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FABULOUS CLOTHING and COSTUMES by
BOB MACKIE

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AUTHENTIC - SONNY & CHER
By Bob Mackie & Ret Turner

[ORDER ITEM #7548]
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#7548 - EXTREMELY RARE c. mid 1970's SONNY and CHER's Matching Original Publicity Gown and Suit by by BOB MACKIE and RET TURNER!  I still can't believe I got this!!! ME!  Little Debby Miller from Long Island!  The little girl who used to just sit in her room and play with her Beatle dolls.. and who used to watch the Sonny & Cher TV show with her parents... totally smitten by their charisma and incredible wardrobe!  And now, these pieces are mine.. at least for now.  At auction, this duo could fetch twice this price. Not only the awesome nearly nude Cher gown by Bob Mackie, but the matching original gold beaded satin suit and shirt worn by Sonny!!  The only thing missing is the vest, the shoes and Sonny's mustache!! :)  I'll be taking photos of the pieces soon, but wanted to give you all the "heads up" that something this fabulous is available!  The suit is labeled "Sonny Bono" and the shirt also has a September 1975 label.  Note: the shirt even has a "bodysuit" to keep it nicely tucked in!   The gown has no labels as there is no place to put a label... it's quite sheer and anything would show through. The gown is very lightweight.  Gorgeous.  A glamour couple in golden glamour duds.    Also Listed in the Memorabilia and Cher Categories.   NEW LISTING! 

$ 50,000.  ORDER  Extended Layaway Available

Approx. - SIZE 2 Gown / SIZE 38S Suit
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# 7599 - c. 1990 SIGNED BY BOB MACKIE AND CHER BOB MACKIE Hot Purplely Pink Suede Jewel Studded Motorcycle Jacket  with Matching Over Knee Boots!  I've been searching for photos of Cher in this outfit, and thanks to a fan.... I now have a photo of Cher showing off this EXACT jacket from her closet during a photo shoot!!!  Also, Cher wears EXACTLY the same jacket in black leather back in 1987 and 1988 for her appearance on David Letterman, and on the front of her Cher album and in promo photo.  In the Letterman photo, you can see that Cher looks to be wearing exactly the same boots (in leather) as well!  This pink version must have been used for an optional photo shoot as the boots hardly look worn.  The fact that Cher signed and dated the jacket to 1990 is quite helpful! :)  The boots are signed on the bottom by Bob Mackie.  These came to me from the gentleman who purchased many Cher pieces direct from Star Wares co-owners Marcia Tysseling and Susie Coehlo (Sonny Bono's 3rd wife - after Cher).  FABULOUS pieces!!  The jacket is a bit small in the hip for my 36" hip dressform so if you want to wear it closed, you'll need 34" hips, but Cher wore lots of these motorcycle jackets.. and often wore them open.  The boots (I adore!) have a over "legging" detail at the shoe (see photos).  I assume they are size 8.5 as that's what size the other shoes I have of Cher's (to go up soon).  There is slight discoloration/fading of the suede on both pieces (you won't care!) and there are two pen marks (see photos - I'm told the one on the boots was caused by a taxi driver), otherwise... well... just REMARKABLE and EXTREMELY COLLECTABLE for both Bob Mackie and Cher collectors!!    Also Listed in the Memorabilia and Cher Categories.

$ 15,000.  ORDER  Extended Layaway Available

Approx. - SIZE 2/4   Size 8.5 boots (assumed)
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AUTHENTIC - DEBBIE REYNOLDS
Worn for Las Vegas Show


[ORDER ITEM - #7709]
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# 7709 - c. 1985 Original BOB MACKIE Blue Beaded Gown Designed for, Created for and Worn on Las Vegas Stage by Debbie Reynolds!  Still looking for the exact date of this show in Vegas, but I DID find a copy of the original Las Vegas Debbie Reynolds show program and as you can see, the gown is featured on the front, and shown as worn by Ms. Reynolds on the back of the program!  This is NOT a store bought gown, but an ORIGINAL Bob Mackie creation for the stage as you will see from the very high slit in the skirt, the heavy and very long metal zipper at the back and the plain Bob Mackie label (unique).  The gown is a deep royal sapphire blue sheer gown with huge bell sleeves, high cowl collar in front to low "v" in back.  Lined torso.  VERY high slit will show off lots of leg. Gown is covered with various shades of blue bugle beads which are also used for beaded tassels, and rhinestones are added for a little extra glitz (as if it needed anymore!). ;)   Minimal bead loss.... hardly worth mentioning, and one chiffon pull found on sleeve (see photo).  Excellent condition (though it was worn as you can see).  A true Bob Mackie treasure. Measures:  up to 35" bust, up to 28" waist, up to 36" hips, 54" long from shoulder to hem, 20" long metal zipper at back, 32" long slit in skirt.  NEW LISTING!  Final Sale Movie/Memorabilia piece.  Also Listed in the Memorabilia and 1930-Today Categories.  

