Packer and Starter Team Up With Action Bronson and Meyhem Lauren For New “Coming To America” Jackets [PHOTOS]

Coming to America, the 1980s feel-good comedy starring Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall, has long since been one of the most iconic New York-based films of the last few decades. Many have honored the film’s quirky energy, legendary cast, and hilarious quips for many years to come, and that tradition proves that this film’s influence will never be forgotten. Sports brand Starter and New Jersey-based Packer have decided to engage in the love, tapping Action Bronson and Meyhem Lauren to model an exclusive line of jackets to commemorate the legendary film.

Featuring recreations of the classic Mets and Jets varsity jackets worn by Murphy and Hall’s characters Akeem and Semmi, the line features (appropriately) Queens, New York, natives Bronson and Lauren promoting the apparel. Included in the line is a Mets leather and wool varsity jacket and the retro Jets silk windbreaker varsity jacket, perfect for the upcoming transitional weather conditions.

The Coming to America collection will be available online at Packers and in-store starting January 23. Check out the lookbook up top in the gallery now.

Photo Credit: Starter 

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Danielle Howe is a New York City-based writer that is here for all things funny, uplifting, silly, and occasionally inappropriate. The quirky (and somewhat awkwardly extroverted) twenty-something graduate of Northeastern University is far from what you would expect — dabbling in all areas of urban, pop, and underground culture while finding a way to combine it all. Her interests include full time fangirling for Beyonce, Bruno Mars, and all of her awesome indie musician friends, making a mess of her social life, and finding awesome new places to brunch on weekends.