Blog / headdress
April 01, 2014
Music and fashion have long been a power-house couple that have dominated culture and in turn, the way we experience life. If anyone were to take a look back on the 20th Century and the powerful female musicians that came up in those times, they would find that Bob Mackie has dressed a landslide majority of them – most notably, Cher. For over forty years, the working and personal relationship Cher and Bob have had with...
February 28, 2014
infographic done by mediarundigital.co.uk Can you spot the Bob Mackie? When you think Red Carpet Glamour throughout the 86 years of the Oscars, the women always stole the show. Dramatic, sexy, elegant, and sometimes downright outrageous, starlets have dazzled the public by donning a multitude of designers, but one name constantly gets hailed for creating not one but several most memorable red carpet showstoppers: Bob Mackie. It is no secret that Bob Mackie has designed for many of the most famous women in the world. Bob's timeless dresses have graced the red carpets of various awards shows but none more prestigious...
November 11, 2013
Over the last couple of months I have had several requests for the use of feathers in the floral decor of some special events that I have done. It's definitely something that I've done before and I always love that touch of softness that feathers add to a floral arrangement. It also adds lovely texture that enhances the overall look. Last weekend my couple was very colorful and they requested the presence of peacock feathers in their designs. That was fun! The turquoise color that outlines the eye of the feather is so unique and brilliant. Then I...
June 13, 2013
Throughout the month of June, in celebration of LGBT PRIDE, The Bloomingdale's flagship store in New York City honored The Stonewall Pride Collection. Designers who have made bold contributions to the fashion community were asked to lend their most iconic pieces. Two Bob Mackie masterpieces stand tall and proudly along the designs of Chris March and Ali Rahimi for Mon Atelier. The Stonewall Pride Collection honors those who have greatly contributed to bringing a sense of beauty and glamour to film, television, concerts, and the red carpet. During Pride Month, it is fitting to present these creations so...
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...