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How to: Jump on the Coquette girl aesthetic trend


If you’ve been scrolling through TikTok recently you might have seen the Coquette aesthetic trending! It might seem like there’s a new viral trend every week and it can be hard to keep up with what’s hot and what’s not right now.

But this subculture’s main style notes have existed on the internet for some time, it’s just been given a new name and repackaged for the 2020’s. 

So, what exactly is the Coquette Girl aesthetic trend?

The word coquette means ‘a flirtatious woman’ and this encapsulates the theme of this look.This style is a collage of other popular aesthetic movements and borrows elements from established styles such as cottagecore, lolita and the old money aesthetic.

Hyper feminine, romantic and sugary sweet are just a few words you can use to describe the ‘Coquette Girl’.

Think floral prints, gingham, frills, bows and pearls. Pastel tones and the colour pink feature heavily in this trend. While ornate or baroque style detailing are popular details, straying far away from modern minimalism.

This aesthetic is both elegant vintage starlet and innocent adolescent girldom combined.

But how can you jump on this trend and become a ‘Coquette Girl’?

Coquette Girl Aesthetic Beauty Tips

As this aesthetic is youthful and feminine, pink should be the star of the show when it comes to your make up. The Dior Backstage Rosy Glow is one of the most popular makeup products for this look. As the name suggests, the colour is perfect for giving your cheeks that healthy, rosy glow. While the packaging itself, such as the embossed dior printing in the blush, hits on the ornate details this trend loves. Another makeup product that has the perfect packaging and is luxurious enough for this trend is Gucci’s floral packaged Rouge à Lèvres Voil lipstick collection. 

Popular hairstyles for this trend are bouncy curls, intricate plaits or simply, sleek and straight. Above everything though, your hair must be shiny and healthy, invest in a high quality hair oil, like Kérastase Elixir Ultime Rose Hair Oil to achieve that perfect shine. While products like the Remington PROluxe Heated Hair Rollers will help you get that bouncy, salon blow dry look. If you’re avoiding heat, jump on another TikTok trend and grab a heatless curler, like this Kitsch Satin Heatless Curling Set

To keep looking youthful and innocent. The Coquette girl needs to keep up with her skincare routine. La Mer is the go to for this trend, the holy grail for skin care experts, this high end brand is worth every penny.

These beauty tips wouldn’t be complete without perfume! As this style is high femme and luxurious, popular scents like Coco Chanel Mademoiselle, Miss Dior and Replica’s Flower Market are floral, feminine and just pink enough to be the perfect fit.

Coquette Girl Aesthetic Fashion Tips

As this trend is all about femininity, your clothing needs to reflect this and is one of the easiest ways to jump on this trend.

Highly coded feminine clothing like dresses and skirts are key pieces to nail this look. Choose items that accentuate the female form, while still feeling innocent and classy. Items with bardot or sweetheart necklines and off the shoulder sleeves are delicate yet tasteful. 

Dresses or tops with puff sleeves, bishops sleeves or balloon sleeves are highly feminine yet still have a vintage feel. 

Choose dresses that have detailing like lace, frills and bows for that youthful look, while prints like floral and gingham will instantly hit on this aesthetic. Your colour palette should revolve around pastel tones, white and creams and plenty of pink. Selkie has built their brand on this highly feminine aesthetic and have a host of options that fit this trend.

Accessories with hair bows and pretty clips, cute socks and girly jewellery. 

Footwear should reflect the youthful feminine theme of this trend. The classic Chanel inspired ballet pump has made a resurgence in popularity because of this trend as can be paired with most types of outfits. Vintage inspired footwear like mary janes pair perfectly with the highly feminine dresses and frilly socks often featured in this aesthetic.  High heels are a classic footwear choice for a reason, the platform look, made popular recently by versace, has spurred many high street copycats and is the perfect high heel for this look, combining the sex appeal and playfulness that this aesthetic loves.

Coquette Girl Interior Tips 

This aesthetic is easy to translate into interiors, as this trend borrows from established trends that are still popular in the interior world. Namely, Vintage, Shabby Chic and Country inspired interiors!

As this aesthetic is all about feminine beauty, it makes sense that a key piece of furniture to invest in would be a Dressing Table set, the more ornate the better. Furniture Ranges like the Pays Blanc Range are ideal for this look, Vintage, French inspired and complete with an antique effect, this collection would instantly add a coquette feel to any bedroom or dressing room space.

For fans of more ornate furniture, the Tiffany collection would be the one. Mirrored and with an antique silver finish, this range comes complete with a mix of crystal style knobs or antique drop handles and baroque inspired detailing. A gorgeous choice for those who prefer a more luxury look and want to stray from white furniture. 

If you are going to introduce one piece of new home decor to start your coquette aesthetic interior journey, you should invest in a mirror. Opt for a mirror that’s highly detailed and ornate, the larger the better! Go for gold, silver or white finishes, depending on your personal interiors style. Our top choice would be this Large Arch Antique Gold Ornate Overmantle Mirror, this Large Ornate White Wall/Leaner Mirror or this Large Ornate Silver Wall / Floor Mirror.

For home accessories, the more ornate and feminine, the better. Add baroque inspired details like this Ornate Candle Holder with Glass, this Lace Detailed Mirrored Display Tray or Large Antique White Vintage Metal Candle Lantern to surfaces. While products like this Ornate White Wall Mirror Candle Holder Sconce and this Antique White Ornate Wall Sconce Style Shelf will add a coquette touch to any wall space.

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