The pink parade is coming soon with Greta Gerwig's Barbie. With the hype surrounding the movie, it is only natural to follow in the footsteps of Barbie and Ken and have your own adventure. Embark on a journey filled with whimsy, style, and nostalgia as you delve into the world of Barbie. From chic accommodations at Hotel June to glamorous rooftop experiences at Perch, and unforgettable moments at the Pink Wall and World of Barbie pop-up, let your Barbie dreams come to life in the vibrant city of Los Angeles and feel like the main character of your movie.
Beach Bumming in Malibu
The long, sandy stretches of beaches in California's Malibu are the perfect spot for chilling during the summer months. The laid-back beach town is home to a number of celebrities and is known for the famous Malibu Pier and the beautiful Zuma Beach. Live your Barbie girl dream, frolicking in the sun and sand.
Rollerblade in Venice Beach
The new Greta Gerwig movie features Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling rollerblading side by side in Venice Beach. The beach has a selection of rollerblades available to rent, so you can have a fantastic time swooshing past other tourists.
Shopping on Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Just a stone's throw away from Venice Beach is a long, vibrant strip of food, fashion, and art, beckoning you to indulge in a flurry of exciting outlets. With a chain of restaurants and art galleries stretching the entire boulevard, you can have a Barbie makeover of your choice. The shopping options on Abbot Kinney are inexhaustible and let you explore multiple looks. The art galleries offer a breath of fresh air and let you immerse yourself in a world of aesthetics.
Hike to The Hollywood Sign
This year is coincidentally the 100th anniversary of the iconic Hollywood Sign. Hike up to the sign with your friends and catch some spectacular views from the sign. With multiple companies offering tours, you can easily book your ride to the top as well. Just like Barbie and Ken, you can also have your very own Hollywood adventure at the sign.
Brunch at The Ivy
The Ivy is the perfect place to indulge in some much-needed refuelling after all the walking, shopping, and posing. Brunch is the perfect way to energize for the rest of the trail, with the restaurant's signature pink accents offering a very Barbie vibe. For a hassle-free time, it's better to call in advance and reserve a table. Enjoy a weekend brunch with classic Mexican fare, eggs to order, and brioche pancakes.
Chilling at the Hotel June
Soak up the sun at Hotel June, a few kilometres from Venice Beach which makes it easily accessible. Immerse yourself in the vibrant and carefree spirit of California at Hotel June. This trendy hotel pays homage to the mid-century aesthetic with its delightful blend of pastel pinks and chic terrazzo design. Embracing the California lifestyle, have a truly Barbie experience as Hotel June warmly welcomes your furry friends, allowing them to bask in the sun-soaked paradise alongside you.
Perched on the Roof
For a glamorous Barbie-worthy experience, head to Perch, a rooftop bar boasting breathtaking views of Los Angeles. Sip on a refreshing rosé as you soak in the panoramic vistas, making it the perfect spot for a sunset happy hour. Channel your inner Barbie as you bask in the golden hour glow, surrounded by the glittering cityscape.
The Barbie Wall
No Barbie-themed adventure is complete without capturing that picture-perfect moment in front of the iconic Pink Wall on Melrose Avenue. This Instagrammable landmark has become a must-visit for all Barbie enthusiasts, offering a vibrant backdrop for your glamorous photoshoot.
World of Barbie
Indulge in the ultimate Barbie experience at the World of Barbie pop-up in Santa Monica this summer. Unleash your inner child as you explore an immersive wonderland that celebrates Barbie's iconic lifestyle and diverse career choices. Engage in interactive activities and uncover the magic that has made Barbie a timeless symbol of empowerment and imagination.
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