Most men in the military sport it well — it matches their uniforms.
It is trimmed well on the sides and back, and combed to one side of the head, but the top is combed back.
Dreads are created by combing the hair backward until it tangles and allowing the tangles to grow and bind together randomly.
In fact, it can be created from normal looking hair.
The largest difference between this and James Deans style was the fact that Presley wore mutton chop sideburns.
There's less to wash and condition.