Blog / sequins
March 12, 2014
Hello Mackie lovers! For anyone who enjoys vintage glamour with a twist, check out the looks from a recent wedding I had the pleasure to be a part of. A February wedding, on a snowy weekend, in Philadelphia, that was the combination of retro chic and gatsby glam. The bridesmaids all wore a body fitted gown with beaded embellishments. They reminded me a bit of this gorgeous number that Bob created for Sharon Stone to wear in the movie Casino: This look was the inspiration of the event. Our challenge with the floral and decor was to...
November 19, 2013
Hello Mackinistas! I recently had a lengthy discussion with a bunch of girlfriends… it was a girls night get together. The subject was about glamour. It all started with the casual inquiries about what we had planned for the upcoming holidays. Ivo and I will be in New York City for Thanksgiving and then we will host Christmas Eve at our home. This conversation naturally evolves to the "what do you think you'll wear"? We are all very different in personalities, body styles and ages. The word glamour popped up several times and what started as fashion chit chat became...
November 04, 2013
As we say goodbye to Halloween 2013 and change the clocks once again to daylight savings, we find ourselves in full swing of the fall season. Are you ready? I should say is your wardrobe ready? Before you know it the holidays of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years will be here. You don't want to be standing in front of your closet wondering 'What will I wear?' Prep now, start to plan ahead... think about the impressions you want to make this year. Are you doing anything or going anywhere special? The good news is that Bob Mackie here...
October 10, 2013
My question for today is, "What do I wear for a snazzy evening out that is spectacular, but not something that we've all seen before?" In a photo, here is my answer: This is Bob Mackie's knee length sequin skirt. I remember seeing this one for the first time in the New York design studio and being lost for words. I was over the moon with it. I thought, boy, Bob Mackie really knows how to keep it fresh. There is so much to love... first of all the use of the panels to give us a slimmer figure....
September 11, 2013
The following was written by fashion student and social media administrative assistant to Bob Mackie Design Group, Hannah Jane Duncan. In celebration of Fashion week here in the wonderful city of New York, We also wanted to celebrate Bob’s presentations in the past. Those upbeat, colorful, and theatrical shows were one of a kind and always will be to the world of fashion. Bob always knew how to give his audience an unforgettable time with the suspense of what was to come next and the surprises that came with the amazement that was already felt. Don’t you just miss his...