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Margie Duncan, Dancer and Stand-In for Her Pal Debbie Reynolds, Dies at 92

Margie Duncan, a dancer and actress who stood in for her dear friend Debbie Reynolds in films including The Unsinkable Molly Brown, The Second Time Around and The Singing Nun, has died. She was 92. Duncan died Jan. 3 after a brief illness at her Porter Ranch home in Los Angeles, her family announced. Duncan […]

Alice Estes Davis, Famed Disney Costume Designer, Dies at 93

Alice Estes Davis, who went from designing women’s lingerie and undergarments to coming up with costumes for Disney theme park attractions, films and TV shows, has died. She was 93. Davis died Thursday at her Los Feliz home in Los Angeles, a spokesperson for Walt Disney Animation told The Hollywood Reporter. Named a Disney Legend […]

Critic’s Notebook: Kim Kardashian Should Have Left History — and Marilyn Monroe’s Dress — Alone

“You were so preoccupied with whether or not you could, you didn’t stop to think if you should.” That’s a paraphrase of a Jeff Goldblum line from the original Jurassic Park, as his Malcolm lectures Sir Richard Attenborough’s John Hammond on the ethics of spawning dinosaurs in a modern world. But it’s an apt statement […]

Glinda’s ‘Wizard of Oz’ Test Wand, Mitzi Gaynor’s Costumes to Headline Auction

Margaret Mitchell’s contract to sell the film rights of 'Gone With the Wind' to David O. Selznick, a test wand created for Glinda the Good Witch in 'The Wizard of Oz' and a wide-ranging assortment of stage costumes and personal gowns from the collection of Mitzi Gaynor are among the highlights of the latest Bonhams sale, “TCM Presents … 1939: Hollywood’s Greatest Year,” set to take place Tuesday at the auction house’s Los Angeles location.

‘The Cher Show’ to End Broadway Run

Despite winning Tony Awards for lead actress Stephanie J. Block and costume designer Bob Mackie, the bio-musical has fallen short of commercial expectations.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Bob Mackie (‘The Cher Show’)

Bob Mackie joins The Hollywood Reporter's 'Awards Chatter' podcast to reflect on his famous clients, his most iconic outfits and finally being accepted by the fashion world establishment.

Jennifer Lopez, Brandon Maxwell and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Win Big at CFDA Fashion Awards

Jennifer Lopez, Bob Mackie and Lady Gaga's longtime fashion director Brandon Maxwell were among those honored by the Council of Fashion Designers of America on Monday at the 2019 CFDA Fashion Awards in Brooklyn.

Iconic ‘Carol Burnett Show’ Costume Designer Bob Mackie to Receive Documentary Treatment (Exclusive)

Slated for a December 2020 release, an as-yet untitled Bob Mackie doc from Matthew Miele will examine the designer’s 50-year career, from sketch artistry to costume designing 'The Carol Burnett Show.'

The Met’s Latest Costume Exhibit Spotlights the Many Meanings of Camp

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s latest Costume Institute exhibition, "Camp: Notes on Fashion,” opens to the public Thursday and runs through September 8.

Bob Mackie to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at CFDA Fashion Awards

Bob Mackie will receive the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3.

How Stephanie J. Block Became Cher With a Little Help From the Star Herself

‘The Cher Show’ star Stephanie J. Block talks about exchanging midnight emails with the singer, wearing Bob Mackie’s iconic costumes and the power of being a pop goddess.

‘The Cher Show’ Opening Night Features a Surprise Performance From the Star Herself

Cher delivered a surprise performance at the opening night of Broadway's 'The Cher Show,' which was attended by such celebs as Tina Fey, Bernadette Peters, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. Director Jason Moore told THR the musical goes beyond the "flash" and "glamour" of the star's life by also sharing Cher's message: "If you’re authentic to yourself, and you face your fears, you get stronger and you get better and you keep going."