VIP Jackets: Members Only Makes A Comeback

02/18/2008 at 11:00 AM ET

courtesy membersonlystyle.com

The iconic ’80s Members Only jacket is back, along with a Hollywood following that includes Lindsay Lohan, Eva Longoria and Jennifer Hudson. While the company has kept the original kitchy tag line, “When you put it on, something happens,” they’ve brought in designer and former stylist Kelli Delaney to update the look with a new fashion-forward twist. The elastic waist, epaulet-trimmed jackets — originally in nylon — are now offered in luxe silk and leather. Cameron Diaz owns the classic bomber, $995, in glitzy gold, while Mary-Kate Olsen and Mischa Barton went for timeless black. And jackets aren’t the only thing on offer anymore. The collection has been expanded to include dresses, vests, and trenches. Wishing for a price tag that’s equally retro? Get a similar look for less with this lamé windbreaker, $58 from American Apparel.

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Heather on

Clothes like this should be banned.

Mary on

Seriously? Ew.

kiby on

it is so nice and would love one of cameron diaz’s jackets anyday. clothing cannot be worn without style to it!

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[...] with threads of popular culture just outside recent collective memory, we have witnessed the resurgence of the Members Only Jacket and sockless loafer wearing. However, the nature of the cultural meme I am addressing is a bit more [...]

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