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Whenever you see Bob on QVC, rest assured there is a man backstage helping to make sure the models appear exactly as planned. For the last fourteen years, Joe McFate has been the Design Director for Bob Mackie, Bob Mackie Home, Bob Mackie Wearable Art for QVC, and has worked nationally and internationally with such stars as Cher, Tina Turner, and P!NK.   Prior to his role as Design Director, Joe has an extensive background in theater. His Broadway credits as an Associate Costume Designer include working with the legendary Alvin Colt, “Waiting In The Wings” by Noel Coward, starring...

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                                             Music and fashion have long been a power-house couple that have dominated culture and in turn, the way we experience life. If anyone were to take a look back on the 20th Century and the powerful female musicians that came up in those times, they would find that Bob Mackie has dressed a landslide majority of them – most notably, Cher.                           For over forty years, the working and personal relationship Cher and Bob have had with...

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“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...

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    I know many of you have been asking about Bob's latest creation for Barbie Collector and now the wait is over! Bob Mackie talks to Robert Best about his past designs and what he has in store. Check out this lovely interview as they discuss Bob's long history with the mini fashion icon and get a glimpse of the upcoming Barbie.      What do you think? Are you excited for Bob's newest magical Barbie?

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  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...

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