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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 10, 2013
Bob Mackie is celebrating Mother's Day all month of May by holding a giveaway for a signed Carol Burnett Book
May 09, 2013
Hello Mackinistas! Hopefully, you are all enjoying your week! We are halfway there and that means it's Wednesday with a little post from yours truly about "Wearing It Well". My daughter actually inspired my post today with this photo: My husband and I decided she was torn between the idea of being an olympic swimmer or a Tour De France bike rider that day. I guess since she could not make up her mind she decided to do both. Because she is only 4, it's hysterical and she does wears it well. But this reminded me that mixing and matching...
May 05, 2013
Hello Mackinistas! Happy Sunday! How was your weekend? It’s been a glorious week and weekend here in Pennsylvania! Perfect weather for anything outdoors, particularly a wedding! As many of you know, aside from being Bob Mackie’s Girl Friday, back up guest, and social media host, I am a floral designer for special events, primarily weddings. The wedding season is upon us and I thought that I would share the lovely looks each week in a column called “The Flower Report”. Since all the beautiful flowers of the world inspire Bob Mackie for his Wearable Art Collection, perhaps you will enjoy...
April 17, 2013
Happy Wednesday, Mackinistas! This is the first of a weekly post that will be written each week just for you! You ask and I’ll answer. The content will vary based on your questions, thoughts, and concerns about fashion and style.I am here to help and offer suggestions and solutions! Recently, Donna reached out to me with a question that I thought was a great way to start things off. She mentioned that about a month ago she attended a wedding and her friend remarked on the new dress that Donna was wearing,“I like the style, but I don’t think...