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February 24, 2014
Hello Friends! Many of you ask… what is Bob’s inspiration for his Wearable Art creations? As a true artist, Bob draws on all facets of his life for his fashion inspiration. In many cases it’s versions of gorgeous one of a kind pieces that he has designed for celebrities. If you tuned into one of the January shows on QVC you saw Bob’s Embroidered Bombay Tunic. It’s Item A2304. I wore it in red and there are now 9 colors to choose from in this highly rated tunic. Pink and light Aqua are the two new colors: When we...
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?
January 30, 2014
Headed back from New York City today. An apparent excitement was in the air. Could it be a gorgeous sunny day, lifting the spirits of all New Yorkers after so many days of cold and gray? Perhaps it's the buzz of this weekend's Super Bowl as sports figures and commentators talk strategy and statistics? Or maybe it's the energy of the Bob Mackie team meeting with the QVC buyers talking about this coming weekend, the first visit for Bob Mackie in 2014 and the outlook of the entire year for Wearable Art? Yes, my friends, that's the excitement I was...
January 15, 2014
Hi Friends! Has everyone heard that Radiant Orchid is the pantone color of the year for 2014? I have to admit that I've always wondered how these colors are picked each year and who does it.... how about you? Well I did a little research. The color is announced each year from Pantone which is a company who created a color matchings system that you see in various manufacturing industries... not just fashion. Do you remember the day of learning your primary colors? Well they are the base of all colors, but each color has it's own unique recipe. That...