NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — You may possibly not know him, but you know many of his shoppers.
“Like John Wayne, Gregory Peck, and what have you,” stated manner designer Manuel Cuevas, just to title a couple of.
Cuevas has intended for some of Hollywood’s greatest names like Johnny Income, Elvis Presley, the Rolling Stones, and dignitaries which includes presidents and royalty.
“The fanfare of Hollywood — I really like it, come on,” said Cuevas. “Getting mates with so several artists and actresses it’s just entertaining.”
But Cuevas’ stated he has humble beginnings. “I was born in a lovely minor city identified as Coalcomán Michoacán in Mexico.”
He started out planning from a young age right before sooner or later creating his way to Hollywood.
“I assume it did not consider additional than 16, 18 months when I went from a salary of a dollar an hour to a good deal of money,” he explained. “I started off performing for the Rat Pack, for the studios in Hollywood.”
His favourite consumer? “The Lone Ranger,” mentioned Cuevas.
The designer makes only a person-of-a-type clothes, a great deal like his distinctive clients. “You know most people has heritage,” he claimed. “You received to know your personalities, you obtained to know the human being you’re making clothing for.”
At 88 years previous, Cuevas said his very best operate is yet to come and he has no programs of slowing down.
“It’s fun to see folks coming in and going for walks out so satisfied with what I manufactured for them,” he mentioned.