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How to Dress Like Tom Waits

You can see where Tom Waits' style borrows from his heroes—beatniks, jazz artists, bluesmen, folkies, and country stars. There's a timelessness in those influences that helps him look confident and effortlessly relaxed. The consistency of his style earns him credibility and a certain old-world mystique.

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Belfry Street Flat Cap

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Eddie Bauer Fitted Poplin Solid Long Sleeve Shirt in Black

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Gap Casual Trousers in Black

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Uniqlo Wool Jacket in Black

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Bronx Pointy Dress Loafer in Black

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.




Also on Details.com:
How to Dress Like Warren Beatty
How to Dress Like Jake Ryan From Sixteen Candles
How to Dress Like Robert Redford

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