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sjcf_01_img0244Glamour has to come from you and it has to come from confidence. The pope is glamorous. There are people who are automatically glamorous. Marilyn Monroe was glamorous in a towel. She couldn’t help herself. Shirley Temple was glamorous. The first person that looked glamorous to me was Carmen Miranda. It was 1943 and I was four years old.

– Bob Mackie, American fashion designer.

Mr. Mackie recently received the Costume Council’s Designer of Excellence Award. He is known for his work on the Carol Burnett Show and for costuming such celebrities ad Cher, Bette Milder, Diana Ross, Tina Turner, Maggie Smith and … the list really is endless.

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Bob Mackie design for The Carol Burnett Show. A parody of Gone With the Wind.

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