If the buttonholes and floppy hats we’ve seen all summer are any indication, then seaside granny aesthetic have the power to stay. Originally coined by TikTok Creator Lex Nicoleta By spring, the phrase has evolved into a full-fledged fashion and lifestyle trend. In the sketch for “The Tonight Show” on August 3, Jimmy Fallon released a music video dedicated to the aspirational lifestyle, exploiting the seaside grandmother Jane Fonda for a guest appearance.
When Fallon sings hilarious lyrics that say all the hallmarks of a coastal grandmother – including the wind linen pants, gardening and sensible shoes – Fonda embodies the aesthetic and the activities that go with it. With a cardigan loosely tied over her shoulders and a gold shell necklace in the center of her chest, the “Grace and Frankie” star swayed to a nostalgic tune as she arranged seashells in a jar, peering through her wardrobe. dressed in “18 shades” of beige and navy, “and sprawled on a wicker chair with a martini in hand.
The term went viral earlier this year shortly after Nicoleta defined it as the look for those who loved “Nancy Meyers movies, coastal vibes, recipes and cooking, Ina Garten, [and] furniture. “For clothes, this translates into light skirt, classic down button, functional slippers, and almost anything linen in a neutral, beachy color palette. And as Nicoleta said, “You don’t have to be a grandma to be a beach grandma.” Above, check out Fallon and Fonda’s humorous interpretation of the effortless aesthetic.