basket, then head to the closest meadow to immediately sense like your preferred Jane Austen heroine.

Ballroom Ballet Flats

Bridgerton has lots of pivotal ballroom scenes, and the suitable youthful girls dancing with their suitors to string quartet covers of Ariana Grande tracks all wear the prettiest ballet flats. These shoes have been producing a steady return all year, so why not consider them out this spring? If they are satin, pastel, or have pearl or rhinestone gildings, they will healthy well in just the Regencycore aesthetic.

Pearl Aspects

Involving pearl barrettes and the Vivienne Westwood choker, the pearl trend is right here to keep. If pearl necklaces are not for you, we like them as minor embellishments—like the buttons on a cardigan or embroidered into a headband.

Opera Gloves

Maybe even more decadent than pearl elaborations are opera gloves—wearing them will call for you to have a particular phone handler to look at the numerous texts from all your suitors. But a minor decadence is just what Woman Whistledown would phone for, and opera gloves are the perfect way to incorporate a bit of hot class to an night glimpse.