Departures, October 2020
October 23rd, 2020
11 Luxury Properties That Indulge the Trending Cottagecore Aesthetic
It’s being called this year’s hygge, the Danish trend that embraced all things cozy. The latest aesthetic Internet craze is cottagecore, a romanticized version of pastoral homeyness that seems a definite response to trying to make our lockdown lives warmer. Think raising chickens, baking sourdough, throwing pottery, and picking wildflowers. Essentially, if your great-grandma did it, and Taylor Swift is currently into it (post-Folklore), it’s probably cottagecore. While making jam or candles, quilting, crafting, creative writing, and foraging aren’t necessarily the first things that come to mind on luxurious holidays, this kind of sweet nostalgia seems so healing now and, for some, exactly what is needed this fall and winter. Here, 11 high-end havens where the vibe is decidedly quaint—yet plenty opulent—and the activities on offer tap into your crafty, nature-loving self.