Jackson’s Iconic Pepsi Jacket Sold at Auction

A leather jacket worn by Michael Jackson in a famous 1984 Pepsi commercial fetched over $300,000 at a London auction, highlighting the enduring legacy of the pop icon’s influence on fashion and culture.

The black-and-white jacket, iconic for its appearance in Jackson’s Pepsi commercial, was sold for $306,000, exceeding its initial estimate of $250,000 to $500,000.

The auction featured over 200 pieces of music memorabilia, including items from George Michael and Amy Winehouse​​​​.

Pop Culture Significance

Worn during the first in a series of Pepsi commercials by Jackson, the jacket is part of a larger legacy of the singer’s influential style.

These commercials are also remembered for a separate incident where Jackson’s hair caught fire, causing him significant injuries​​.

The auction also included memorabilia from other music legends like David Bowie, Oasis, and The Beatles.

With information from Fox Business

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