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As we speak, Grailed, the e-retailer that focuses on archive designer menswear, introduced that it had its largest sale within the historical past of the web site. A buyer purchased the Raf Simons AW 2001 Riot! Riot! Riot! Patched Bomber for a whooping $47,000. The puff jacket options camouflage print and patches of green-tinted photographs and textual content on the entrance. It has orange lining, which makes it pop when laid flat (because it was on the web site) and inexperienced trims. Primarily based on the print, silhouettes and pockets, it is a basic bomber jacket that made an impression within the early 2000s.
We first noticed the jacket throughout Raf Simmons Fall/Winter 2001 runway present throughout New York Vogue Week—his first runway present after the designer returned from a one yr sabbatical. All the assortment gained fame for for its theme of city radicalism, impressed by his travels oversees.
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“On the flea market in Vienna, I noticed kids from the Ukraine or Romania, who merely lay layer by layer and thus create their very own volumes due to the chilly,” he instructed Vogue.
After the famed runway present, Kanye and Kim have been photographed a variety of instances between then and 2017 sporting the jacket. For the “I Love It” rapper, who prides himself on going in opposition to the grain, the Riot! Riot! Riot! jacket suits his vibe. Plus, with its muted hues, the Raf Simmons items goes nicely with the couple’s Yeezy items (as seen to the left).
“As if Raf Simons did not already clearly management the hearts and minds of everybody from clothes fans in every single place to even his most vaunted business friends, a bomber jacket promoting for the value of a automotive actually seals the deal,” Lawrence Schlossman, Grailed Model Director, instructed E! Information. “For anybody who has been paying even distant consideration to males’s trend this could come as no shock. Not solely has Simons been setting tendencies for 20+years, however his items are a few of the most secure investments bets in trend. Promote all of your Bitcoin and put it in Raf!”
It is clear that this design has solely elevated in worth since its debut 17 years in the past. Nevertheless, in case you love the look, you do not have to pay $47,000. Actually, you possibly can recreate the couple’s type for a fraction of the value. Store camo bomber jackets beneath!