The cast’s strike hit the brakes on the pink convertible that is the press tour for Barbie.
Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling and other stars from the upcoming Greta Gerwig film based on the doll are unlikely to appear on pink carpets until further notice in solidarity with SAG-AFTRA actors union. This means that the neon fashion parade led by Mrs. Ruby is most likely over.
Mrs. Ruby, styled by Andrew Mockell, picked designers throughout the press tour, from vintage versace to Vivienne Westwood. But many of the actress’ best looks drew inspiration from the Barbie clothing archives, including the black and white striped swimsuit the doll wore when it was introduced in 1959, the initial skirt suit from the ’80s, and the short Barbie dress she wore in the ’90s.
Those outfits, seen here along with the Barbie outfits that inspired her, struck the right balance of chic and chic. “It’s not accurate.” said Mrs. Ruby In an interview with People, “But it’s so much fun!”
At the London premiere of “Barbie,” Lady Robbie wore a Vivienne Westwood dress with white tulle fringe and a three-strand pearl necklace. The look recreates the glamorous look of the “Enchanted Evening” Barbie introduced in 1960.
day to night
Released in 1985, Barbie “From Day to Night” doll is ready for work and play. Her transitional wardrobe inspired what Ms. Robbie wore to the Seoul premiere: a Versace pencil skirt and jacket, which she transformed into a pink bodice and tulle skirt.
The original Barbie
In Sydney, Lady Ruby wore a bandage Hervé Leger dress that paid homage to the black and white one-piece swimsuit worn by the original Barbie. The actress, like a doll, completed her look with white sunglasses and black open-toe shoes.
Solo in the spotlight
The strapless, sequined mermaid dress Mrs. Ruby wore to the film’s Los Angeles premiere was Schiaparelli’s custom remake of Barbie’s “Solo in the Spotlight” dress, a doll released in 1960.
the entire hair
In a stripped-down Pucci mini dress, pale pink Manolo Blahnik heels and long, curly blonde locks, Ms. Robbie channeled Barbie’s “Totally Hair” style, introduced in 1992, at a photo call in Mexico City.
Balmain created the pink leather dress that Mrs. Ruby wore to the film’s Mexico City premiere. The look is inspired by “Earring Magic” Barbie, released in 1992, right down to her low dangling belt and chunky earrings.
Pink and gorgeous
At a press appearance in Los Angeles, Ms. Ruby wore a custom Valentino halter dress that referenced the “Pink & Fabulous” Barbie doll, a doll introduced in 2015.
The dazzling three-piece Moschino set that Ms. Ruby wore in Seoul was an updated version of the skirt suit worn by Barbie “Sparkling Pink,” which came out in 1964.
Barbie: the movie
Of all of Mrs. Ruby’s Barbie-inspired outfits, perhaps the most unique is the pink and white gingham ensemble she wore to CinemaCon in Las Vegas. The look referred to a dress worn by Mrs. Ruby in the “Barbie” trailer. And The dress was made for New Barbie doll Based on the likeness of Mrs. Ruby.
Elizabeth PattonAnd Emmett Lindner And Callie Holtermann Contribute to the research.