While you may call some men lads or boys, it takes a certain type to earn the moniker of ‘bloke’.
The colloquial term doesn’t have an exact definition, but it conjures images of a man’s man; the type who loves football, spends his time at the pub, and eschews metrosexuality.
While blokey behaviour has been associated with misogyny and hooliganism over the years, a new generation of fashion-forward males are endeavouring to bring the aesthetic back to the fore.
Blokecore is a style that’s become popular recently with Gen Z and Millennial TikTokers, mirroring the womenswear trend cycle with a distinctive 90s/00s feel.
However, where women’s fashion has focused on statement grunge-inspired pieces and standout rave gear, blokecore is all about looking as average as possible.
The aesthetic is set to be