Before he opted for fine tailored suits, Morrissey was a romantic outsider with a style that was both awkward and strangely compelling. Channel early Morrissey with a loose, chunky sweater, classic-cut jeans, a hidden button-down, and a Smiths shirt underneath it all.
American Apparel Fisherman Crewneck Sweater
Straight Fit J Brand Jeans in Classic Wash
Heritage Poplin Shirt by Lands End Canvas
Extra— Morrissey/Smiths Band Shirt
For even 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 Marvin Gaye to Robert De Niro (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.