Three Easy Ways To Nail The Barbiecore Look, Every Single Time

Barbie Beauty Skin
Marie-Antoinette Issa

Lifestyle Writer

Jan 12, 2024

Forget the red carpet! In case you’ve been living under a rock, Margot Robbie has been painting the town pink – wowing the world with a wardrobe packed with fun Barbie fashion trends, to coincide with the release of the movie by the same name.

Barbie Fashion Trends Feature

From glam gowns to sleek sportswear, the world’s most popular pink mini-mannequin continues to inspire sartorialists with her signature style. To help you recreate a DIY doll look that is all your own, here are our favourite finds to help you incorporate the best Barbie fashion trends into your look.

Barbie Fashion Trends, Barbiecore

Prints, polka dots and all things pink

According to Mean Girls, “On Wednesdays, we wear pink”. But when it comes to replicating the best Barbie Fashion trends, a bubble-gum based outfit is always a good idea!
Embracing Barbie’s unique sense of style begins with curating a wardrobe where cute meets couture. As well as the obvious pops of pink, one of the key aspects of Barbie’s style is her love for vibrant, bold patterns. Opt for floral prints, polka dots, and playful stripes to channel the spirit of the iconic doll.

For a more casual Barbie-inspired outfit, try pairing a graphic tee with a high-waisted skirt or jeans. Otherwise, don’t shy away from experimenting with different dress lengths – with Margot Robbie showing that Barbie was ready to embrace everything from mini to midi to maxi, to suit various occasions.

  • Generic Women’s Plaid Shirt Coat, $25.60 at www.amazon.com.au
  • Champion Re:Bound Cropped Buffer Jacket, $140
  • Selfie Leslie Shooting Stars One Shoulder Midi Dress in Pink, $88.99
  • Glassons Contrast Lace Bustier Corset Top, $39.99
  • Chou Chou Intimates Eva Bralette & G-String Set, $75.90

Step into fab footwear

From peep toes to points, no Barbie-inspired ensemble is complete without the perfect pair of shoes. Barbie’s shoe collection is nothing short of enviable, and you can elevate your style by choosing footwear that complements your outfits. For a touch of sophistication, opt for strappy heels or classic pumps in vibrant colours like pink or red. Barbie loves her statement shoes, so don’t be afraid to embrace bold prints, embellishments, and sparkles. Otherwise, If you prefer a more comfortable option, go for Crocs, kitten heels or even a pair of pink Ugg Boots. 

Barbie Fahsion Trends Shoes Boots
  • Steve Madden Stargazer Boots in Fuschia, $289.95
  • Crocs Barbie The Move Mega Crush Clog, $169.99
  • Ugg Express Women High Platform Ugg Fluffy Slides Poppin, $165
  • The Drop Women’s Issi Quilted Flatform Sporty Sandal, $74.40 at www.amazon.com.au
  • Kate Spade Bahama Sandal, $439

All about accessories

Accessories play a crucial role in completing the Barbie-inspired look. Start with a chic handbag in a cute, eye-catching design or metallic finish. Add sunglasses that embrace oversized frames, cat-eye shapes, or retro-inspired designs to channel Barbie’s fabulous flair. Adorn your wrists with layers of delicate bracelets, bangles, or even a prink watch that complements your outfits. Finally, don’t be afraid to finish with a statement piece – like sparkling earrings, necklaces with bold pendants, and stacked rings – to channel Ms. Millicent and add a touch of whimsy to your overall look.

Barbie Fashion Accessories Sunglasses
  • Quay Contoured Sunglasses in Hot Pink, $105
  • Deadly Ponies Crush Clutch, $629
  • Guess Pink Lady Idol Silicone Watch, $329.95
  • Le Pliage Green Shoulder Bag M In Petal Pink, $275
  • Strand Nere Stori Suitcase 55cm in Hyper Pink, $200

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

By Marie-Antoinette Issa

Lifestyle Writer

Marie-Antoinette Issa is a contributor for The Carousel and has worked across news and women's lifestyle magazines and websites including Cosmopolitan, Cleo, Madison, Concrete Playground, The Urban List and Daily Mail, I Quit Sugar and Huffington Post.

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