How to Dress Like John Cusack in Bullets Over Broadway

Our guest blogger, Roxana Altamirano, the genius behind Nerd Boyfriend, shows you how to get the actor's look.

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 Richard Gere to the Rolling Stones. Now she's guest blogging on 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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As David Shayne, a struggling playwright determined not to sell out, Cusack plays the typical Woody Allen character and gives us a glimpse of the director's dream 1920s wardrobe in the process. A traditional Norfolk tweed jacket, round metal glasses, and a horizontal striped tie are pitch-perfect representations of an obsessive artist trying to stay grounded in an exaggerated, absurd world.


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Barbour Norfolk Donegal Tweed Jacket at ASOS


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Blue Striped Dress Shirt at Brooks Brothers


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Signature Cotton Blend V-Neck Sweater at JoS. A. Bank


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Round Glasses from Oliver Peoples


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Epaulet Wool Trousers in Medium Gray


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Lock & Co Hatter's Tweed Flat Cap at Mr. Porter


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Striped Silk Tie from Mountain and Sackett

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