Joe Namath’s Fur Coat is the Talk of the Town

New York, NY – The legendary NY Jets quarterback “Broadway Joe” Willie Namath wore a show-stopping hooded coyote fur coat with white fox trim from local furrier Marc Kaufman Furs when he participated in the Super Bowl XLVIII coin toss on Sunday, along with New York Giants great Phil Simms. To say that his presence didn’t go unnoticed would be the understatement of the year. According to the Internet, Joe Namath’s coyote fur coat was one of the biggest stars of the night. It even has its own Twitter account.

Joe and his coyote fur coat with white fox lining starred in this Super Bowl XLVIII pre-game promo Broadway Joe Namath in his coyote coat from Marc Kaufman Furs with Giants great Phil Simms at Super Bowl XLVIII Broadway Joe, followed by daughter Jessica, showing off his 1969 championship ring. Joe has the distinction of being the only player to lead the New York Jets to a Super Bowl and is known for his swagger on and off the field.

It was January 12, 1969 and Super Bowl III was the third AFL-NFL Championship Game in professional American football, and the first to officially bear the name “Super Bowl”. After winning the coin toss, Namath led the Jets to one of the most iconic upsets in American sports history in a 16-7 win over the Baltimore Colts and was named the game’s MVP.

Joe in his famous fur look on the sidelines during his glory days with the NY Jets

In the following years, Joe originated the fad of wearing a fur coat on the sidelines and off, a habit which was adopted by many players after him. At 70 years young, Joe continues to rock his signature look, to the delight of generations of Jets fans.

“Broadway Joe” lived up to his name when he arrived at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday wearing a hooded coyote fur, with his beautiful daughter Jessica on his arm, clad in a fox jacket, proving he had lost none of his swagger.

Joe Namath and his daughter Jessica Namath in coyote and fox furs from Marc Kaufman Furs

Grinning from ear to ear in his coyote fur coat, Joe Namath tossed the coin before the team captains had made their coin-toss selection and referee Terry McAulay caught it before it landed.

Seattle won the toss anyway, and deferred.

Joe Namath with third generation furrier Marc Kaufman in midtown Manhattan last week

Jessica and Joe Namath picked out their stylish fur coats at a local NYC furrier four days before the big game.

Legendary NY Jets quarterback Joe Namath trying on a gorgeous blue mink piece at Marc Kaufman Furs’ midtown Manhattan showroom

Joe tried on half a dozen fur coats in Marc Kaufman’s midtown showroom before settling on the now famous coyote/white fox piece he wore to the big game.

Joe Namath in Marc Kaufman Furs’ Midtown Showroom, 2014 In high demand: Marc Kaufman, owner of Marc Kaufman Furs in Midtown with a coyote and fox coat similar to the one he sold Joe Namath last week (credit: CBS 2)

For anyone who thinks that they can pull of the same look as Broadway Joe the coat will set you back about $3,000.

Get the Joe Namath look — Check out Marc Kaufman Furs’ new collection of Russian sable coats, mink strollers, fox jackets, Canadian lynx jackets, American lynx jackets, knit mink capes, and chinchilla coats or create or design your own mink coats, fox coats, or any type of furs and we can custom make fur garments to your specifications.

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White Rex Rabbit Cropped Sleeve Jacket with Fox Fur Collar, exclusively from Marc Kaufman Furs in NYC

Marc Kaufman Furs in New York City, NY ships your fur purchases and rentals to wherever you may be: Chicago, Illinois, Detroit, Michigan, Buffalo, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, California, Minnesota, Seattle, Washington, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Taos, New Mexico, Atlanta, Georgia, Portland, Oregon, Park City, Utah, Idaho, Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, Wyoming, Montana, Aspen, Colorado, Missouri, Anchorage, Alaska, Moscow, Russia, London, UK, England, Seoul, South Korea, Geneva, Gstaad, Lausanne, Zurich, Switzerland, Germany, Paris, Chamonix, France, Austria, Italy, Dubai, UAE, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, China, Tokyo, Osaka, Japan, Toronto, Whistler, British Columbia, Quebec, Canada, Helsinki, Finland, Stockholm, Sweden, Copenhagen, Oslo, Norway, Melbourne, Sydney, Australia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Singapore; to all 50 States, and just about anywhere else in the World! With over 2000 quality furs to choose from, and the option to design your own, Marc Kaufman Furs of NYC has the most extensive online fur selection in the World.

