The actors’ strike put the brakes on a hot pink convertible for the ‘Barbie’ press tour.
Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, and other stars in Greta Gerwig’s new movie inspired by the doll are in solidarity with the actors’ union, SAG-AFTRA, until further notice. An unlikely appearance on the pink carpet. So the neon fashion parade led by Ms. Robbie is probably over.
Styled by Andrew Mukamal, Ms. Robbie chose her own designers throughout the press tour: vintage versace To vivienne westwood. But some of the actress’ best looks are the black and white striped bathing suit that Barbie doll wore when she was released in 1959, the 80’s prim skirt suit, and the dress that Barbie doll wore in 1959. Inspiration was drawn from the Barbie doll clothing archive, including the swirly mini dress she wore. 90’s.
These outfits, seen here alongside the Barbie doll clothes that inspired them, struck a precise balance between kitschy and chic. “It’s not subtle.” Robbie said In an interview with People magazine: “But it’s a lot of fun!”
night of enchantment
At the “Barbie” premiere in London, Robbie wore a Vivienne Westwood dress accented with a white tulle stole and a triple-strand pearl necklace. This look recreates the glamorous outfit from 1960’s “Enchanted Evening” Barbie.
day to night
Introduced in 1985, the Day to Night Barbie doll was ready for work and play. That transitional wardrobe was inspired by what Robbie wore at the Seoul premiere: a Versace pencil skirt and blazer, which morphed into a sequined pink bodice and tulle skirt.
In Sydney, Robbie wears a Hervé Léger bandage dress that pays homage to the black and white one-piece swimsuit worn by the original Barbie doll. Like a doll, the actress completed her look with white sunglasses and black open-toe shoes.
solo in the spotlight
The strapless sequined mermaid dress worn by Robbie at the film’s Los Angeles premiere was Schiaparelli’s custom re-creation of the 1960 Solo in the Spotlight Barbie dress. rice field.
Wearing an abstract Pucci mini dress, hot pink Manolo Blahnik heels and long curly blonde hair, Robbie attends a photocall in Mexico City for the 1992 launch of Totally Hair. Show off your Barbie style.
Balmain made the pink leather mini dress Robbie wore at the Mexico City premiere of the movie. This look is inspired by 1992’s Barbie Earring Magic, down to the low belt and chunky earrings.
Pink & Fabulous
At a press conference in Los Angeles, Robbie wore a custom Valentino halter dress inspired by the 2015 Barbie doll Pink & Fabulous.
The glamorous Moschino three-piece set Robbie wore in Seoul was an updated version of the skirt suit worn by “Sparkling Pink” Barbie in 1964.
“Barbie”: The Movie
Perhaps the most meta of Robbie’s Barbie-inspired outfits was the pink and white gingham set she wore to the Las Vegas CinemaCon.This look was inspired by the dress Robbie wears in the Barbie trailer. and dress made for new barbie doll Based on Robbie’s portrait.
Elizabeth Peyton, Emmett Lindner and Curry Holterman Contributed to research.