Mos Def Rocks the Varsity Jacket: Get His Cool & Stylish Look

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College jacket? Letterman jacket? Varsity jacket? Not only has there been a debate about the proper name of this clothing item depending on who you ask, but some also have differing opinions on its popularity.

Some say the varsity jacket has been returned to life, while others say it has never really left.

Mos Def in blue jeans styled with a brown newsboy cap and a black and navy blue varsity jacketMos Def in blue jeans styled with a brown newsboy cap and a black and navy blue varsity jacket (Credit: Will Alexander / WENN)

One thing is certain, though. The fashion world has seen a fair share of pop-ups in different AW12 campaigns. Noted American designer Thom Brown crafted a wool-and-leather rendition to help redefine the preppy, all-American look.

Warm, lightweight, and durable varsity jackets present a great outerwear option for the cool winds of autumn.

While already a couple of years old, we love how hip-hop connoisseur and fashion icon Mos Def (now known as Yasiin Bey) rocked a black and navy blue varsity jacket. He cleverly combined this with a matching colored scarf and a brown newsboy cap. Simple, yet very stylish!

American rapper and actor Mos Def wears a varsity jacket with a brown newsboy capAmerican rapper and actor Mos Def wears a varsity jacket with a brown newsboy cap outside his hotel in London on April 14, 2010 (Credit: Will Alexander / WENN)

For a similar look, check out these varsity Letterman jackets:

Joyrich The Joy Performer Varsity Jacket Joyrich The Joy Performer Varsity Jacket, $200.00

Mister The Mr. Varsity Jacket in CharcoalMister The Mr. Varsity Jacket in Charcoal, $298.00

Lira Varsity JacketLira Varsity Jacket, $92.00

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