Looking to bring a bit of a feminine touch to your professional site, blog, or portfolio? Feminine WordPress themes are the way to go. These themes can be used for a wide variety of purposes from spas to boutiques to garden blogs. You can highlight fashion, crafts, or health. Or, maybe you just want a place to share your thoughts with loyal followers. Regardless, these feminine WordPress themes are certain to attract attention, pique interest, and captivate your audience.
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Beautiful Watercolor – Hand Painted Creative WordPress
The title of this theme doesn’t lie, with graphics hand painted by the development team’s own artist, which comes in six different colors. It’s easy to install with a step-by-step installer, and has several shortcodes to make your job that much easier. Beautiful has several different sections, blog, galleries, and store pages, each with several customization features, two different blog layouts, and WooCommerce support for your eStore.
The framework is designed to be simple as well, making every step of building your site as streamlined and easy as possible. There’s image banners, easy to create text banners, sidebars, and visual columns, multiple options for image borders, typography control, several useful plugins and widgets, and a theme customizer to make it all easy to use. Another cool feature of this theme is the hand painted graphics for widgets as well, allowing you to decorate them as you choose and keep the whole site looking as beautiful as the header. All in all, Beautiful is a great and versatile $59 theme for creative online stores or blogs, and delivers what the title promises perfectly.
Girly is a $59 WordPress theme designed to be easy to use but also powerful and highly versatile. It has a soft and sweet aesthetic and a clean design, without being overly simplistic. There are several custom page templates for many different kinds of pages, along with carefully coded and widgetized areas for ease of use. It includes a default list of customizer options and several theme specific ones, which offer a live preview of your changes to help provide the versatility it was built for. The theme has a responsive layout for mobile viewing, and a large variety of options for picture sizing and placement as well as a color picker to further adjust your site’s appearance.
It also comes with a premium Soliloquy Slider and video support. While primarily a blog theme, it also includes basic WooCommerce support, allowing you to sell your own or related products directly from your site. Overall Girly is a well rounded and versatile theme, great for anyone looking for a very feminine aesthetic.
Caress – A Comprehensive WordPress Blog Theme
Caress is a $59 theme built for flexibility and focused around blogs that use large numbers of images. To that end, there are great tools included to display and share high quality pictures, galleries, and even videos, as well as widgets for Instagram, Flickr, Facebook, and other social media. On the flexibility front there’s no shortage of features either, with over 70 live customizer options, 14 blog and category layouts, 5 different post formats, special sticky post sliders, sidebars, footers custom widgets, and more. It also includes WooCommerce support for online stores, where its image functionality work great for displaying your products in great detail.
The theme is fully responsive and touch friendly, translation ready through the use of Poedit, and carefully search engine optimized. It has a minimal and simple design, while still looking modern and beautiful, and it’s retina ready to make sure everything looks as great as possible. For a theme that’s powerful and versatile, sleek and modern, without losing that feminine edge, you can’t go wrong with Caress.
Chandelier – A Theme Designed for Custom Brands
Chandelier is a powerful $59 theme designed for showcasing your own brands. Naturally, it includes WooCommerce support to allow you to sell your brand’s products through your site, but the theme goes far beyond just that. It has a large list of full page collections, each with a different style, offering you effortless variation in overall appearance. To further customize your site it has huge list of blog and portfolio templates, in standard, gallery, masonry formats, and more. It comes with the Visual Composer plugin for free to give you drag and drop page building, and easy customization option for various other aspect of your website.
The theme overall has a very beautiful and elegant appearance, with smooth image sliders, video background capability, and impressive parallax effects. It’s retina ready and responsive as well, so it looks just as great on any device. There’s a large list of other useful plugins, templates, and shortcodes, for easy social networking sharing, coming soon pages, helpful buttons, and far more. This theme is a beautiful choice for any business or entrepreneur looking to showcase and sell their brands.
Falive – Beautiful Creative & Fashion Blog Theme
Falive is a clean, streamlined theme built for lifestyle, fashion, or creative bloggers. It’s super easy to set up, with one click installation to get your framework in place and start creating content immediately. It comes with masonry and standard layouts, with several customization options in the form of 5 header layout options, 3 different featured sliders, a full width and boxed version of the main layout, and a theme customizer with live edits, allowing you to tweak all the smaller elements, including background color and fonts, of which you have over 600 to choose from with the included Google Fonts.
