Just last week, Sir Elton John has begun a three-year residency in Las Vegas in the âMillion Dollar Piano Showâ.
The Swarovski crystal glow will be present in the show as this world-famous singer, tailor and personal friend Richard James, and Swarovski have teamed up creating the most glittering wardrobe ever. The wardrobe consists of 15 suits, 22 shirts, and 24 pairs of sunglasses worn throughout the concert performances and a sparkling cape worn during the finale.
This YouTube video features Nadja Swarovski and Richard James and their attire collaboration for this incredible artist, Elton John. In the video, they tell us about the stunning 1.7 million Swarovski Elements stones that were used in the custom costume creation.
Noteworthy quotes from the singer and the crystal brand….
Sir Elton John: “I’veÂ alwaysÂ beenÂ aÂ hugeÂ admirerÂ ofÂ SwarovskiÂ andÂ toÂ workÂ withÂ themÂ inÂ thisÂ capacityÂ isÂ aÂ dreamÂ comeÂ true.â
Nadja Swarovski, Member of the Executive Board, Swarovski Crystal Business, commented: “Iâve been a fan of Eltonâs music for years and so Iâm especially excited about Swarovskiâs involvement in the âMillion Dollar Pianoâ through workingÂ withÂ RichardÂ JamesÂ onÂ theseÂ extraordinaryÂ costumes.Â EltonÂ is one of the most legendary performers and Richard is one of Britainâs best tailors – together they have created a dazzling spectacle that will take audiencesâ breath away.”
Swarovski Crystal Fanatics….If you are in Las Vegas in October, 2011, you can check out his upcoming shows.Â He is at The Colosseum at Caeserâs Palace.Â TicketMaster shows availability for many weekend dates with ticket prices $55 – $500 depending on the date and seat location.
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