Whether you have a blog, a store, or a portfolio, a feminine brand warrants a suitable and appropriate design. However, selecting a theme solely based on aesthetic could lead you to choose one that lacks your required functionality.
Thankfully, there are lots of pretty, chic, feminine WordPress themes that also provide plenty of features to get your website in shape. Looking over a list of fitting themes should reveal at least one or two that might work for your project.
This post will highlight the ten most exquisite feminine themes in 2016, and will definitely inspire you to prettify your site. Let’s get started!
1. Chic ($49)
Our own Chic theme is classy, elegant, and perfect for creating a beautiful blog or e-commerce store. Its clean and modern aesthetic provides the perfect palette to craft your own unique site. The featured posts home page slider can create an immediate impact for your viewers. Alternatively, you can drag-and-drop your way to a category-style homepage.
Chic enables you to completely customize your design for all pages and posts with options including number of columns, full width layouts, and adjustable sidebars. If you’re creating an online store, you can speed things up by taking advantage of five pre-built shop sample pages, and enjoy full WooCommerce support.
Finally, this fast and well-coded theme means you don’t have to worry about site performance and can focus on your content. We would, naturally, whole-heartedly recommend it!
2. Honeycrisp ($70)
Honeycrisp oozes femininity with its feminine, yet minimalist design. Ideally suited to blogs or businesses, you can tailor the layout of this theme to suit your specific needs. You can adjust the width of your site, easily add widgets to your sidebar, and also insert shortcodes to create components.
Additional options include graceful typography, three different blog styles, and a variety of galleries for showcasing your images. You can also use a slider or carousel to give your site a look that’s both stylish and professional.
3. Rosemary ($49)
Rosemary is a light and bright theme that enables you to display gorgeous imagery alongside elegant typography. This blog-focused theme offers five different layouts for your posts, as well as a variety of custom post formats. A featured slider also enables you to flaunt your best content front and center.
Rosemary also includes a popular element of many themes of this ilk – a full-width Instragram footer area that will keep your viewers wanting more. Finally, the theme’s clean and contemporary design is ready to be tailored to fit your brand – you can add a cute logo, and use the vast color options to create a stunning and unique website for your blog.
4. Isabelle ($79)
Isabelle is a whimsical theme that’s both pretty and flexible. Tailored to suit a blog or e-commerce website, it has a range of chic layouts to choose from. You can utilize the slider as is, or set it to full-width to create an even bigger impact with your featured images. If you love Isabelle’s logo, you can simply type your blog or business name to get the default styling. Of course, you can also opt to upload your own instead.
A handy feature of this theme is the pre-built forms for MailChimp and Convertkit, enabling you to start growing your email list immediately. Isabelle also has embedded Schema markup, so your site will be search engine friendly.
5. Kloe ($59)
Kloe is a multipurpose theme for all things lifestyle and fashion. It offers a fresh and modern design that could lend itself to a blog, e-commerce store, or portfolio. One of the best things about this theme is its vast array of stunning demo pages. If you want a quick setup, you can simply craft your site by selecting from 14 pre-built home pages – each installed via one click.
You can offer a ‘wow’ factor with features such as full screen headers, video sliders, and parallax effects. And if you’re looking to launch an e-commerce site, Kloe also comes with pre-built shop pages and WooCommerce support.
6. Activello (Free)
Activello is a clean and minimalist blog theme that offers a crisp and fresh look. Its default layout and fonts create an elegant aesthetic perfect for any feminine blog. You can craft your unique homepage by adding an attractive logo, and displaying featured images in the header slider.
You can also opt for a static front page or a blog reel, and customize accent and background colors. Activello doesn’t have an adaptable footer widget, but it does give the option of infinite scrolling, enabling your visitors to simply keep on browsing.
7. Florence ($49)
Florence is a classically crisp theme that’s designed make your content shine. It avoids the frills and fancies to place your imagery and text at the forefront of your site. However, that doesn’t mean it’s light on features. You can still add popular elements such as a full-width Instagram footer, along with a host of other sidebar and footer widgets.
Florence is perfect for showcasing your work in an organized way against a light and airy backdrop. For your blog, you can use a variety of post formats within your choice of four attractive layout options.
8. Olsen Light (Free)
Olsen Light is a crisp and professional looking theme that sets the stage for an easy to maintain blog. You can build your pages within an intuitive drag-and-drop interface, and easily customize widgets, social options, and colors.
For a free theme, Olsen Light comes with some nice features. It has an Instragram photo slider for easy integration of your Instagram pictures, is translation ready, and search engine friendly.
9. Oleander ($49)
Oleander is a clean and fresh theme designed for blogs and e-commerce sites. It’s been crafted with your visitors in mind, with a focus on striking and enchanting components. You can showcase your featured images in the full-screen slider, and flaunt your top content in adorably-styled promo boxes.
In addition, you can choose from a myriad of layouts and post format options to craft the look that suits your brand. You can also add your Instagram feed to the full-width Instagram footer area.
10. BeautySpot ($59)
BeautySpot is a stylish feminine theme specifically for beauty-related businesses such as salons or spas. However, it has the flexibility to cover a broad range of niches. It comes with plenty of relevant template pages including Services, About Us, and Gallery. If you’d prefer to start from scratch, you can use the built-in Visual Composer plugin and powerful shortcode generator.
You can choose from eight color skins, or create your own quickly and simply. BeautySpot also comes with Font Awesome icons, a MailChimp subscribe form, and WooCommerce support.
11. WP Beauty ($39)
No matter what you want to build WP Beauty will work for you. Marketed as a multi-purpose beauty theme for spas, salons, gyms, e-commerce shops, beauty & fashion blogs this theme can do it all. WP Beauty includes premium plugins for sliders, appointment booking and drag & drop page building. Plus it’s fully compatible with WooCommerce and WPML Translations.
The theme also boasts personalized support from the theme developer (our friend Chris!), full Instagram feed integration, tons of custom page building elements, lots of easy to use demos you can import and much more. It’s definitely a theme you won’t want to miss.
A feminine brand needs a beautifully styled website as part of its marketing platform. With so many stunning WordPress themes available, choosing the right one can be a tough decision. While you may have aesthetic as your top criterion, features and flexibility also need to be considered.
We’ve provided you with a list of ten pretty, chic, and functional feminine themes, one of which could be right for you. Pick a theme that fits your needs and get prettifying!
Which theme will you try for your next project and why? Let us know in the comments section below!