$ 9,500.  ORDER 

Approx. - SIZE 4
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AUTHENTIC - BOB MACKIE
Worn by Ms. Jasper in "Lulu" Opera

[ORDER ITEM - #7587]
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# 7587 - RARE c. 1998 BOB MACKIE Stage Worn Black Velvet and Rhinestone/Beaded Gown with Fox Trim! Worn in the San Francisco Opera "Lulu"!   I love the start of a newspaper article about this Opera production.  It reads:  "Where else but San Francisco would you find a production of Alban Berg's bleak, atonal opera Lulu featuring costumes by Bob Mackie and shtick from old Carol Burnett skits?" Well, that confirms, indeed, that these costumes were designed by Mr. Mackie.   And further, I contacted Kristine Jepson to confirm that this was her costume... and she confirmed!  A RARE Bob Mackie stage costume in Excellent condition!  FANTASTIC!    NEW LISTING! Also Listed in the Memorabilia Category. 

$ 10,000.  ORDER 

Approx. - SIZE 6
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# 5197 - c. 1980's BOB MACKIE Nude Net Gown of Sequins and Beads!  As Seen on Joan Van Ark in Knot's Landing Promotion Photo!  OK... if you're a fan of my website, you know I love these early Bob Mackie gowns... you know the ones that were designed for the mass market by just taking the original nude net "Cher" Mackie gowns, and adding a nude lining.  Mr. Mackie then branched out into beads and sequins on silk, but it's these early net gowns that are the best!  This one is of a rare design I hadn't seen before... and then someone sent me the photo of Joan Van Ark in this gown!  Looks great on!!  Pinkish hue with the extra large pink flower sequined on to one shoulder and then bits of that flower elsewhere scattered about the gown.  As you can see, the gown has the illusion of a nude bodice (yet it's lined), however the upper back remains net only.  There is a very long slit up the front of the gown for mega leg reveal!  Excellent condition... however, this gown has been modified under the arms for extra size in the bust, so it now Measures: up to 40" bust, up to 30" waist, up to 40" hips, 58" long from shoulder to hem. Look at all the closeup photos to see all the details! Zippered cuffs, back zip gown to waist and just the extended back hook/eye at upper back.  If you don't need the extra sizing, you can just remove the extended closure strap. Priced lower than it might have been for the modified underarms, but for those of you who are thrilled with the extra bust measurement, well... you luck out! 

$ 1,185. ORDER

Approx. - SIZE 8/10
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AUTHENTIC - BOB MACKIE
Worn in 1966 NBC-TV Special
"Alice Through the Looking Glass"


[ORDER ITEM #7564]
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# 7561 - c. 1966 BOB MACKIE / RAY AGHAYAN "Queen's Court Clubs" Felt Gown from NBC-TV Special "Alice Though the Looking Glass"!  NOTE:  FIRST EMMY EVER AWARDED FOR COSTUME DESIGN!  I am in awe of these gowns!  I have three of the "Queen's Court" gowns as well as the Red King's cape ... and a few additional pieces from this 1966 NBC-TV Movie.  And yes, these were so spectacular that the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences decided to present the FIRST EVER Emmy Award for Costume Design to Bob Mackie and Ray Aghayan for this TV Special!!!!  So these pieces are historic as well as fantastic!   For those old enough to remember these actors, the special was star-studded with Jimmy Durante, Nanette Fabray, Ricardo Montalban, Agnes Moorehead, Jack Palance, and Tom and Dick Smothers.  As you see, I have TWO of the Diamond gowns and ONE of the Clubs gown.  Condition of these gowns is good, but not perfect.. mostly in the dust which, after 40+ years of storage have settled into the felts, so they will need a professional cleaning and some re-stitching.  But the fact that they exist at all is a blessing!  All these have the hoops attached, so shipping will be a bit more expensive.   Luckily the timing is right to be able to watch a copy of the show online!!!!  This wasn't possible even just a few months ago!  Or at least the copy I saw was such poor quality, you could barely make out these costumes.  Here's the link to the 1966 TV Show:   http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xrjqb5_alice-through-the-looking-glass-1966-pt-1-of-2_shortfilms   Final Sale Movie/Memorabilia piece.   NEW LISTING!     NOTE:  The Hearts gown (shown below) was/is on display at the NBC Universal Experience exhibit at Universal Studios Hollywood.  Also Listed in the Memorabilia Category. 

