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March 13, 2013
In his 50 year career, Bob Mackie has dressed just about every prominent star in the Hollywood pantheon and those he has not, according to Jamie Lee Curtis Taete, "are unworthy." The legendary designer spoke candidly to Taete of VICE magazine about his fascinating history, what he thinks about the state of style today, his favorite star to dress, new projects, and much more. Ever wondered where Bob got his inspiration for some of the characters he created for the Carol Burnett show came from? Surprise: It's the mall! And where do you think the worst dressed people...
January 14, 2013
A classic never goes out of style. Case in point, Bob Mackie's timeless designs. Last week, two very popular sources for fashion highlighted wearing vintage Mackie to amp up your current style. Refinery29 included a dress from Bob's 1984 Resort Collection, which has more information at 1stdibs. Touting vintage frocks as a "way to stand apart from the ready-to-wear masses," R29 echoed the Bob Mackie motto of "When a woman wears a Mackie, she dares to be noticed." Here's the original picture from back in the day and the dress as it appears on 1stdibs now: Nasty Gal, a...