Vanessa Hudgens is the most recent superstar to embrace Barbiecore. The actress posed on Instagram sporting a pink slipdress, and even captioned the submit “Unhealthy Barbie’s.” The ’90s-inspired, mini type options an oversize floral print and skinny straps for a retro really feel. Posing beside two associates, Hudgens paired the slipdress with black platform flip flops, pink heart-shaped sun shades, and even wore a pink scrunchie in her hair. She accessorized with a beaded necklace, hoop earrings, and an anklet.
Hudgens joins a lineup of celebrities who’ve just lately popularized the fashion pattern. 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 crimson carpet seems to be we have seen from the likes of Maison Valentino and Miu Miu but in addition, extra particularly, the colourful, textural mixtures which are constructed upon the standard traits and traits of Mattel’s quintessential American fashion 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 immediately most synonymous with a glance extra akin to Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods in “Legally Blonde.”
This summer time, all-pink-everything Barbiecore encourages us to embrace that very same sense of fearlessness and faucet into the overaccessorized, monochromatic type, with Hailey Bieber, 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 superstar Instagrams. Whereas piling on a lot of pink is essential, daring assertion equipment comparable to towering platform heels, retro-shaped glasses, and gloves are to not be missed.
We are able to, partially, attribute the joy 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 shouldn’t 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 superstar Barbiecore takes so far.