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This brown outfit from the Apple Boutique was a popular one. Not only did regular customers buy it, but so did George Harrison and Magic Alex.
Alexis 'Magic Alex' Mardas
Alex Mardas with Pattie, George, John (and Cynthia, hidden behind George) in Paris attending the Beach Boys concert for UNICEF on December 16, 1967.
That would be Alexis Mardas, or Magic Alex, who wears the suit in the first pic.
In the first photo Magic Alex wears the same suit but that could be George's.
Thank you everyone! I sure did not recognize Magic Alex in this photo. I am used to seeing him with facial hair. But yes, now that I know who I am looking at, it sure is crazy ol' Magic Alex. Did he buy his own suit or did George let him borrow his?
I guess I was signed into my work account and didn't realize it when I made that comment. Ooops.
Years ago, I bought an Apple Boutique jacket identical in pattern and design to that one. The local Dallas man from whom I bought it said that it was originally obtained in 1968 at the boutique's free giveaway closing by actor Michael J. Pollard. The jacket would have fit someone of a small stature like Pollard and he was certainly there at the closing of the store. So who knows? I later sold it. Wish I still had it.