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November 15, 2014
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...
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?
September 11, 2013
The following was written by fashion student and social media administrative assistant to Bob Mackie Design Group, Hannah Jane Duncan. In celebration of Fashion week here in the wonderful city of New York, We also wanted to celebrate Bob’s presentations in the past. Those upbeat, colorful, and theatrical shows were one of a kind and always will be to the world of fashion. Bob always knew how to give his audience an unforgettable time with the suspense of what was to come next and the surprises that came with the amazement that was already felt. Don’t you just miss his...