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March 12, 2014
Hello Mackie lovers! For anyone who enjoys vintage glamour with a twist, check out the looks from a recent wedding I had the pleasure to be a part of. A February wedding, on a snowy weekend, in Philadelphia, that was the combination of retro chic and gatsby glam. The bridesmaids all wore a body fitted gown with beaded embellishments. They reminded me a bit of this gorgeous number that Bob created for Sharon Stone to wear in the movie Casino: This look was the inspiration of the event. Our challenge with the floral and decor was to...
February 10, 2014
Hello Mackie lovers! As we struggle through winter with one big storm after another we must rally on and believe that spring will come! Let's fantasize, shall we? What is your favorite thing about spring? Mine is a pergola that we have in the front yard. It's covered in wisteria and in the spring for about three full weeks there are tons of lovely, heavenly scented blossoms all over it. This is Ivo, myself and the kids standing in front of it last Easter.... currently it's covered in snow! Just when I think I just can't take it anymore,...
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 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...
December 14, 2013
As an floral and decor event designer, I work very hard throughout the year creating gorgeous works for all sorts of events. It's a job that I love because no two events are the same and it allows my creativity to flow. Christmas is the one time of the year that I host my own event where I go all out with the floral and decor… Christmas Even. It's almost become a contest each year of out doing the last. When my guests arrive now they are always so curious to see what the table looks like. We literally remove...