Blog / Carol Burnett
October 21, 2013
We, at Bob Mackie Design Group, want to extend our sincerest congratulations to our favorite funny lady, Carol Burnett, on her achievement of The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor this past weekend. Bob and Carol collaborated together on The Carol Burnett Show, creating some of the most memorable characters and costumes in sketch comedy history. From Princess Winifred to Starlett O'Hara, to Mrs. Wiggins, Bob and Carol have succeeded in bringing laughter into American homes for nearly fifty years. The ceremony brought together the best of comedy's veterans and current stars, such as Julie Andrews, Martin...
April 09, 2013
Bob's dearest and oldest friend, Carol Burnett, has been and remains to be one of the most revered and loved women of television. Not only has she entertained us with her multitude of characters and perfectly timed comedic routines, but she has let us in to her life. Carol Burnett has always spoken candidly about her personal struggles, including ones that she's faced with her eldest daughter, Carrie Hamilton. In her new book, "Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story," Carol touchingly honors the memory of her vivacious and artistic daughter. From tender memories of Carrie as a child,...
March 13, 2013
In his 50 year career, Bob Mackie has dressed just about every prominent star in the Hollywood pantheon and those he has not, according to Jamie Lee Curtis Taete, "are unworthy." The legendary designer spoke candidly to Taete of VICE magazine about his fascinating history, what he thinks about the state of style today, his favorite star to dress, new projects, and much more. Ever wondered where Bob got his inspiration for some of the characters he created for the Carol Burnett show came from? Surprise: It's the mall! And where do you think the worst dressed people...