Particularly highlighted from the series of jackets is the notable homage to the classic 1983 crime film Scarface with a leather bomber.
If you’re unaware of the flick, it centers on Cuban refugee Tony Montana (portrayed by Al Pacino) who arrives in 1980s Miami with nothing and rises to become a powerful drug kingpin.
Instagram user @supreme_copies, who specializes in archiving pieces that Supreme has “copied,” “paid homage to” or “referenced” of others, delves into the backstory of the jacket’s creation sharing,
For the FW17 embroidered leather jacket, Supreme looked to this classic “JH Design” piece (pictured below) which was produced in the ’90s. Supreme’s modifications include the omission/alterations of the phrases on the sleeves, as well as the swap of “Scarface” for “Supreme” on the back.
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After viewing the recent coverage of Supreme’s FW17 collection, here’s a brief history into Supreme’s rise as a fashion superpower.