This theme comes retina ready and responsive to keep your site looking great, and has related and recommended post features to help your readers find what they’re looking for and keep them engaged in your content. If you want a $49 theme that both gives you control over your layout and looks great effortlessly to leave you more time for content creation, Falive is a great choice.
Thatcher & Thorne Genesis Theme
Thatcher & Thorne is a Genesis child theme that comes with the Genesis framework fully included as part of its $50 purchase. It’s designed around photography, with a large, beautiful image display and a minimal design so nothing distracts from your photos. It has a built-in portfolio that you can divide into multiple separate categories to keep your work well sorted, as well as a special category page with post excerpts and featured images. The homepage is widgetized, allowing you control over exactly what and how much content displays on it.
The header can be either text based or image based with your own custom images. A color customizer is also built into the theme, and it comes with several templates to get your pages up and running quickly. It’s responsive as well, so it looks just as good on mobile devices. Thatcher and Thorne is a great theme for any photography portfolio or picture based blog, or just to make a site to share your image work.
Blossom / An Ecommerce Genesis Theme
Blossom is an eCommerce theme for Genesis. You do have to purchase Genesis separately for this one, but the $50 price tag on the child theme adds a lot of functionality. It’s built to show off both your business and your products in a beautiful manner, helping draw customers to your site and grow your business. There’re 3 color schemes included, plus the ability to make your own, allowing you plenty of customization along with the 3 page layouts and 6 homepage layout options. It includes templates for several different site areas, and the ability to categorize all your products, making them easy to sort through and find.
It uses WooCommerce, and is prestyled for several other plugins as well. You can also use custom background and logo images, giving you those finishing personal touches. If you’re looking for a beautifully and cleanly styled ecommerce theme, Blossom is a great option.
Love Me Do – WordPress Theme
Love Me Do is a beautiful $70 theme with good customizability and ease of use. It has a calm and clean look, with a gorgeous watercolor theme to its aesthetic. It has preconfigured images to keep the same style of background with a different color, and the ability to change it out entirely for a background of your own. There’s a large list of options for customizability, ranging from several different blog, gallery, and page layouts, to small details to like the exact width and font type of specific aspects of your site.
It’s responsive, including support for a responsive video display from any of the major video hosting sites. It has 23+ shortcodes to further make building your site easy, along with several useful plugins such as ContactForm7, MailChimp, and PinterestRSS. There’s also useful custom share buttons that go at the bottom of your posts, allowing your content to easy get around and social media you want. Love Me Do is a great theme that’s highly adjustable in even the smallest areas, and has a beautiful and unique take on a clean and minimal aesthetic.
Darling // A Genesis Child Theme
Darling is a beautiful $50 theme built on the Genesis framework. As it does not come with Genesis, you must also buy that for $59.95. It is well worth the money for this pretty, versatile theme however, as it’s made for everybody. Plus, it’s compatible with a variety of plugins including WooCommerce, Genesis eNews Extended, and Jetpack. It’s overall a very versatile theme with a high degree of customization.
The theme is pink and white by default, but if that’s a little too cliche, you can change the colors while still keeping the feminine aesthetic. If you dislike white space, you could upload a custom background image instead. 3 layout options and 3 homepage styles, including a full width slider or a slider and a welcome message, help make your site unique. Darling is essentially perfect for anybody in need of a cute but elegant theme for basically any purpose at all, if they’re willing to pay a little more in exchange for its adaptable nature.
Beyond Madison WordPress Theme
Beyond Madison is a responsive theme, designed to work well for a variety of blog types. There’s a pink, a yellow, and a turquoise color to choose between, three different page layout options, a sidebar perfect for featured posts, adspace, or other uses, and three different footer areas as well. It has WooCommerce support for all your eCommerce needs, and a large post area to make your content the focal point.
