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Lansky Brothers, which became Lansky’s at the Peabody when it moved from Beale Street to the hotel in 1981, was ground zero for other icons such as David Porter, Isaac Hayes, Rufus Thomas, Jerry Lee Lewis and James Alexander of the Bar-Kays

During the 1950s Elvis wore typically African-American clothes. He purchased clothes at Lansky's on Beale Street, Memphis, which catered to predominantly black customers. On stage he wore colored suits with pegged pants and pink shirts. Despite Elvis' success with his generation, conservative adults of the mid 50s did not approve of this race-integrating raising star. Elvis' on stage pink clothes, baggy pants and makeup all provided critics with "evidence" for his destruction of the morals of America's youth

Lasky Brothers Elvis Fashions
Elvis shopping for shirts and suits
at Lansky Brothers Menswear Store 1956
The Man Who Dressed Elvis Has Died
Bernard Lansky Was 85

Elvis 1950s Fashions
Elvis 1956 Fashions


Lansky Brothers store  introduced Memphis to peg-leg pants, Levi’s and bell bottom pants and Super Fly clothes. In the 1950s  entertainers wanted to be flashy and Lanksy Brothers was the only store that you could find that offered wild fashion style for men.

Lasky Brothers store now located at the Peabody Hotel continues to attract entertainers such as Nicholas Cage, Dennis Quaid, the Jonas Brothers.

Bernard knew they were going to get the latest fashions, the hottest thing out, and nobody else was going to have the same thing. Bernard Lansky at 80, still  dressed sharply and was a goodwill ambassador with an eye for fashion and a man who always had a one-liner for his customers.

Elvis Gold Lame Suit
Gold Lame Suit

Elvis Fashion-Stripe Sports Jacket

History: Lasky Brothers men's clothing store officially named Lansky's Clothing Emporium located at 126 Beale Street established in 1949 by Bernard and Guy Lansky that specialised in loud clothing such as yellow suits, pink sport coats and white shoes. Elvis first shopped at Lansky's store in 1952.  These pictures of Elvis fashions of the 1950's were all purchased at Lansky Brothers over several years until Nudie Cohen of Nudie Rodeo Tailors North Hollywood shop designed the Gold Lame Suit


Elvis Presley wore this jacket in the famous December 4, 1956 photo of the Million Dollar Quartet

 

 

 

Tan Suede Jacket Sold for $16,500
 at  Gotta-Have-it Rock &Roll Pop Culture Auction October 2010

 

 

 

Black Print Shirt with Pants and Jacket Sold for $25,725
 at Gotta-Have-It Rock & Roll Auction July 2011


Elvis wearing the outfit For his
 first RCA album Elvis Presley

Black Short Sleeved Shirt Sold for $4,719
 at Gotta-Have-It Rock & Roll Pop Culture Auction
 December 2011


Elvis in Hollywood wearing the shirt


Long Grey Trench Coat Sold for $6,283
at Gotta-Have-It Rock & Roll Pop Art Auction August 2009

Recently re-sold for $12,187 at the Heritage Elvis Memorabilia Signature Auction August 2012 in Memphis
 


Elvis in Blue



  1. Pink Shirt, Black Pants with Pink Accents with Black and White Shoes: Sold for $4,000 at he Gotta-Have-it Rock Roll Pop Culture Auction in October 2010
     
    Recently re-sold for $19,717 at the Heritage Music & Entertainment Signature Auction in December 2011


Elvis wearing the outfit
Elvis Fashion - Stripe Tie 1950s



Pink Shirt with Black Trim Sold for at the $2,662 at Gotta-have-It Rock & Roll Pop Culture Auction October 2010

Recently re-sold for $14,340 at the Heritage Music & Entertainment Signature Auction In December 2011
 

Elvis Fashion - Pink Shirt - Lansky Brothers
Amazingly, Vernon Presley donated the shirt to the Salvation Army in 1974



Custom Made Blue Leather Coat Currently at auction at Heritage Rock & Roll Pop Culture Auction.
Estimate: $5000 – $7000


Elvis wearing the coat at Graceland Gate circa 1970

Elvis Fashion - Stripe Sports Jacket
Stripe Sports Jacket

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