$ 1,500.  ORDER 

 

AUTHENTIC - BOB MACKIE
Worn in 1966 NBC-TV Special
"Alice Through the Looking Glass"


[ORDER ITEM #7566]
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# 7566 - c. 1966 BOB MACKIE / RAY AGHAYAN "Queen's Court Diamonds" Felt Gown from NBC-TV Special "Alice Though the Looking Glass"!  NOTE:  FIRST EMMY EVER AWARDED FOR COSTUME DESIGN!  I am in awe of these gowns!  I have three of the "Queen's Court" gowns as well as the Red King's cape ... and a few additional pieces from this 1966 NBC-TV Movie.  And yes, these were so spectacular that the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences decided to present the FIRST EVER Emmy Award for Costume Design to Bob Mackie and Ray Aghayan for this TV Special!!!!  So these pieces are historic as well as fantastic!   For those old enough to remember these actors, the special was star-studded with Jimmy Durante, Nanette Fabray, Ricardo Montalban, Agnes Moorehead, Jack Palance, and Tom and Dick Smothers.  As you see, I have TWO of the Diamond gowns and ONE of the Clubs gown.  Condition of these gowns is good, but not perfect.. mostly in the dust which, after 40+ years of storage have settled into the felts, so they will need a professional cleaning and some re-stitching.  But the fact that they exist at all is a blessing!  All these have the hoops attached, so shipping will be a bit more expensive. Here's the link to the 1966 TV Show:   http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xrjqb5_alice-through-the-looking-glass-1966-pt-1-of-2_shortfilms  Final Sale Movie/Memorabilia piece.   NEW LISTING!    NOTE:  The Hearts gown (shown below) was/is on display at the NBC Universal Experience exhibit at Universal Studios Hollywood.   Also Listed in the Memorabilia Category. 
NBC Universal Experience exhibit at Universal Studios Hollywood on April 26, 2012. - See more at: http://rabbitlightmovies.blogspot.com/2012/06/bob-mackie-designed-alice-through.html#sthash.khAWfxYr.dpuf

$ 1,500. each  ORDER 

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AUTHENTIC - BOB MACKIE
Worn in 1966 NBC-TV Special
"Alice Through the Looking Glass"


[ORDER ITEM #7562]
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# 7562 - c. 1966 BOB MACKIE / RAY AGHAYAN "Red King's" Felt Jacket and Court Robe from NBC-TV Special "Alice Though the Looking Glass"!  NOTE:  FIRST EMMY EVER AWARDED FOR COSTUME DESIGN!  I am in awe of these pieces!  I have three of the "Queen's Court" gowns as well as the Red King's cape ... and a few additional pieces from this 1966 NBC-TV Movie.  And yes, these were so spectacular that the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences decided to present the FIRST EVER Emmy Award for Costume Design to Bob Mackie and Ray Aghayan for this TV Special!!!!  So these pieces are historic as well as fantastic!   For those old enough to remember these actors, the special was star-studded with Jimmy Durante, Nanette Fabray, Ricardo Montalban, Agnes Moorehead, Jack Palance, and Tom and Dick Smothers.  Jacket with huge rhinestone jewels, sequins, braid, satin and lame details along with the antique design ties at back. Comes with the original long court robe.  Condition of all these pieces is good, but not perfect.. mostly in the dust which, after 40+ years of storage have settled into the felts, so they will need a professional cleaning and some re-stitching.  But the fact that they exist at all is a blessing!  Due to the size/weight, shipping will be a bit more expensive. Here's the link to the 1966 TV Show:   http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xrjqb5_alice-through-the-looking-glass-1966-pt-1-of-2_shortfilms  Final Sale Movie/Memorabilia piece.   NEW LISTING!       Also Listed in the Memorabilia Category. 
NBC Universal Experience exhibit at Universal Studios Hollywood on April 26, 2012. - See more at: http://rabbitlightmovies.blogspot.com/2012/06/bob-mackie-designed-alice-through.html#sthash.khAWfxYr.dpuf

$ 1,150. (for jacket and robe)  ORDER 

AUTHENTIC - BOB MACKIE
Worn in 1966 NBC-TV Special
"Alice Through the Looking Glass"


