Blog / Hollywood
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,...
April 19, 2013
This past Monday, Bob returned to the judging panel on RuPaul's Drag Race with actress Marg Helgenberger. The four remaining contestants (Detox, Alaska, Roxxxy Andrews, and Jinkx Monsoon) had to make 3 themed outfits inspired by candy: a sweet 16 look, a corporate powerhouse, and a couture creation made from actual sugary confections, on top of doing a short musical number to "Sugar Babies." The race always has it in mind to test the creativity and the performance of each queen. Bob considered each outfit and deliberated with fairness that stems from his decades long experience as a fashion...
March 13, 2013
In his 50 year career, Bob Mackie has dressed just about every prominent star in the Hollywood pantheon and those he has not, according to Jamie Lee Curtis Taete, "are unworthy." The legendary designer spoke candidly to Taete of VICE magazine about his fascinating history, what he thinks about the state of style today, his favorite star to dress, new projects, and much more. Ever wondered where Bob got his inspiration for some of the characters he created for the Carol Burnett show came from? Surprise: It's the mall! And where do you think the worst dressed people...