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How to Dress Like James Spader in Pretty in Pink

The '80s prep look is classic, but the cocky '80s prep look is a little harder to pull off. You need the confidence of James Spader as Steff in Pretty in Pink to get away with rocking loose linen pieces, half-buttoned shirts, and no socks. To adapt Steff's look for today, try mixing this season's spring suit separates with retro accessories.


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Double Breasted Linen Jacket at Billy Reid


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Lightweight Cotton/Linen Pant at Gant US


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Hudson Dark Brown Cozumel Loafers at Ssense


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'80s Collection Aviators at 80's Purple


About the Author: Roxana Altamirano is 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 Tom Hanks (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.


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How to Dress Like Jack Kerouac
How to Dress Like Tom Waits
How to Dress Like Robert Redford

Photo from Pretty in Pink: Kobal
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