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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 19, 2014
Hello Friends. I recently had a question about one of Bob’s designs that I thought I would share in case some of you were wondering the same thing. Monica from New Jersey recently purchased her first Bob Mackie Wearable Art silhouette. She ordered Bob’s Jeweled collar Ikat Print Split Neck Caftan. She loves the dress, and told me that she chose it because of the gorgeous colors and how they create the beautiful design. Her question was what is Ikat? Great question. We don’t all know what that means and it’s a defining feature of this particular caftan. Ikat refers...
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 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?