Linda Thompson Jean Ensemble Worn at Graceland with Elvis Presley,(circa 1975)....Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
DescriptionLinda Thompson Jean Ensemble Worn at Graceland with Elvis Presley,(circa 1975). A cropped jean jacket adorned with added jean patchwork and royal blue rhinestones; together with a coordinating pair of bellbottom jeans (from years later) - Levi's-brand that were embellished by "Miss Vintage" (which is stitched in yellow thread on back right pocket) with added jean patchwork and silver-tone studs; the jacket worn by Thompson while living at Graceland with the King. Waist band of pants cut off, including half of the Levi's label. COA from Linda Thompson.
Excerpt from Linda Thompson's COA: "When I first met Elvis, I was just a college girl at Memphis State University, and my wardrobe highly reflected that. Elvis immediately wanted me to fly out to Los Angeles and accompany him (the same day via Leer Jet) to Las Vegas for the opening of his engagement at the Las Vegas Hilton International Hotel. Elvis was anxious to show off his new girlfriend, so he sent me to the designer & dresser of the stars at the time, Suzy Creamcheese. Suzy outfitted me with beautifully outrageous clothing befitting a rockstar and a rock star's girlfriend! These absolutely one-of-a-kind, handmade, studded, bedazzled, feathered & furred, Vegas and Elvis inspired 70s outfits are practically museum quality now. I wore each of these to Elvis's shows in Las Vegas, and sometimes even on tour with him -much to his delight. There was really nothing subtle about Elvis or his taste in clothing..."
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