|Elvis Style: From Zoot Suits to Jumpsuits (Book Launch)
Redshank Books, July 2016
http://www.elvisstylebook.com / #ElvisStyleBook
Elvis Style: From Zoot Suits to Jumpsuits celebrates the innovative style-world of Elvis Presley - the man who singlehandedly changed the way that America, and much of the world beyond, dressed. The comprehensive, full cover book highlights not only the impact that Elvis made during his lifetime, but also his enduring influence on contemporary design culture – from pop stars and high-end fashion houses, to contemporary Rockabilly-fused street style. Elvis Style focuses on Elvis’ wonderfully expressive hairstyles, clothes, cars, and interiors, offering the reader an intriguing and insightful journey though the crazy, cool and at times kitsch world of a true megastar.
Elvis Style speaks to a number of leading design experts to shed fresh light on Elvis’ design choices and influence. These include Sex & the City stylist Patricia Fields, Academy Award winning costume designer Mark Bridges, Elvis’ personal car-customizer George Barris, and Hal Lansky of Lansky Bros (Elvis’ favorite tailoring house), who has written the foreword.
‘Elvis redefined what being sexy meant for men – he made peacocking desirable again’ Edward Sexton, British tailor.
‘I hope that through Elvis Style, Elvis’ impact on current fashion can be illuminated for a new generation’ Hal Lansky, Lansky Bros, Clothier to The King.
Press Release by Zoey Goto, 2016