Elvis—Why the King Lives
Let’s face it—Elvis was King for a reason. Or—more accurately—for many reasons. His talent and timeless appeal still hold true today as fans still pay tribute to him through fun costumes from various eras of his career. Elvis’ fame can’t be explained away easily. He was an instant hit worldwide, which is why his fame has endured long after his passing. Why is his legacy so powerful that fans still seek out this look for costume parties around the world?
You can hardly walk around the Las Vegas strip without seeing a dozen or so versions of the King. Any television show or movie set in Sin City will certainly feature one or two Kings as well. His legacy is as strong as ever, with Elvis impersonators making a good living swaying their hips and curling their lips for droves of Elvis fans. But, the fascination with Elvis isn’t limited to Vegas.
For many, wearing an Elvis costume is the perfect way to pay tribute to their beloved King, making it a great choice for fans of all ages. Men, women, and children can often be seen at costume parties wearing the bejeweled jumpsuit and dark glasses. The fun of the King’s look is timeless—as people everywhere instantly recognize the classic look of an Elvis costume. For that reason, the costume has remained a popular choice for decades and is always a big hit at parties.
The King—The Many Manifestations of the Elvis Costume
The great thing about dressing up as the greatest cultural icon of all times is—there really are no rules about who can and can’t emanate the look of Elvis. Today’s Elvis wannabes come in all shapes, sizes, ages, and—well—genders. Many women don the look as a sexy version of the King to add some spice to the next costume party. Costumes of the King are meant to be fun and can be perfect for just about anyone. With dark glasses and a white jumpsuit along with a few good moves, anyone can be the King of Rock and Roll at the next costume party.