WWE seems to do a perennial re-release of Barbie/Kelly photos in some "Best Of" gallery and they're at it again this year. Not that I mind, really - who doesn't love seeing pics of the gorgeous Barbie Blank (current star of WAGS on E! #ShamelessPlug)? Mostly, these galleries are standard fare - a nostalgic, enjoyable trip down memory lane, viewing things we've already see and loved before (very bittersweet), with a few newbies tossed in to leave us guessing a bit. Barbie was always a fav of mine and her fashion was A-grade in a wide variety of looks, with the capability of hitting some super-high notes. Since we're a fashion site, I decided to do WWE one better: you can go look at their gallery, but you can also check out our gallery below, where we've curated a collection that spans the full range of Barbie's style! ;)
Barbie can swing from fancy chick to rocker to girl-next-door (don't you just love the soft boho feel of her white peasant shit, denim shorts and cute espadrilles in the red-chair pic?) to bikini babe with complete and total ease! There are a handful of divas who can match her consistent slaying of so many looks. Of course, it probably helps when you have a flawless body. Her bikini shots were always jaw-dropping, but she really began to focus more on her athleticism toward the end of her time with WWE and it showed! (She even went on to partner in the founding of fitness-product company Lynx Fitness #ShamelessPlug #2) :)
I love how Barbie can pick out amazing dresses! She was never afraid to be girly and feminine, even though she has a bada$$ side. She could be cray fierce or very sweet: witness the pink satin dress above, which is one of my all-time fav looks from her. Her dress, her hair, her jewels: it's perfection! Although, the ferocious black dress shoot right next to it is complete slayage too. On the flip side, she rocked super casual jeans-and-x looks just as hard. A simple bandeau, button down or tee on top and bam!- her style still popped. As wrestling fans, we naturally loved her ring gear too. Her final incarnation of it - the push-up bra+shorts look - was definitely "her"!
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