The Barbie movie has been breaking records since its release, raking in over 1 billion dollars at the box office! Greta Gerwig’s sugary pink triumph has become a cultural moment unto itself, with Barbiecore taking off as its own trend. Barbie pink is certainly the color of 2023, but more than just the playful feminine aesthetics of Barbieland or her dream house, Barbiecore is about a celebration of womanhood.
Barbie is the quintessential woman on the go. She can do it all, transforming from doctor to astronaut to chef without ever breaking a sweat! Barbie fans admire her independence, her sense of unabashed femme style, and her constant pursuit of her dreams. While the craze for anything pink continues, stay true to the Barbie ethos by celebrating the real-life women who have made their mark on history, art, and culture! From Dolly Parton to Malala Yousafza, take a look at some of our favorite books featuring powerful, iconic women who embody what Barbie is all about.