SB lounge jacket in narrowly checked fine wool in yellow, black and grey; fastening cf with 5 metal 'leopard' buttons, with 2 smaller matching buttons at sleeves; mandarin collar; breast pocket; welted side pockets; woven label, inner pocket 'Versus, Gianni Versace, made in Italy'.Jacket belonged to Elton John and was purchased by the vendor from the Elton John Aids shop in London in Dec 1994 for £220. Worn by Elton John socially, not stage costume. He was very fond of mandarin collared jackets.
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