January 25, 2013
Award season is here. Everywhere we look there are television shows, ‘who wore it best’ magazine articles and all the buzz about ‘who’s wearing who’ for the various celebrations and ceremonies. Who are you wearing today? How about the original Red Carpet master himself? Bob Mackie! Bob has been dressing the top celebrities for years. He’s been a significant part of what has created that ever-important question: “Who are you wearing tonight? Of course with a Bob Mackie silhouette you are sure to catch everyone eye and that is what every celebrity wants. Who doesn’t want to be noticed? ...
January 17, 2013
We are excited to announce our first-ever Instagram contest! Up for grabs are three of Bob's gorgeous new creation- the Brazilian Banana Bonanza Barbie!
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...
January 02, 2013
Recently one of our favorite bloggers, Leslie of DisneyBound created some of her signature fashion collages based on items from the Mackie world. Utilizing her fantastic fashion sense and propensity for translating images and ideas to contemporary clothing, Leslie created these fantastic "MackieBounds"! Some are based on Bob's gorgeous Barbies, others on his fantastic fashion sketches. All of them capture the rich color and detail that is Bob's signature. We love them! Check them out and let us know what you think of Leslie's interpretations! MackieBound inspired by the Bob Mackie...
December 28, 2012
The holiday season is always one long party. What better way to celebrate than with an homage to some of history's most extravagant movers and shakers? The famed New York City luxury department store, Bergdorf Goodman, did just that with their window displays. Entitled The BG Follies of 2012, the theme revolves around vaudeville, the Ziegfeld Follies, and the musicals of Busby Berkely. Naturally, there was a Mackie element amidst the spectacular displays. Bob has always drawn inspiration from the same time period, particularly from the Ziegfeld Follies--- as seen in his Pink Showgirls. Mackie enthusiast Philip Estrada,...