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October 21, 2013
We, at Bob Mackie Design Group, want to extend our sincerest congratulations to our favorite funny lady, Carol Burnett, on her achievement of The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor this past weekend. Bob and Carol collaborated together on The Carol Burnett Show, creating some of the most memorable characters and costumes in sketch comedy history. From Princess Winifred to Starlett O'Hara, to Mrs. Wiggins, Bob and Carol have succeeded in bringing laughter into American homes for nearly fifty years. The ceremony brought together the best of comedy's veterans and current stars, such as Julie Andrews, Martin...
September 11, 2013
The following was written by fashion student and social media administrative assistant to Bob Mackie Design Group, Hannah Jane Duncan. In celebration of Fashion week here in the wonderful city of New York, We also wanted to celebrate Bob’s presentations in the past. Those upbeat, colorful, and theatrical shows were one of a kind and always will be to the world of fashion. Bob always knew how to give his audience an unforgettable time with the suspense of what was to come next and the surprises that came with the amazement that was already felt. Don’t you just miss his...
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 17, 2013
Hello, Mackinistas! Did you happen to catch Margaux presenting some Bob Mackie Wearable Art on QVC yesterday? She had some great things to show, like this very Spring/Summer ready Floral Embroidered Tee, which comes in an array of colors featuring different flowers on them: Today, Bob Mackie himself, will be on QVC today for two shows (5 PM EST and 9 PM EST), bringing with him some fabulous new items that will get you more excited for the warm sunny days ahead. Speaking of, summers were made for comfy cotton shirts. Take a look at this brand new...