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 25, 2013
What do you think about when planning your dressing for the day? Is is the weather? Is is comfort? Is it color driven? Or is it what mood you're in? I have shared many times that I am a mood dresser. Not that a rainy day won't have some influence, but it's really dictated mostly by how I feel that day. There is one other thing that I like as well... I like to make a statement. We all have that last moment that we look in the mirror before we leave and we want to have that little conversation...
October 21, 2013
We, at Bob Mackie Design Group, want to extend our sincerest congratulations to our favorite funny lady, Carol Burnett, on her achievement of The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor this past weekend. Bob and Carol collaborated together on The Carol Burnett Show, creating some of the most memorable characters and costumes in sketch comedy history. From Princess Winifred to Starlett O'Hara, to Mrs. Wiggins, Bob and Carol have succeeded in bringing laughter into American homes for nearly fifty years. The ceremony brought together the best of comedy's veterans and current stars, such as Julie Andrews, Martin...
October 16, 2013
What is your favorite thing about fall? Is it a late night bonfire, the gorgeous changing colors of the leaves, the wonderful cool temperatures, the fun of looking for the perfect pumpkin or all of the above? This is the most colorful time of the year. Dressing is fun for this season... it should be fun. We are all inspired by the gorgeous colors. No one enjoys the inspiration of color like Bob Mackie. If you love to soak up the muted tones of the fall Bob has the answer for you. Have you experienced Bob's Smart Denim line? If...
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....