When I started hosting flower crown headdress classes as a side hustle from my primary business selling mannequins, I had no idea I was tapping into something called the “cottagecore trend.

I just wanted knew that I enjoyed being around flowers and making things with my hands. Because it allowed me to tap into my feminine energy which was a counter balance to the masculine energy needed to be a “girlboss.”

Turns out flowers – wearing them in your hair or wearing a dress with a floral print or flower arranging fresh flowers – is a big part of the cottagecore aesthetic.

I did notice that when searching for images for my Headdress Workshop Pinterest boards I primarily saw only Anglo women with long flowing hair. That is why I specifically created a Pinterest board titled Black women wearing flower crown headdresses.