The Baracuta G-9 is just a humble windbreaker with a Fraser tartan lining designed in England in 1937 as a no-nonsense golf jacket. Elvis wore a pocketed version by Edith Head when he robbed five and dimes with future Mother Superior Dolores Hart on this arm in King Creole.
James Dean wore his in red; Sinatra’s was blue but nobody did it better than Steve McQueen. Khaki with sex appeal and iconic cool? J. Crew has a
Baracuta G-9 Slim Fit , $275 at J. Crew
slimmed down version for the hipster crowd currently sold out online.