Blog / mackinistas
November 15, 2014
Whenever you see Bob on QVC, rest assured there is a man backstage helping to make sure the models appear exactly as planned. For the last fourteen years, Joe McFate has been the Design Director for Bob Mackie, Bob Mackie Home, Bob Mackie Wearable Art for QVC, and has worked nationally and internationally with such stars as Cher, Tina Turner, and P!NK. Prior to his role as Design Director, Joe has an extensive background in theater. His Broadway credits as an Associate Costume Designer include working with the legendary Alvin Colt, “Waiting In The Wings” by Noel Coward, starring...
January 22, 2014
What's the temperature where you are? Currently it's 12 degrees for me with a wind chill below zero. This is what they call atypical weather for our area of south eastern Pennsylvania... thank goodness. The snow finished in the middle of the night topping off at 10 inches. If it was not so cold I would consider a day of sledding, but we wouldn't last 10 minutes out there. What is one to do with some young kiddies who are cooped up and climbing the walls? Bake of course. We brought out the mixer and whipped up a bundt cake...
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...
December 04, 2013
Hello Friends! How was your Thanksgiving weekend? Did you get to enjoy the Turkey with all of your favorite fixin's? Now that all the left overs are gone and we are into December, the countdown for Christmas is on. It feels like it's coming early this year because Thanksgiving was so late along with an early Hanukkah. Best wishes for everyone enjoying day 8 of this special holiday. Are you ready for Christmas? Silly question, right? Well I know that many of you are well organized and on top of things with your planning, but if any of you are...
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!...