If the crisp button-downs and floppy hats we have seen all summer season lengthy are any indication, the coastal-grandmother aesthetic has endurance. Initially coined by TikTok creator Lex Nicoleta within the spring, the phrase has developed right into a full-fledged fashion and life-style development. In a sketch for “The Tonight Present” on Aug. 3, Jimmy Fallon launched a music video devoted to the aspirational lifestyle, tapping resident coastal grandmother Jane Fonda for a visitor look.

As Fallon sang hilarious lyrics that talk to all of the markers of a coastal grandmother — together with breezy linen pants, gardening, and wise footwear — Fonda embodied the very aesthetic and the actions that include it. With a sweater loosely tied round her shoulders and a gold shell assertion necklace on the heart of her chest, the “Grace and Frankie” star swayed to the nostalgic melody as she organized shells in a jar, regarded by way of her closet stuffed with “18 shades of beige and navy,” and lounged in a wicker chair with a martini in hand.

The time period went viral earlier this yr shortly after Nicoleta outlined it because the look for individuals who love “Nancy Meyers films, coastal vibes, recipes and cooking, Ina Garten, [and] interiors.” For clothes, this interprets into light-weight attire, basic button-downs, useful sandals, and just about something linen in a impartial, beachy colour palette. And as Nicoleta has mentioned, “You do not have to be a grandmother to be a coastal grandmother.” Above, watch Fallon and Fonda’s comedic interpretation of the easy aesthetic.


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