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100 High-Flying Top Gun Finds

In Memory of the Time Before the Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Divorce

— June 30, 2012 — Fashion
While the sad news of the Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes divorce is spreading like wildfire across the Internet, fans of the quirky couple can reminisce about the days when the Top Gun actor was at his prime -- when he starred as the daredevil fighter pilot Maverick.

After Cruise sported the fighter pilot look in the film, aviator sunglasses, tight-fitting white tees, bomber jackets and devil-may-care haircuts became all the rage.

The cult-classic film made it cool to want to be a pilot, and the trash-talking hooligan Maverick inspired a entire generation to want to attend flight school and romance the teacher -- turning Cruise into a heartthrob and a stud in the process.









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Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
98
Pilot-Friendly Tablets
Pilot-Friendly Tablets
Delta Inflight iPads Implemented to Enhance Communication
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97
Model Airplane Shopping Cards
Model Airplane Shopping Cards
The Target Bullseye Flyer Gift Card is Perfect for Kids
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96
Terrifying Hot-Air Flights
Terrifying Hot-Air Flights
Christian Brown's Glass-Bottomed Balloon is Not for the Faint of Heart
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95
Hybrid Aviator Shades
Hybrid Aviator Shades
Maison Martin Margiela's Acetate Aviator is a Combo of Style
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94
Refined Rebellious Fashion
Refined Rebellious Fashion
Yigal Azrouel Fall Winter 2012 Women's Collection Merges Polish & Edge
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93
Duo Aviation Outfits
Duo Aviation Outfits
These Top Gun Babies are Outrageously Adorable
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92
Aviator-Inspired Jackets
Aviator-Inspired Jackets
HUMAN MADE Patch Coats Pay Homage to Pilots
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91
Collapsible Classic Sunnies
Collapsible Classic Sunnies
The Ray-Ban Foldable Aviators are a New Endeavor for The Brand
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90
Tablet-Controlled Fliers
Tablet-Controlled Fliers
Stefan Radev Designs the iPad-Controlled Gulfstream G550 Private Jet
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89
Comic Book Movies
Comic Book Movies
Tom Cruise As The Sleeper
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88
Rock’n’Roll Celebutorials
Rock’n’Roll Celebutorials
The W Magazine Tom Cruise Shoot Shows a New Character
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87
Plane-Piloting Phone Cases
Plane-Piloting Phone Cases
The iPhly Lets You Control R/C Vehicles With Your iPhone
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86
Cockpit-Replicating Controllers
Cockpit-Replicating Controllers
The HOTAS WARTHOG Puts Gamers in the Pilot's Seat
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85
Movie-Inspired Memory Stick Ads
Movie-Inspired Memory Stick Ads
Mimoco Enlists Star Wars' Help to Sell Flash Drives
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84
Hipster 3D Specs
Hipster 3D Specs
These Moshka 3D Aviator Glasses Help You Look Cool in the Theaters
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83
3-D Printed Airplanes
3-D Printed Airplanes
Airbus A380 Uses Perfectly Printed Parts Throughout the Building Process
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82
Oversized Twin Shades
Oversized Twin Shades
Elizabeth and James Sunglasses Include The Hudson and The Fairfax
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81
Female Empowerment Prints
Female Empowerment Prints
Amanda Visell's 'Posters for Girls' Promote Girl Power
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80
Reactive Golden Sunglasses
Reactive Golden Sunglasses
The Ray-Ban Ambermatic Collection Celebrates the Brand's Anniversary
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79
Comic Military Fashion
Comic Military Fashion
Walk Stylishly in the Beetle Bailey vs. Popeye Bomber Collection
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78
Mind-Controlled Missiles
Mind-Controlled Missiles
The Striker Integrated Display Helmet Shoots On Sight
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77
Shady 80s Frames
Shady 80s Frames
Silver Lining Opticians Resurrect, Tweak Rodenstock Aviators
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76
Aviator Timepieces
Aviator Timepieces
The Bell & Ross BR 01 Radar Puts You in the Cockpit
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75
Gold Gilded Glasses
Gold Gilded Glasses
The Giorgio Armani 22-Karat Gold Aviators are Stylish
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74
Two-Timing Bomber Jackets
Two-Timing Bomber Jackets
Summer Satin By Adam Kimmel is a Rad Reversible Coat
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73
Pilot-Inspired Menswear
Pilot-Inspired Menswear
The Adam Kimmel Fall/Winter 2012 Collection Reaches New Fashion Heights
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72
Aircraft Simulations
Aircraft Simulations
Head Into the Danger Zone With the Cockpit Flight Simulator
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71
Tablet Airplane Handbooks
Tablet Airplane Handbooks
Alaska Airlines is Adopting iPad Aircraft Manuals for its Pilots
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70