Will Blue Furs Be The New Black of 2014 Fur Trends?!

Is blue the new black? “Dazzling blue” has widely been named a “key color” for 2014.

This calm and cool hue becomes even more vibrant when it involves a fur piece. Bold jewel tones and soft pastels add an ethereal vibe that transitions to any season.

Baby Blue Fox Fur Jacket from Marc Kaufman Furs in NYC’s Garment District

 

Pastels

Carrying over from Spring, pastel tones from spring palettes have made quite the statement for the Fall 2013 season. Utilizing fur in these color hues flies in the face of what many people typically think of when looking for fur garments to fend off the winter chill. A nice lift in color can bring the added benefit of an uptake in mood when the winter “blues” get you down. Designers such as Badgley Mischka and Emilio Pucci created fur looks to offset the standard warmer autumn tones of the past.

 

Badgley Mischka | Fall/Winter 2013-2014

 

Emilio Pucci | Fall/Winter 2013-2014

Jewel Tones

Regal and stately by nature, the deeper variations of blue scream refinement and polish. Designers such as Michael Kors and Oscar de la Renta have utilized this beautiful blue to add pop to their collections. Not only does it add pop to an otherwise conservative look but it also makes creating a monochrome look effortless.

 

Chanel | Fall/Winter 2013-2014

 

Fendi | Fall/Winter 2013-2014

 

Michael Kors | Fall/Winter 2013-2014

 

Oscar de la Renta | Fall/Winter 2013-2014

 

Pink Tartan | Fall/Winter 2013-2014

 

Ter Et Bantine | Fall/Winter 2013-2014

Prints

Random, psychedelic and without any clear reason behind them, today’s prints are whimsical and youthful. One of the surprise acts of the season was the re-invention of camouflage by way of mink. Mixing sheared furs with longer hair varieties provided bold textural contrasts that stood out on the runways.

 

Tom Ford | Fall/Winter 2013-2014

 

Just Cavalli | Fall/Winter 2013-2014

 

Just Cavalli | Fall/Winter 2013-2014

 

Michael Kors | Fall/Winter 2013-2014

Dyed Blue Silver Fox from Marc Kaufman Furs

Two Tone Black and Blue Sheared Mink Jacket with Hood from Marc Kaufman Furs

NY Jets’ legendary quarterback “Broadway Joe” Namath in a blue mink piece from Marc Kaufman Furs

Get the celebrity look

Check out Marc Kaufman Furs’ new collection of Russian sable coats, mink strollers, fox jackets, Canadian lynx jackets, American lynx jackets, knit mink capes, and chinchilla coats or create or design your own mink coats, fox coats, or any type of furs. Or we can custom make fur garments to your specifications.

Slate-colored Rabbit Fur Vest with Fox Fur Collar

Rent a fabulous fur coat or fur garment from Marc Kaufman Furs for a special occasion, a scene in a movie, a music video, a wedding or a photo shoot for a magazine.

We have a beautiful collection of unique designer furs for rent at every price range. If you are interested in renting a fur, come in and see what kinds of furs we have in stock and what’s available for fur rental in your size.

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Red Fox Fur Stroller with Belt & Hood, exclusively from Marc Kaufman Furs in NYC

Marc Kaufman Furs in New York City, NY ships your fur purchases and rentals to wherever you may be: Chicago, Illinois, Detroit, Michigan, Buffalo, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, California, Minnesota, Seattle, Washington, Philadelphia, Taos, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Atlanta, Georgia, Portland, Oregon, Park City, Utah, Idaho, Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, Wyoming, Montana, Aspen, Colorado, Missouri, Anchorage, Alaska, Moscow, Russia, London, UK, England, Seoul, South Korea, Geneva, Gstaad, Lausanne, Zurich, Switzerland, Germany, Paris, Chamonix, France, Austria, Italy, Dubai, UAE, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, China, Tokyo, Osaka, Japan, Toronto, Whistler, British Columbia, Quebec, Canada, Helsinki, Finland, Stockholm, Sweden, Copenhagen, Oslo, Norway, Melbourne, Sydney, Australia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Singapore; to all 50 States, and just about anywhere else in the World! With over 2000 quality furs to choose from, and the option to design your own, Marc Kaufman Furs of NYC has the most extensive online fur selection in the World.