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How to Dress Like The Cars

Even for the most skilled dressers, assembling a killer outfit sometimes requires a little more inspiration than the average online shopping experience provides. Enter Roxana Altamirano, the genius behind Nerd Boyfriend, the style blog that offers step-by-step instructions for recreating ensembles worn by icons ranging from Ingmar Bergman to Willie Nelson. Now she's guest blogging on Details.com every week. Have a hero you want to see featured? Just leave a note in the comments, and we'll see what we can do. The Cars' fashion sense is like their music: A mixture of punk, rockabilly, art rock, and pop. This hybrid see more
Design

Learn From the Homes of Modern Design Masters

To document how her design idols really lived, Leslie Williamson took her camera inside their homes. The images in the resulting book, Handcrafted Modern: At Home With Mid-Century Designers—doorknobs made from found objects at Russel Wright's glass box in the Hudson River Valley, a crewelwork owl hand-stitched onto a rocking-chair back at Vladimir Kagan's Park Avenue apartment, and tchotchkes scattered on Walter Gropius' desk built for two (himself and his wife, Ise) in rural Massachusetts—prove that modernism always had a softer side. $45; rizzoliusa.com —Monica Khemsurov
Food + Drinks

Chef Showdown: Thomas Keller Protégés Face Off

The only American chef to oversee two Michelin three-star restaurants has cultivated talent on both coasts. Now two of his disciples go solo. JONATHAN BENNO Former Post: Chef de cuisine at Per Se New Eatery: New York City's Lincoln serves deceptively simple Italian food elevated by Benno's passion for perfection. Signature Dish: For his spin on pesto, Benno swaps out the basil for squash blossoms and serves it with impeccable strozzapreti made in-house with a $3,500 pasta machine. COREY LEE Former Post: Chef de cuisine at the French Laundry New Eatery: San Francisco's Benu shows off Lee's painstaking technique see more
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The Holiday Weekend Purchase at Of A Kind: A Limited Edition Scarf by Symmetry Goods

Last week, Tumblr's first shopping site, Of a Kind, launched to much fanfare. Founded by Erica Cerulo, a former Details editor, and her college friend Claire Mazur, the site offers limited-edition goods by emerging designers. Today, Of a Kind releases its first guy-friendly item, an scarf designed by L.A.-based husband-and-wife team Symmetry Goods. The piece has muted tones that'll go with just about anything, as well as distinctive leather hardware that keeps it interesting. If you buy one, you can rest assured you'll never look generic--Symmetry Goods made only 23 of them, so we suggest clicking "buy" fast. Symmetry see more
Style

How to Dress Like Woody Allen

Even for the most skilled dressers, assembling a killer outfit sometimes requires a little more inspiration than the average online shopping experience provides. Enter Roxana Altamirano, the genius behind Nerd Boyfriend, the style blog that offers step-by-step instructions for recreating ensembles worn by icons ranging from Ingmar Bergman to Willie Nelson. Now she's guest blogging on Details.com every week. Have a hero you want to see featured? Just leave a note in the comments, and we'll see what we can do. Nerd Boyfriend uses the terms in its title loosely but no one fits the bill more than Woody Allen. see more
Travel

The Eight Travel Apps to Download Now

KAYAK: Aggregates hundreds of travel sites to deliver the best deals. (Free; iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Android) TripIt: Organizes all your itineraries and info in one spot. (Free; iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Android) TravelTracker Pro: Syncs with TripIt or works as a stand-alone to track itineraries and flight status. ($8.99; iPhone, iPad) IFly Pro: Offers info on more than 300 commercial airports. ($6.99; iPhone, iPad) Packing Pro: Reminds you what you need to bring. ($2.99; iPhone, iPad) Wi-Fi Finder: Locates open wireless networks. (Free; iPhone, iPad, Android) Keypoint: Create, play, share, and export presentations. ($1.99; iPhone, iPad) OpenTable: Book dinner reservations, even see more
Fashion

Exclusive Sale: Creative Recreation Men on Hautelook

Details and HauteLook have joined forces to bring you new looks from top designers at amazingly affordable prices. Starting today get 40% to 50% off some of the hottest sneakers of the season, like these high-tops from Creative Recreation. The suiting material and gray-suede detail on the toe, heel, and strap create a fresh, urban feel, and the adjustable strap and rubber sole provide maximum comfort and durability. Visit hautelook.com for more great selections. Cesario Grey Suiting/Smoke *Details will recieive a portion of the sales made. see more
Music

What You Should Be Listening to Right Now

ALBUMS Kings of Leon, Come Around Sundown [RCA] Ne-Yo, Libra Scale [Def Jam] Bryan Ferry, Olympia [Astralwerks] SONGS Zola Jesus, "Sea Talk" [Sacred Bones] Taylor Swift, "Speak Now" [Big Machine] Glasser, " Home" [True Panther] see more
Design

The Missing Links: Shake Things Up for Thanksgiving

These salt and pepper shakers may make Thanksgiving that much more fun. Tumblr's first store launches. Scream all you want, here is every secret word from Pee-Wee's Playhouse. Joe Jonas gets a condom from a fan. Winter's coming; keep your feet dry with these. The Four Loko chronicles: FDA to ban more caffeinated malts. Apparently, there are reservations. Nicki Minaj is getting her own documentary on MTV. A military watch made for the bad guys. J. Press gives Urban Outfitters a hint of prep. Modern images of Americana captured by Scott Pommier. see more
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The Scoop: Lanvin's Lucas Ossendrijver Shares His Style Tips

Unless you live under a rock, you probably know that on Saturday, November 20, the much hyped, highly coveted Lanvin for H&M collection goes on sale. (For those outside North America, you'll have to wait until the 23rd to get your floppy bow tie on.) More likely than not, you'll have to stand on line—a very, very long one. But trust us, it'll be worth it. The quality of the pieces, like a raw-edged tuxedo jacket and wool drawstring pants, are close to top line Lanvin, while the prices are far from it. Details caught up with Lanvin's menswear designer see more
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