Elegant Aviation Timepieces
Elegant Aviation Timepieces
The IWC Pilot's Watch Chronograph Edition Honors Flyer and Poet
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69
Super-Sized Appliances
Super-Sized Appliances
The Jet Plane Freezer
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68
Two-Shaded Shades
Two-Shaded Shades
The Spring/Summer 2010 Maison Martin Margiela Sunglasses
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67
Badass Reflective Helmets
Badass Reflective Helmets
The Yingxiong Series by Robert Longo is Inspired by Top Gun
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66
Sunglass-Inspired Reflectors
Sunglass-Inspired Reflectors
The Aviator Mirror is a Cool Fashion Accessory for the Home
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65
Epic Movie T-Shirts
Epic Movie T-Shirts
The Real Maverick T-Shirt Makes Tom Cruise Cool Again
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64
Top Gun Coat Racks
Top Gun Coat Racks
The Tempelhof Wardrobe is Where Fighter Pilots Hang Their Hats
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63
No-Pilot Planes
No-Pilot Planes
The MQ-9 Reaper Does Not Need a Pilot in the Plane to Fly
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62
120,000-Foot Freefalls
120,000-Foot Freefalls
Will Red Bull Stratos Project & Felix Baumgartner Break the Sound Barrier?
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61
Pilot Headwear
Pilot Headwear
Black Leather Aviator Caps by Oak Navigate You Through Winter Style
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60
Stylish 3D Eyewear
Stylish 3D Eyewear
The Bless 3D Aviator Glasses Modernize a Classic
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59
Aviation Travel Videos
Aviation Travel Videos
Michael Kefaifi Captures a Year of Flying in 177 Seconds
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58
Self-Piloting Hydrogen Planes
Self-Piloting Hydrogen Planes
The Boomerang is an Eco-Friendly Auto-Jet
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57
Alluring Aviator Pictorials
Alluring Aviator Pictorials
Annam Butt Captures the Attraction Behind Jet Pilots
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56
Compact Folding Glasses
Compact Folding Glasses
Hacket Bespoke Sunnies Shed Light on Storing & Protecting Eyewear
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55
Gothic Aviator Shoots
Gothic Aviator Shoots
The Amica Louis Vuitton Editorial Features Suzie Bird and Ophelie Rupp
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54
Air Force Laundry Sacks
Air Force Laundry Sacks
Killspencer Parachute Bag Offers a Durable Solution for Dirty Clothes
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53
Matching Sunglasses to Cocktails
Matching Sunglasses to Cocktails
Deussen Combines Eyewear Style with Summer Libations
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52
War Time Fashion
War Time Fashion
The Eastman Leather Aviator Pack Drops a Style Bomb
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51
Jet-Powered Gliders
Jet-Powered Gliders
Desert Aerospace's Jet Gliders Turns Casual Pilots into Top Guns
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50
Aviator Memory Sticks
Aviator Memory Sticks
This Bader Models USB Features the Logos of Major International Airlines
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49
Aircraft Furniture
Aircraft Furniture
Greenplay Releases Airplane Activity Centre
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48
Portable Flight Simulators
Portable Flight Simulators
The Portable Gliding Simulator Reaps the Rewards Without the Risk
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47
Vegan Bomber Jackets
Vegan Bomber Jackets
Leather is Replaced With Linen for Spring 2009
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46
Street Slick Cranium Gear
Street Slick Cranium Gear
Speed through the Road Wearing the Suave Brembo Helmets
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45
Stylish 3D Aviators
Stylish 3D Aviators
Look3D Gives You the 3D Experience Minus The Dorky Box-Rimmed Glasses
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44
Gold-Plated Shades
Gold-Plated Shades
The Linda Farrow Luxe Sunglasses Feature Luxury Frames
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43
DIY Fighter Planes
DIY Fighter Planes
The Replica Fokker Eindecker is Lawnmower-Powered
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42
Sleek Air Force Editorials
Sleek Air Force Editorials
The 'Jetsaet' Euroman Magazine Shoot Has a Utilitarian Flair
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41
'Mad Men'-Inspired Glasses
'Mad Men'-Inspired Glasses
The Randolph Engineering Ad Man Sunglasses are Super Dapper
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40
Revamped Retro Aviators
Revamped Retro Aviators
Iconic Shades Get a Modern Touch for Ray-Ban Summer 2010
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39
Fighter Pilot Photoshoots
Fighter Pilot Photoshoots
Ali Larrey's ‘The Aviator' is Red Baron Badassness
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38
Ultra-Slick Aviation Timepieces
Ultra-Slick Aviation Timepieces
The IWC Top Gun Pilot Watch Flies into the Danger Zone
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37
Bulletproof Bomber Jackets
Bulletproof Bomber Jackets
Anxo Creates Protective Clothing for Men & Women
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36
Slick Aviation Headsets
Slick Aviation Headsets
Sennheiser S1 Digital Headphones Bring Style & Performance to Captains