[ORDER ITEM #7563]
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# 7563 - c. 1966 BOB MACKIE / RAY AGHAYAN "King's Court Clubs" Felt Tunic, Cape and Panel from NBC-TV Special "Alice Though the Looking Glass"!  NOTE:  FIRST EMMY EVER AWARDED FOR COSTUME DESIGN!  I am in awe of these pieces!  I have three of the "Queen's Court" gowns as well as the Red King's cape ... and two of the "King's Court" tunics from this 1966 NBC-TV Movie.  And yes, these were so spectacular that the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences decided to present the FIRST EVER Emmy Award for Costume Design to Bob Mackie and Ray Aghayan for this TV Special!!!!  So these pieces are historic as well as fantastic!   For those old enough to remember these actors, the special was star-studded with Jimmy Durante, Nanette Fabray, Ricardo Montalban, Agnes Moorehead, Jack Palance, and Tom and Dick Smothers.  Condition of these pieces is good, but not perfect.. mostly in the dust which, after 40+ years of storage have settled into the felts, so they will need a professional cleaning and some re-stitching. This tunic will need a new zipper and has fading on the sleeve puff.  So I'm tossing in the extra piece of the Clubs Panel piece.  Now you have 3 clubs! :)  And even though condition isn't perfect, the fact that these pieces exist at all is a blessing!  Luckily the timing is right to be able to watch a copy of the show online!!!!  This wasn't possible even just a few months ago!  Or at least the copy I saw was such poor quality, you could barely make out these costumes.  Here's the link to the 1966 TV Show:   http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xrjqb5_alice-through-the-looking-glass-1966-pt-1-of-2_shortfilms   Final Sale Movie/Memorabilia piece.   NEW LISTING!      Also Listed in the Memorabilia Category. 

$ 895.  ORDER 

 

AUTHENTIC - BOB MACKIE
Worn in 1966 NBC-TV Special
"Alice Through the Looking Glass"


[ORDER ITEM #7565]
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# 7565 - c. 1966 BOB MACKIE / RAY AGHAYAN "King's Court Hearts" Felt Tunic from NBC-TV Special "Alice Though the Looking Glass"!  NOTE:  FIRST EMMY EVER AWARDED FOR COSTUME DESIGN!  I am in awe of these pieces!  I have three of the "Queen's Court" gowns as well as the Red King's cape ... and two of the "King's Court" tunics from this 1966 NBC-TV Movie.  And yes, these were so spectacular that the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences decided to present the FIRST EVER Emmy Award for Costume Design to Bob Mackie and Ray Aghayan for this TV Special!!!!  So these pieces are historic as well as fantastic!   For those old enough to remember these actors, the special was star-studded with Jimmy Durante, Nanette Fabray, Ricardo Montalban, Agnes Moorehead, Jack Palance, and Tom and Dick Smothers.  Condition of these pieces is good, but not perfect.. mostly in the dust which, after 40+ years of storage have settled into the felts, so they will need a professional cleaning and some re-stitching. This one looks like it has some fading on one sleeve puff as well.  Though condition isn't perfect, the fact that these pieces exist at all is a blessing!  Luckily the timing is right to be able to watch a copy of the show online!!!!  This wasn't possible even just a few months ago!  Or at least the copy I saw was such poor quality, you could barely make out these costumes.  Here's the link to the 1966 TV Show:   http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xrjqb5_alice-through-the-looking-glass-1966-pt-1-of-2_shortfilms   Final Sale Movie/Memorabilia piece.   NEW LISTING!      Also Listed in the Memorabilia Category. 

$ 695.  ORDER 

 

AUTHENTIC - BOB MACKIE
Worn in 1966 NBC-TV Special
"Alice Through the Looking Glass"


[ORDER ITEM #7568A]
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# 7568A - c. 1966 BOB MACKIE / RAY AGHAYAN "King's Court Diamonds" Felt Cape from NBC-TV Special "Alice Though the Looking Glass"!  NOTE:  FIRST EMMY EVER AWARDED FOR COSTUME DESIGN!  I am in awe of these pieces!  I have three of the "Queen's Court" gowns as well as the Red King's cape ... and two of the "King's Court" tunics from this 1966 NBC-TV Movie.  And yes, these were so spectacular that the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences decided to present the FIRST EVER Emmy Award for Costume Design to Bob Mackie and Ray Aghayan for this TV Special!!!!  So these pieces are historic as well as fantastic!   For those old enough to remember these actors, the special was star-studded with Jimmy Durante, Nanette Fabray, Ricardo Montalban, Agnes Moorehead, Jack Palance, and Tom and Dick Smothers.  Condition of these pieces is good, but not perfect.. mostly in the dust which, after 40+ years of storage have settled into the felts, so they will need a professional cleaning and some re-stitching.  Though condition isn't perfect, the fact that these pieces exist at all is a blessing!  Luckily the timing is right to be able to watch a copy of the show online!!!!  This wasn't possible even just a few months ago!  Or at least the copy I saw was such poor quality, you could barely make out these costumes.  Here's the link to the 1966 TV Show:   http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xrjqb5_alice-through-the-looking-glass-1966-pt-1-of-2_shortfilms   Final Sale Movie/Memorabilia piece.   NEW LISTING!      Also Listed in the Memorabilia Category. 

