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Winter Fairy Coquette (commonly referred to as Winter Bimbo) is a fashion style that features warm clothing in an aesthetic similiar to Coquette and Fairy Grunge.

Since Coquette and Fairy Grunge is very different, this fashion style ranges from looking delicate like coquette and softie to the fantastical aspect and grungier look of fairy grunge, avant-apocalypse, and kinderwhore. There is also an ethereal, snow-drop like, element to Winter Fairy Coquette and it may be seen as a subtype of Whimsical Coquette.

The clothing colors are predominantly white, but may include muted pastels, beige, light brown, and black for variety.

Visuals[]

  • Plain, bright background
  • Puffy
  • Snow
  • White color dominance

Fashion[]

Winter Fairy Coquette emphasizes using multiple textures in one outfit. Fur is of course ubiquitous, and lace, cable knit, chiffon, deconstructed knits, and suede are often included. Layering these different textures makes the outfit more interesting to make up for the limited color palette.

One of the fashion's main characteristics is styling clothes that are too short and light for winter with winter accessories. For example, many outfits in the aesthetic feature women in snow while wearing short tennis skirts.

Tops, Bottoms, and Dresses[]

  • Mini dress, midi dress
  • Nightgowns
  • Tennis skirts
  • Turtlenecks
  • Crop tops (most commonly tank tops)

Accessories[]

  • Corsets
  • Earmuffs
  • Leg warmers
  • Mittens
  • Scarfs
  • Stockings
  • Ripped tights
  • Arm Warmers
  • Pearl Bracelets

Hats[]

  • Ski hat
  • Cossack
  • Trapper hat
  • Pom pom hats

Outer Garments[]

  • Cardigan
  • Fleece jacket
  • Fur coats
  • Parka

Shoes[]

  • Knee high winter boots
  • High platform
  • Mary Jane
  • Creeper shoes
  • Moon boots
  • Fluffy boots (not specifically winter boots)

Textures and Miscellaneous[]

  • Lacy clothing
  • Puffy, fur-like clothing

Criticism[]

This aesthetic is criticized for promoting eating disorder and body dysphoria due to the aesthetics' focus on skinny body image & that a few vendors only sell sizes xxs to small [1]

This aesthetic is often also called "Russian Bimbo" or "Slavic Bimbo" on social media. It tends to romanticize Russian and north Slavic cultures, as people on TikTok who wears Russian Bimbo outfits often take pictures in the snowy forest or Russian town squares. Some people go as far as to gatekeeping this aesthetic for Russians only. It is criticized for glamourizing the country's stereotypes and portraying Slavic women as ‘bimbos’, hence the name "Russian Bimbo”. The terms Winter Fairy Coquette and Winter Bimbo are preferred so as not to feed into those negative stereotypes.

Resources[]

Vendors[]

  • Ozlana
  • Demonia (For specific heel types like Camel, Bear, & Cubby)
  • Vivienne Westwood
  • Vintage hollister, vintage abercrombie and fitch
  • harlot hands

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