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35
Retro Pilot Accessory Editorials
Retro Pilot Accessory Editorials
Time Flies in Man About Town Places Watches in a Retro Context
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34
Limited Edition Aviators
Limited Edition Aviators
22 Karat Gold Ray-Ban Ultra to Mark 20th Anniversary
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33
DIY Skyrockets
DIY Skyrockets
The Subsonex Jet Can Fit in Your Garage
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32
Adventure Travel Top Gun Style
Adventure Travel Top Gun Style
Fly Your Own L-39 Jet Fighter
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31
Top Gun Jewelry
Top Gun Jewelry
Swank Fighter Jet Necklaces Let You Channel Maverick & Goose
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30
Ejection Seat Bars
Ejection Seat Bars
Phantom Werks Uses Fighter Jet Seats as Living Room Furniture
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29
Lights Made of Sunglasses
Lights Made of Sunglasses
'Ray & Stevie' Pendant Light
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28
Fringed Eyewear
Fringed Eyewear
Bless Duo Fringe Glasses Go On Sale
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27
Fighter Pilot Timepieces
Fighter Pilot Timepieces
The IWC Pilot Chronograph Top Gun Miramar Watch Sleek and Stylish
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26
Purchasable Eco-Planes
Purchasable Eco-Planes
The All-Electric Elektra One is Set to Hit the Market Next Year
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25
24K Gold Sunglasses
24K Gold Sunglasses
The Ultra Luxe Limited Edition Zilli Gold Shades by Eric Jean
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24
Glamorous Aviation Editorials
Glamorous Aviation Editorials
Up in the Air by Marco Trunz Mixes Pilot Swagger with Retro Style
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23
Affluent Aviation
Affluent Aviation
The Eurocopter EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style Lets High-Flyers Live it Up
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22
Funky Fashionista Renderings
Funky Fashionista Renderings
Abbey Wright Illustrates Women with Eccentric Style
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21
Air Force Fashion
Air Force Fashion
The Maharishi 2010 Fall Collection Hits Mach 5 on the Style Barrier
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20
Folding Personal Aircrafts
Folding Personal Aircrafts
The ICON A5 Amphibious Sport Plane
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19
Versatile Vintage Menswear
Versatile Vintage Menswear
Daniel Holfeld Shoots Hot Men in the Sharp Dressed Man Pictorial
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18
Aircraft-Inspired Seating
Aircraft-Inspired Seating
The Aviator Chair Will Provide You With a Badass Boost of Confidence
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17
Aviator-Inspired Fashion
Aviator-Inspired Fashion
Adventurous Leather to Celebrate Amelia Earhart
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16
Vintage-Styled Photo Shoots
Vintage-Styled Photo Shoots
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes for T Style Magazine
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15
Aviator Jackets
Aviator Jackets
Burberry Prorsum Takes Flight With Fall Fashion Outerwear
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14
Fighter Pilot Eco Cars
Fighter Pilot Eco Cars
The B7 Hi-Speed Hybrid Vehicle by Filip Tejszerski Redefines Eco-Friendly
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13
Custom Pilot Bedrooms
Custom Pilot Bedrooms
The Airplane Cockpit Bedroom is for True Top Guns
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12
Aviator-Inspired Editorials
Aviator-Inspired Editorials
Empyrean Vagabond is a Hot Photography Series that Flies High
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11
Cockpit Cubicles
Cockpit Cubicles
The Clipper CS-1 is Perfect for Office Top Guns
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10
Futuristic Fighter Jets
Futuristic Fighter Jets
The AvA 02 Serafim is a Personal Plane With a Mean Streak
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9
Pilot Fashion
Pilot Fashion
Aviator Sunglasses Are Still In Style For Men With Confidence
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8
Dripping Aviators
Dripping Aviators
Sheefun Chan Designs Vampire-Inspired Sunglasses
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7
Pilot-Inspired Headgear
Pilot-Inspired Headgear
Diesel x AGV HI-JACK Helmet Takes Aviation Equipment to the Road
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6
Upcycled Aviation Furniture
Upcycled Aviation Furniture
The Aviation Wind Desk is an Airplane-Adapted Design
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5
Maverick Personal Jet
Maverick Personal Jet
World's Fastest Personal Plane
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4
Badass Pillowcases
Badass Pillowcases
10 Urban Outfitters Designs
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3
Celebrity Military Men
Celebrity Military Men
The Replaceface Tumblr Outfits Famous Actors in Army Attire
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2
Fighter Jets for Sale
Fighter Jets for Sale
Pride Aircraft Offers Russian Fighter Jets for $5 Million
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1
Recreating Famous Naked Celebrity Shoots
Recreating Famous Naked Celebrity Shoots
Mario Lopez Bares All for People
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