Buddy Holly is the original nerd boyfriend, a rock god with a geek style that made everyone swoon. His signature frames are perhaps the most iconic male accessory in pop culture—grab a pair and the look is virtually complete. Above, Holly poses for a press photo in a unique collar sweatshirt and slim black trousers.
Thatcher Frames by Warby Parker
Casio Men's Watch in Black
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.