Sunset House corduroy Browswer jacket

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This vintage jacket, named the “Browser”, was made in the late 1950s-early 1960s by Sunset House.  It was introduced in 1957 and produced through to about 1964, with a pattern change, introducing collar stays among a few other things, around 1962. The earliest versions were offered in red and beige, with the darker brown introduced around 1958.  This places the date of manufacture of this particular one between c.1958 and c.1962. This jacket was advertised by Sunset House with several different label variants, the most common endorsed by Cornel Wilde for the men’s version and endorsed by Jean Wallace on the ladies version, with the less common version bearing no endorsement. Elvis favored these corduroy Browser jackets, owning them in all the colors they were produced in, and wearing different colored jackets of the same model on the album cover of “Elvis is Back!” and in the film King Creole. This style was also worn by Eddie Cochran.  The jacket has a double pleated back, and four pockets on the front, the openings of which mirror the back pleats.  It has a soft roll collar with a tab closure. It is fully lined.
Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 19″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-3/8″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31″

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1950s Sunset House Browser rockabilly corduroy jacket

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This vintage jacket, named the “Browser”, was made in the late 1950s-early 1960s by Sunset House. It was introduced in 1957 and produced through to about 1964, with a pattern change, introducing collar stays among a few other things, around 1962. The earliest versions were offered in red and beige, with the darker brown introduced around 1958. This places the date of manufacture of this particular one between c.1958 and c.1962. This jacket was advertised by Sunset House with several different label variants, the most common endorsed by Cornel Wilde for the men’s version and endorsed by Jean Wallace on the ladies version, with the less common version bearing no endorsement. Unfortunately, on this jacket, the label is missing, but it is an absolutely unmistakable style. Elvis favored these corduroy Browser jackets, owning them in all the colors they were produced in, and wearing different colored jackets of the same model on the album cover of “Elvis is Back!” and in the film King Creole. This style was also worn by Eddie Cochran. The jacket has a double pleated back, and four pockets on the front, the openings of which mirror the back pleats. It has a soft roll collar with a tab closure. It is fully lined.

Chest (pit to pit): 26″ (doubled = 52″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 20″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 25-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 31-1/2″

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Cowboy Joe shirt

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This vintage gabardine shirt was made in the early-mid 1950s by Cowboy Joe. It is made of two tone gabardine, sandy tan for the body, and black for the contrast. Scotty Moore and Bill Black wore this model of shirt in their early days with Elvis, c. 1954. This particular example probably dates from just before that, as it has buttons instead of pearl snaps. It has rainbow ribbon chainstitching of abstracted flowers and plants on the front yoke.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″
Shoulder to Shoulder: 16″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24″
Collar: 15″

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Gold Lame Hollywood Jacket

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This vintage two tone jacket has a gold metalic brocade panel front, and black sleeves, trim, and back.  With the asian print lining, it’s safe to say it’s a Hong Kong tailored job.  It buttons all the way up the front, to the neck, so it can be worn with a standard suit jacket look, or a nehru look.  It’s a great early rock and roll stagewear look. There is wear to the metallic thread, and some staining to the front- see pics.
Chest: 21″
Sleeve: 24″
Shoulder to Shoulder: 17″
Length: 30″
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