Ladies and gentlemen, hold onto your fuzzy pink mules because a fabulous new trend is taking the fashion world by storm!
Meet the ‘Barbie-foot heels’ — the sizzling hot sandals and pumps with clear straps that make it seem like you’re effortlessly walking on permanently arched soles like our beloved Barbie doll. Not only are they making our legs look longer and giving us a few extra inches, but they’re also so versatile that they practically go with any outfit. Who knew you could channel Barbie’s iconic style without needing a pink convertible?
Now, before you ask, we’ll admit that Barbie has been the queen of inspiration for generations. But these Barbie-foot heels have taken that influence to a whole new level!
Just when you thought Barbie couldn’t be any more iconic, along comes the Barbie movie, directed by none other than Greta Gerwig, and starring the incredible Margot Robbie. In the trailer, Robbie slips off her character’s fuzzy pink mules to reveal those pointed feet, and the internet exploded with memes. Instantly, the world realised that we needed to embrace our inner Barbie in real life!
Celebrities are hopping on this trend faster than Barbie can change her careers (she’s done it all!). Hailey Bieber, Jennifer Lopez, Chlöe, and Kim Kardashian are all flaunting their Barbie-foot heels on red carpets, Instagram, and everywhere else they go. It’s safe to say that if you want to keep up with the fashion elites, you better slip into a pair of these gorgeous see-through strap heels pronto!
But let’s not forget the designers who are fueling this Barbie craze. Gianvito Rossi, Valentino, Schutz, Stuart Weitzman, and many other brands have released their versions of these mesmerising heels. It’s like a Barbie shoe paradise out there!
The Barbie-foot heel trend isn’t entirely new. We saw transparent straps making waves back in 2018, but they’re back with a vengeance and better than ever. It’s like the fashion world couldn’t resist the allure of the Barbie doll, and we can’t blame them! After all, Barbie has been our style icon since time immemorial, and she deserves all the credit.
So, if you’re ready to embrace your inner Barbie and unleash your fierce fashionista, join the bandwagon of this fabulous trend. Slip into those Barbie-foot heels, and strut like you’re walking on a pink runway. Whether you’re dressing up for a glamorous night out or dressing down for a chic brunch, these heels have got your back... err, feet!
If you’re looking for some inspo on what to wear to the theatres for the Barbie premiere, here are the best Barbie-foot heel looks we’ve spotted so far..