Bimbocore style is a playful, seductive, and sensual way of dressing, mostly in pink body-fitting clothes, in a nod to traditional femininity while making a fierce statement of modern, empowered womanhood.
Bimbocore’s flirtatious aesthetics has roots in several past fashion styles: Rococo ruffles and lace, Victorian-era corsetry, 1960s Mod Fashion mini-skirts, Retro Pin-Up hourglass figure that accentuates curves, thin Barbiecore waistlines, and 1980s Glamour.
Historically used pejoratively to describe an unintelligent but ultra-feminine woman dressed in pink, the term bimbo was transformed by fashion icons like Paris Hilton, Nicki Minaj, Britney Spears, and Christina Aguilera into a Bimbocore symbol of empowerment, self-love, and body positivity.
In this article, we will explore 3 powerfully feminine outfit ideas that break the “bimbo” stereotype by showcasing intelligence, brilliance, good taste, and empowered feminity.
1. Bimbocore Queen
Begin your Bimbocore Queen look with a body-hugging Versace pink leather pencil skirt and a Dolce & Gabbana pink cami top for a touch of delicate contrast against the leather’s texture.
Layer the top with a cropped pink leather and fur jacket from Fendi, perfect for adding an upscale touch to the outfit, and accessorize with oversized sunglasses from Prada.
Wear Valentino pink ankle strap pumps for footwear and complete the look with a pink transparent tote bag from Stella McCartney.
2. Chic Bimbocore
Begin the Chic Bimbocore outfit with soft pink velour flared pants from Juicy Couture and a coordinating pink velour cropped sweater for a streamlined silhouette reminiscent of early 2000s luxury loungewear.
Complete the ensemble with a pair of Jimmy Choo glitter ballet flats, perfect for a day when you’re on the move but still want to maintain a sense of chic allure.
Accessorize with Oliver Peoples glasses for an intellectual vibe, a small heart silver necklace from Tiffany & Co. in a subtle nod to Bimbocore’s love motifs, and a pink crocodile pattern leather mini bag from Saint Laurent.
3. Active Bimbocore
For a sporty and chic Active Bimbocore look, start with an Alo Yoga pink cropped top and a pair of statement-making pink cargo pants.
For a modern twist on a classic ’90s item, look to brands like Missguided or ASOS for a contemporary fit.
Add Y2K sparkle by cinching the ensemble with a black sequin belt from BCBG Max Azria and a pair of iconic Air Max Nike sneakers.
The overall aesthetic carries deep 2000 aesthetic influences seen in the low-rise cut of the pants and the chunky footwear, both hallmark trends of the early 2000s.
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A University of Oxford graduate in Design History, Katherine Saxon is researching arising TikTok cultures from a consumer psychology perspective while covering emerging aesthetics in fashion and beauty for TheVOU, Forbes, Business Insider, and more.