Feminine style is the ultimate crowd-pleaser. Why? Not only is it flattering, it’s appropriate for almost any occasion, and can channel a demure or flirtatious vibe when needed. Even better, the feminine look is definitely having a moment right now, if these 11 stylish celebrities are any indication. In need of some inspiration? Scroll through to see Taylor Swift, Keira Knightley, Olivia Palermo, and more wear everything from pretty pastels to romantic frocks.
Perhaps no other celeb epitomizes feminine style as much as Swift. From her signature red lip to her sweet matching sets, the singer has stuck to her unapologetically girly look for years—and it totally works.
Unlike Olivia Pope, the famous character she plays on Scandal, Washington doesn’t shy away from metallics and bright colors, especially in the form of flattering fit-and-flare dresses.
At 16 years old, we doubt we were as polished as Fanning. The young actress opts for pretty pieces and pastel colors, but always adds a few playful accents to keep her look youthful.
Knightley has a plethora of romantic films under her belt and the theme has clearly carried over to her wardrobe. The designer darling goes for pretty frocks in delicate materials—lace, chiffon, silk, and more—without ever appearing in something too fussy or complicated.
The former model often opts for vintage-inspired pieces, and she’s clearly a fan of intriguing textures and fun prints.
In need of full skirt styling inspiration? Look to Rossum, who loves the ladylike, figure-flattering silhouette for both casual and formal occasions.
Bosworth is one of the most sartorially savvy celebrities we know, but she especially excels when it comes to wearing feminine pieces in a fashion-forward way.
Whether it’s polka-dot prints or sheer dresses, Chung always incorporates current trends into her look, and she has her own modern, take on feminine dressing.
Though Collins gravitates towards elegant dresses and sweet separates, the stylish actress expertly contrasts these pieces with something edgy and cool.
Even when Palermo is wearing a menswear-inspired ensemble, she’ll add a few chic, sophisticated details that keep her look unquestionably feminine.
Jill Jill Stuart Collared Lace Dress ($398) in Black/White
We think Taylor Swift would love this flirtatious lace dress.
Burberry Graphic Floral Print Silk Slim Scarf ($150) in Mustard Print
A silk scarf tied at the neck is the perfect finishing touch to a feminine look.
Myne Flint Crop Blouse with Pleated Back ($185) in Blush
This sweet blouse gets a dose of cool, thanks to its cropped, boxy shape.
Sophia Webster for J.Crew Pippa Pumps ($620) in Bronze Black
These statement heels are fun yet wearable. Try swapping them out for your neutral pumps.
Topshop Chunky Faux Fur Coat ($170) in Cream
You can still wear a pretty dress in chilly weather. Just top it with this cozy faux fur coat!
Jennifer Zeuner Jewelry Sylvia Ear Crawlers ($286) in Pearl/Silver
These pearl earrings are delicate with just a touch of edge.
A menswear-inspired pattern grounds the frilly ruffle detail on this shirt.
Loeffler Randall The Rider Bag ($525) in Nude
If you have feminine sensibilities, you’ll want to invest in a structured top-handle satchel. We suggest this classic neutral option.
For Love & Lemons Buckaroo Babe Mini Dress ($185) in Floral Cord
Corduroy fabric makes this the perfect date-night dress for fall, especially when it’s styled with black tights and ankle boots.
MSGM Lace Overlay Skirt ($347) in Navy
Every girly girl’s wardrobe needs a lace skirt. Pair this pleated one with a cropped sweater and block-heel pumps.