Fans of the inventor of Apple are in for a treat this month as a significant portion of the billionaire’s wardrobe is up for auction. If you’re an Apple fan, and you want to dress like Steve Jobs, then you ought to check out the collection.
In just 21 days, a lucky few Apple fanboys and fangirls will have the opportunity to pride themselves with their original NeXT merchandise. From plates bearing the Next logo, to polo shirts, handkerchiefs, and his iconic leather jacket, you can own them all thanks to an open online auction.
Some people believe that the best way to achieve the greatness of your idols is to mimic them in every aspect of your life. Thus, if you want to become Steve Jobs, you must act, work, and dress like Steve Jobs. Luckily, at the end of September, some lucky individuals will be able to do just that.
What Can Be Bought?
For example, for a starting price of $200 they could be the proud owners of a polo shirt and two T-shirts branded with the NeXT logo. The package also includes a personalized handkerchief with the same logo, a promotional pamphlet for the first NeXT computer, two invitations for the NeXT product introduction from September 1990, three announcements of the San Francisco’s Davies Symphony Hall product introduction in 1988, a poster from the same year, a hand-colored, hand-made mock-up poster, a flying disk branded with the company’s logo, a yo-yo, an exhibitor ID card from Seybold, and two “Sounds Great Steve” buttons.
Another great item is the emblematic leather jacket that Jobs wore when he was photographed flipping off IBM. According to Andy Hertzfeld, the famous picture was taken spontaneously, while Jobs was walking around Manhattan after an interview with Newsweek.
For those who want to dress like Steve Jobs in the comfort of their home, the website is auctioning a Christian Dior terrycloth bathrobe alongside Job’s electric razors. The bidding for the set starts at $200.
Casual Apple and NeXT fans who don’t want to spend too much money on original Steve Jobs clothing items can opt for a set of five T-shirts, all bearing the NeXT logo. The auction for these shirts worn by non-other than the founder and CEO of Apple starts at $50.
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