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Why The Racing Jacket Is A Celebrity Favourite

Why The Racing Jacket Is A Celebrity Favourite

 

NASCAR has long been a staple of American motorsports, involving high-speed  cars racing around huge circular tracks.

Vintage Nascar Racing Jackets

But in recent years, Nascar has made an impact on fashion, and more specifically: celebrities. 

 

Vintage Nascar Racing Jackets

The brightly coloured jackets are covered with logos from familiar household names. You can find Pepsi, Coors Light, Budweiser and even Pfizer.

Vintage Nascar Racing Jackets


But where did this celebrity trend come from? Lets dive in.

Vintage Nascar Racing Jackets

We traced it back to 2008 when Pharrell Williams made headlines flexing a Pepsi racing jacket to Radar Entertainment's Pepsi 500 NASCAR event. 

Vintage Nascar Racing Jackets

But even before then, back in 2005, the 00's heartthrobs Matthew McConaughey & Ashton Kutcher were seen at the Daytona 500 in Florida wearing their matching nascar racing jackets.

Fast forward to the last few years, where everyone from Drake to Lana Del Ray have been spotted wearing one.

Vintage Nascar Racing Jackets

Singer Madison Beer was spotted above in her vintage M&Ms racing jacket, which sent everyone on the internet desperately searching to get their hands on the rare vintage piece made back in the 90's.

Vintage Nascar Racing Jackets

Of course, Kendall Jenner was not going to miss the hype... Seen wearing a vintage CITGO racing jacket, paired with some black leggings and white Adidas trainers. A simple fit.

Then Drake showcased his insane vintage Viagra jacket to his Instagram followers. As you can imagine, resale platforms saw a huge spike in searches, with prices soaring from fans trying to emulate this style. 

Vintage Nascar Racing Jackets

The racing jackets are renowned for their extremely high quality. With heavy stitching and embroidery, many consider it an investment buying a vintage racing jacket, owning it for years and withstanding trends.

Vintage Nascar Racing Jackets

 

A$AP Rocky was seen sporting a yellow Marlboro jacket in the streets of New York late last year. Whilst Lana Del Ray was pictured after an evening meal in her vintage Miller Lite jacket.

Vintage Nascar Racing Jackets

It's not just celebrities who are pulling off this look! Here's some of our favourite vintage racing jacket fits

Vintage Nascar Racing Jackets

Where to buy them

One of the best things is they're secondhand vintage jackets, meaning you can pick them up for a fair price! Unusual for your typical celebrity garment... 

Vintage Nascar Racing Jackets


The best selection across the internet is from the website We Vintage. They stock 100's of authentic vintage nascar racing jackets, and sell to celebrities and stylist across the world.

 

 

Click "Racing Jackets" below to browse through 100+ Vintage Racing Jackets on We Vintage! Get the celebrity look!

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