It’s hard to look anywhere this summer without seeing the influence of Barbie. Barbiecore has been trending for a while now. But with the recent release of the much-awaited Barbie movie, it’s literal Barbie-mania. I was obsessed with Barbie as a little girl. And I was so obsessed with pink that for an entire year I’d only wear pink and purple. But as an adult, my love for pink started to fade. I toyed with it when the Barbiecore trend started. And I’ve been playing with it more in recent months. While it will never be my favorite color, it’s been fun adding pops of pink into my wardrobe. So, whether you’ve been a devoted Barbie fan or you’re simply looking to sprinkle a dash of fun femininity into your wardrobe, here are pretty pink dresses for every type of Barbie girl:
The Classic Barbie Girl
For those who love embracing their inner Barbie with timeless elegance, a classic pleated or A-line pink dress is the way to go. Think elegant necklines, understated hardware, and a flattering silhouette that complements all body types. These dresses exude charm and grace, making them perfect for romantic dates, tea parties with your besties, or any occasion where you want to feel like the ultimate lady.
The Boho Barbie Girl
For free-spirited and bohemian-loving Barbie girls, a flowy pink maxi dress is the embodiment of relaxed elegance. Look for soft fabrics, intricate embroidery, and breezy silhouettes that capture the essence of boho chic. This dress is perfect for music festivals, picnics in the park, or any occasion where you want to radiate carefree charm.
The Glam Barbie Girl
If glitz and glamour are your go-to vibes, then a pink sequined dress is an absolute must-have in your wardrobe. Whether it’s a ball gown or a mini with feathers and sequins, you’re sure to steal the spotlight at any event. Embrace your inner diva, add some dazzling accessories, and bring on the shine!
The Vintage Barbie Girl
Calling all retro-loving Barbie girls! A vintage-inspired pink dress with a classic silhouette and a touch of nostalgia is just what you need. Look for swinging mini silhouettes or elegant tea-length designs that harken back to a bygone era. This dress is perfect for vintage-themed parties, garden soirees, or simply when you want to feel like a retro beauty.
The Sporty Barbie Girl
Who says pink dresses are only for elegant occasions? Sporty Barbie girls can rock a casual-chic pink dress with an athletic twist. Go for a comfortable and trendy pink tank dress or a sporty tennis inspired dress that perfectly combines style and ease. Add your favorite sneakers, a baseball cap, and you’re all set with feminine sporty flair!
I know we’re talking pretty pink dresses. But let’s not forget our Ken dolls! I had so much fun playing Barbie with Preston and his aunt Kelly GoLightly earlier this month. We found a super colorful spot in San Diego and twirled around in pleated dresses. I can’t wait for Kelly and Klaus (aka Fred Baby, who took these photos) to come back for more fun.
Want more Barbiecore outfit ideas? Watch my Barbie inspired Reels over on Instagram!