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January 05, 2014
Happy New Year friends! How was the joyous time for you ringing in 2014? We were quietly sipping some champagne at home. After a whirlwind of craziness throughout the entire holiday, I always find New Year's to be my calming down period. On New Year's Day I actually did a major clean out of all the things 'I just don't need'. Do you have stuff like that? It felt GREAT. We are taking our tree and decorations down today. In the world of weddings I was already busy with an gorgeous wedding last night. The Bride's vision was a romantic...
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...
November 28, 2013
From our family to yours, we wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving. We are thankful for your enthusiasm and support. Have a safe and wonderful holiday. In honor of the broadcast of Carol Burnett's Mark Twain Prize earlier this week, we present to you a classic Thanksgiving musical number from The Carol Burnett Show. And in case you missed the original broadcast of the Mark Twain Award, we've embedded it here for you to enjoy. See all of today's best comedians and entertainers pay homage to Carol Burnett. There's even a mini tribute to Bob's costumes. Enjoy!...
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...
December 28, 2012
The holiday season is always one long party. What better way to celebrate than with an homage to some of history's most extravagant movers and shakers? The famed New York City luxury department store, Bergdorf Goodman, did just that with their window displays. Entitled The BG Follies of 2012, the theme revolves around vaudeville, the Ziegfeld Follies, and the musicals of Busby Berkely. Naturally, there was a Mackie element amidst the spectacular displays. Bob has always drawn inspiration from the same time period, particularly from the Ziegfeld Follies--- as seen in his Pink Showgirls. Mackie enthusiast Philip Estrada,...