With a custom subscribe button, and matching social media icons, favicon, and a share button at the end of each post, you’re sure to build a following quickly. There’s the option of adding your own logo as well, helping tie your brand to your site. For a pretty, functional $35 theme that makes use of blog features and eCommerce both and looks great on any device, Beyond Madison is a good choice.
Quinn WordPress Theme
Quinn is a $79 WordPress theme intended for wedding planners, and it shows with its white and pink stylings and its natural elegance. A full-width slideshow greets the visitors, delivering a great first impression, and from there the design is up to you. The gallery and blog features can give a more personal insight to potential customers. And if pink is not your style, it’s easy to change with the color picker.
This theme is chock full of useful functionalities. A newsletter sign-up with MailChimp, a variety of shortcodes, and a widgetized right sidebar all make it easy to personalize Quinn as much as you’d like. It is also responsive, cross-browser functional, and translate-ready. Quinn is a very adaptable theme and it’s great for event planners, photographers, small businesses, and creative people alike.
Shirlie is a light theme built on the Genesis Framework, which is included with the $65 purchase. Pretty and elegant, this theme is based around its gentle pastel colors overlaid on plenty of white space, giving you room to design the site however you want. Widgets, sidebars, and slideshows? No problem. With its unlimited amount of colors, 30+ Google fonts, and 6 page layouts, it’s easy to utilize this theme for whatever you’d like.
This theme is also very flexible. It can be used by just about anyone: bloggers, photographers, entrepreneurs, or artists. Its light colors, though, make it more suited for creative people than anyone. It’s WooCommerce compatible, so you can sell things if you’d like, or blog instead if it’s more your style. It can even be used as a portfolio site. Overall, Shirlie is a great site for anybody who has a creative flair or wants their website to have a gentle color scheme. Elegance and flexibility are Shirlie’s strongest points.
As the name indicates, Boss Lady is a theme made specifically for female entrepreneurs who own or are trying to start a successful online business. The $49.99 theme is eCommerce-ready, so if you have anything to sell, you can easily do it through your website. Plus, a blogging function allows followers to learn a bit more about your daily life.
The bright colors in this theme make it pop, attracting the attention of anyone who visits it. But if you’d rather, Boss Lady is very customizable, so you can change them to anything you’d like. It has 9 different layout options as well, ensuring uniqueness. The theme is extremely functional as well, with plenty of sidebar widgets such as categories, recent posts, and tags. It also includes a landing page and lead page templates. For any female entrepreneurs looking for a bright, fun theme to host or promote their business, Boss Lady is a great choice.
Hannah, a Responsive WordPress Theme
Hannah is a $49 theme that’s rather simple but very appealing as well. Perfect for bloggers, the theme revolves around your posts to the site, and the sidebar includes an instagram slideshow and a pinterest widget. It’s very easy to customize Hannah with backgrounds, fonts, and colors, and you can see your changes in real time, so it’s a snap to design.
The theme allows an unlimited amount of pages, posts, and galleries, with support for pictures, audio, and video, so you can write and blog about anything with no restrictions. It’s mobile-friendly so virtually any audience can view your site as well. All in all, Hannah is a great website for bloggers or small business owners who want a nice, clean site with just enough garnishes to make it pretty and appealing. What Hannah lacks in flashy animations and effects, it makes up for in its cheerful appearance and simplistic style.
Gothica – A one Page WordPress Theme in Goth Style
For anyone who is looking for a less “girly” theme, Gothica is a very unique and well-designed $44 theme. White space overlaid with tasteful amounts of black and accents of pink gives this theme a striking look, perfect for anyone looking to make a statement or draw the eye. The Revolution Slider plugin comes with this theme, making your header into a large, eye-catching slideshow. AJAX loading functionality allows visitors to view project posts without even leaving the homepage, and subtle animations here and there are just icing on the cake.
Gothica has a fair amount of customization. Web fonts can shake it up a bit, unlimited colors allow a bit of experimentation, and you can even create new templates with the drag-and-drop Aqua Page Builder. The admin panel makes it easy for beginners and experienced developers alike. Though this is great for businesses, Gothica is flexible and unique, so it’s great for anyone who needs a one-page theme for any purpose.
