Whereas Y2K tendencies have been very a lot in type, Barbiecore takes the kitschy aesthetic one step additional. That is in reference not simply to the bubblegum-pink pink carpet seems we have seen from the likes of Maison Valentino and Miu Miu but additionally, extra particularly, the colourful, textural mixtures which can be constructed upon the traditional traits and traits of Mattel’s quintessential American vogue doll. Barbie — dropped at life in 1959 by Ruth Handler in a strapless, black-and-white-striped bathing go well with, tiny gold hoops, and black heels — is right this moment most synonymous with a glance extra akin to Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods in “Legally Blonde.”
This summer season, all-pink-everything Barbiecore encourages us to embrace that very same sense of fearlessness and faucet into the overaccessorized, monochromatic type, with Cardi B, Lizzo, Kim Kardashian, and Dua Lipa taking the reins. From Cardi’s head-to-toe Chanel outfit and Lizzo’s Valentino skater gown and opera gloves to Kardashian and Lipa decked out in Balenciaga, inspiration is available from celeb Instagrams. Whereas piling on numerous pink is essential, daring assertion equipment equivalent to towering platform heels, retro-shaped glasses, and gloves are to not be ignored.
We will, partly, attribute the thrill constructing round this aesthetic to Greta Gerwig’s extremely anticipated “Barbie” film, starring Margot Robbie and a platinum-blond Ryan Gosling. And whereas the film will not be set to be launched till July 21, 2023, Barbiecore is already in full swing, and the movie stills do it justice.
Forward, we have compiled a few of our favourite celeb Barbiecore takes up to now.