Olivia DeJonge plays Priscilla Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s 2022 “Elvis” film, which stars Austin Butler as the King of Rock and Roll. The biopic paperwork Elvis Presley’s relationship along with his former supervisor Colonel Tom Parker (portrayed by Tom Hanks) and Parker’s impression on the decline of Elvis’s career. Throughout, we see a glimpse into his life and, naturally, his relationship with Priscilla, whom he married on May 1, 1967, at the Aladdin resort in Las Vegas. Luhrmann’s spouse, costume designer Catherine Martin, of “Moulin Rouge” and “The Great Gatsby” fame, labored along with her workforce to re-create a model of the marriage ceremony costume Priscilla discovered on the racks whereas she was procuring in disguise in Memphis, TN, in order to not lead any path of proof she’d be getting married. The costume, purchased at retail and tried on solely as soon as in the lifeless of night time, was full with lengthy bishop sleeves beaded, embroidered with lace, and clad with a row of buttons on every wrist. It was completed with a three-foot veil, topped with a rhinestone tiara, and Priscilla dyed her hair a darker shade of brown to match Elvis’s.

[Martin] believes the marriage ceremony costume to be the most spot-on reproduction seen in all 159 minutes of the movie.

Martin, who collaborated with Miuccia Prada on a lot of Priscilla’s ’60s wardrobe and in addition commissioned classic items for the film (which contains a whopping 9,000 outfits), believes the marriage ceremony costume to be the most spot-on reproduction seen in all 159 minutes of the movie, although we solely see it briefly. “We had detailed pictures from the archive of what the lace seemed like, and we purchased a number of totally different laces that had been all lovingly sewn collectively to re-create the look as intently as doable,” Martin explains to POPSUGAR. “It was completely hand-beaded and pearled and had a number of layers of chiffon with a silk underlining. A tulle border was hand-sewn on the hem in order that it floated completely when Priscilla walked. The high a part of the costume is so intricate and the backside so easy and easy. Sometimes, these issues are the most troublesome to do, particularly in white or in bridal, as a result of they find yourself feeling labored over and too touched.”

According to Martin, DeJonge could not imagine how actual and delightful the robe seemed throughout her first becoming. “It was a pleasure to see all this lovely handwork on Olivia’s stay physique. It was ethereal and otherworldly,” she says.

As for the equipment, Martin had a seamstress who had perfected ballet wire crowns work on the fixture for the veil, which was made out of silk jewel. While we do not get a peek at the bridal sneakers in the film, Martin confirms them to be ivory satin ’50s stiletto pumps that had been truly ballroom-dancing sneakers — almost equivalent to the closed-toe silhouette Priscilla did certainly put on on her marriage ceremony day and a bridal shoe suggestion of Martin’s, since they’re tall sufficient to offer elevation, made nude to mix into the leg, and secure sufficient to bounce in.

Ahead, see historic photographs from the 1967 press convention and Champagne breakfast that was organized by Elvis’s workforce with a five-foot-tall, six-tier cake and reveals him in a Lambert Marks-designed black paisley silk brocade go well with and cowboy boots, to coordinate with Priscilla.

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