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...
March 02, 2014
Hi Friends, Are you excited about the biggest show of the year? The Academy Awards is tonight! We are having our own oscar party at home to entertain our friends and watch together. We are going Hollywood tonight and all wearing something that touches on a bit of a red carpet look. It's great fun. I am asking for your help. I have a few Bob Mackie Choices in my wardrobe. I don't know what to pick. Let me know what you like the best. Option 1 is a two piece set in grey. It's Bob's open front...
February 28, 2014
infographic done by mediarundigital.co.uk Can you spot the Bob Mackie? When you think Red Carpet Glamour throughout the 86 years of the Oscars, the women always stole the show. Dramatic, sexy, elegant, and sometimes downright outrageous, starlets have dazzled the public by donning a multitude of designers, but one name constantly gets hailed for creating not one but several most memorable red carpet showstoppers: Bob Mackie. It is no secret that Bob Mackie has designed for many of the most famous women in the world. Bob's timeless dresses have graced the red carpets of various awards shows but none more prestigious...
February 27, 2014
“He was a great muse...You could just do anything and he would like it. Which always surprised me, because most people have things that they want.”-Bob Mackie On the cover of the latest issue of Clash magazine (March 2014) is the superbly talented Elton John. Elton is not only well known for his contributions to the music world, but also for his over the top sense of entertainment and extravagant costumes. The magazine dedicated the issue to all things Elton-- from modern looks curated by the singer-songwriter, interview with the man himself, as well as Q&As with other...
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...