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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...
September 04, 2013
How was your holiday weekend? What did you do? We dodged most of the thunderstorms in our area that were looming because of the crazy heat and humidity. That meant a lot of outdoor time, barbecuing and swimming. It's always sad to wind down and say goodbye to summer, but it is exciting to greet that fall crisp air and the fashion that comes along with it. My reporting of the top ten must haves continue and next up we have COLOR! Something bold in particular. Something that lifts your spirits and says "watch out world... here I come and...
August 21, 2013
What woman doesn't have her mind on at least one little item that she has to have for the upcoming season? Maybe it's something you saw in a magazine, maybe something that your friend picked up that you'll get in a different color, or maybe it's what the trend list says that guides us all when it comes to "in fashion" dressing. I recently read the "must have" list put out by Style.com. The fashion experts out there recommend these ten choices as 'can't go wrong pieces that tread the line between being completely on season and season-less, which make...
June 26, 2013
Bridgid, from Los Angeles, wrote in asking: “What’s the best way to accessorize my Bob Mackie tops?” Great question! It’s true that Bob Mackie does so much to enhance and accessorize his silhouettes that often you don’t need to add anything. We do however like to put our own stamp of personality on our ensembles so here are some tips: For anything that has any detail around the neckline you can let that do the talking and not worry about adding anything. But, if you do want to add something, often a bold and chucky look is needed to balance...
May 29, 2013
I was so excited by the response to a question I posted on Bob's Facebook page, asking, "If you could be any flower, what would you be?" Feeling inspired by your answers I decided to make flowers the theme today's "Wear it Well" post. As you may or may not know, I am a floral designer by trade and I am constantly in awe over all the ways Bob incorporates flowers into his designs. We may not get to be our favorite flowers, but we can sure look as pretty as a daisy (or whatever your favorite happens to be)...