• Portrait of a young femme person with pouty lips, medium skin tone and dark hair slicked back into a high ponytail with a pink scrunchie. She's wearing pink butterfly sunglasses and pink heart-shaped dangly earrings with a palm tree, and a lavender wool turtleneck. Behind her is a partly obscured pink neon sign that might say "Gimme some."
    Haus of Dizzy is one of the designers tapping into the Barbie trend. Photo by Nynno Bel-air. Haus of Dizzy
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    In a Barbie World

    Well, the year’s most anticipated film has finally arrived, delighting women and girls all over the world. In the United States, the Barbie movie made history, with the highest-grossing opening weekend ever for a film directed by a woman. Congrats, Greta Gerwig! And while I haven’t seen the film yet, I feel like I’m seeing it everywhere. My social feeds are jammed with Barbie-themed posts and LOTS of Margot Robbie, who stars in the titular role. The podcasts I listen to are talking about the soundtrack. Even at my 9-5 workplace, there’s been a noticeable uptick in pink attire – especially Pantone 219 C, a.k.a. Barbie pink. When I recently…