On Travis Bickle—one of the darkest movie icons in history—a military jacket, a plaid Western shirt, and washed jeans look awkwardly intense. But on the average guy, the vintage-inspired look is effortlessly stylish, plus comfortable and functional.
M-65 Field Jacket and Flight Bomber Jackets from Alpha Industries
Salt Valley Western Shirt at Urban Outfitters
Studio D'Artisan Hand-Distressed Jeans at Blue in Green Soho
Complete the look with a vintage Western buckle from your favorite thrift store.
About the author: 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 re-creating ensembles worn by icons ranging from Michael Caine to Richard Gere (see full list here). Now she's guest blogging on details.com every week. Have a hero you want to see featured? Leave a note in the comments and we'll see what we can do.