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March 05, 2013
In February, Bob Mackie was interviewed by Joseph Cotto for a two-part feature in The Washington Times. During their chat, Bob discussed his inspiration for becoming a designer, the challenges he has faced, his first "Big Break", and lots more.
February 19, 2013
On January 26th, Mitzi Gaynor was honored at the Nevada Ballet Theatre's annual Black and White Ball as their Woman of the Year. Her longtime friend and collaborator Bob Mackie served as Honorary Chairperson and presented Ms. Gaynor with the honor. Bob and Mitzi have enjoyed many years of friendship starting in the 1960's when Bob designed spectacular "Razzle Dazzle" outfits for her TV specials. In attendance were friends and celebrities, some outfitted in Bob Mackie! Check out shots from the event below: ...
January 25, 2013
Award season is here. Everywhere we look there are television shows, ‘who wore it best’ magazine articles and all the buzz about ‘who’s wearing who’ for the various celebrations and ceremonies. Who are you wearing today? How about the original Red Carpet master himself? Bob Mackie! Bob has been dressing the top celebrities for years. He’s been a significant part of what has created that ever-important question: “Who are you wearing tonight? Of course with a Bob Mackie silhouette you are sure to catch everyone eye and that is what every celebrity wants. Who doesn’t want to be noticed? ...
January 14, 2013
A classic never goes out of style. Case in point, Bob Mackie's timeless designs. Last week, two very popular sources for fashion highlighted wearing vintage Mackie to amp up your current style. Refinery29 included a dress from Bob's 1984 Resort Collection, which has more information at 1stdibs. Touting vintage frocks as a "way to stand apart from the ready-to-wear masses," R29 echoed the Bob Mackie motto of "When a woman wears a Mackie, she dares to be noticed." Here's the original picture from back in the day and the dress as it appears on 1stdibs now: Nasty Gal, a...
January 02, 2013
Recently one of our favorite bloggers, Leslie of DisneyBound created some of her signature fashion collages based on items from the Mackie world. Utilizing her fantastic fashion sense and propensity for translating images and ideas to contemporary clothing, Leslie created these fantastic "MackieBounds"! Some are based on Bob's gorgeous Barbies, others on his fantastic fashion sketches. All of them capture the rich color and detail that is Bob's signature. We love them! Check them out and let us know what you think of Leslie's interpretations! MackieBound inspired by the Bob Mackie...