All Things Pretty and Pink: Barbiecore Wedding Inspiration
All things pretty and pink are trending! Formally, it's called Barbiecore. But really, it's the focus on flirty, fun, and feminine details. Thanks to a rise in childhood nostalgia and the Greta Gerwig Barbie movie starring Margot Robbie, our favorite doll is making a huge comeback.
So grab your girls, and let's go party!
Self-expression, authenticity, and appreciation of all things women are really the heart and soul of the Barbiecore trend. So there are no right or wrong answers or design choices. What we really love is women supporting women and celebrating the divine feminine, no matter what that looks like.
Let's talk pink flowers!
To achieve the Barbiecore look, choose flowers in various shades of pink. Pick anything from blush to hot pink, even fuchsia, or the Pantone color of the year, Viva Magenta!
Lavender tones, cream, pale yellow, and white compliment a pink palette perfectly.
Vibrant greenery is another trend that pairs incredibly with pink hues. While muted greens, like eucalyptus, will always pop up at weddings, dark greens are coming in hot. They also make rich pink tones pop in an attractive and eye-catching way.
You can incorporate Barbie in all the places! Yes, it's a wonderful wedding theme, but the other events really turn it up a notch. One of our beautiful DIY brides hosted a Barbie-themed bridal brunch.
It featured hot pink EVERYWHERE. Even the drinks were deliciously pink. Create a signature drink fit for Barbie and her crew! I'm partial to strawberry mimosas. The bride-to-be also created custom place settings for each one of her friends. Use this as an opportunity to personalize the experience for each guest and add an extra level of care.
Or maybe you want to skip the iconic Barbie cake and go for a monochromatic pink look. That's great too!
We heard through the grapevine that Legally Blonde 3 is coming out soon. So, if our gal Elle resonates more with you, channel her! Also, peep the pink building in the pic above. How cute is that!? The diva is in the details.
In a styled shoot by the Ruffled Blog, they channeled all the flirty and fun vibes in this pink and lavender bridal shower. No detail was left behind. From the envelopes to the outfits to the tiny macarons, everything stayed on theme.
So, we've covered the Barbiecore basics. Let's dive into the details. Not everything has to scream Barbie, but every piece should be well-thought out. Cohesion is the key to an elegant and memorable event.
Feel free to set a specific dress code or color palette for your soiree. Barbie's outfits were always on point! They've even Or to elevate your event even further, curate a wide variety of beautiful on-theme dresses. Play dress up just like you did with your Barbies as a kid! Remember, keep it inclusive to stay aligned with Barbie's mission to shatter stereotypes and redefine what it means to be a woman. It's not all feather boas and roller skates all the time.
If Barbiecore is your wedding theme, get creative. This year is the year of bold dress choices. Gone are the days of pure white wedding dresses or even ivory. Blush and champagne tones increased in popularity the past few seasons, but expect black, hot pink, and ombre, for example, to make their way into more weddings in the forthcoming months.
Play with your accents and decor pieces. This is where you can let your personality shine. Love vintage details? Use antique pieces and thrifted furniture. Love modern and bold? Pick sleek tables and clean lines with bold colors.
Opulence and abundance are classic Barbie features. Hello, Barbie dream house we all wanted for Christmas but never got! But successful Barbiecore in the modern age is methodical and understated.
It's important to pick your "wow" moments. This centerpiece is stunning! It captures attention. The neutral tablecloth and simple chairs let the arrangement shine.
If the little girl inside you is jumping for joy, but the bold Barbie looks are too much, you can still do Barbiecore. This muted bohemian bouquet takes a vintage look and adds a dash of untamed energy. Mixing dried and fresh florals is a trend Barbie would definitely approve of.
Dainty details and delicate touches are just as feminine as six-inch stilettos and a baby pink convertible. So grab your favorite scent and a strand of pearls and get the aesthetic in a way that makes you comfortable.
Women are powerful, and this is our time! Focus on the things that make you proud to be a woman, pink and bubbly or not. Barbie celebrates beauty, style, and fun. But more than that, she celebrates confidence and the glamour of being yourself. If you stick to those ideals, you'll create something truly beautiful. Don't forget to share all your Barbiecore adventures! Tag us @fiftyflowers so we can see your gorgeous designs and events.
Want to try Barbiecore but don't know where to start? We're here to help! Schedule a consultation with one of our in-house floral experts. They'll guide you through the process, answer questions, and help with design.
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