$ 245.  ORDER 

 

AUTHENTIC-JOAN RIVERS DRESS
by Bob Mackie


[ORDER ITEM #7432]
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# 7432 - c. 1980's BOB MACKIE Golden Tan Beaded and Rhinestoned Gown!   Worn by JOAN RIVERS!  This is one of the older Bob Mackie Labels.  I still need to try to figure out what years this label was used, but they were some of the first Mackie gowns created for high-end department stores and high-end boutiques.   This one happens to have been worn by Joan Rivers!  Yup... back before her massive facelifts.  Looks, frankly, like a gown that Dame Helen Mirren would love!  Classy, gorgeous, and ready for any red carpet!  Shown on my size 6 mannequin and fits her beautifully - 35" bust, up to 38" hips. Excellent condition with just a few minor beads missing (see photo).  Love the square neckline  And check out the close up photos to see the fabulous beading/rhinestone design in the bodice and upper sleeves.  Back zipper.  More measurements coming!     Also listed in the 1930-Today and Memorabilia Categories.

$ 1,850.  ORDER

Approx. - SIZE 6
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#6702 - c. 1970's BOB MACKIE / RAY AGHAYAN Bronze Leopard Print Lame Halter Gown with Matching Bolero Jacket Trimmed in Fabulous Fantasy Feathers at Neckline and Cuffs! Here's some history for you. In 1963, Ray Aghayan selected Bob Mackie as his assistant on "The Judy Garland Show" for CBS. In 1969, they established a Beverly Hills boutique, Elizabeth the First (with Elizabeth Courtney) which in turn spawned the short-lived wholesale first Ray Aghayan/Bob Mackie.  So... This gown and jacket is an extremely early Mackie!!  Wow... Gold lame and silk in a leopard print.  Empire waist halter gown.  Stunning and sexy, but simple, right?  So for that Hollywood entrance, you needed something a bit more dramatic... hence the matching blouson bolero jacket trimmed in huge spotted brown and tan fantasy feathers!!!  Measures: 36/37" bust, 30" waist , up to 39" hips, 32" waist of jacket, 60" long gown from shoulder to hem.  Near mint condition... you will just need to re-tack the cuff of feathers onto one cuff.  An modern historic Hollywood early Bob Mackie piece! 

$ 1,285. ORDER

Approx. - SIZE 6/8
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#6780 - c. 1980's BOB MACKIE Electric Blue Beaded Gown on Black Netting! I recently sold this same gown in gold and silver beads on nude netting for $4,275.  This blue beaded gown was sold at the Mackie Boutiques, so it is one step later than the nude gown. Still this is one of those rare early Mackie gowns of couture quality.... meaning fully beaded on mesh with easily removable lining.  These are the Mackies that will end up in museums... not those newer Mackies that are just "pretty gowns".  If you removed the lining, it would be the same see-through dresses that were worn by Cher, Diana Ross and others! With the lining, the body shows through just at strategic areas. Only these very early net Mackie dresses (and costumes) were priced at this level. There were many Mackie mass-produced dresses that were produced later, and often people don't know the difference. Excellent condition.  Marked size 6.  There are a very few beads missing, you will have to spend time searching.  Here's your chance to own the best of the best from Hollywood's fashion icon and masterful designer!  Electric blue color will "wow" as you walk through the door.  Surprising amount of stretch in this gown, so Measures:  32-36" bust, 24-28" waist, 34-39" hips, 60" long from shoulder to hem! The sleeves are long with zippers, so they scrunch, unless your arms are extremely long. Shoulder pads aren't overwhelming.  Hollywood glamour from the master!

$ 1,850. ORDER

Approx. - SIZE 2-6
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#4264 - c. 1980's BOB MACKIE Coral Silk and Sequin and Beaded "Jessica Rabbit and Tulip" Gown! Don't even think about this unless you want to show off your breasts!!! Bob Mackie built some of his early dresses with the same understructures that enhanced the bodies of many a famous actress. If you look at the interior, you will see there are cups for the breasts that almost act as cushions. The bodice top may not fit tightly, but your breasts will be hidden in the cushioning... just ever so slightly! Really... this is a gown for those of you who prefer a bit of exhibition.. or perhaps that's just how it fit me! I just made up that name for the gown, but it fits perfectly! Bodice is a lovely concoction of sequins and beading in a abstract floral design. Please note... the gown was WAY too small on this hard-busted mannequin, so the back is open in one photo.. in the other back photo I played a bit, so you can see it closed at back, so the design back there isn't real! Just me playing! Look at the photo of the unclosed back to see the real design back there. Excellent condition with two practically invisible spots on the skirt. Back zipper. Measures: 33/34" bust, 25/26" waist, up to 40" hips, 41" long from waist to hem.

