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You can now get Hunter S Thompson's awesome safari jacket

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The Driver's scorpion jacket. Tyler Durden's red leather blazer. Han Solo's leather bomber. 

Film is littered with exceptional outerwear - so much so that we dedicated an entire gallery to the best right over here. But before you take a gander at that, we bring you news that someone has finally had the good grace to make one of the most famous film jackets of all time a real, purchasable product. 

High-WaterMark Clothing has taken to Kickstarter with a project to bring the layered safari canvas of Hunter S Thompson's iconic jacket to life - the patchwork, multicoloured piece that was recreated for Johnny Depp's portrayal of the troubled journalist in 1998's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

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The result of eight years of design, conceptualising and graft, the hand-stitched tribute jacket can be snapped up for $300 (£204), should the campaign reach its target of $30,000 (it's currently on $4,574). Head here if you want to place a pledge.

Not convinced? High-Watermark even went and made a trailer to tempt you in...

(Images: Kickstarter, Rex)

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