Thursday, November 17, 2022

Getting My Barbiecore™ On

Have you heard of the Barbiecore™ trend?


Did you know that I was a Barbie Doll designer back in the day?

It's true!
Back then, I didn't wear much pink.

Roxanne and I attended the opening of a Barbie x Mark Ryden collabaration and we went in Pink (as one does).
We stood in line for TWO HOURS!


Once (finally) inside, we saw all the wonderful creations:
"Visible Barbie" concept sketch, not produced

"Nature Queen"

I am obsessed with "Bee Barbie" [BarBee haha]
Note that Ken is a snail in the background graphic

As well as the Barbie Bee Brooch, which I'm going to get.
Mattel made a one-off Mark Ryden doll!

Some super fans:

They are examining the ginormous life size Nature Queen
I think I'll go back one more time, at night when I can take better photos, and won't have to wait on line.

For December’s Good Buy/Good-Bye Book, Shelbee and Nancy are featuring Hot Pink (or Barbiecore).
Send them your Pinkest best! See the bottom of Shelbee's post for instructions.

Gudrun Sjödén sweater (new)
Ketzali scarf (Poshmark)
Lularoe leggings (Poshmark)
Sanita clogs (eBay)
Linking up with Shelbee's On the Edge

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Mosaics in Philadelphia

Mosaics in the South Street neighborhood of Philadelphia.
Created by Isaiah Zagar
View of the exterior of the museum, Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens,
dedicated to one immersive space that he created.

We took a quickie east coast ramble at the end of October and Philadelphia was one of our stops.
See more pics of the trip here.