Blog / Bob Mackie
February 28, 2014
infographic done by mediarundigital.co.uk Can you spot the Bob Mackie? When you think Red Carpet Glamour throughout the 86 years of the Oscars, the women always stole the show. Dramatic, sexy, elegant, and sometimes downright outrageous, starlets have dazzled the public by donning a multitude of designers, but one name constantly gets hailed for creating not one but several most memorable red carpet showstoppers: Bob Mackie. It is no secret that Bob Mackie has designed for many of the most famous women in the world. Bob's timeless dresses have graced the red carpets of various awards shows but none more prestigious...
February 27, 2014
“He was a great muse...You could just do anything and he would like it. Which always surprised me, because most people have things that they want.”-Bob Mackie On the cover of the latest issue of Clash magazine (March 2014) is the superbly talented Elton John. Elton is not only well known for his contributions to the music world, but also for his over the top sense of entertainment and extravagant costumes. The magazine dedicated the issue to all things Elton-- from modern looks curated by the singer-songwriter, interview with the man himself, as well as Q&As with other...
February 14, 2014
A few weeks ago, we announced that Bob would be designing another Barbie Collector. We included this great interview with Robert Best, where he revealed a sketch of Princess Stargazer Barbie. Today, we introduce to you the last Barbie in the Bob Mackie collection: Princess Stargazer Barbie. The doll embodies every quintessential element that makes Mackie Barbies so desirable. With her exquisite detailing from enchanting headpiece to ethereal wings to whimsical pointed booties, Princess Stargazer Barbie is everything a glamorous fairy should be. Her long, flowing, purple hair gives her that extra magical...
February 10, 2014
Hello Mackie lovers! As we struggle through winter with one big storm after another we must rally on and believe that spring will come! Let's fantasize, shall we? What is your favorite thing about spring? Mine is a pergola that we have in the front yard. It's covered in wisteria and in the spring for about three full weeks there are tons of lovely, heavenly scented blossoms all over it. This is Ivo, myself and the kids standing in front of it last Easter.... currently it's covered in snow! Just when I think I just can't take it anymore,...
February 09, 2014
How much longer? That is what we have been saying this week at my house... for several reasons. First of all because little Mr. Groundhog apparently poked his head out of his home to announce more winter days ahead... and then there was storm Maximus that swept through last week. Oh, that was some fun! I was in New York City to attend the New York Gift Show. It was not too bad there, but getting home was nearly impossible and I came home to no power and several casualties in the yard. Here's a look at my poor trees...