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Legendary Fashion and Costume Designer’s Dazzling and Iconic Ensembles Worn by Cher, Carol Burnett, Raquel Welch, Lauren Bacall, Julia–Louis Dreyfus and More Headed to the Auction Runway November 17 in Los Angeles
Special Exhibition Preview of Collection to Set Sail with Bob Mackie on Exclusive Queen Mary 2 Transatlantic Voyage Presented by Julien’s Auctions and Cunard
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2018
Los Angeles, California – (June 29, 2018) – Julien’s Auctions will celebrate the timeless glamour and inimitable style and genius of the legendary fashion and costume designer, Bob Mackie in PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF BOB MACKIE, the world–record breaking auction house’s fashion auction event of the season taking place on Saturday, November 17, 2018 live in Los Angeles and online at julienslive.com (left to right: gown worn by Carol Burnett, Cher’s show worn ensemble and Raquel Welch’s "I’m a Woman" performance gown)
Cher. Carol Burnett. Diana Ross. Raquel Welch. These are just some of the entertainment icons and muses Bob Mackie has designed for and whose legendary creations have captured the public imagination and made headlines around the world. From his unforgettable award winning wardrobe as the show costume designer for the first Carol Burnett Show during its entire eleven year run to his longtime collaboration with Cher and her dazzling, boundary pushing wardrobe on her television show, concert tours and show stopping public appearances, the nine time Emmy award winning designer, three time Academy Award nominee and the Television Academy Hall of Fame inductee has spent a distinguished career of designing for women who dare to be noticed. His unprecedented career achievements have been honored by the fashion industry and the arts in numerous awards including: the TDF Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007 for theatrical costume design; the "Charlie" (Chaplin) Award for Fashion Arts by the Hollywood Arts Council in 2008; a Design Legend Award and an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Otis College of Art and Design in 2011 where Mackie has mentored students for over two decades; the Chicago History Museum with the Designer of Excellence Award in 2016 and more. In 1999, the Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology honored Mackie's enormous contribution to fashion and costume design with the retrospective Unmistakably Mackie, which was one of the most highly attended exhibitions in New York City history.
Today’s biggest stars and celebrities continue to clamor to be dressed by Mackie and his brand continues to flourish with his QVC Wearable Art Collection as well as his designs for Cher in her Classic Cher concert series in 2017 and the wardrobe for The Cher Show, set to open on Broadway in fall 2018.
Highlights of the collection include:
In addition, Julien’s Auctions and luxury ocean liner company Cunard will bring high fashion and Hollywood history to the high seas in an exclusive auction exhibition of the collection aboard flagship Queen Mary 2 in a voyage departing out of London on August 19, 2018 arriving in New York on August 26, 2018.
On this voyage, passengers will not only be treated to a special preview exhibition of the collection but will sail with Bob Mackie himself who will participate in exclusive guest programs on board.
"We are delighted to partner again with Julien’s Auctions, and to welcome legendary costume and fashion designer Bob Mackie aboard our flagship Queen Mary 2 for this very special program experience," said Josh Leibowitz, Senior Vice President for Cunard North America. "For more than 10 years, we have enjoyed a fruitful and enriching partnership with Julien’s Auctions, bringing our guests 'only on Cunard’ exclusive advance auction opportunities from such celebrity estates as Bob Hope, Greta Garbo and Marilyn Monroe. This Crossing will be another very special experience for our guests."
On the Transatlantic Crossing out of London to New York, guests will enjoy:
"Bob Mackie’s five decade long career designing some of the most iconic fashions and looks of all time worn by some of the most glamorous stars in all of Hollywood history has been nothing short of extraordinary," said Martin Nolan, Executive Director of Julien’s Auctions. "We are very honored to present this once in a lifetime opportunity for passengers on board Cunard’s venerable Queen Mary 2 to experience the style and art of Bob Mackie as well as meet the legend himself behind this spectacular collection."
For more information about Cunard, or to book a voyage, contact your Travel Consultant, call Cunard Line at 1–800–728–6273 or visit www.cunard.com.
For travel agents interested in further information, please contact your Business Development Manager, visit OneSource or call Cunard toll free at 1–800–528–6273.
JULIEN’S AUCTIONS PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Bob Mackie Q & A and Highlights Onboard Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2
Transatlantic Crossing, Southampton to New York
August 19th – August 26th
WEST COAST EXHIBITION
Exhibition: Monday, November 12th – Friday, November 16th
Daily: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. PDT
Free to the Public
LIVE AND ONLINE AUCTION
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF BOB MACKIE
Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Location To Be Announced
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Cunard is the operator of luxury cruise ships Queen Mary 2®, Queen Victoria® and Queen Elizabeth®. Renowned for impeccable White Star Service, gourmet dining and world–class entertainment, all three Queens offer luxury accommodations in Britannia, Britannia Club, Princess Grill Suite and Queens Grill Suite staterooms. Cunard is the only line to offer regularly scheduled Transatlantic service between New York and London, and it continues to celebrate the freedom of travel on exciting World Voyage and Grand Voyage itineraries that visit Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia and Australia.
Awarded '#1 Mega–Ship Ocean Cruise Line’ by Travel + Leisure’s 2017 and 2016 World’s Best Awards and 'Best World Cruise Itineraries’ and 'Best Trans–Atlantic Itineraries’ by Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2016 Readers Choice Awards, Cunard is a proud member of World’s Leading Cruise Lines, a part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the largest cruise vacation company in the world. Together Cunard, Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn, AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises, P&O Cruises (Australia) and P&O Cruises (UK) operate 102 ships visiting over 700 ports around the world and totaling 226,000 lower berths.
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About Julien’s Auctions
Julien’s Auctions is the world record-breaking auction house to the stars. Collaborating with the famous and the exclusive, Julien’s Auctions produces high profile auctions in the film, music, sports and art markets. Julien’s Auctions has received international recognition for its unique and innovative auction events which attract thousands of collectors, investors, fans and enthusiasts from around the world. Julien’s Auctions specializes in sales of iconic artifacts and notable collections including Marilyn Monroe, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Lady Gaga, Banksy, Cher, Michael Jackson, U2, Barbra Streisand, Les Paul, Bob Hope, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Jimi Hendrix and many more. In 2016, Julien’s Auctions received its second placement in the Guinness Book of World Records for the sale of the world's most expensive dress ever sold at auction, The Marilyn Monroe "Happy Birthday Mr. President" dress which sold for $4.8 million. Julien’s Auctions achieved placement in the Guinness Book of World Records in 2009 for the sale of Michael Jackson’s white glove which sold for $480,000 making it the most expensive glove ever sold at auction. Based in Los Angeles, Julien’s Auctions has a global presence bringing their auctions and exhibitions to targeted destinations worldwide including London, New York, Las Vegas, Japan and China. Live auctions are presented for bidders on-site and online via live streaming video and mobile technology. For more information, go to www.juliensauctions.com. Connect with Julien’s Auctions at www.facebook.com/JuliensAuctions or www.twitter.com/JuliensAuctions or www.instagram.com/juliens_auctions.