This paper presents an attempt to look at the evolution of contemporary economics using the category of beauty. Many scientists from different research areas such as physics, mathematics and humanities can relate to this category but economists seldom do. In this study links between beauty and economics have been discussed in relation to three areas of analysis: mission and social roles of economics, subject of economics and its methodology. Discussion presented in this paper refers to many streams of economics and other sciences. The search for beauty in economics is justified and plays an important role as a source of inspiration and also contributes to enriching the methodological foundations of contemporary economics.