Michael Jackson Thriller Red Faux Leather Jacket
He may not be with us any longer but the legacy of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, lives on through the enduring appeal of his songs and his groundbreaking videos, in particular, the thirteen-minute and forty-three-second epic Thriller.
Thriller was MTV’s first world premiere video and it has since been voted the most influential pop music video of all time with the 2006 Guinness World Records proclaiming it to be the “most successful music video ever” thanks to it has sold more than a staggering nine million copies.
Thriller had a huge effect on pop culture and changed the face of music videos as we know them. In particular Thriller was renowned for being the first music video that blended music with actual filmmaking and in 2009 the video was inducted into the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress – the first time the honor had been bestowed on a music video. It has also been claimed that the Thriller video is the most viewed music video of all time – allegedly watched by more than four billion people.
Michael Jackson Thriller Leather Jacket
If you’re reading this it’s perhaps very likely that you’re among those four billion people and if so you surely recognize this red leather jacket as being identical to the one worn by Michael Jackson in the video. Our version emulates the jacket down to the final detail from the black cuff straps and belt to the unique shape and the black stripes which run down the front and form a ‘V’ on the back. And fun fact: the jacket was designed by Thriller’s director, John Landis’ wife, Deborah Landis to make Jackson seem more ‘virile’!
Custom MJ Thriller Leather Jacket
The Michael Jackson Thriller Jacket is handmade from genuine cowhide leather and is over-stitched on all seams for extra durability. Like all our leather men’s jackets it can be customized to fit you perfectly.