$ 895.  ORDER

Approx. - SIZE 2/4
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#4648 - c. 1989 BOB MACKIE Red Beaded and Sequined Gown on Black Netting! As you know from my website, early Bob Mackie gowns and dresses originally sold for up to $18,000.(!).. and this was nearly 30 years ago!! With inflation...well, I can't count that high! Only these very early net Mackie dresses (and costumes) were priced at this level. There were many Mackie mass-produced dresses that were produced later (and still), and often people don't know the difference. Always seek out the fully beaded dresses and gowns on netting - these were lined in nude or black material to be worn out in public, but if the linings were removed, they were the same nearly see-through dresses that were worn by Cher, Diana Ross and others! This gown is the same "Grapes" design that was used by Mackie for the Sharon Stone nude illusion net dress for "Casino". That gown just sold at auction for $13,200! These "Grapes" gowns were from Mackie's 1989 California Collection - a salute to the Napa Valley. Black netting with blood red bugle beads and sequins fully lined in black silk. Boned bodice. Measures: 36/37" bust, up to 27" waist, up to 37" hips, 43" long from natural waist to hem. Back zipper. Excellent condition!  

$ 2,450. ORDER

Approx. - Size 6/8 (with 27" waist)
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#5074 - c. 1990/1991 BOB MACKIE Black and White Beaded Bodice Bolero and Original Hot Pink Belt!  STOP HERE... OK.. have I got your attention??  I really want you to take a moment to look at this gown with and without the belt, and with and without the beaded bolero.  It will give you a few different looks in one gown!  And if you find additional boleros or jackets, you will have even more choices with one basic and beautiful gown!   Simple black jersey bodice with white silk skirt.  The beaded bodice is silk with white beading in lovely floral design.  White beaded edging and open at the back.  The hot pink belt is very stiff... and can be worn with buckle at front or back... or not worn at all... or find other colored belts or sashes to wear to change the look again!  Excellent condition... only a tiny issue of ghost stitching from shoulder pads that were attached to the gown straps by someone crazy! Wild!  I removed them so you can wear the gown without the bolero.  You will get the shoulder pads and you can put them in the bolero if you wish. Measures: 33/34" bust, 25" waist, 39" long from shoulder to hem.  Labeled size 6, but it's a 4 today.  Has attached slip under skirt. The best investment in a party gown you will ever find... as it's so versatile!  

$ 845. ORDER

Approx. - SIZE 4
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[ORDER ITEM - #5073]
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#5073 - c. 1991 (?) BOB MACKIE Beaded Bodice Ballgown! Same Exact Gown Worn to the Oscars by Debbie Allen - we believe in 1991 or 1992 (still seeking photos of her in this gown, but confirmed she wore it by Bob Mackie's company!). This gown was Never Worn!  OK, it's not one of those slinky sexy nearly nude Mackie "Cher" gowns... but it's still one of the early Mackie gowns (as the bodice is still fully beaded on netting) and frankly one of the few early ballgowns I've seen!  And what a unique material on that skirt!!!  Wonderfully changeable taffeta of gold, green, pink and lavender with surprising, nearly phantom triangle designs that complement the sunburst designs of the bodice! Or if you prefer... rather than sunburst, these could also be mechanical gears.. great for charity balls with themes that will work with this bodice design! :)  Back zip.  Has lots of petticoat attached under to give the skirt its shape! Measures: 32/33" bust, up to 26.5" waist, 13.5" neck, 57" long from shoulder to hem (great for 5'2" with 3" heels) or 5'5" with flats to just sweep the ground.  Love the pocket in the skirt!  Totally unexpected, but great to have!  Mint condition, never worn!!  The only thing to mention is that it has very tight arms and tight under the arms, so you will want to be thin, small boned for this, but it will NOT overwhelm!Cost over $7,000 new!  Never Worn, so as new!! MINT condition! 

$ 2,885. ORDER

Approx. - SIZE 0/2
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[ORDER ITEM #7273]
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#7273 - c. 1970's BOB MACKIE /RAY AGHAYAN Black  "Fortuny" Pleat Dress with Ostrich Feather Hemline! From Bonwit TellerRARE DEADSTOCK!  I'm always on the lookout for these Bob Mackie / Ray Aghayan pieces as they were only made for a few years in the late 1970s. As the history goes, as early as 1969, Bob Mackie and partners Ray Aghayan and Elizabeth Courtney established their Beverly Hills boutique, Elizabeth the First, which in turn spawned the short-lived wholesale firm Ray Aghayan/Bob Mackie (You SHOULD know Ray Aghayan, so Google him! He  was Judy Garland's designer as well as many other stars, and was responsible for Mackie's career).  Anyway, even if this dress didn't have that special label, I'd still be nuts about it! Perfect for your Black & White party, or any event where you want to have fun.  The entire dress is designed of Fortuny-like pleating with spaghetti straps and waist tie... and then ostrich feathers surrounding the entire hemline!  Sold at the high-end department store, Bonwit Teller.  As you can see, it's Deadstock!  Never Worn!  With Original Tags!  So rare!  Perfect condition! Measures: 33/34" bust, 25" waist, 39" long from shoulder to hem. Worthy of a museum. 

