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Original Bob Mackie Haute' Couture Silk Velvet Ensemble
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"A Vintage Original c.1990s Bob Mackie Haute' Couture Ensemble designed as an exquisite dropped-waist evening gown featuring elongated pure silk velvet strapless top in jet black; accentuated at the waist with woven golden metallic braided rope sash with tassels and terminating with flowing luxurious gold metallic silk floral brocade in black silk satin , lined with soft layer of tulle to give structure to an otherwise fluid and swishing princess-like movement. Included is cropped evening jacket in same luxurious silk satin floral brocade.Full Length back zipper. This is a vintage runway fashion show sample and is present day red-carpet vintage rarity from the master of dressing entertainment icons . No fashionista wardrobe is ever complete without a Bob Mackie creation. Indicated Size 6. In Excellent Condition. Measures: Bolero, Shoulders 14.5", Sleeve Length 23", Length 16.25". Dress: Bust 27", Waist 27", Hips 33", Length 49". ABOUT THE DESIGNER : Robert Gordon Mackie (born March 24, 1939 )is an American fashion designer and costumer. Bob Mackie is an internationally renowned costume and fashion designer who has dressed some of the most glamorous entertainment icons in the world. With a career spanning five decades, nine Emmy Award winds, three Academy Award nominations, and an induction into the Television Academy Hall of Fame, Bob Mackie's career is nothing short of legendary. In 1999, the Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology (""FIT"") honored Mackie's enormous contribution to fashion and costume design with the retrospective Unmistakably Mackie, now hailed as one of the most highly attended exhibitions in New York City history. The exhibit included more than 125 examples of Mackie's designs, sketches, photos, and videos spanning his incredible career. In conjunction with the retrospective, the vibrantly illustrated book, Unmistakably Mackie by Frank DeCaro, was also released. Mr. Mackie's unprecedented career achievements continue to be recognized. Bob was awarded the TDF Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007 for theatrical costume design. The Hollywood Arts Council honored Bob in 2008, with the ""Charlie"" (Chaplin) Award for Fashion Arts, acknowledging his contribution to the arts in Hollywood. In May 2011, Otis College of Art and Design, where Bob has mentored students for over two decades, honored him with the Design Legend Award and an Honorary Doctorate Degree. In April 2016, Bob was honored by the Chicago History Museum with the Designer of Excellence Award. Women who wear Mackie dare to be noticed, and many of the entertainment industries biggest and brightest stars are still clamoring to be dressed by him.
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Original Bob Mackie Haute' Couture Silk Velvet Ensemble

Estimate $2,500 - $3,500
Dec 02, 2017
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Starting Price $200
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0008: Original Bob Mackie Haute' Couture Silk Velvet Ensemble

Sold for $225
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Est. $2,500 - $3,500Starting Price $200
Couture and Jewelry of a Prominent Estate
Dec 02, 2017 11:00 AM EST
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Lot 0008 Details

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"A Vintage Original c.1990s Bob Mackie Haute' Couture Ensemble designed as an exquisite dropped-waist evening gown featuring elongated pure silk velvet strapless top in jet black; accentuated at the waist with woven golden metallic braided rope sash with tassels and terminating with flowing luxurious gold metallic silk floral brocade in black silk satin , lined with soft layer of tulle to give structure to an otherwise fluid and swishing princess-like movement. Included is cropped evening jacket in same luxurious silk satin floral brocade.Full Length back zipper. This is a vintage runway fashion show sample and is present day red-carpet vintage rarity from the master of dressing entertainment icons . No fashionista wardrobe is ever complete without a Bob Mackie creation. Indicated Size 6. In Excellent Condition. Measures: Bolero, Shoulders 14.5", Sleeve Length 23", Length 16.25". Dress: Bust 27", Waist 27", Hips 33", Length 49". ABOUT THE DESIGNER : Robert Gordon Mackie (born March 24, 1939 )is an American fashion designer and costumer. Bob Mackie is an internationally renowned costume and fashion designer who has dressed some of the most glamorous entertainment icons in the world. With a career spanning five decades, nine Emmy Award winds, three Academy Award nominations, and an induction into the Television Academy Hall of Fame, Bob Mackie's career is nothing short of legendary. In 1999, the Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology (""FIT"") honored Mackie's enormous contribution to fashion and costume design with the retrospective Unmistakably Mackie, now hailed as one of the most highly attended exhibitions in New York City history. The exhibit included more than 125 examples of Mackie's designs, sketches, photos, and videos spanning his incredible career. In conjunction with the retrospective, the vibrantly illustrated book, Unmistakably Mackie by Frank DeCaro, was also released. Mr. Mackie's unprecedented career achievements continue to be recognized. Bob was awarded the TDF Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007 for theatrical costume design. The Hollywood Arts Council honored Bob in 2008, with the ""Charlie"" (Chaplin) Award for Fashion Arts, acknowledging his contribution to the arts in Hollywood. In May 2011, Otis College of Art and Design, where Bob has mentored students for over two decades, honored him with the Design Legend Award and an Honorary Doctorate Degree. In April 2016, Bob was honored by the Chicago History Museum with the Designer of Excellence Award. Women who wear Mackie dare to be noticed, and many of the entertainment industries biggest and brightest stars are still clamoring to be dressed by him.
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