Avirex started out as a company making flight jackets, and became even more popular after Top Gun hit theatres. The brand's leather gear became a trend in hip-hop as soon as a few rappers started wearing the aviator jackets. How hot were the embroidered eagles, Indian heads, and Ace of Spades? We all wanted an Avirex leather back in the day, and old photos remind us how important outerwear was to stunting in New York City streets. Look back at a Throwback Trend: Rappers Wearing Avirex.