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February 24, 2014
Hello Friends! Many of you ask… what is Bob’s inspiration for his Wearable Art creations? As a true artist, Bob draws on all facets of his life for his fashion inspiration. In many cases it’s versions of gorgeous one of a kind pieces that he has designed for celebrities. If you tuned into one of the January shows on QVC you saw Bob’s Embroidered Bombay Tunic. It’s Item A2304. I wore it in red and there are now 9 colors to choose from in this highly rated tunic. Pink and light Aqua are the two new colors: When we...
February 06, 2014
I know many of you have been asking about Bob's latest creation for Barbie Collector and now the wait is over! Bob Mackie talks to Robert Best about his past designs and what he has in store. Check out this lovely interview as they discuss Bob's long history with the mini fashion icon and get a glimpse of the upcoming Barbie. What do you think? Are you excited for Bob's newest magical Barbie?
January 15, 2014
Hi Friends! Has everyone heard that Radiant Orchid is the pantone color of the year for 2014? I have to admit that I've always wondered how these colors are picked each year and who does it.... how about you? Well I did a little research. The color is announced each year from Pantone which is a company who created a color matchings system that you see in various manufacturing industries... not just fashion. Do you remember the day of learning your primary colors? Well they are the base of all colors, but each color has it's own unique recipe. That...
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!...
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...