Sunday, March 28, 2010

I Wanna Be Nudie Cohn!!!

Nudie Cohn
Famed western clothing designer, Nudie Cohn popularized sequins and rhinestone studded suits for the entertainment industry for more than 40 years strong. His remarkable costumes, which were made to suit the company motto that "it is better to be looked over than overlooked," are highly collectible today and sell for upwards of $1000 when in good condition.

Original Nudie Cohn worn by Roy Rogers

Nudie Cohn cowboy boots 

Nudie's Rodeo Tailor label stiched in all originals

Nudie Cohn western jacket

Nudie Cohn Jesus jacket
 Nudies Rodeo Tailors created western styled designs for mega stars like Hank William, Roy Rogers, Porter Wagner, Elton John, ZZ Top and Elvis Presley.

Nudie Cohn with Elvis Presley wearing the famous gold lame' suit 
Best known for the infamous $10,000 gold lame’ suit worn by Elvis, many may not know that Nudie also customized automobiles with his out of this world creative touch using silver plated guns, hood mounted horns, silver half dollars and hand tooled leather.

 Nudie customized automobile

Nudie customized automobile

Nudie customized automobile
I wanna be Nudie Cohn! Talk about an OUT THERE example of someone with a creative gift!

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