$ 1,245. ORDER

Approx. - SIZE 2
(check measurements above) 

 


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#6886 - c. 1980's BOB MACKIE Boutique / Neiman Marcus Gold and Silver Beaded Fringe Asymmetrical Dress!  Probably from the same year as the short beaded fringe short Bob Mackie dress I also have for sale in the Museum section.  That dress has the original Saks Fifth Avenue $7,000 price tag!   This dress gets a lower price on my website since I was able to buy it at a better price, so I pass that on to you... you lucky girls!! Pink, gold and clear rhinestones with gold, silver and white bugle beads, and gold clear and pink clear sequins all on a nude color silk base. Even the nude lining has a "cut" hemline!  Awesome!  Zippered sleeves.  Back zip.  Padded shoulders.  Excellent condition. Measures:  35" bust, up to 28" waist, up to 38" hips, 34" - 54" long from shoulder to asymmetrical beaded hemline. One of the better Mackie dresses! Labeled size 4, but fits the size 6 mannequin as you see... and fits me at my size 6 body. 

$ 2,450.
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Approx. - SIZE 6
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# 11067 - c. 1970's RARE BOB MACKIE and RAY AGHAYAN "Elizabeth the First"  Red Jersey Gown Trimmed in Black Velvet!  In 1969, Bob Mackie with partners Ray Aghayan and Elizabeth Courtney established their Beverly Hills boutique, Elizabeth the First, which in turn spawned the short-lived wholesale firm Ray Aghayan/Bob Mackie.  Of course Elizabeth Courtney has been a made-to-order costume company for decades... and a sister shop, EC2 still exists as a costume-rental facility.   A RARE Bob Mackie gown!   Red Jersey with black velvet trim. Used a few times for Cher... originally without the velvet trim, and then re-used for Halloween show with the trim!  Incredibly long sleeves are meant to be worn full, and the neckline is quite low when worn by someone other than a hardbusted mannequin! :)   Excellent condition, except for needing a cleaning (you can see the marks at the hemline, and there are some small marks here and there on the gown... nothing glaring.  A bit of a hanger shoulder as well.  Will stretch from 30" bust, 25" waist, 34" hips to  36" bust, up to 30" waist, up to 40" hips, 58" long from shoulder to hem.  AB-JPC-PC-2013 CollectionAlso Listed in the Cher and Memorabilia Categories.  

$ 865.  SOLD 

Approx. - SIZE 0-6
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# 6786A - RARE c. early 1980's BOB MACKIE Black Silk Beaded "Mouse" Gown!  WHAT???  I have no clue what the history is of this design!  I'm still hoping Mr. Mackie contacts me to explain! :)  I have, however, found a fully beaded Mackie gown obviously from the same collection... but WHY the MOUSE???   Was it a special runway piece? Obviously whimsical! And this particular Mackie label is one of the OLD ones... from the early 1980's.  This is the same block letter with chevron Mackie label that was in the $25,000 Mackie Gown worn by Cher to the Oscars in 1982!!  Now granted... this gown is not THAT gown, but it's from the same era. Anyway.... this is a  either an extremely black navy blue, or a bluish black silk gown with bugle bead design to create that wacky mouse (I assume it's a mouse and not a cat... but you decide).  Simple shape with short kimono sleeves, boat neckline. Measurements:  up to 42" bust, up to 42" hips, 52" long from shoulder to hem. Labeled size 8 so meant to be worn large.  Excellent condition. 

$ 465. SOLD

Approx. - SIZE 8-12

AUTHENTIC - Fran Drescher Worn
n TV Show
"The Nanny"!


