They've been together for 64 years - an achievement Mel and Joey Schwanke of Fremont, Nebraska say is the result of wearing matching outfits every day.

Talking to KETV, 86-year-old Mel Schwanke says he can't remember how the tradition started, but for decades his 81-year-old wife Joey has been laying out complementary outfits for the pair to wear each morning.

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The couple own 146 custom-made, matching outfits and Mel says his tie matches his wife's dress "every day".