Barbie is BACK!! With the recent release of the highly anticipated Barbie movie trailer searches for Barbie related fashion trends have skyrocketed. The Barbiecore (yes that's what it's called) aesthetic is trending, showing up everywhere from the runaway to streetwear. The playful and nostalgic style, is inspired by the iconic Barbie doll. Barbiecore embraces bold colors, feminine silhouettes, and a sense of playfulness and whimsy. But how do you incorporate this trend into your own style? Not to worry! We're here to help.
The Barbiecore style is inspired by the world of Barbie. Think vibrant pinks, bold patterns, and everyone's favorite sparkle and metallics. Barbiecore is unapologetically feminine and glamorous at its core, with a nod to the fashion of the late '90s and early 2000s.
There are 4 key elements to Barbiecore fashion:
Bold colors: Embrace vibrant hues, particularly shades of pink. Don't be afraid to experiment with and mix and match different tones, from soft pastels to eye-catching hot pink.
Tempest Blouse $128 | Wilfred | Aritzia
Feminine silhouettes: Emphasize your feminine side with fitted waist dresses, curve-accentuating skirts, and fitted tops. Think classic black and white swimsuit Barbie-inspired silhouettes including bodycon dresses, A-line skirts, and off-the-shoulder tops.
Myrna Satin Corset Midi Dress $269.00 | HOUSE OF CB | Nordstrom
Playful patterns: Add some visual interest to your wardrobe with bold patterns such as polka dots, floral prints, and animal prints.
Flounced Crêped Skirt $24.99 | H&M
Glamorous accessories: Complete your Barbiecore look with statement accessories like oversized sunglasses, layered necklaces, and floral earrings. Don't forget to add a touch of glamour to your footwear with embellished sandals or sky-high heels.
Daisy Chain Statement Earrings $40 | Le Chic Miami
How to Incorporate Barbiecore into Your Everyday Style:
Start with a statement piece: We all know Barbie loves to make a statement you can start slowly by incorporating a statement piece into your wardrobe. Think statement earrings or a bold pink blouse. Pair this statement piece with neutral or complementary colors to create a balanced, yet eye-catching outfit.
Self Love Heart Hoops $27 | Le Chic Miami
Mix and match: Don't be afraid to mix and match different elements of the Barbiecore aesthetic. Combine a pastel pink sweater with a leopard-print skirt, or pair a floral dress with neon pink statement earrings. The key is to strike a balance between the bold and the subtle, ensuring that your outfit doesn't become overwhelming.
Women's Puff Short Sleeve Dress $35 | Target
Embrace texture: Life in plastic, it's fantastic, right? Look for pieces with interesting textures, such as faux fur or leather, sequins, or lace. For example, a faux leather jacket in a bright pink hue can instantly elevate a simple outfit, while a sequined top can add a touch of glamour to a casual look.
Cody Croc Embossed Faux Leather Jacket $595.00 | Alice + Olivia
Don't forget the details: Small touches can go a long way in solidifying your Barbiecore aesthetic. Opt for pink statement earrings, a sparkly phone case, or even a bright pink manicure. These little details will help tie your look together and make a big impact.
Neon Art Deco Dangles $27 | Le Chic Miami
Confidence is key: The most important thing is to feel good in what you're wearing. When we feel good we feel confident and confidence is the most important thing you can wear. Don't step too far outside your comfort zone just to follow a trend. Find pieces that make you feel your best and celebrate yourself as a woman.
The Barbiecore aesthetic is all about fun as well as a sense of nostalgia. Have fun incorporating bold colors and playful patterns into your everyday style. By starting with statement pieces and mixing and matching different elements, you can create a unique look that captures the essence of Barbie's iconic fashion sense.
Most importantly, wear what makes you feel comfortable and confident. Barbiecore is all about embracing your individuality and having fun with fashion.
We love to see how you incorporate Barbiecore fashion into your everday style. Tag us on social media @lechicmiami
And remember, think pink!