With a hit movie on the horizon starring our favourite retro doll, Wayfair’s resident style advisor, Nadia McCowan Hill shares interiors advice on ‘Barbiefying’ your home.
What is Barbiecore?
With the new Barbie movie set to hit our screens in 2023, we are more inspired than ever by our iconic childhood playmate. Embracing a pink Y2K aesthetic is all the rage. Think hot pink, candy pink and all things glitter and feathers. Try turning a corner of your home into a slice of escapism that gives you that Elle Woods-inspired trend moment where less is not more!
You can never have too much pink! Create the kitsch look by layering pink tones on more pink. Incorporating a fluffy rug with a hot pink ottoman perfectly complements each other to give a sophisticated yet fun Barbie world look. With no rules to break, allow yourself to be led by your pink dreams!
Elle Woods Y2K interior touches
No need to revamp your home completely; adding subtle nods to Barbiecore is enough; try popping a retro table lamp on a bedside table, paired with a funky pink mirror bringing an effortless touch of the Barbie House effect to any bedroom!
The more textures, the better! Get the dramatic Barbie look by combining a variety of textures in tones of pink, crushed velvet, silk, satin, glitter and, of course, feathers! Try layering a soft pink throw with deep pink crushed velvet cushions, for a perfectly paired flirty fun space to start living in a Barbie World.
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