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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 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?
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...
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...