Advice on WordPress Theme


I recently uploaded the WordPress version of my HTML Template ELIOS and got soft rejected with the following reason:

Unfortunately ‘WordPress’ has higher standards in terms of aesthetics. An approved design in other categories does not guarantee an approval. Your design has an interesting starting concept, but it will need significant improvements in aesthetics and attention to details.

After making some changes on portfolio and including the child theme i re-uploaded and got hard rejected:

I’m sorry but the earlier review stands. I’m not seeing sufficient improvements here. Your item does not provide the necessary design quality to compete in the marketplace at this time.

I would appreciate if you could stopped by and give me some feedback.

HTML Theme:
WordPress Theme:

Thank you,

I would appreciate some feedback.

Thank you.

You need to make major changes to the design. Spacing, typography and new design elements you need to add to get it approved. WordPress standards are high.

Continuing the discussion from Advice on WordPress Theme:

Appreciate the feedback!

Thank you.

Any other suggestions?

Thank you.