variations on the 1970 “Chain
Suit”. On the first picture, he’s NOT
wearing the original “White
Macramé Belt”. But
this is the first belt Elvis used on stage with this
The second picture shows the
“Red Macramé Belt”,
the third picture shows the combination with the
Macramé Belt” which
looks the most complete because the belt seems to match the
holders of the chains on the suit.
The fourth picture is the
with the original belt. You can see the chains. Finally the fourth
version this time in combination with a black karate type belt.
During the November 1970 tour, a jumpsuit called
was introduced. On this suit, an “old” belt was used. It was the
same macramé belt that was used on the 1970
Cossack Top Jumpsuit”
which Elvis used during his January/February 1970 engagement in Las
Vegas and during some of the Houston concerts. In August 1972, this
same belt would make a comeback in Las Vegas, this time in
combination with a two-piece suit and a very colourful shirt.