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    Rare Stagewear from 1975

    Found this picture on the net some time back. Worn in Las Vegas March 1975. It appears white, 2 piece with black fringes. Any more pictures of this rarity?
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    it's all new to me never saw this outfit before or any pics of elvis wearing it good find though

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    The picture (if remember correctly) was taken from the now defunct sylvesterelvis pages site

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    I'm thinking maybe this photo is taken at an angle where it APPEARS to have fringes on the suit?? I don't personally recall him ever wearing fringes on a jumpsuit during the mid to late '70's...I am GUESSING that this is just the black and white suit (Penguin) suit???

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    It does look something like the Penguin suit and also the Aztec suit with the white sleeves.

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    You can find a little bit more info here: http://www.tcb-world.com/elvispictur...%20fringe.html
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    Also I find info about the belt which maybe was wearing with this leather sleeveless coat.
    http://members.tripod.com/~Crazy_Canuck/1975-3.html
    And if Black & Red eagle on the back of coat had the same funny design, I understand why Elvis was wearing this coat only one time.
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    The above belt s the orignal belt of the 'Eskimo Totem@ (a.k.a. Aztec). As ar as I know this belt was used once in August and once in December 1975 both in Vegas (see pictures)
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    The picture was first published years ago in Flaming Star magazine.
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    yep Rare Stagewear for 75.......not only rare outfits but in 75 i would say it was the year of the 2 most ugliest outifts elvis ever used on stage...the white v-neck with puffy sleeves would of been more apropriate to be used as a pyjama to sleep in..used in vegas in dec 75 and also sadly used at pontiac at elvis biggest crowd of his career..u figure he would of had a special outfit made for that pontiac concert but no........ he had to use that laugher of an outfit v-neck..granted only reason he used the v neck at pontiac was because he came onstage with a white outfit split his pants had to change and went and put on that horrible v neck thingy to finish the concert....and the penguin outfit used in vegas in august of 75 this outfit is worse than the v-neck..these outfits made elvis look worse at that time 2 piece outfits were the way to go as by august 75 elvis has lost the good form he had in june of 75......both outfits get a hugefrom me
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    No it's not the penquin it's a suit in it's own right, worn once i think. I think i've seen it on sylvester site when it was running. By the looks of it it's vest style top not a jacket.
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    As far as I know, this is the correct belt and buckle for what I have always called the "Black Fringe" suit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dannyboy1 View Post
    As far as I know, this is the correct belt and buckle for what I have always called the "Black Fringe" suit.
    wow, Thank`s for info and nice pic. of belt !
    This eagle is much better

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    Sorry to disappoint you, but the above belt is of a completely different suit - the 1971 Snowflake (a.k.a. Spectrum) see pictures below:
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    The belts look different to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dannyboy1 View Post
    As far as I know, this is the correct belt and buckle for what I have always called the "Black Fringe" suit.
    This belt is indeed from the Snowflake aka Spectrum suit

    The rare suit above has never thrown up other photographs to my knowledge, so my best guess is that this suit was worn in Vegas where camera's were not supposed to be used!

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    My mistake. I enjoy looking at the suits but I'm no expert.
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