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With the upcoming release of Greta Gerwig’s highly anticipated, star-studded film, summer 2023 is sure to be the summer of Barbie! Barbiecore is trending from high fashion runways to interior design studios, with hot pink serving as the shade of the season.

Los Angeles is the perfect summer destination to live out your ultimate Barbie dreams, as much of the movie was filmed on the streets and sets of the City of Angels. Follow in Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling’s footsteps and be a ‘Barbie girl in a Barbie world’, experiencing the best (and most pink!) corners of Los Angeles this summer.

Barbie’s Ultimate LA Itinerary 

  • Hang by the beach in Malibu: Enjoy a little zen, sea, and sun in Malibu, LA’s most famous, exclusive, and laid-back beach town, perfect for any Barbie Girl!
  • Roller Blade alongside the beach in Venice, where Barbie and Ken were filmed for the upcoming movie!
  • Shop ‘til you drop on Abbot Kinney: A mile-long stretch of shops, restaurants and galleries with options ranging from retro looks to the latest in fashion, will you style yourself as workout, beachside or air hostess Barbie? The options on Abbot Kinney are endless – just like Barbie’s outfits!
  • Hike to The Hollywood Sign: Both Barbie and The Hollywood Sign have a lot to celebrate in 2023! This year marks the 100th anniversary of the iconic Hollywood Sign, and Bikes and Hikes offers engaging tours for Barbie and Ken to catch amazing views of the sign and learn historical fun facts.
  • Brunch at The Ivy: Infused with pink accents, The Ivy on Robertson is a Los Angeles icon, known as a place to see and be seen. It’s the perfect spot for any Barbie girl to grab a bite in style.
  • Get a Barbie blow-out at Cie Salon: Barbie and Ken aren’t complete without their signature polished, bleach blonde hairstyles. Visitors can get the Barbie look at Cie Salon at the Malibu Country Mart, known for perfecting the classic “Californian Blonde.”
  • Soak up the Sun at Hotel June: Just a few miles from the heart of Venice Beach, Hotel June West L.A. is a nod to the free-thinking spirit of California featuring inviting design of mid-century pinks and terrazzo. In true Barbie fashion, Hotel June welcomes guests to bring their furry friends along to enjoy the sunny paradise together!
  • Enjoy a hotdog at Pink’s: A true Hollywood legend, Pinks Hot Dogs has a selection of hot dogs to enjoy, set against the back drop of bright pink walls!
  • Grab a rooftop rosé at Perch: With sweeping view of Los Angeles, Perch provides the perfect, scenic spot for any Barbie looking for a sunset happy hour downtown.
  • Take a picture by the Pink Wall: Every Barbie Girl needs a photo opp in front of Melrose’s iconic, Instagrammable Pink Wall.
  • Visit the World of Barbie: This summer, discover, explore, and revel in the iconic lifestyle and many careers of Barbie through a wide selection of interactive activities at the World of Barbie pop up in Santa Monica!