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  • What is Ikat?

    Hello Friends.   I recently had a question about one of Bob’s designs that I thought I would share in case some of you were wondering the same thing.   Monica from New Jersey recently purchased her first Bob Mackie Wearable Art silhouette. She ordered Bob’s Jeweled collar Ikat Print Split Neck Caftan. She loves the dress, and told me that she chose it because of the gorgeous colors and how they create the beautiful design. Her question was what is Ikat? Great question. We don’t all know what that means and it’s a defining feature of this particular caftan. Ikat refers...

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  • Polar Vortex

    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...

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  • Giving the 'Cold Shoulder' to Winter

        Did you shop with Bob Mackie last weekend?  What did you get for yourself? There were many gorgeous things for spring.   Color always awakens the blooms that bring the warmth of the season, but this year, it’s the Pantone color of green, emerald to be specific, that everyone is talking about.  I wore this one in the green-multi for the 4 AM show this past Saturday morning.         Bob Mackie's Cold Shoulder Printed Top w/ Scoop neck & Button Detail (pictured above).  It’s a new item in the Bob Mackie Wearable Art collection.  If you...

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  • Spring Has Sprung!

    Happy Spring, everyone! After a long dreary winter, we are finally coming out of a cold haze. We're feeling rejuvenated and our wardrobe will definitely reflect our renewed energy. In her recent post on Facebook, Margaux singled out a gorgeous new piece of Wearable Art. Green has always been a color to symbolize renewal; not to mention that is also Pantone's Color of the Year.  Green is an invigorating color and this maxi dress will definitely get you into the mood! Its flattering lines, on-trend colorblocked look, and cheerful hues make it a perfect Spring pick. The scoop neck creates a...

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