The Rat Pack in front of Sands Hotel in Las Vegas
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The Man Who Dressed the Rat Pack

The Rat Pack—from left, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop—stands in front of the now-defunct Sands Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. (MARTI DEVORE)
A vintage matchbook for Sy Devore “tailor to the stars” (BRIAN VANDER BRUG / Los Angeles Times)
Devore attends to singer Nat King Cole. (MARTI DEVORE)
Marti Devore, left, who is a niece of Sy Devore, runs the Sy Devore store in Studio City with Leonard Freedman and Danny Marsh. (BRIAN VANDER BRUG / Los Angeles Times)
Elvis Presley was one of Sy Devore’s many celebrity patrons. (MARTI DEVORE)