5 easy ways to wear hot pink this season

4 August 2022
By Fashion Quarterly

From out-there heels to perfect party dresses, we've rounded up all the must-have pieces you need to wear Barbie core — aka hot pink — this season.

It’s been impossible to ignore the almost neon shade of hot pink that’s currently dominating the fashion world. Just when we thought millennial pink might make way for another colour, a brighter, more vibrant hue has quickly been crowned it’s successor.

The trend, aptly named Barbie core, has been spotted everywhere. From being paraded down the runway of Valentino’s unforgettable autumn/winter 2022/2023 show, to the photos of Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling on the set of Greta Gerwig’s Barbie film, the vibrant colour is taking over. And now it’s set to feature in our wardrobes too with local and international designers embracing the heading-turning hue of pink.

Take a look at our must-have pieces below and discover how to wear Barbie core and hot pink right now: 

The sky-high heels

Mi Piaci ‘Ricco’ platform heel, $300.

Kathryn Wilson ‘Zsa Zsa’ heel, $299.

Alias Mae ‘Ashley’ heel, $219.95 AUD.

Versace ‘Medusa Aevitas’ platform pumps, $2300.

The essential shirt

Zara oversized shirt, $59.90.

Zimmermann ‘Jude’ shirt, $650 AUD.

Faithfull The Brand ‘Vega’ shirt, $219 from Superette.

Fankie Shop ‘Perla’ shirt, $460 from Net-A-Porter.

The candy-coloured arm candy

Louis Vuitton ‘Capucines’ mini, $10,500.

Brie Leon ‘Isabel’ bag, $179.

Georgia Jay ‘Fortune’ bag in Hot Babe, $5990

Jacquemus ‘Le Bambino’ bag , $675 approx. from Mytheresa.

The party-ready pink dress

Third Form ‘Drawn Out’ midi dress, $432 from Moda Operandi.

Rotate Birger Christensen ‘Kathleen’ dress, $450 approx.

Cue hot pink blazer dress, $410.

Alex Perry ‘Stanton’ dress, approx. $2435.

The sweet shades

Gucci round-frame pink sunglasses, $685. 

Dior ‘DiorSignature B1U’ sunglasses, approx. $535 from Mytheresa.

 

Zimmermann ‘Cosmo’ oval frame sunglasses, approx. $390.

Balenciaga ‘BB’ acetate sunglasses, approx. $350 from Mytheresa.

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