How to Dress Coquette: 5 Dreamy Looks for a Perfect Diva

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The Coquette style draws inspiration from the French term ‘coquette,’ which describes a playfully flirtatious or teasing woman and her charming way of dressing.

Depicting a feminine and elegant silhouette with a touch of contemporary trends, the Coquette aesthetic comprises motifs and patterns from the Victorian and mid-20th centuries.

Coquette Style

The vintage-inspired ruffles and lace garments accentuate the waist and flow gently to create a youthful, feminine, and romantic look depicting a playful woman.

Coquette outfits feature clothing in laces, ruffles, plates, floral prints, polka dots, and stripes in sweet pink, blue, and lavender pastels.

1. Playful Coquette

Playful Coquette

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Built around the sweet allure of baby doll dresses in pink, the Playful Coquette look exudes a delicate, flirty vibe and charming aura.

Start your outfit with a baby pink lace dress with a slip lining and lace from LoveShackFancy and a baby Gucci silk ribbon belt for a graceful, cinched waist effect that highlights Coquette’s feminine shape.

Playful Coquette Style

Continue the pink theme with ballet flats from Repetto, a staple in Coquette fashion, and accessorize with a girlish baby pink ribbon bow hairband (or hair clip) from Jennifer Behr for a touch of innocence.

Complete the look with a Mikimoto pearl necklace that confers the look with a touch of Old Money romantic aesthetic specific to a luxurious coquette wardrobe.

2. Dreamy Coquette

Dreamy Coquette

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The Dreamy Coquette outfit combines a serene shade of coral blue with sweet hues of red to create a youthful but sensual touch of elegance.

Start with a layered frill skirt dress with puff sleeves in coral blue from Self-Portrait, a label renowned for feminine clothing.

The layered frills add volume reminiscent of romantic, vintage styles, while the puff sleeves contribute to the dress’s delicate and nostalgic charm.

Lana Del Rey and Rihanna wearing Coquette style puff-sleeve dress
Lana Del Rey and Rihanna fashioning a dreamy Coquette look

Complement the dress with red Red Mary Jane shoes from Miu Miu or Dolce & Gabbana, and accessorize with a Chanel quilted mini handbag in baby blue to complement the coral blue of the dress.

Finish the ensemble with an Ivy League-style pearl necklace from Tiffany & Co. for a touch of sophistication and refinement.

3. Romantic Coquette

Romantic Coquette

Wool-blend Knit V-neck Solid Hollow Out Cardigan Qutie High Waist Ruffle Hem Skirt Snakeskin Embossed Stiletto Heeled Ankle Strap Pumps Fashionable Pearl Bracelet Set

Combining delicate lace, soft ruffles, and classic pearls in a pristine white palette, the Romantic Coquette outfit exudes sensual elegance and charm.

Start with a flirtatious white tie-front lace top in sheer and intricate patterns from Zimmermann or Reformation to encapsulate the romantic essence of the Coquette style.

Kylie Jenner in white coguette skirt

Pair the top with a white ruffle mini dress from LoveShackFancy and ankle strap heels from Jimmy Choo or Manolo Blahnik, and complete the look with a pearl bracelet.

Synonymous with timeless elegance, Pearls are a staple in Coquette fashion, and a bracelet from Tiffany & Co. or Mikimoto is ideal for providing a classic and refined finishing touch.

4. Cute Coquette

Cute Coquette

Faux Fur V-neck Rhinestone Button Knitted Cardigan Guipure Lace Cami Top Solid Pleated Skirt Women Bow Detail Stiletto Heeled Court Pumps, Fashionable Point Toe Pumps

Blending charming lace and sensual pleats in white and baby pink, the Cute Coquette outfit depicts a rare combination of sweet innocence with sensual feminity and style.

Start with a high-quality white tie-front cardigan from Other Stories as a clean and versatile base for the outfit, and underneath, wear a white cropped cami top with lace details from Free People or Urban Outfitters.

Tinashe in front tie coquette top

Pair them with a baby pink pleated mini skirt from ASOS or Zara, a pair of Steve Madden pointed pumps with pink ribbons, and a pearl headband from Lele Sadoughi to infuse the outfit with a playful, girlish coquette aesthetic charm.

Sydney Sweeny and Margot Robbie in pink miniskirts

The Cute Coquette is Lana Del Rey’s most loved look, comprised of aesthetic outfits in delicate fabrics like lace blouses with feminine touches, mini skirts with feminine details, hair bows, and delicate jewelry.

5. Coquette Diva

Coquette Diva Outfit

Qutie Fuzzy Trim Ribbed Knit Button Front Cardigan Kawaii Lace Cami Top Contrast Mesh Knot Front Skirt
Women’s Casual Slip on Bow Ballet Flats Fluffy Knee-Length Warm Pants For Women, Suitable For Winter Parties

This Coquette Diva outfit inspo is built around Marie Antoinette’s vintage-inspired fashion.

The look’s base comprises classic silhouettes like tulle skirts with delicate details, flowy dresses, or pencil dresses from sheer materials.

Bella Thorne and ariana grande in tulle skirt

The outfits are best matched with high-neck or ruffled blouses, aesthetic corset tops, leg warmers in soft color palettes, frilly socks, and lace-up sandals or strappy sandals for a touch of bohemian vibe.

coquette fur trim cardigan

For a carefree and flirtatious attitude, complete the look with gold jewelry and cat-eye sunglasses.

Similar Styles to Coquette

Fairycore | Cottagecore | Barbiecore | Kawaii | Softcore | Blokette

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