Avirex is best known for its classic, authentic, American clothing. Founded in 1975 by airshow fighter pilot and aviation-history aficionado, Jeff Clyman, and his wife and partner, Jacky Clyman. Avirex, long at the forefront of the outerwear market, have been featured in movies such as Top Gun, Star Wars, and Terminator. Featured in the line are fashion denim, tees, knits, and outerwear targeted toward a diverse market that seeks quality, authentic American-inspired fashion.
In Spring 2005, Marc Ecko Enterprises enters the highly lucrative apparel market with the debut of its Avirex clothing sportswear and textile outerwear. The young men’s and juniors' collection is the result of an exclusive licensing agreement with Avirex Ltd., a leader in the leather outerwear industry for nearly three decades.