The Skim: EYNTK About Brat (& Pop Girl) Summer

We ride for you, Charli

This summer’s aesthetic must-haves are a pack of cigs and a Bic lighter, and a strappy white top with no bra. Well, that’s what Charli xcx says anyway.

The Cambridge-born singer released her new album Brat last month bringing with it the beginning of brat girl summer. Charli xcx ‘s sixth album features a lime green cover, convincing the pop star’s cult following that this is the essential colour of a true brat.

A true brat parties the night away in a club until four am, a club rat if you will. The clean girl who makes sure she completes her ten-step skincare routine every night is completely wiped away and replaced with a brat who has no fear of staining her white pillowcases with black eyeliner.


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Patent platform Dr Martens with a mini skirt, white ribbed vest, and wraparound sunglasses are all requirements to maintain the shabby chic look that is the brat.

Brat is the kind of pop music you can imagine dancing away to in the club until the early hours, but Charli’s not the only pop girl who’s been dominating this summer…


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The Skim is back for season five and hosts Bronwyn and Jade are chatting all things 365 party girl, reliving Taylor Swift’s epic Dublin takeover at the Aviva Stadium, and dissecting Sabrina Carpenter’s unstoppable chart domination.

Get ready for juicy insights, hot takes, and all the pop culture buzz you crave!

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