Black Herringbone 2
The pants that were usually used with this top part of the outfit have red leg inserts from just under the knee.
The two inches wide black fabric belt was sometimes used for this suit. But usually a belt with red horizontal stripes was used. It had the same herringbone pattern, with approximately six inches long fringes at each end. The belt was tied around the top part of the outfit.
A black scarf with red and white stripes was usually used with Black Herringbone 2, also named Black Cossak or Black Karate Style suit. This suit was often used under this Las Vegas season. The top part of this outfit was also later used with pants without the red leg insert. It was also used in private flying from Las Vegas to Phoenix, September 9th, 1970, and when he met President Nixon in the White House in December 21st, 1970. Later it was used with the velvet jacket from 1968 TV Special. Black Herringbone 2 suit can be seen on display at Graceland.
Known Concert Dates wearing this suit:
Elvis Presley, Fashion for a King, by Tommy Edwardsen and Atle S. Larsen (Follow That Dream)
Elvis Presley in Concert website
Gallery - 01/08/1969:
Gallery - Other Shows: