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