Blog / costume
April 01, 2014
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...
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 06, 2014
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?
November 28, 2013
From our family to yours, we wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving. We are thankful for your enthusiasm and support. Have a safe and wonderful holiday. In honor of the broadcast of Carol Burnett's Mark Twain Prize earlier this week, we present to you a classic Thanksgiving musical number from The Carol Burnett Show. And in case you missed the original broadcast of the Mark Twain Award, we've embedded it here for you to enjoy. See all of today's best comedians and entertainers pay homage to Carol Burnett. There's even a mini tribute to Bob's costumes. Enjoy!...
November 11, 2013
Over the last couple of months I have had several requests for the use of feathers in the floral decor of some special events that I have done. It's definitely something that I've done before and I always love that touch of softness that feathers add to a floral arrangement. It also adds lovely texture that enhances the overall look. Last weekend my couple was very colorful and they requested the presence of peacock feathers in their designs. That was fun! The turquoise color that outlines the eye of the feather is so unique and brilliant. Then I...