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# 11359 - c. 1990's BOB MACKIE, Neiman Marcus Black Textured Silk Strapless Dress with Rhinestone Trim, with Matching Black Textured Tailored Dress Coat with Huge Sparkling Rhinestone Buttons!  Worn by Fran Drescher on "The Nanny" on Season 6, Episodes 16, 17 and 21!  If you loved The Nanny as much as I did (and still do!), you might be able to find this dress/coat on the show before I do (I'm fast forwarding through the episodes, but there are 6 years of shows, so.....)  This outfit, and all the other Fran Drescher pieces, came to me directly from Ms. Drescher and it was listed as "worn on The Nanny", and luckily I  finally found it!  Worn closed in three episodes (flashbacks and a two-parter).  I LOVE Bob Mackie, and nearly fell over when I saw the shape and tailoring on the back of this coat.  It's achingly perfect (at least in my eye!).  And then huge rhinestone buttons are dazzlingly brilliant.  In Excellent condition.   Incredibly, it still has the original price tag on the dress from the 1990's!  $3,500!!!!  Seems to be just for the dress!  I would certainly assume that would make the coat cost $5,000. which together equals over $14,000 in today's money!!  Fran's people left a few original store tags on her clothing.  WHY?  Don't know, but there were others as well.   BEAUTIFULLY MADE!  The dress has TWO zippers up the back (as usually only the best pieces do!) and has a boned bodice.  Coat measures:  up to 34" bust (tight, and you need narrow back), up to 27" waist on coat.  Dress:  up to 32" bust, up to 25" waist, up to 40" hips, 18" from waist to hem.  Both pieces are fully silk lined.   NEW LISTING!  Also Listed in the Memorabilia Category.  Final Sale Movie/Memorabilia piece. NOTE: All Fran Drescher's proceeds will go to her charity Cancer Schmancer.

$ 2,450.  SOLD on LAYAWAY 

Approx. - SIZE 2
(check measurements above)


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#5744 - c. 1980's BOB MACKIE Pink Fully Beaded Dress!  Yup... I find the best of the best Bob Mackie dresses!!!  I know there are many Bob Mackie dresses out there that pale in comparison.  It's all a matter of finding the most elaborate pieces.  This one sets my heart aflutter.  The fact that it's pink doesn't hurt (LOVE pink!  I'm such a girly-girl!!). If you've seen the most recent awards shows, you will see that long sleeves and higher necks are back in vogue (thank you Angelina Jolie and Anne Hathaway!), and they got rave reviews for their looks! And... this one was never worn!  Still has the original hang tag.  This is not one of the very early Mackie's on netting, but still fantastic.. of the design you might have expected form one of the netted dresses.  Check out that "v" hemline, short in the front and long in the back with clear beaded fringe all around the scalloped hemline.  Yup, fantastic!  Pink, silver, white, and coral beads and sequins create the rest of the deco and floral design.  The photos will explain all the rest.  Measures: up to 36" bust, up to 29" waist, up to 37" hips. 35"-55" long from shoulder to hem.  Back zipper.  

$ 2,465. SOLD

Approx. - SIZE 6
(check measurements above)

AUTHENTIC - CHER / BOB MACKIE
Gown Worn by Cher to the Golden Globes
in 2010!

SOLD

Video of Cher on Stage in this gown!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkprGiphlGw

 
#7191 - c. 2010 CHER's One-of-a-Kind Black Velvet Gown Designed by BOB MACKIE Worn to the 2010 Golden Globe Awards! Comes with HANDWRITTEN NOTE on CHER'S PERSONAL NOTE CARD as COA!  Exquisite and unbelievably special gown designed specifically for Cher by the iconic Bob Mackie to wear at the Golden Globe Awards.  Cher says this is "one of her favorites"! Think Morticia Adams!  It is a full length black velvet evening gown with blush silk open illusion panel at chest with black lace overlay accented with jet crystals. The front is designed to simulate a laced corset and is accented with jet stone buttons surrounded by rhinestones. This long sleeve full length gown terminates in a short train. Cher wore this gown as she walked the red carpet and appeared on stage with Christina Aguilera at the 67th annual Golden Globe awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills California on January 17, 2010. Cher wore a yellow, red and blue ribbon signifying support for the people of Haiti to the Golden Globes and this pin is still attached to the dress. Cher and Aguilera presented the award for Best Original song to Ryan Bingham for his work on Crazy Heart.  In addition to the gown, Cher has included a special handwritten note, on her personal note card, to insure the authenticity of the gown.  Note:  Another black outfit (the "Rock & Roll" Mackie costume... with very little material!) from the Cher auction in 2006 sold for $60,000! Measures: 34/35" bust, 27-29" waist (stretches), 60" long from shoulder to hem in front, 74" long in back.  NOTE:  LONG TORSO on the gown!!  Also Listed in Cher Category.

$ 25,000. SOLD

Approx. - SIZE 6
(check measurements above)

For VIDEOS of Cher wearing this gown, as well as her video created for her donation and sale of this gown to charity, here are the links: 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkprGiphlGw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GheVz6LZljY

Link to the UPI article about the donation and sale:

http://www.upi.com/Entertainment_News/Movies/2010/05/05/Cher-donates-frock-for-Haiti-charity/UPI-28551273108979/

 

  SPECIAL COLLECTION:
CHER
  SPECIAL COLLECTION:
BARBRA STREISAND
  SPECIAL COLLECTION:
CAROL CHANNING
  SPECIAL COLLECTION:
ANITA LOOS
  SPECIAL COLLECTION:
LIZA MINNELLI