Lot 275: Dean Martin personal tuxedo.
December 21, 2013
Calabasas Hills, CA, USALive Auction
275. Dean Martin personal tuxedo. This complete tuxedo ensemble was worn by legendary vocal stylist, comedian and entertainer Dean Martin in the mid 1990s. The outfit consists of a custom made Stasinis of Beverly Hills black raw silk tuxedo jacket with peak corded lapels and crimson satin lining, matching custom black tuxedo pants with black ribbon piping down outer legs and on pockets, white formal Van Laack Helson dress shirt, black satin bow tie. Crimson silk pocket square and pair of black A. Testoni Italian alligator loafers and black socks included for display. The jacket retains the Stasinis maker’s bias label sewn into the interior with typed “Dean Martin / 5/71. This tuxedo represents Martin’s iconic debonair party style, which he perpetuated throughout his life and career, appearing in black tie and tux at many well-documented live performances, high profile events, and show-biz parties. All garments are in very good condition with minor evidence of age and wear. Right shoe sole has a hole cut out to accommodate a mannequin stand for display.
$8,000 - $10,000