BOB MACKIE GOWNS UP FOR AUCTION

Jun 29, 2018

By Bob Komsic

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Carol Burnett, Cher and Raquel Welch wore them and now these gowns and ensembles can be yours.
(Julien’s Auctions via AP)
The clothing was created by 78-year-old fashion and costume designer Bob Mackie, who’s been honoured for his work in TV, films and the fashion industry.

(Nikki Nelson via Newscom)
According to Julien’s Auctions, the highlights include two gowns Burnett wore and a pair of Punch and Judy costumes she and Joel Grey wore on her TV show.
There’s also a hand-painted silk ensemble Cher wore to the 1974 Academy Awards, along with a gown Raquel Welch wore.
The exhibition will be on display aboard the Queen Mary 2 on a trans-Atlantic crossing August 19 before the auction in LA at Julien’s November 17.
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