Discover Los Angeles Guide: Barbie Does Venice Beach
Barbie made a major splash on social media with fans around the world sharing viral photos of Hollywood A-listers Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling decked out in neon and roller blades as Barbie and Ken in Venice Beach, CA.
With plenty of ways to get glam and become your best self, L.A. invites you to live out your ultimate Barbie dreams in this iconic beachside neighborhood. Follow in Margot and Ryan’s footsteps and be a ‘Barbie girl in a Barbie world’, experiencing the best of L.A. fitness and beauty this summer.
Roller skate like Barbie and Ken
Located on the coast between Venice and Santa Monica, Perry’s Café and Beach Rentals’ offer roller skate rentals perfect for a cruise down the coast with spectacular views of the ocean. Join locals and travelers at the Venice Beach Boardwalk and Venice Skatepark for a cruise along the beach (neon knee pads and leotards optional), and maybe even catch a performance from one of Venice’s popular roller skate groups. perryscafe.com/
Get a Barbie blow-out at The Salon
Venice Barbie and Ken aren’t complete without their signature polished, bleach blonde hairstyles. Visitors can get the Barbie look at The Salon Venice just a mile away from the ocean with expert stylists offering an expansive selection of services. thesalonvenice.com/
Shop ‘til you drop on Abbot Kinney
A mile-long stretch of shops, restaurants and galleries, Abbot Kinney’s eclectic businesses inhabit century-old bungalows and modern architectural buildings in the heart of Venice Beach. Celebrities, artists and locals alike come together in this popular community mainstay lined with international flagship stores and boho-chic boutiques featuring vintage discoveries, wellness experiences and creative street art. The options are endless – just like Barbie’s outfits! abbotkinneyblvd.com/
Get a Barbie pink manicure at Venice Soleil
Treat yourself to a manicure fit for Barbie herself at Venice Soleil, a premiere nail salon and spa offering high-quality services in a relaxed, beachy environment. The only question is which shade of pink Barbie would choose. venicesol.com/
Find your Barbie 80s look at Bazar
With Barbie’s official birthday taking place in 1959, Bazar is an intriguing spot to channel some of Barbie’s early signature looks, furniture and accessories. Combining fresh taste with traditional items, Bazar is home to a constantly evolving stock of high-quality garments, and perhaps even some 80s-style neon worthy of Margot Robbie’s Barbie. yelp.com/biz/bazar-venice
Jump on the wellness trend with sips, supplements and skincare at Moon Juice
Barbie is the queen of self-care, and L.A. is the best place to soak up the latest wellness trends. Describing their shops as a coffee bar, candy store and apothecary all in one, Moon Juice’s brick-and-mortar Venice location serves up healthy juices, milks and tonics alongside a selection of their bestselling wellness products.. moonjuice.com/
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