Barbiecore Home Decor Tips From Three DC Designers

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While we can thank Greta Gerwig’s upcoming Barbie movie for the truly A-plus photos of Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling rollerblading in matching neon Spandex, we can also thank the film for the rise of a newly coined design moment: Barbiecore.

Yes, there’s another “core” aesthetic moment happening (also on the list: cottagecore, regencycore, goblincore), and this one is pretty much as it sounds—a movement centered around flouncy touches like hot pink, frills, and rhinestones. Google searches for “Barbiecore” soared this summer, and celebrities like Anne Hathaway and Zendaya have embraced the palette in their red carpet wardrobes.

Incorporating Barbiecore into your home decor is a fine line: Too much, and you’ll go full-on Dream House. That’s why we asked three local designers to give us tips on how to use the trend in ways that are more subtle allusion, rather than waiting on Skipper and

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Barbiecore Home Decor Ideas | 2022

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Barbie-inspired home decor isn’t anything new. In fact, ever since the doll debuted in the late ’50s her hot pink style and girly girl persona have made their way into manner — both in home decor and fashion. It’s without a doubt that Barbie has been an icon from the start, and with the leaked photos of Greta Gerwig’s new “Barbie” movie taking over the internet, Barbiecore — alongside Y2K and ’90s style — is back. Whether it’s subconscious or not, there’s something about Barbie’s colorful style and playful manner that feels familiar. Don’t get it twisted though — this doesn’t mean you should decorate your home in head-to-toe hot pink.

There are

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Looking to update your decor? Try these 3 new Twin Cities area home stores

From France, with love. Vintage silver faded but not forgotten. Home picks by local HGTV stars.

Three shops with distinct points of view are among a crop of new home stores that have sprouted in the Twin Cities area. If you’re looking to give your living space a style boost, check them out.


When owner Jen Knoch traveled to her birthplace of Grasse — the French Riviera town known as the perfume capital of the world — it was the beginning of something beautiful.

The 2018 trip inspired Knoch, a 20-year advertising and marketing veteran, to launch virtual pop-ups selling exclusive Grasse imports — perfume from 1000Flowers, candles from Calming Park and more.

In February, Knoch opened a bricks-and-mortar store in Edina at 50th and France’s Nolan Mains with an expanded product lineup. Senti, meaning to hear or feel in French, is rooted in the senses. Products here stimulate

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