Italy Magazine Round Table: What TikTok’s “Mob Wife Aesthetic” Skips Over

Sat, 02/03/2024 - 16:02
Ray Liotta and Lorraine Bracco in Goodfellas
Ray Liotta as Henry and Lorraine Bracco as Karen Hill in Goodfellas / Photo: Warner Brothers / Alamy Stock Photo

Ed.: Welcome to the inaugural Italy Magazine Round Table, in which members of our team across Italy call in for off-the-cuff conversation about the trending topics of the day. Stay tuned as this series continues to grow. 

Fashion-minded young women on TikTok are turning to a bejeweled, brassy and often Italian-American new muse: the prototypical made-in-Hollywood “mob wife.” 

The platform’s trending “mob wife aesthetic” — a look built on heavy makeup and manicures

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