Blog / glamour
July 11, 2013
Bob Mackie and Joan Rivers have a lot in common: they have been associated with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry, they are both on QVC, and they are both revered Hollywood icons. Bob and Joan go way back-- he's dressed her on several occasions such as the 1983 Emmys, which she co-hosted with Eddie Murphy. It was only natural that these two friends would reunite on Fashion Police. A while ago, Joan took a tour of Bob's Los Angeles studio for a special segment of the show, airing on Friday July 12th at 10 PM...
July 04, 2013
Happy 4th of July, Mackinistas! Today, we bring you a post from the supreme Mackie enthusiast, Philip of Hire Me Bob Mackie, to tell you all about his experience seeing Cher perform live in NYC. Over the weekend I had the rare privilege of seeing The Mackie Muse, Cher, strut her stuff on stage. Did I cram myself in the throngs of revelers at the Pride Pier Dance? Good lord, no! I would have had a panic attack. Actually my fiancé, Ryan, found a hookup in order to watch her film a music spot for The Macy's 4th...
May 20, 2013
Happy Birthday to one of Mackie's favorite muses, Cher! For over forty years, Cher and Bob have maintained not just a wonderful working relationship, but have also nurtured a close friendship. Cher is the true personification of Bob's famous quote, "When you choose a Mackie, you dare to be noticed." In her 67 years, Cher has not only dared to be noticed but commanded global attention with her astounding 45 year career, spanning music, movies, and television. Bob has designed many iconic gowns for Cher, including her 1986 Oscar dress (pictured above). What sets Cher apart...
May 02, 2013
Last week, to showcase the eclectic inspiration behind her Material Girl line, the Macy's in Century City, Los Angeles, hosted a special one night only event- a retrospective of Madonna's most famous outfits. Only eight outfits were on display and Bob's glamorous dress was a fan favorite! For two hours, fans got a chance to get up close and personal with some of the singer's iconic ensembles, including the incredible white pearl-encrusted Bob Mackie dress she wore to the 1991 Oscars. It was an epic night for Hollywood-- Madonna channeled her inner Marilyn Monroe with the form fitting Mackie, fur stole, sparkling jewels,...
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? ...