Renegade. Super spy. Flamboyant millionaire. Ace fighter pilot. Gun slinging lover boy.
Famous Hollywood stars have played these iconic characters, with panache, good acting and fabulous-looking jackets. The good news is that these jackets (or replicas of them) are easily available online, allowing you to get the look of your favorite movies.
Here are some of the jackets that have been made famous by recent (and not so recent) movies:
Guardians of the Galaxy bomber jacket. Who can forget Peter Quill’s dance off with Ronan to the tune of Five Stairsteps’ O-o-h Child? And this was happening when the entire galaxy was on the line. The Star Lord looked ultra-cool doing his dance moves with his red leather bomber jacket. Now you can challenge your friends to your version of the epic dance off and do it in Star Lord style. Of course, the red leather trench coat is also a sure blockbuster.
Bryan Mill’s Jacket in Taken. “I have a very particular set of skills… and I will look for you, I will find you…” Or just his jacket. This 3-movie franchise starred Liam Neeson as the ultimate toughguy, Bryan Mills. Get the same killer look with his gorgeous leather jacket.
James Bond’s quilted jacket in Spectre. In the Austria scenes, Daniel Craig sported a Tom Ford quilted jacket in dark blue. This actually had a quilted torso with knitted sleeves. Tom Ford released the same jacket in black as well. Of course, you can go up a notch and hack this dressed-to-kill look while keeping warm with the Ravean jacket with its ultra-light quilted design that looks very much like the dashing and stylish spy.
The Joker’s coat in The Suicide Squad. Get the killer look with this eye-popping purple crocodile skin trench coat. The movie’s super villain cut a stylish and cutting edge figure with this coat. If you want to complete the look, wear the iconic “Haha’ sweatpants.
Sherlock Holmes trench coat in The Abominable Bride. You’re Sherlock Holmes, wear the damn hat!… and the coat as well. This is the classic Sherlock look – the deerstalker and ulster trench coat. The Abominable Bride is actually a much-awaited TV episode, so its popularity bears a mention in this list. The coat is made of of heavy charcoal tweed and features a single-breasted closure.
Logan’s Leather Jacket in The Wolverine 3. Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine exudes a tough yet soulful persona that the world has fallen in love with, and has spawned many a movie. This is a suede leather brown jacket that is perfect for a casual look.