How to Dress Like Barbie – 3 Doll-like Barbiecore Aesthetic Outfits

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Barbiecore is a contemporary fashion style that pays homage to the iconic Barbie doll by emulating its signature silhouettes – bodycon dresses, high-waisted skirts, cropped tops, and tailored blazers – in pink shades, from soft pastel to deep magenta.

A Typical Barbiecore Outfit
A Typical Barbiecore Outfit

Renowned for wearing feminine silhouette garments in pink hues, from beachwear to her evening gowns and playful accessories that align with the Barbie aesthetic, Paris Hilton, Gigi Hadid, Lady Gaga, and Katy Perry have been instrumental in popularizing the Barbiecore style.

Barbiecore style fashion outfit

With elegant gowns and luxurious fabrics reminiscent of 1950s Hollywood glamour and sleek, minimalist lines of 1960s Mod fashion, the Barbiecore style conveys a message of nostalgia blended with femininity, elegance, and glamour.

1950s Hollywood glamour and 1960s Mod fashion

Unveil the magic of Barbiecore with the help of our 3 outfit ideas designed to bring the iconic Barbie style to life while delivering sophistication and elegance.

1. Vintage Barbiecore

Vintage Barbiecore style outfit

Qutie Plus Gingham Print Cami Dress Fashionable Oval Shaped Small Frame Unisex Glasses
Women'S Fashionable Imitation Pearl Waist Chain
Women's Pointed Toe Slip-On Shallow Mouth Stiletto High Heels, Patent Leather Spring/ Autumn/ Work Shoes, Shallow Mouth Shoes Baroque Faux Pearl Necklace Hip-hop Clavicle Chain Jewelry For Women Retro Necklace

Start your Vintage Barbiecore outfits with a Kate Spade pink gingham A-line dress in a structured silhouette that reproduces the classic Barbie style and a pair of Christian Louboutin hot pink glitter pumps.

Krystin Lee and Margot Robie's Vintage Barbiecore Style
Krystin Lee and Margot Robie’s Vintage Barbiecore Style

Louboutin’s iconic red sole adds an extra pop of color, while the sparkling finish brings an element of fun that’s at the heart of the Barbiecore philosophy.

Complete the ensemble with a pearl necklace from Mikimoto, a designer charm belt around the waist, and white oversized cat-eye sunglasses from Gucci to enhance the outfit’s 1950s vintage charm.

2. Cowgirl Barbie

Cowgirl Barbie outfit

Solid Button Front Sleeveless Shirt High-waist Flared Jeans In Rose Pink Women Embroidery Detail Chunky Heeled Western Boots, Fashion Outdoor Boots
Horse Decor Geometric Buckle Belt
Unisex Boho Ridge Boho Cowgirl Hat Cowboy Hat Fedora Hat Jazz Panama Hat Soft Felt Hat Western Denim Style Hat Suitable For Daily Use Paisley Print Bandana

Channel the spirit of the Wild West with a modern twist in a Cowgirl Barbie ensemble inspired by the frontier flair.

Margot Robbie and Ariana Grande's Cowboy Barbie Outfit
Margot Robbie and Ariana Grande’s Cowboy Barbie Outfit

Begin with a statement pair of Ralph Lauren pink flared jeans and a cropped sleeveless pink button-up shirt from Versace for a blend of luxury and Western charm.

For footwear, select a pair of brown leather Western heeled boots from Frye as a sturdy foundation, echoing the rugged elegance of the style.

Accentuate the waist with a Gucci pink plate buckle leather belt and accessorize with a classic white Stetson hat to capture the cowgirl spirit and a Hermès pink neckerchief scarf for a sophisticated twist on the traditional Western accessory.

3. Hot Pink Barbie

Hot Pink Barbie outfit

One Shoulder Sequin Party Dress
Pink Denim Love Heart Shape Ladies Handbag With Rivet Decoration Rhinestone Boots For Women Ankle Boots Sparkly Glitter Chunky Heel Hot Dressy Party Prom Shoes

For a dazzling night-out look that captures the essence of Hot Pink Barbie, start with a Balmain hot pink mock-neck cutout dress in shimmering fabric and bold cutouts.

Add a pair of Saint Laurent hot pink glitter heeled ankle boots to bring some sparkle to your steps and a touch of drama to the ensemble.

Anne Hathaway and Margot Robbie's Hot Barbie Style
Anne Hathaway and Margot Robbie’s Hot Barbie Style

For the final touch, carry a Judith Leiber hot pink heart-shaped clutch – a Barbie-esque detail that will turn heads – to complement the outfit’s vibrant color scheme.

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A University of Oxford graduate in Design History, Katherine Saxon is researching arising TikTok cultures from a consumer psychology perspective while covering emerging aesthetics in fashion and beauty for TheVOU, Forbes, Business Insider, and more.

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