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How to embrace the Barbiecore aesthetic in a grown-up manner

Dress like Barbie without looking like you're in costume mode

Your childhood dalliances with dressing up Barbie dolls may have left an indelible mark on your fashion sensibilities. Or perhaps you’re drawn to the stunning ensembles sported by actress Margot Robbie during her press tours for the forthcoming Barbie movie. However, nailing the ultra-feminine, hot pink ‘Barbiecore’ aesthetic without seeming like you’re playing dress-up can be tricky.

Barbie, synonymous with her pink plastic stilettos, embraced a much-needed style revamp in 2015. She traded her towering heels for sneakers, mirroring a societal shift towards more pragmatic and comfortable fashion choices. This updated, casual look pairs perfectly with hints of pink, yet we envision Barbie would also welcome sophisticated, mature shades like the organic beige of a timeless trench coat. We bet she’d be smitten with a collection of charming accessories, such as this crystal-embellished teddybear necklace, and would likely adorn her Dreamhouse with modern art and a dreamy floral feature wall.

Our curated selection of fashion, beauty, and decor is designed to help you channel Barbie’s iconic allure in a refined, adult manner. Below, tap the products in the photos to shop the elevated Barbiecore trend today.

Pink and practical

Grown-up glamour

Barbie beauty

Dollhouse decor

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