Fashion

How to Dress Like a Young Elvis Presley


Before he entered the white-sequined-jumpsuit phase of the seventies, Elvis was very fashionable—whether he wore leather jackets, windbreakers, or late-1950s suits. Here, he dons high-waisted beige pants and a light, bright-red jacket with a sharp-edged collar that adds some flair when paired with a basic T-shirt.

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Red Acne Neruda Slim-Fit Wool-Twill Harrington Jacket

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Black Crewneck T-shirt

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Jack Chino Selvage Tea-Wash Pants

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About: This series—inspired by Roxana Altamirano's Nerd Boyfriend style blog—offers step-by-step instructions for re-creating ensembles worn by icons ranging from Marvin Gaye to Robert De Niro (see full list here). Have a hero you want to see featured? Leave a note in the comments.

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—Andrea Grant is a freelance writer and contributing producer at Details.com


Also on Details.com:
How to Dress Like Freddy Mercury
How to Dress Like John F. Kennedy
How to Dress Like David Bowie in The Hunger

Photo: Everett
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