The Lucy & Lane Theme
Lucy & Lane is a highly customizable theme that is made unique but its high control over style and design. If you’re tired of themes that barely allow you to change the font or background without a struggle, then this is the theme for you. Colors, fonts, layouts, image sizes, it’s all made easy to change these to the desired parameters, so every page on your website will look unique.
If the design-centric style isn’t enough, then Lucy & Lane also comes with 23 shortcodes, a header, footer, and sidebar that can have widgets easily applied to them, and a variety of plugins. These include WooCommerce, Contact Form 7, Mailchimp, and Pinterest RSS. It also leaves plenty of space for ads, so you won’t have to ruin your website’s look in order to include them. For bloggers, salespeople, or just anyone wishing to have more control over their website’s customization, for $70, Lucy & Lane is a great choice.
Bleute – Beauty | Spa | Hair Salon | Makeup | Hair | Yoga | WordPress theme Booking WooCommerce
Bleute is an adaptable theme made for owners of beauty services such as hair salons, spas, and makeup shops. This $59 theme prides itself on diversity; with multiple page layouts, color palettes, and fonts, every page looks great and is easily customizable. It includes a variety of pages including galleries, shop pages, and blog pages, so it can easily fit the needs of your business’ website.
This theme comes with a variety of plugins such as WooCommerce, MailChimp, Font Awesome, and Theme Options. The included admin panel makes it easy to design the website even without coding experience, so you can create an appealing website full of content and animations with little hassle. All in all, for anyone looking for a niche theme for their beauty-related store or company, or any business that is willing to get creative with its design, Bleute is a strong candidate for your website’s theme.
The Wedding Day Responsive Theme
The Wedding Day is a highly customizable $49 theme that’s great for anyone wishing to create a website for the big event, or any large-scale gathering. Its main features are the online RSVP feature, a countdown, and a guestbook. But The Wedding Day also includes many other features such as a gallery, plugin compatibility, and a free set of 900 icons.
As for the website itself, this theme is chock full of animations, but its lightweight code minimizes lag so you can have a dynamic website without turning away every visitor. It comes with over 30 ready-to-use pages if you’re short on time, multiple layouts for both the main site and the header and footer, and shortcodes for functionalities such as lightbox effects or tooltips. The drag and drop builder makes it easy to design every element of the site to your heart’s content. But if you have no experience at all, the 23 video tutorials included will surely make it easy to create your dream website – just like your dream wedding. The Wedding Day is a perfect choice for anyone who needs to organize a big event with minimal hassle.
Lovely – Elegant & Simple Blog Theme
A simple but beautiful $49 theme, Lovely captures the audience with its clean and engaging style. Visitors are greeted with an animated header, capturing their interest, and no matter what homepage layout you choose, your post are organized well. Animation is everywhere in Lovely, making it look very interesting. Elegance permeates this theme’s design; it’s perfect for fashion bloggers, photographers, or those in the business of couture.
Lovely comes with a high degree of customization. The Theme Option Panel and Metabox will take much of the work out, leaving you more time to focus on design. 12 different blog layouts, 4 different feature areas, 3 sizes for your blog, and 5 different homepages ensures that your site will be unique from every other. This theme is simply “lovely”, and it’s perfect for anybody in or interested in the fashion industry, or even those who simply want a pretty theme for blogging purposes.
Gleam is a gorgeous, unique theme perfect for artists and photographers who wish to boldly put their creations out there. It’s unique primarily in the different fullscreen background that adorns each page, giving it a more substantial feel than other themes, while also allowing you to display your works for all visitors to see. But if the fullscreen portfolio is not for you, then a non-fullscreen option is included, with a subtle lightbox effect included. The Ajax loading functionality allows a simple loading bar between pages rather than a jarring transition, making the website much more immersive. Finally, flashy and subtle animations alike pepper the theme, giving it a nice final touch.
Along with the beautiful theme itself, Gleam comes with the standard set: updates, security, browser-compatibility, and support. All of this costs $69 a year as part of the Elegant Themes site-wide bundle. With its dazzling, one-of-a-kind look and its vivid imagery, Gleam is the perfect theme for artists, photographers, and bloggers who desire a theme to have their work displayed in style.
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