The Beatles stage suits from the Helen Shapiro Tour 1963
These are the suits worn by The Beatles during the Shapiro tour and also for the cover of the Please Please Me album, The No.1 EP and The Beatles Hits EP.
website. Angus McBean took the 1963 photos, maybe he used a coloured lense or something?
Lennon's suit photographed in 1999
John Lennon's suit was displayed at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Arts back in 1999, on loan from Gotta Have It! Collectibles Inc. and the museum described it as "Brown wool with black velvet collar".
Please Please Me - lightened a bit